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BDGE 6020 Stakeholder Management and Organizational Behavior: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Alexander, J. (2008). GlaxoSmithKline: Improving global project management capability. Chief Learning Officer, 7(6), 58–59.

Ancona, D., Bresman, H., & Caldwell, D. (2009). The X-factor: Six steps to leading high-performing teams. Organizational Dynamics, 38(3) 217–224.

Corvellec, H., & Macheridis, N. (2010). The moral responsibility of project selectors. International Journal of Project Management, 28(3), 212219.

Cummings, J., & Doh, J. (2000). Identifying who matters: Mapping key players in multiple environments. California Management Review, 42(2), 83–104.

Dinsmore, P., Codaz, B., & Manuel, M. (2006). Chapter 31: Cultural challenges in managing international projects. In AMA Handbook of Project Management. New York: AMACOM.

Edmondson, J. (2009). Let’s be clear: How to manage communication styles. T+D, 63(9), 30–31.

Englund, R. (2006). Chapter 27: Dealing with power and politics in project management. In AMA Handbook of Project Management. New York: AMACOM.

Fassin, Y. (2009). The stakeholder model refined. Journal of Business Ethics, 84(1), 113–135.

Fenner, S. (2009). Building strong virtual relationships. Office Solutions, 25(4), 44.

Gautrey, C. (2010). Influence: The bottom line. Training and Development in Australia, 37(2), 12–14.

Gibson, B., & Gibbs, J. (2006). Unpacking the concept of virtuality: The effects of geographic dispersion, electronic dependence, dynamic structure and national diversity on team innovation. Administrative Science Quarterly, 51, 451–495.

Grenny, J., Maxfield, D., & Shimberg, A. (2008). How to have influence. MIT Sloan Management Review, 50(1), 47–52.

Hannum, K., & Hoole, E. (2009). Staying on track: How to keep in touch with your development progress. Leadership in Action, 29(2), 1216.

Hudson, K. (2009). Maximize meeting success. Nursing Management, 40(10), 52–54.

Jepsen, A., & Eskerod, P. (2009). Stakeholder analysis in projects: Challenges in using current guidelines in the real world. International Journal of Project Management, 27(4), 335–343.

Lin, C., Standing, C., & Liu, Y. (2008). A model to develop effective virtual teams. Decision Support Systems45(4), 1031–1045.

Liu, C., Ghauri, P., & Sinkovics, R. (2010). Understanding the impact of relational capital and organizational learning on alliance outcomes. Journal of World Business, 45(3), 237–249.

Molina-Morales, F., & Martinez-Fernadez, M. (2010). Social networks: Effect of social capital on firm innovation. Journal of Small Business Management, 48(2), 258–279.

Nauman, S., Kahn, A., & Ehsan, N. (2010). Patterns of empowerment and leadership style in project management. International Journal of Project Management, 28(7) 638–649.

Panteli, N., & Tucker, R. (2009). Power and trust in global virtual teams. Communications of the ACM, 52(12), 113–115.

Park, C., Keil, M., & Kim, J. (2009). The effect of IT failure impact and personal morality on IT project reporting behavior. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 56(1), 45–60.

Prell, C., Hubacek, K., Quinn, C., & Reed, M. (2008). ‘Who’s in the network?’ When stakeholders influence data analysis. Systems Practice & Action Research, 21(6), 443–458.

Rosenstein, B. (2010). Work-life lessons from Peter Drucker. Baseline, 103, 20.

Skulmoski, G. J., & Hartman, F. T. (2010). Information systems project manager soft competencies: A project-phase investigation. Project Management Journal, 41(1), 61-80. doi:10.1002/pmj.20146

Smith, H., & Thompson, R. (2009). The impact of ethical climate on project status misreporting. Journal of Business Ethics, 90(4), 577–591.

Successfully transitioning to a virtual organization: Challenges, impact and technology. (2010). HR Magazine, 55(4), 1–9.

Thomas, J., & Poister, T. (2009). Thinking about stakeholders of public agencies: The Georgia department of transportation stakeholder audit. Public Organization Review, 9(1), 67–82.

Traynor, C. (2009). Creating an A to Z action plan. Surface Fabrication, 15(9), 26–27.

Tuman, J. (2006). Chapter 13A: Studies in Communication Management: Achieving project success through team building and stakeholder management. In AMA Handbook of Project Management. New York: AMACOM.

Von Winterfeldt, D., & Fasolo, B. (2009). Structuring decision problems: A case study for practitioners. European Journal of Operational Research, 199(3), 857–866.

Waters, R., Burnett, E., Lamm, A., & Lucas, J. (2009). Engaging stakeholders through social networking: How nonprofit organizations are using Facebook. Public Relations Review, 35(2), 102–106.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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