ORGANIZATIONAL behavior

ORGANIZATIONAL behavior

 
Leading the Virtual Workforce Lojeski, Karen Sobel John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2010 Management, Technology

Institutional frameworks today are fueled by highly skilled and specially trained workers who are often spread out across great distances and communicate horizontally instead of vertically. Many organizations have not...

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Ordinary Greatness Bilbrey, Pamela | Jones, Brian John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Leadership, Management

As part of an experiment in context and perception, world renowned violinist Joshua Bell stood in a corner of a Washington D.C. metro station during the morning rush hour. Wearing street clothes, he pulled out his...

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How Seidman, Dov John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2008 Leadership, Management, Personal Growth

Krazy George Henderson, on an October day in 1981 at Oakland Stadium, invented the sweep of crowd enthusiasm now known as the Wave. His seemingly trivial feat of coordinating humans to work together toward a common...

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10 Steps to Successful Meetings ASTD Editors ASTD Editors ASTD Press , 2009 Management, Productivity

In 10 Steps to Successful Meetings, the American Society for Training and Development provides key information needed to develop and facilitate effective meetings. Conducting efficient meetings is an...

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The Distance Manager Fisher, Kimball | Fisher, Mareen Duncan McGraw-Hill , 2001 Leadership, Management, Technology

With an increasing number of employees working outside the central workplace, direct control over members of a project team is a thing of the past. In The Distance Manager, authors Kimball Fisher and...

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The Inspiring Leader Folkman,, Joseph R. | Edinger, Scott K. | Zenger, John H. McGraw-Hill , 2009 Communication, Leadership

In The Inspiring Leader, John H. Zenger, Joseph R. Folkman, and Scott K. Edinger explain how leaders can bring about extraordinary performance and move a group from ho-hum to gung-ho by breaking...

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HR Transformation Ulrich, Dave | Allen, Justin | Brockbank, Wayne | Younger, Jon | Nyman, Mark McGraw-Hill , 2009 Business Strategy, Human Resources

According to the authors of HR Transformation, “a true HR transformation is an integrated, aligned, innovative, and business-focused approach to redefining how HR work is done within an organization so...

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When Growth Stalls McKee, Steve John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 2009 Business Strategy, Marketing

Almost every company in the world will eventually face a period of stalled growth. This phenomenon occurs in every industry, and affects businesses both large and small. Stalled growth affects well-managed companies,...

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The Communication Problem Solver Carroll, Nannette Rundle AMACOM , 2010 Communication, Management

When employees cannot rely on their manager for clear communication, roles are confused, responsibilities are misunderstood, and trust and authority are undermined. In The Communication Problem Solver...

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Extraordinary Groups Bellman, Geoffrey M. | Ryan, Kathleen D. Jossey-Bass , 2008 Leadership, Management, Productivity, Teams

People take part in group activities in countless aspects of their lives, but truly exceptional group experiences are rare. Groups that can harnesses the energy to satisfy their goals and surpass expectations have a...

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