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MGMT 8710 Organizational Behavior and Effective Human Resource 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.

MGMT 8710 Required Course Readings


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Al-Zu'bi, H. A. (2010). A study of relationship between organizational justice and job satisfaction. International Journal of Business and Management, 5(12), 102–109.

Aquino, K., & Serva, M. A. (2005). Using a dual role assignment to improve group dynamics and performance: The effects of facilitating social capital in teams. Journal of Management Education, 29(1), 17–38.

Edwards, M. R. (2010). An integrative review of employer branding and OB theory. Personnel Review, 39(1), 5–23.

Escribá-Moreno, M. A., Canet-Giner, M. T., & Loreno-Luzón, M. (2008). TQM and teamwork effectiveness: The intermediate role of organizational design. The Quality Management Journal, 15(3), 41–59.

Gilley, A., Godek, M., & Gilley, J. (2009). Change, resistance, and the organizational immune system. S.A.M. Advanced Management Journal, 74(4), 4–10.

Grant, P. (2010). Job design and ability as determinants of employee motivation: Developing the mathematics of human motivation via the law of escalating marginal sacrifice. Journal of Leadership, Accountability and Ethics, 8(1), 1–13.

Grossman, R. J. (2007). New competencies for HR. HR Magazine, 52(6), 58–62.

Keith, N., Richter, T., & Naumann, J. (2010). Active/exploratory training promotes transfer even in learners with low motivation and cognitive ability. Applied Psychology, 59(1), 97–123.

Levin, I., & Gottlieb, J. Z. (2009). Realigning organization culture for optimal performance: Six principles & eight practices. Organization Development Journal, 27(4), 31–47.

Libby, T., & Thorne, L. (2009). The influence of incentive structure on group performance in assembly lines and teams. Behavioral Research in Accounting, 21(2), 57–72.

Liberman, E., Levy, Y., & Segal, P. (2009). Designing an internal organizational system for conflict management: Based on a needs assessment. Dispute Resolution Journal, 64(2), 62–74.

Melnic, A.-S. (2009). The leadership style as a predictor of the work styles within the group. Economy Transdisciplinarity Cognition, (2), 59–64.

Miller, B. K., Byrne, Z. S., Rutherford, M. A., & Hansen, A. M. (2009). Perceptions of organizational politics: A demonstration of the reliability generalization technique. Journal of Managerial Issues, 21(2), 280–300.

More, K. V., & Tzafri, S. S. (2009). The role of trust in core team employees: A three-nation study. Cross Cultural Management, 16(4), 410–433.

Morgeson, F. P., Reider, M. H., & Campion, M. A. (2005). Selecting individuals in team settings: The importance of social skills, personality characteristics, and teamwork knowledge. Personnel Psychology, 58(3), 583–611.

Schön, K., Bergquist, B., & Klefsjö, B. (2010). The consequences of Six Sigma on job satisfaction: A study at three companies in Sweden. International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, 1(2), 99–118.

Slack, F., Orife, J., & Anderson, F. (2010). Effects of commitment to corporate vision on employee satisfaction with their organization: An empirical study in the United States. International Journal of Management, 27(3), 421–436, 579.

Sorensen, P. F., Yaeger, T. F., Savall, H., Zardet, V., Bonnet, M., & Peron, M. (2010). A review of two major global and international approaches to organizational change. Organizational Development Journal, 28(4), 31–39.

Wei, Q., & Rowley, C. (2009). Pay for performance in China's non-public sector enterprises. Asia - Pacific Journal of Business Administration, 1(2), 119–143.

Wong, M., Gardiner, E., Lang, W., & Coulon, L. (2008). Generational differences in personality and motivation: Do they exist and what are the implications for the workplace? Journal of Managerial Psychology, 23(8), 878–890.


Other Readings

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