In politics as in affairs of the heart, building trust remains that most elusive ideal. But creating it in your workplace could be your greatest competitive advantage.
Content: Article | Author: Arthur Ciancutti | Source: Business 2.0 | Subjects: Management, Organizational Behavior
This 23-page .pdf paper investigates how a firm can best be organized to facilitate innovation, specifically concentrating on the design of R&D resource allocation systems and the use of external technology sources. The study’s key findings are that increased use of external sources of technology results in increased efficiency but decreased effectiveness and that no strong relationship was found between the use of internal … [ Read more ]
Content: Article | Authors: Carl F. Fey, Julian Birkinshaw | Source: SSE/EFI Working Paper Series | Subjects: Innovation, Organizational Behavior
Content: Book | Author: William E. Fulmer | Subjects: Management, Organizational Behavior
Heralded as one of the most important pieces of management literature ever written, a touchstone for scholars and a handbook for practitioners, The Human Side of Enterprise continues to receive the highest accolades nearly half a century after its initial publication. Influencing such major management gurus such as Peter Drucker and Warren Bennis, McGregor’s revolutionary Theory Y-which contends that individuals are self-motivated and self-directed-and Theory … [ Read more ]
Content: Book | Author: Douglas McGregor | Subjects: Management, Organizational Behavior
The problem isn’t that loyalty is dead or that careers are history. The real problem, argues Stanford’s Jeffrey Pfeffer, is that so many companies are toxic — and that they get exactly what they deserve.
Content: Article | Author: Alan M. Webber | Source: Fast Company | Subjects: Human Resources, Organizational Behavior
You can’t build a great company without great people. The problem: How do you know the great people when you see them? Rules for smart hiring from Nucor Steel, Silicon Graphics, and Southwest Airlines.
Content: Article | Author: Peter Carbonara | Source: Fast Company | Subject: Organizational Behavior
Excellent article discussing the top 5 pieces of the Organizational Context Pyramid: Purpose, Mission, Vision, Core Values, & Strategy
Content: Article | Authors: J. Diezemann, J. Dowling | Source: TechnologyEvaluation.com | Subjects: Management, Organizational Behavior
Microsoft’s Chairman predicts only mangers who master the digital universe will gain competitive advantage
Content: Article | Source: TIME | Subjects: Management, Organizational Behavior
Founder of the Chaordic Alliance talks about organizations.
Content: Article | Source: Fast Company | Subjects: Management, Organizational Behavior
From the experiences of dozens skilled at making change happen, we’ve compiled a handbook — 10 Laws of Change that you can use to gauge your development as a change agent in an era of total change.
Content: Article | Author: Charles Fishman | Source: Fast Company | Subjects: Change Management, Organizational Behavior
How does a fledgling company become an industry powerhouse? By managing itself professionally and betting on the right products. The case of Biogen shows how it can be done.
Content: Case Study | Author: Lawrence M. Fisher | Source: strategy+business | Subjects: Entrepreneurship, Organizational Behavior | Industry: Pharmaceutical | Company: Biogen
George Lucas’ Industrial Light and Magic is the nations premier special effects shop with credits that include “Star Wars.” Part of its phenomenal growth and success stems from the innovative management of its employees — most of whom don’t even know they’re being managed.
Content: Case Study | Author: Lawrence M. Fisher | Source: strategy+business | Subjects: Management, Organizational Behavior | Company: Industrial Light and Magic