Management Archives

Organizational Jazz

Organizational Jazz

While diagraming the structure of an organization is relatively easy, describing and influencing an organization’s culture is challenging.

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Forging Ethics-Based Business Partners

Forging Ethics-Based Business Partners

The ability to be trustworthy and credible is critical for business practitioners and educators to strengthen the competitiveness of businesses and improve its image.

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Talent Management and Corporate Universities

Talent Management and Corporate Universities

Talent management is an emerging field that encompasses workforce planning, talent acquisition, development, deployment, engagement, and retention.

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Editor’s Note

Editor’s Note

These articles informative as well as a challenge to take a deeper look at your business life, your work life, and as it applies, to your academic life.

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Self-Control at Work

Self-Control at Work

It is estimated that we allocate approximately 25 percent of our waking hours, about four hours a day, managing our impulses.

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Let the Social Networking Games Begin

Let the Social Networking Games Begin

Business managers are encouraged to assess the value of social networking games for HR processes to enhance the organization’s performance and value of workers.

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The Case of Microsoft’s Surface Tablet

The Case of Microsoft’s Surface Tablet

The complexity of organizations has increased. SWOT provides a way to organize information into internal “Strengths & Weaknesses” and external “Opportunities & Threats.”

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LESSONS LEARNED: Creating Values That Work

LESSONS LEARNED: Creating Values That Work

Defining values and associated behaviors provide both a focus and the glue that binds leadership behavior and managerial culture.

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Leading from Character Strength

Leaders need to examine their effectiveness at managing virtuous behavior to add value to organizations. Virtuousness is not only important from a humanistic point of view in workplace settings, but helps drive important organizational outcomes.

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Justice in Ethics Programs

Ethics programs have arisen in response to outcry over the perceived unethical behavior of American business. The rapid response is encouraging, though issues have emerged.

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