Supplementary Readings

for "Managing Individuals and Groups in Organizations"

Conflict and Negotiation
Groups and Decision Making
Human Resource Management
Interesting Corporate Histories
Multinational Management
Organizational Change
Orgnizational Design
Orgnizational Learning
Power and Influence

General (back to the top)

Competitive Advantage Through People: Unleashing the Power of the Workforce. J. Pfeffer (1996). Harvard Business School Press, MA.

Built to Last. J. Collins and J. Porras (1994). Harper Business, New York, NY.

Second to None: How Our Smartest Companies Put People First. C. Garfield (1992). Business One, Irwin, Homewood, IL.

Intellectual Capital: Realizing Your Company’s True Value by Finding Its Hidden Brainpower. L. Edvinsson and M. Malone (1997). Harper Business, New York, NY.

Fit, Failure, and the Hall of Fame. R.E. Miles and C.C. Snow (1994). The Free Press, New York, NY.

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference. Malcolm Gladwell (2000). Little Brown and Company.


Conflict and Negotiation (back to the top)

Negotiation. R.J. Lewicki, J.A. Litterer, J.W. Minton, D.M. Saunders (1994). Irwin.

Negotiating Rationally. M. Bazerman and M. Neale (1992). The Free Press, New York, NY.

Getting Disputes Resolved. W. Ury, J. Brett, & S. Goldberg (1988). Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA.


Culture (back to the top)

The Character of a Corporation. R. Goffee and G. Jones (1998). Harper Business, New York, NY.

Corporate Culture and Performance. J. Kotter and J. Heskett (1992). Free Press, New York, NY.

Organizational Culture and Leadership. E. Schein (1992). Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA.


Diversity (back to the top)

The New Leaders: Leadership Diversity in America. A. Morrison (1996). Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA.

Making Diversity Happen: Controversies and Solutions. A. Morrison, M. Ruderman, M. Hughes-James (1993), Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, NC.


Groups and Decision Making (back to the top)

Making the Team. Leigh Thompson (2000). Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ. Judgment in Managerial Decision Making, 4th edition. Max Bazerman (1998). John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY.

Teams at the Top: Unleashing the Potential of Both Teams and Individual Leaders. J. Katzenbach (1998). Harvard Business School Press, Boston, MA.

Designing Team-Based Organizations. S. Morhman, S. Cohen, A. Mohrman (1995). Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA.

Team Effectiveness and Decision Making in Organizations. R. Guzzo, E. Salas et al. (1995). Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA.


Human Resource Management (back to the top)

Human Resource Champions. D. Ulrich (1997). Harvard Business School Press, Boston, MA.

Strategic Human Resources. J.N. Baron & D.M. Kreps (1999). John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, NY.


Interesting Corporate Histories (back to the top)

Nuts! Southwest Airlines Crazy Recipe for Business and Personal Success. F. Freiberg and J. Frieiberg (1996). Bard Press, Austin, TX.

Show Stopper: The Breakneck Race to Create Windows N.T. and the Next Generation at Microsoft. G. Zachary (1994). The Free Press, New York, NY.

The New GE: How Jack Welch Revived an American Institution. R. Salter (1993). Irwin, Homewood, IL.


Leadership (back to the top)

Emotional Intelligence. D.P. Goleman (1995). Bantam Books.

A Force for Change: How Leadership Differs from Management. J. Kotter (1990). The Free Press, New York, NY.

Learning to Lead: The Art of Transforming Managers into Leaders. J. Conger (1992). Jossey-Bass.


Motivation (back to the top)

The Talent Solution: Aligning Strategy and People to Achieve Extraordinary Results. E. Gubman (1999). McGraw Hill, New York, NY.

Job Shift: How to Prosper in a Workplace Without Jobs. W. Bridges (1994). Addison Wesley, Reading, MA.

Job Satisfaction: How People Feel About Their Jobs. C. Cranny, P. Smith & E. Stone (1992). Lexington Books, New York, NY.


Multinational Management (back to the top)

Managing Across Cultures. S. Schneider and J-L Barsoux, (1997). Prentice Hall, New York, NY.

The Differentiated Network: Organizing Multinational Corporations for Value Creation. N. Nohria and S. Ghoshal (1997). Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA.

How to Negotiate Anything with Anyone Anywhere Around the World. F. Acuff (1993). AMACOM, American Management Association, New York, NY.

International Dimensions of Organizational Behavior. Adler, N.J. (1996). South-Western Publishing.


Networks (back to the top)

Structural Holes: The Social Structure of Competition. R. S. Burt (1992). Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA.

Networking Smart: How to Build Relationships for Personal and Organizational Success. W. Baker (1994). McGraw-Hill, New York, NY.


Organizational Change (back to the top)

The Dance of Change. P.M. Senge (1999). Currency Doubleday, New York, NY.

Leading Change. J.D. Kotter, (1996). Harvard Business School Press, Boston, MA.

Leading Corporate Transformation. R. Miles (1997). Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA.

Winning Through Innovation : A Practical Guide to Leading Organizational Change and Renewal. M.L. Tushman and C.A. O’Reilly (1997). Harvard Business School Press, Boston, MA.

Managing the Merger -- Making It Work. P. Mirvis & M. Marks (1992). Englewood Cliffs, NJ.

Growing Pains: How to Make the Transition from an Entrepreneurship to a Professionally Managed Firm. E. Flamholtz (1990). Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA.


Organizational Design (back to the top)

Competing by Design: The Power of Organizational Architecture. M.L. Tushman, M.B. Nadler and D.A. Nadler (1997). Oxford University Press.

Designing Organizations: An Executive Briefing on Strategy Structure and Process. Jay Galbraith (1995). Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA.


Organizational Learning (back to the top)

Knowledge for Action: A guide to overcoming barriers to organizational change. C. Argyris (1993). Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA.

Learning in Action: A Guide to Putting the Learning Organization to Work. D.A. Garvin (2000). Harvard Business School Press, Boston, MA.

The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of the Learning Organization. P. Senge (1990). Doubleday, New York, NY.


Power and Influence (back to the top)

Managing with Power: Politics and Influence in Organizations. J. Pfeffer (1996). Harvard University Press, Boston, MA.

Power In and Around Organization. H. Mintzberg (1983). Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ.

Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion. R.B. Cialdini (1993). Harper Collins, New York, NY.