The Managers' Bookshelf

The Managers' Bookshelf : A Mosaic of Contemporary Views

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A supplement or stand-alone text for undergraduate/graduate-level courses in Introduction to Management, or Freshman courses in Introduction to Business.This collection of objective summaries of a broad sampling of business "best-sellers" introduces students to the thoughts, philosophies, views, and experiences of a number of authors whose works have captivated the attention of today's management community. It considers the works of noted authors on such topics as management paradigms, high-performing organizations, organizational vision and goals, motivation, empowerment and participation, teams and teamwork, leadership, managing diversity, organizational change and renewal, organizational learning and knowledge-driven management, global dimensions, and managing personal effectiveness.show more

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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 179.8 x 233.7 x 14mm | 517.1g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 6th edition
  • 0130669237
  • 9780130669230

Table of contents

(NOTE: An asterisk indicates a new article featured in this edition.)I. INTRODUCTION. Jon L. Pierce and John W. Newstrom, Understanding and Using the Best-Sellers. John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge, The Witch Doctors: Making Sense of the Management Gurus. *Chris Argyris, Flawed Advice and the Management Trap. Jon L. Pierce and John W. Newstrom, with Larry L. Cummings,Reflections on the Best Sellers-A Cautionary Note. II. MANAGEMENT PARADIGMS. Joel A. Barker, Paradigms: The Business of Discovering the Future. III. BEST-SELLER "CLASSICS." Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman, Jr., In Search of Excellence. W. Edwards Deming, Out of the Crisis. Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson, The One Minute Manager. Douglas McGregor, The Human Side of Enterprise. Abraham H. Maslow, Maslow on Management. IV. HIGH-PERFORMING ORGANIZATIONS. *Jon R. Katzenbach, Peak Performance. *Malcolm Gladwell, The Tipping Point. Jay R. Galbraith and Edward E. Lawler, III, Organizing for the Future. V. ORGANIZATIONAL VISION AND STRATEGY. James R. Collins and Jerry I. Porras, Built to Last. *Robert S. Kaplan and David P. Norton, The Strategy-Focused Organization. VI. MOTIVATION. *Edward E. Lawler, III, Rewarding Excellence. *Kenneth W. Thomas, Intrinsic Motivation at Work. Jeffrey Pfeffer, The Human Equation. VII. EMPOWERMENT AND PARTICIPATION. James A. Belasco and Ralph C. Stayer, Flight of the Buffalo. William C. Byham, with Jeff Cox, HeroZ: Empower Yourself, Your Coworkers, Your Company. John Case, The Open-Book Experience. VIII. TEAMS AND TEAMWORK. Jon R. Katzenbach and Douglas K. Smith, The Wisdom of Teams. Jon R. Katzenbach, Teams at the Top. Richard S. Wellins, William C. Byham, and Jeanne M. Wilson, Empowered Teams. IX. LEADERSHIP. Noel M. Tichy with Eli Cohen, The Leadership Engine: How Winning Companies Build Leaders at Every Level. Richard L. Daft and Robert H. Lengel, Fusion Leadership: Unlocking the Subtle Forces that Change People and Organizations. *James C. Collins, Good to Great. X. MANAGING DIVERSITY. Judy B. Rosener, America's Competitive Secret: Women Managers. XI. ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE AND RENEWAL. *Dannemiller Tyson Associates, Whole-Scale Change. *Spencer Johnson, Who Moved My Cheese? Dave Ulrich, Human Resource Champions. XII. ORGANIZATIONAL LEARNING AND KNOWLEDGE-DRIVEN ORGANIZATIONS. Peter Senge, The Fifth Discipline. Margaret Wheatley, Leadership and the New Science: Learning about Organization from an Orderly Universe. Thomas H. Davenport and Laurence Prusak, Working Knowledge. *Ian I. Mitroff, with Gus Anagnos, Managing Crises before They Happen. XIII. ETHICS AND MANAGEMENT. James M. Kouzes and Barry L. Posner, Credibility. Joseph Badaracco, Jr., Defining Moments: When Managers Must Choose between Right and Right. XIV. GLOBAL DIMENSIONS. John Naisbitt, Global Paradox: The Bigger the World Economy, the More Powerful Its Smallest Players. XV. MANAGING PERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS. Stephen R. Covey, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People: Restoring the Character Ethic. Dorothy Marcic, Managing with the Wisdom of Love. Lance H. K. Secretan, Reclaiming Higher Ground. *Daniel Goleman, Working with Emotional Intelligence. *Stephen C. Lundin, Harry Paul, and John Christensen, Fish! Glossary of Terms. Index. Bibliography of Inclusions.show more

About Jon L. Pierce

Jon L. Pierce is Professor of Management and Organization in the School of Business and Economics at the University of Minnesota Duluth. He received his Ph.D. in management and organizational studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author of more than 60 papers that have been published or presented at various professional conferences. His publications have appeared in the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management, Journal of Occupational Behavior, Journal of Applied Behavioral Science, Organizational Dynamics, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Personnel Psychology. His research interests include sources of psychological ownership, employee ownership systems, and organization-based self-esteem. He has served on the editorial review board for the Academy of Management Journal, Personnel Psychology, and Journal of Management. He is the coauthor of six other books-Management, Managing, Management and Organizational Behavior: An Integrated Perspective, and along with John W. Newstrom, Alternative Work Schedules, Windows into Management, and Leaders and the Leadership Process. John W. Newstrom is Professor of Management in the School of Business and Economics at the University of Minnesota Duluth. He completed his doctoral degree in management and industrial relations at the University of Minnesota and then taught at Arizona State University for several years. His work has appeared in publications such as Personnel Psychology, California Management Review, Journal of Management, Academy of Management Journal, and The Journal of Occupational Behavior. He has served on the editorial review boards for the Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Executive, Human Resource Development Quarterly, and The Journal of Management Development. He is the coauthor of 19 books, including Organizational Behavior: Human Behavior at Work (eleventh edition, with Keith Davis), Supervision (eighth edition, with Lester Bittel), Transfer of Training (with Mary Broad), and The Complete Games Trainers Play (with Ed Scannell).show more

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