Winter 2009 GBR Issue Now Live

Read the latest issue of the GBR online at http://gbr.pepperdine.edu/091/

In this issue:

culture_tRecognizing 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

culture_tThe Successful Expatriate Leader in China

Expatriate managers must consider the cultural dimensions of leadership.

Matthew Earnhardt

realestate_t1Private vs. Public Real Estate Markets

How are these markets related in terms of risk and return?

Abraham U. Park, PhD

culture_tBelieve It: Complaints Are Gifts

An organization can view complaining customers as a nuisance, or use their complaints to its advantage.

Janelle Barlow, PhD

culture_tAn Alternative Way to Manage Equity Portfolios

Active alpha portfolio management with exchange-traded funds: a simple strategy for the future.

Davide Accomazzo, MBA, and Rosario Rivadeneyra

albionMore than Money

Audio interview with social entrepreneur Mark Albion, PhD

Danielle L. Scott

culture_tEditorial: Taking Advantage of California’s Retirees to Help Close the Budget Gap

Managerial volunteerism can play a key role in cutting California’s costs.

Owen P. Hall, Jr., PE, PhD

competitionThe Book Corner

Graziadio faculty review: A Complaint is a Gift, A Sense of Urgency, Community, Data Driven, EQ Interview, Future Savvy, Groundswell, Contemporary Leadership and Intercultural Competence, Leadership from the Inside Out, Naming Rights, New Elite, On Competition, Positive Leadership, and Total Leadership.

William Bleuel, Robert M. Fulmer, Ann Feyerherm, John Oppenheim, Wayne L. Strom, Donald M. Atwater, Carol F. Gwin, Frank Nainoa, Ron Ford, Leo A. Mallette, Sean D. Jasso, Sam Farry, and Joseph Schohl

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Danielle L. Scott
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