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HINF 6220 Leadership, Organizational Behavior and Change Management : 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.

HINF 6220 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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Bridges, W. (1986). Managing organizational transitions. Organizational Dynamics, 15(1), 24–33.

Collins, J. (2005, July/August). Level 5 leadership: The triumph of humility and fierce resolve. Harvard Business Review, 83(7/8), 136–146.

Collins, J. C., & Porras, J. I. (1996, September/October). Building your company’s vision. Harvard Business Review, 74(5), 65–77.

Coutu, D. L. (2002, March). The anxiety of learning. Harvard Business Review, 80(3), 100–106. 

Dickson, M. W., & Mitchelson, J. K. (2006). Organizational culture. In Encyclopedia of industrial and organizational psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Drucker, P. F. (2002, August). The discipline of innovation. Harvard Business Review, 80(8), 95–103.

Eisenhardt, K. M., Kahwajy, J. L., & Bourgeois, III, L. J. (1997, July/August). How management teams can have a good fight. Harvard Business Review, 75(4), 77–85.  

Ely, R. J., Meyerson, D. E., & Davidson, M. N. (2006, September). Rethinking political correctness. Harvard Business Review, 84(9), 78–87.

Friedman, S. D. (2008, April). Be a better leader, have a richer life. Harvard Business Review, 86(4), 112–118.

Fox, M. L. (2006). Job design. In Encyclopedia of career development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Goleman, D. (2004, January). What makes a leader? Harvard Business Review, 82(1), 82–91. 

Institute for Healthcare Improvement. (2008, June 1). Columbus Regional Hospital: Where a focus on safety promotes interdisciplinary teamwork.

Kello, J. (2006). Sociotechnical approach. In Encyclopedia of industrial and organizational psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Kotter, J. P. (2001, December). What leaders really do. Harvard Business Review, 79(11), 85–96.

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

Kouzes, J. M., & Posner, B. Z. (2009, January). To lead, create a shared vision. Harvard Business Review, 87(1), 21–22.

Lencioni, P. M. (2002, July). Make your values mean something. Harvard Business Review, 80(7), 113–117.

Nohria, N., Joyce, W., & Roberson, B. (2003, July). What really works. Harvard Business Review, 81(7), 42–52.

Reich, W. A., Wagner-Westbrook, B. J., & Kressel, K. (2007). Actual and ideal conflict styles and job distress in a health care organization. The Journal of Psychology, 141(1), 5–16. 

Roberts, L. M., Spreitzer, G., Dutton, J., Quinn, R., Heaphy, E., & Barker, B. (2005, January). How to play to your strengths. Harvard Business Review, 83(1), 74–80. 

Senge, P. M. (1999). Creative tension. Executive Excellence, 16(1), 12–13.

Uzzi, B., & Dunlap, S. (2005, December). How to build your network. Harvard Business Review, 83(12), 53–60.

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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