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MGMT 8015 Gateway to Doctoral Studies: 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.

MGMT 8015 Course Readings

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Adams, R., Jeanrenaud, S., Bessant, J., Denyer, D., & Overy, P. (2016). Sustainability-oriented innovation: A systematic review. International Journal of Management Reviews, 18(2), 180–205.

Alrawi, K., Hamdan, Y., Al-Taie, W., & Ibrahim, M. (2013). Organizational culture and the creation of a dynamic environment for knowledge sharing. International Journal of Management & Innovation, 5(1), 1–11.

Bartunek, J. M. (2008). You’re an organization development practitioner-scholar. Can you contribute to organizational theory? Organization Management Journal 5(1), 6–16.

Bernstein, E., Bunch, J., Canner, N., & Lee, M. (2016). Beyond the holacracy hype. Harvard Business Review, 94(7/8), 38-49.

Birkinshaw, J., & Goddard, J. (2009). What is your management model? MIT Sloan Management Review, 50(2), 81–90.

Dunn, T. E., Lafferty, C. L., & Alford, K. L. (2012). Global leadership: A new framework for a changing world. S.A.M. Advanced Management Journal, 77(2), 4–14.

Duran, V., & Popescu, A.-D. (2014). The challenge of multicultural communication in virtual teams. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 109, 365–369.

Frow, P., Nenonen, S., Payne, A., & Storbacka, K. (2015). Managing co-creation design: A strategic approach to innovation: managing co-creation design. British Journal of Management, 26(3), 463–483.

Graf, M., Schlegelmilch, B. B., Mudambi, S. S., & Tallman, S. (2013). Outsourcing of customer relationship management: implications for customer satisfaction. Journal of Strategic Marketing, 21(1), 68–81.

Grant, A. (2012). Leading with meaning: Beneficiary contact, prosocial impact, and the performance effects of transformational leadership. Academy of Management Journal, 55(2), 458–476.

Gruber, M., de Leon, N., George, G., & Thompson, P. (2015). Managing by design. Academy of Management Journal, 58(1), 1–7.

Hamel, G. (2009). Moonshots for management. Harvard Business Review, 87(2), 91–98.

Hsin, C., Cheng, Y., & Tsai, C. (2016). Searching and sourcing online academic literature. Online Information Review, 40(7), 979-997. doi:10.1108/oir-11-2015-0354.

Kossek, E. E., Hammer, L. B., Kelly, E. L., & Moen, P. (2014). Designing work, family & health organizational change initiatives. Organizational Dynamics, 43(1), 53–63.

McAdam, R., & McCreedy, S. (1999). A critical review of knowledge management models. The Learning Organization, 6(3), 91–100.

Nirenberg, J. (2004). Theories x, y, and z. In G. R. Goethals G. J. Sorenson & J. M. Burns (Eds.), Encyclopedia of leadership (Vol. 4, pp. 1539-1541). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications Ltd. doi: 10.4135/9781412952392.n350

Ocker, R., Huang, H., Benbunan-Fich, R., & Hiltz, S. R. (2011). Leadership dynamics in partially distributed teams: An exploratory study of the effects of configuration and dynamics. Group Decision & Negotiation, 20(3), 273–292.

Osborn, R. N., Hunt, J. G., & Jauch, L. R. (2002). Toward a contextual theory of leadership. The Leadership Quarterly, 13(6), 797–837.

Peschl, M. F., & Fundneider, T. (2014). Designing and enabling spaces for collaborative knowledge creation and innovation: From managing to enabling innovation as socio-epistemological technology. Computers in Human Behavior, 37, 346–359.

Peters, P., Poutsma, E., Van der Heijden, B. I. J. M., Bakker, A. B., & Bruijn, T. de. (2014). Enjoying new ways to work: An HRM-process approach to study flow: new ways to work. Human Resource Management, 53(2), 271–290.

Schyns, B., Kiefer, T., Kerschreiter, R., & Tymon, A. (2011). Teaching implicit leadership theories to develop leaders and leadership: How and why it can make a difference. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 10(3), 397–408.

Siedlok, F., & Hibbert, P. (2014). The organization of interdisciplinary research: Modes, drivers and barriers. International Journal of Management Reviews, 16(2), 194–210.

Smink, M. M., Hekkert, M. P., & Negro, S. O. (2015). Keeping sustainable innovation on a leash? Exploring incumbents’ institutional strategies. Business Strategy and the Environment, 24(2), 86–101.

Thomas, K. J. (2014). Workplace technology and the creation of boundaries: The role of VHRD in a 24/7 work environment. Advances in Developing Human Resources, 16(3), 281–295.

Other Readings

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