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BUSI 4510 Leading People: Welcome & Course Readings

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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.

BUSI 4510 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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Bowen, D., Ledford, G., & Nathan, B. (1991, November). Hiring for the organization, not the job. Academy of Management Executive. 5(4), 35–51.

Cappelli, P., & Crocker-Hefter, A. (1996, Winter). Distinctive human resources are firms’ core competencies. Organizational Dynamics, 7–22.

Christensen, C. M., Marx, M., & Stevenson, H. (2006). Tools of cooperation and change. Harvard Business Review, 84(10).

Garvin, D. A., & Roberto, M. A. (2001). What you don't know about making decisions. Harvard Business Review, 79(8), 108–116.

Hallowell, R., Bowen, D., & Knoop, C. (2002, November). Four Seasons goes to Paris. Academy of Management Executive, 16(4), 7–24.

Kotter, J. (2007). Leading change: Why transformation efforts fail. Harvard Business Review, 85(1), 96–103.

Olina, J., Durham, C., Kristof, A., Brown, K., Pierce, R., & Kunder, L. (1998). Designing management training and development for competitive advantage: Lessons from the best. Human Resource Planning, 21(1), 20–31.

Pfeffer, J. (2005, November). Producing sustainable competitive advantage through the effective management of people. Academy of Management Executive, 19(4), 95–106.

Schein, E. H. (2002). Models and tools for stability and change in human systems. Reflections, 4(2), 34–46.

Schuler, R. (1992, Summer). Strategic human resources management: Linking the people with the strategic needs of the business. Organizational Dynamics, 18–32.

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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