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
The Graziadio Business Review published “The Case of Microsoft’s Surface Tablet: Going Behind the Strategy with SWOT” in 2013 Volume 16, Issue 2, an article by David R. King, PhD, and Todd Peterson. This post contains some updated thoughts. The analysis examining “The case of Microsoft’s Surface Tablet” was developed in the Spring of 2013, but … Continued
Owen Hall, Jr., PhD, offers an overview of the major challenges and opportunities facing graduate management education and a case for online, blended learning.
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
Can’t see the above video? Click this link to watch. In this video interview, Ann Feyerherm, PhD, Professor of Organization and Management and Chair of the Applied Behavior Science and Organization Theory and Management Department, explores the psychological impact of losing a job and effective methods for bouncing back.
Can’t see the video above? Click here to watch or you can read the transcript. In this video interview, Kurt K. Motamedi, PhD, Professor of Strategy and Leadership at the Graziadio School of Business and Management, discusses strategy, strategy execution, leadership styles (including neurotic managers and their impact), keeping employees motivated, and the shift away … Continued
Can’t see the above video? Click here to watch or you can read the transcript. In this video interview, Kevin S. Groves, PhD, Assistant Professor of Organizational Theory and Management at the Graziadio School of Business and Management, discusses his research on executive development and succession planning, managerial thinking styles, social and emotional intelligence, and … Continued
Read the latest issue of the GBR online at http://gbr.pepperdine.edu/091/ In this issue: Recognizing Organizational Culture in Managing Change Structural changes can serve as the initial intervention for shifting culture. Mark Mallinger, PhD, Don Goodwin, MBA, and Tetsuya O’Hara, MBA The Successful Expatriate Leader in China Expatriate managers must consider the cultural dimensions of leadership. … Continued