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Managers Bookshelf : A Mosaic of Comtemporary Views

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9780131490345

ISBN10:
0131490346
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2005
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Prentice Hall
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Summary

This collection of objective summaries of a broad sampling of business "best-sellers" introduces readers to the thoughts, philosophies, views, and experiences of a number of authors whose works have captivated the attention of today's management community. It considers the works of noted authors on such topics as management paradigms, high-performing organizations, organizational vision and goals, motivation, empowerment and participation, teams and teamwork, leadership, managing diversity, organizational change and renewal, organizational learning and knowledge-driven management, global dimensions, and managing personal effectiveness. For managers of all types.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Acknowledgments xiii
About the Editors xvii
PART I: INTRODUCTION
1(26)
Understanding and Using the Best-Sellers
4(8)
Jon L. Pierce
John W. Newstrom
Flawed Advice and the Management Trap
12(5)
Chris Argyris
Reflections on the Best-Sellers: A Cautionary Note
17(10)
Jon L. Pierce
John W. Newstrom
Larry L. Cummings
Brad Jackson
Anne Cummings
PART II: BEST-SELLER ``CLASSICS''
27(50)
In Search of Excellence
30(8)
Thomas J. Peters
Robert H. Waterman, Jr.
Out of the Crisis
38(6)
W. Edwards Deming
The One Minute Manager
44(5)
Kenneth Blanchard
Spencer Johnson
The Human Side of Enterprise
49(7)
Douglas McGregor
Maslow on Management
56(2)
Abraham H. Maslow
The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
58(2)
Stephen R. Covey
The Fifth Discipline
60(7)
Peter M. Senge
Competitive Advantage: Creating and Sustaining Superior Performance
67(10)
Michael E. Porter
PART III: HIGH-PERFORMING ORGANIZATIONS
77(20)
Peak Performance: Aligning the Hearts and Minds of Your Employees
79(5)
Jon R. Katzenbach
The Tipping Point
84(2)
Malcolm Gladwell
Managing the Unexpected: Assuring High Performance in an Age of Complexity
86(6)
Karl E. Weick
Kathleen M. Sutcliffe
Responsible Restructuring: Creative and Profitable Alternatives to Layoffs
92(5)
Wayne F. Cascio
PART IV: ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY, EXECUTION, AND GOVERNANCE
97(28)
The Strategy-Focused Organization
99(4)
Robert S. Kaplan
David P. Norton
Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done
103(8)
Larry Bossidy
Ram Charan
Charles Burck
What (Really) Works: The 4 + 2 Formula for Sustained Business Success
111(6)
William Joyce
Nitin Nohria
Bruce Roberson
Corporate Boards: Strategies for Adding Value at the Top
117(8)
Jay A. Conger
Edward E. Lawler III
David L. Finegold
PART V: FOCUSING ON THE HUMAN DIMENSION
125(26)
Treat People Right!
127(6)
Edward E. Lawler III
Make Their Day: Employee Recognition That Works
133(6)
Cindy Ventrice
Good Business: Leadership, Flow, and the Making of Meaning
139(6)
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Driven: How Human Nature Shapes Our Choices
145(6)
Paul R. Lawrence
Nitin Nohria
PART VI: MOTIVATION
151(18)
Rewarding Excellence
153(5)
Edward E. Lawler III
Intrinsic Motivation at Work
158(6)
Kenneth W. Thomas
Why Pride Matters More Than Money
164(5)
Jon R. Katzenbach
PART VII: TEAMS AND TEAMWORK
169(22)
When Teams Work Best: 6,000 Team Members and Leaders Tell What It Takes to Succeed
171(7)
Frank LaFasto
Carl Larson
Leading Teams: Setting the Stage for Great Performances
178(6)
J. Richard Hackman
Beyond Teams: Building the Collaborative Organization
184(7)
Michael M. Beyerlein
Sue Freedman
Craig McGee
Linda Moran
PART VIII: LEADERSHIP
191(30)
Primal Leadership: Realizing the Power of Emotional Intelligence
193(5)
Daniel Goleman
Richard E. Boyatzis
Annie McKee
Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap . . . and Others Don't
198(15)
James C. Collins
The Productive Narcissist: The Promise and Peril of Visionary Leadership
213(8)
Michael Maccoby
PART IX: MANAGING DIVERSITY
221(10)
The Inclusion Breakthrough: Unleashing the Real Power of Diversity
222(9)
Frederick A. Miller
Judith H. Katz
PART X: ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE IN DYNAMIC ENVIRONMENTS
231(26)
Whole-Scale Change: Unleashing the Magic in Organizations
233(7)
Dannemiller Tyson Associates
The Innovator's Solution: Creating and Sustaining Successful Growth
240(5)
Clayton M. Christensen
Michael E. Raynor
Scott D. Anthony
Tempered Radicals: How Everyday Leaders Inspire Change at Work
245(12)
Debra E. Meyerson
PART XI: MANAGERIAL DECISION-MAKING
257(22)
Why Decisions Fail: Avoiding the Blunders and Traps That Lead to Debacles
259(8)
Paul C. Nutt
The Art of High-Stakes Decision-Making: Tough Calls in a Speed-Driven World
267(6)
J. Keith Murnighan
John C. Mowen
Managing Crises Before They Happen
273(6)
Ian I. Mitroff
Gus Anagnos
PART XII: ETHICS AND VALUES
279(24)
Credibility
281(5)
James M. Kouzes
Barry Z. Posner
Saving the Corporate Soul & (Who Knows?) Maybe Your Own
286(6)
David Batstone
Geeks and Geezers: How Era, Values, and Defining Moments Shape Leaders
292(5)
Warren G. Bennis
Robert J. Thomas
Authentic Leadership
297(6)
Bill George
PART XIII: MANAGING EMOTIONS AT WORK
303(20)
Fish!
305(2)
Stephen C. Lundin
Harry Paul
John Christensen
Who Moved My Cheese?
307(4)
Spencer Johnson
Toxic Emotions at Work
311(6)
Peter J. Frost
Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize Your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment
317(6)
Martin E. P. Seligman
PART XIV: EMERGING DIMENSIONS OF ORGANIZATIONAL ENVIRONMENTS
323(20)
Globalization and Its Discontents
325(5)
Joseph E. Stiglitz
Greening the Corporation: Management Strategy and the Environmental Challenge
330(4)
Peter Thayer Robbins
Evolve! Succeeding in the Digital Culture of Tomorrow
334(9)
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Glossary of Terms 343(11)
Bibliography of Inclusions 354(3)
Index 357


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