Welcome to a new issue of the Graziadio Business Review. This issue includes a variety of articles written by knowledgeable authors that we believe you will find informative, insightful, and engaging. Hiring Disabled Workers Bringing the Whole Community into the Workforce By MICHAEL CAFFERKY, DBA MDIV One of our most underserved and underutilized groups is the … Continued
There are six nearly inevitable land mines a newly arriving executive will contend with whether they arrive from within or outside the organization.
When leaders experience the stress during transition initiatives, they can wind up coming to illogical conclusions and behave in ineffective ways.
Part of succession preparation includes analyzing key relationships, the value those relationships create, and a detailed plan for effectively working together.
Ask any HR or OD professional about their company’s succession planning process, and you’ll likely hear a dozen different versions of the process.
The new issue of the Graziadio Business Review includes a variety of articles written by knowledgeable authors that we believe you will find informative, insightful, and engaging. While women make up half the workforce in nearly every country, women do not comprise half of the leadership. In “A Values Approach to Advancing Women in Leadership,” … Continued
If you have time over the holidays, be sure to check out the latest issue of the Graziadio Business Review. A Generic Problem: Should FDA Approval of Drugs Stop Consumers’ Suits for Injuries? By Larry Bumgardner, JD The Supreme Court has ruled federal law blocks consumers from suing for injuries from generic drugs, yet brand name … Continued
Welcome to the new issue of the Graziadio Business Review! This issue is now available online at gbr.pepperdine.edu. Let the Social Networking Games Begin Gamification: The Future for Business in Hiring and Training By Donald M. Atwater, PhD and Brian Clark, MBA The use of social networking games for business, which is referred to as gamification, is … Continued
Present age organizations face a very complex and uncertain environment. In order to remain innovative and viable in the long run, many organizations are turning to “intrapreneurship.” However, what is intrapreneurship? How different it is from entrepreneurship? What can an organization do to promote intrapreneurship? In the Graziadio Business Review article “Implementing Intrapreneurship: A Structural … Continued
Steven M. Sommer, professor of applied behavioral science, shares his “ABC model,” a three-step process for providing and receiving feedback effectively.
Alan Beard, adjunct marketing professor and social media expert, discusses the value of keeping humor in the workplace.
Are you smarter and wiser than you were last year or even last month? Learning from experience is critical to gains in thinking and performance. But what if we were to tell you that in many cases, when it matters most, learning from experience may be a myth? Read on to discover the danger of … Continued
Attention is a precious resource. Have you considered how you use, diffuse, confuse and potentially abuse your attention? Do you understand the link between where you are spending your attention and the quality of your energy, productivity, and relationships? We live in a world with tremendous potential for distraction. Linda Stone, a former Apple and … Continued
The “systems thinking” approach is a way in which a business looks at its overall organization to determine patterns and develop more effective ways of conducting business. Each problem is considered as a part of the system rather than as an overarching problem in a specific department. In his editorial for the Graziadio Business Review, … Continued
When two companies partner together, it can result in a clash of cultures. By establishing a common set of assumptions, a mutual appreciation for the partner differences and a mechanism for taking advantage of each partner’s unique and complementary strengths, trust is formed and the clash avoided.