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The Manager's bookshelf : a mosaic of contemporary views

Author: Jon L Pierce; John W Newstrom
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins College Publishers, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats

This "collage of views" contains 45 brief descriptive summaries of the most popular business best-sellers to date. The Fourth Edition, an ideal supplement for instructors of management and business  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon L Pierce; John W Newstrom
ISBN: 067399452X 9780673994523
OCLC Number: 32552184
Description: xv, 416 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction. Understanding and Using the Best-Sellers, Jon L. Pierce and John W. Newstrom.Managing Beyond the Quick Fix, Ralph H. Kilmann.Reflections on the Best-Sellers-A Cautionary Note, Jon L. Pierce and John W. Newstrom, with Larry L. Cummings.The New Realities, Peter F. Drucker.2. Management Paradigms. Paradigms: The Business of Discovering the Future, Joel A. Barker.Beyond Rational Management: Mastering the Paradoxes and Competing Demands of High Performance, Robert E. Quinn.Reframing Organizations: Artistry, Choice, and Leadership, Lee G. Bolman and Terrence E. Deal.Overcoming Organizational Defenses, Chris Argyris.3. Best Seller "Classics." In Search of Excellence, Thomas J. Peters and Robert H. Waterman Jr.Theory Z: How American Business Can Meet the Japanese Challenge, William G. Ouchi.The One Minute Manager, Kenneth Blanchard and Spencer Johnson.The Human Side of Enterprise, Douglas McGregor.4. High-Performing Organization. The Fifth Discipline, Peter Senge.Reengineering the Corporation, Michael Hammer and James Champy.Organizing for the Future, Jay R. Galbraith and Edward E. Lawler III.Visionary Companies: Why Do They Endure? James R. Collins and Jerry I. Porras.5. Organizational Strategy. The Rise and Fall of Strategic Planning, Henry Mintzberg.Control Your Destiny or Someone Else Will, Noel M. Tichy and Stratford Sherman.6. Motivation. Punished by Rewards, Alfie Kohn.Bringing Out the Best in People, Aubrey C. Daniels.7. Empowerment and Participation. Flight of the Buffalo, James A. Belasco and Ralph C. Stayer.Zapp! The Lightning of Empowerment, William C. Byham with Jeff Cox.Superleadership: Leading Others to Lead Themselves, Charles C Manz and Henry P. Sims Jr.8. Teams and Teamwork. The Wisdom of Teams, Jon R. Katzenbach and Douglas K. Smith.Empowered Teams, Richard S. Wellins, William C. Byham, and Jeanne M. Wilson.9. Leadership. On Leadership, John W. Gardner.The Charismatic Leader, Jay A. Conger.Visionary Leadership, Burt Nanus.Stewardship, Peter Block.10. Managing Diversity. Workforce America! Managing Employee Diversity as a Vital Resource, Marilyn Loden and Judy B. Rosener.When the Canary Stops Singing: Women's Perspectives on Transforming Business, Pat Barrentine.11. Organizational Change and Renewal. Teaching the Elephant to Dance, James Belasco.When Giants Learn to Dance, Rosabeth Moss Kanter.The Tom Peters Seminar, Tom Peters.The Critical Path to Corporate Renewal, Michael Beer, Russell A. Eisenstat, and Bert Spector.12. Managing Quality in Customer-Driven Organizations. Out of the Crisis, W. Edwards Deming.Creating Value for Customers: Designing and Implementing a Total Corporate Strategy, William A. Band.Strategic Benchmarking, Gregory H. Watson.13. Ethics and Management. Principle-Centered Leadership, Stephen R. Covey.Credibility, James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner.14. Global Dimensions. The Borderless World, Kenichi Ohmae.Global Paradox, John Naisbitt.15. Preparing for the Twenty-First Century. The Work of Nations, Robert B. Reich.Managing as a Performing Art, Peter B. Vaill.Does New Age Business Have a Message for Managers? Martha Nichols.
Responsibility: [collected by] Jon L. Pierce, John W. Newstrom.


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