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EDUC 6166 Developing People and Managing Teams: 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.

EDUC 6166 Required Course Readings


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Addressing employee performance problems: 7 steps to success. (2010). HR Specialist: New York Employment Law, 5(1), 6.

‚ÄčBagley, C. E. (2008). Winning legally: The value of legal astuteness. Academy of Management Review, 33(2), 378–390.

Cannon, M. D., & Witherspoon, R. (2005). Actionable feedback: Unlocking the power of learning and performance improvement. Academy of Management Executive, 19(2), 120–134.

Edmondson, A., & Smith, D. (2006). Too hot to handle? How to manage relationship conflict. California Management Review, 49(1), 6–31.

Flanagan, T., & Runde, C. (2010). Conflict-competent teams. Sales & Service Excellence, 10(9), 7.

Hall, B. (2010). Five traits of effective learning teams. Chief Learning Officer, 9(5), 16.

Jeffrey, S. (2009). Are you killing creativity? Sales & Service Excellence, 9(5), 5.

Lawler, E. E., III, Pringle, A., Branham, F. L., Cornelius, J., & Martin, J. (2008). Why are we losing all our good people? Harvard Business Review, 86(6), 41–51.

Lencioni, P. (2006). Silos, politics, turf wars. Leadership Excellence, 23(2), 3–4.

Lencioni, P. M. (2003). The trouble with teamwork. Leader to Leader, 2003(29), 35–40.

Lencioni, P. (2008). Team dysfunction. Sales & Service Excellence, 8(4), 6.

Saunders, D. (2007). Create an open climate for communication. American Salesman, 52(11) 25–29.

Scott-Little, C., Brown, E. G., Hooks, L. M., & Marshall, B. J. (2008). Classroom quality rating systems: How do teachers prepare and what do they think about the process? Young Children, 63(6), 40–45.

Tobin, M. B. C. (2008). The 360° evaluation in an educational setting. Exchange, 184, 56–59.

Walker, A., & Riordan, G. (2010). Leading collective capacity in culturally diverse schools. School Leadership & Management, 30(1), 51–63..

Wellington, P., & Foster, N. (2009). 21st century teamwork. Engineering & Technology, 4(18), 72–75.

Zigarmi, D., Houson, D., Diehl, J., & Witt, D. (2010). Employee work passion: A new look at engagement. Chief Learning Officer, 9(6), 32–35.


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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