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MMBA 6510 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.

MMBA 6510 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), 

Catanzaro, D., Moore, H., & Marshall, T.. (2010). The Impact of Organizational Culture on Attraction and Recruitment of Job Applicants. Journal of Business and Psychology, 25(4), 649-662 .

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).

Collins, J. (2006). Aligning with Vision and Values. Leadership Excellence, 23(4).

Fraser, Jill Andresky .  (2001, April). Putting your company on the block. Inc, 23(5), 105-106.  

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.

Hanson, Fay (2009). Currents in Compensation Benefits. Compensation Benefits Review (41)5. 6-19.

Hill, Linda A., Lineback, Kent. Are you a good boss--or a great one? Harvard Business Review, Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 89 Issue 1/2, 124-131.

Jenkins, B.. (2010). Local Focus, Global Vision. License! Global, 13(7), 50,52.

Johnson, W. (2009) How to get supervisors to sell safety "What we have here is a failure to communicate". Industrial Safety & Hygiene News 43(10), 88-89.

Kotter, J. P. (2007). Leading change. Harvard Business Review, 85(1), 96–103.

McCaffrey, Kevin.  (2003, September). Steady Hand for Start-Ups Start-up companies present some unique governance challenges. What are they and how best to deal with them? New Zealand Management,68. 

Nelton, Sharon.  (1994, February). Put your purpose in writing. Nation's Business, 82(2), 61. 

Olian, 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.

Randall, Iris.  (1998, July). Follow my vision. Black Enterprise, 28(12), 155.

Rattiner, Jeffrey H..  (2000, April). Blueprint for Success: Knowing the most significant issues facing your business and what entity is best suited to handle them should decide a business structure. Financial Planning,146-149. 

Sacks, Danielle.  (2005, October). Cracking Your Next Company's Culture. Fast Company,(99), 85-87.

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 resource management linking the people with the strategic needs of the business. Organizational Dynamics, 21(1), 18–32. Senge, P. M. (1999). The discipline of innovation. Executive Excellence, 16(6).

Senge, P. M. (1999). The discipline of innovation. Executive Excellence, 16(6).

Shulman, Seth.  (2003, May). The vision thing. Technology Review, 106(4), 75.


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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