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Teaching leadership and organizational behavior through humor : laughter as the best teacher

Teaching leadership and organizational behavior through humor : laughter as the best teacher

Author: Joan Marques; Satinder Dhiman; Jerry Biberman
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

A unique, non-traditional, Organizational Behavioral-oriented book that is geared toward flexible leadership, and that offers a series of funny, yet thought-provoking, motivating, growth-oriented  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Humor
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Marques; Satinder Dhiman; Jerry Biberman
ISBN: 9781137024886 1137024887
OCLC Number: 795759251
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 201 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: A note on humor and humorous stories --
Part 1. The corporate workplace : There will always be exceptions to the rule / Joan Marques --
I do not need the footrest anymore / Satinder Dhiman --
Where are we going? / Jerry Biberman --
Gorilla in aisle two / Robert S. Fleming --
Just doing our job / Joan Marques --
And the deaf shall hear / Edwina Pio, Isaac Pio --
Who's in my audience, and what do they need? / Edward Rockey --
Whose chair is it anyway? / Edwina Pio, Isaac Pio --
Everyone recognized the people behind the curtain / Edwina Pio, Isaac Pio --
Making a big impression / Joan Marques --
Festive decorations in the neighborhood / Robert S. Fleming --
Client retention with dogged determination / Tammra Furbee --
Feng shui de-clutter / Edwina Pio, Isaac Pio --
How did we decide that? / Jerry Biberman --
There's no substitute for an alarm clock / Robert S. Fleming --
A swift job / Joan Marques --
Compliment or insult? / Jerry Biberman --
Stripping down / Edwina Pio, Isaac Pio --
How's that bonus working out for you? / Robert S. Fleming --
I bet you used to! / Joan Marques --
No monkeying around / Edwina Pio, Isaac Pio --
Not the assistants! / Joan Marques --
How did I miss the meeting? / Jerry Biberman --
How satisfied can your customer really be? / Tammra Furbee --
Genie in a bottle / Joan Marques --
Golf ball or gulf ball / Jerry Biberman --
The golden office ... / Joan Marques --
Bad or good? / Jerry Biberman --
This is my desk!!! / Joan Marques --
Thank you for completing our survey / Tammra Furbee --
The swindling free rider's club / Joan Marques --
The least preferred coworker / Joan Marques --
Heads up / Michael Morris --
Three is a charm / Joan Marques --
Part 2. The academic workplace : Study abroad / Jerry Biberman --
Which tire? / Joan Marques --
Am I the instructor? / Lorianne D. Mitchell --
What's the deal with that copy machine? / Robert S. Fleming --
Introduction to personality / Lorianne D. Mitchell --
No pictures in this book! / Edward H. Rockey --
Beware the road to Abilene / Lorianne D. Mitchell --
Part 3. Out and about : The universe knows what it is doing ... / Satinder Dhiman --
I'm tired, let's swim back / Regina Bento --
The power of knowledge / Satinder Dhiman --
An old dog does new tricks / Robert S. Fleming --
Seemingly complex problems often have simple solutions / Satinder Dhiman --
Everything has a price / Joan Marques --
Fast is slow! / Satinder Dhiman --
I'll follow you anywhere / Jerry Biberman --
100 percent of your life is wasted / Satinder Dhiman --
I love cats / Jerry Biberman --
That was just the sales demo / Joan Marques --
Sly humor backfires! / Satinder Dhiman --
Nobody's wearing shoes / Joan Marques --
Now go ahead and sell yourself! / Satinder Dhiman --
If they don't like it here, they can leave / Virginia Fleming --
Doing the right thing for wrong reasons / Satinder Dhiman --
Taking the lead / Joan Marques --
Hitting the bull's eye every time, all the time! / Satinder Dhiman --
Under-qualified for entry level / Joan Marques --
Walking the talk! / Satinder Dhiman --
Someone kidnapped the general manager / Robert S. Fleming --
We carry our reality wherever we go / Satinder Dhiman --
Exactly how many? / Joan Marques --
Different strokes ... / Jerry Biberman --
You cannot please everybody! / Satinder Dhiman --
Fresh fish sold here! / Satinder Dhiman --
Brushing crumbs / Edwina Pio, Isaac Pio --
There will be no questions asked / Robert S. Fleming --
Cleaning up the mess / Joan Marques --
Finding vs. fixing faults / Satinder Dhiman --
Every dog has its day / Edwina Pio, Isaac Pio --
A time for stocking, not sleeping / Robert S. Fleming --
I am the exception: others need to improve their behavior / Satinder Dhiman --
One thing missing / Joan Marques.
Responsibility: edited by Joan Marques, Satinder Dhiman, and Jerry Biberman.


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