Articles by Mark Mallinger, PhD

Mark Mallinger, PhD, is a professor of applied behavioral science at the Graziadio School of Business and Management's at Pepperdine University. He teaches in the full-time, fully-employed, and executive programs. Dr. Mallinger is a management development consultant and has published works in a number of academic and practitioner journals.

UPDATE: Management Skills for the 21st Century

Fourteen years later, what have we learned about leadership? Have the predictions held true regarding management skills necessary for effective enterprise?

2012 Volume 15 Issue 1 - By

Ethics in Motion by Justin M. Paperny

Paperny’s objective in getting the message across regarding consequences for unethical/illegal actions is very effective. Readers will appreciate the visceral connection with each chapter.

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Leading Culture Change: What Every CEO Needs to Know by Christopher S. Dawson

Throughout the book Dawson provides a sophisticated set of frameworks to prepare senior managers for creating evocative change.

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Getting to Resolution: Turning Conflict into Collaboration by Stewart Levine

Levine’s 10 principles of “resolutionary thinking” put forth a unique perspective in understanding conflict and action steps necessary for resolution.

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Recognizing Organizational Culture in Managing Change

The purpose of this article is to examine how organizational culture influences the likelihood of success for change strategies, and to provide tools for the reader to apply within his or her organization.

2009 Volume 12 Issue 1 - By , and

The Trader Joe’s Experience

This article explores the relationship between organizational culture and business strategy that has propelled Trader Joe’s to extraordinary success.

2007 Volume 10 Issue 2 - By and

Corruption Across Borders

As our world economy becomes more global, the need to understand and deal effectively with the practice and acceptance of corruption will become increasingly important.

2005 Volume 8 Issue 2 - By , and

Conversation with Gemstar-TV Guide International’s Jeff Shell

Jeff Shell, former CEO of Gemstar-TV Guide International, Inc., discusses leadership in the digital age.

2005 Volume 8 Issue 1 - By

Use Emotional Intelligence to Cope in Tough Times

Managers who use emotional intelligence can ameliorate job insecurity and help to reframe the situation so that it positively impacts employee performance.

2003 Volume 6 Issue 1 - By and

Conversation with Trader Joe’s John Shields

Retired CEO of Trader Joe’s grew the store from $132 million to $2 billion in sales. He was voted the Master Entrepreneur of the Los Angeles Area in 1993.

2002 Volume 5 Issue 2 - By