Current Topics in Management

Current Topics in Management

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This annual series presents basic research on the theory and practice of management and administration. Volume 10 includes both invited contributions and revised versions of papers presented at the 2004 International Conference on Advances in Management, held at Orlando, Florida. This volume exemplifies ICAM's comparative orientation, in its broad scope of management perspectives, in the diverse locations of its research as well as its application, and in its comparisons of findings, methodologies, and operational definitions. The chapters in Part 1, qKnowledge Management, Learning, and Effectiveness, q discuss the Effective Knowledge Organization; new frontiers to actionable knowledge; and reframing and engaging with organizational learning constraints. In Part 2, qOrganization Change, Innovation, and Learning, q chapters examine the new sciences and Organization Studies, and Exploratory Research on the Effect of Autonomous Learners to Team Learning within Healthcare Systems. In Part 3, qPerformance, Social Capital, and Ethics, q chapters elaborate on corporate performance cycles; the Marginal Temp Syndrome; the liabilities of social capital with respect to career development, third-party relationships, creativity generation, change, organizational and societal fragmentation, and collective wrongdoings; and ethics and the 2003 Mutual Fund Scandal. In Part 4, qInternational and Cross-cultural Management, q chapters discuss selecting employees for global assignments; rethinking citizenship in public administration, and styles of handling interdepartmental conflict and effectiveness. This volume will be of particular interest to corporate libraries, doctoral students in management and administration, economists, and labor studies specialists. M. Afzalur RahimInternational Journal of Organizational Analysis and International Journal of Conflict Management, author of twenty books and numerous journal articles, and is professor of management at Western Kentucky University. Robert T. Golembiewski is distinguished research professor, emeritus at the University of Georgia, and has authored or edited over seventy-five books and numerous articles in scholarly journals.covered organizations in both the private and public sectors in the United Kingdom. The study concluded that significant improvements are occurring in project performance. ... of the Public-Private Partnered projects in Asia from 1985 -1998 had disappointing performance resulting in financial loss, ... In the manufacturing sector (Antony aamp; Banuelas, 2001), Motorola reports saving $15 billion over 1 1 years.

Title:Current Topics in Management
Author:M. Rahim, Robert Golembiewski
Publisher:Transaction Publishers -


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