While diagraming the structure of an organization is relatively easy, describing and influencing an organization’s culture is challenging.
It is estimated that we allocate approximately 25 percent of our waking hours, about four hours a day, managing our impulses.
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.
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.
Globalization, information technology, economic and political instability, and climate change create a level of interdependence requiring a new kind of leadership.
A myriad of positive organizational effects, including strategic renewal, business revitalization, and new venture creation, have been attributed to intrapreneurship. If appropriately implemented, it is possible for intrepreneurship to help organizations gain a sustainable competitive advantage.
Ethics programs are most effective when they flow out of a culture that values practicing business legally and ethically. However, there are a number of ethical issues which are themselves raised by ethics programs that demand more visibility and thought if these programs are to be ultimately effective.
Management in a connected, interdependent, and information intensive world requires new thinking and innovative approaches. The increasing interdependence and complexity of organizations and institutions call for transorganizational thinking.
This article explores positive organizational scholarship (POS) and presents three strategies toward fostering positivity in your business practice.
The ABC model offers a three-step process for providing and receiving feedback effectively.
Work is becoming less formalized, more complex, and more improvisational.
Leading change is difficult. This article is for anyone who struggles with introducing a new idea into an organization.
This article presents the general issues surrounding a U.S. employer’s decision to offer employee benefits to the domestic partners of current employees.
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.
This article shows how employment options for older workers continue to evolve and public opinions of older workers and their employment options vary substantially by country.