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MSPM 6111 Leading Vibrant and Diverse 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.

MSPM 6111 Required Course Readings

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Abrams, C., Cross, R., Lesser, E., & Levin, D. (2003). Nurturing interpersonal trust in knowledge-sharing networks. Academy of Management Executive, 17(4), 64–77.

Benne, K., & Sheats, P.. (2007). Functional Roles of Group Members. Group Facilitation,(8), 30-35.

Brett, J., Behfar, K., & Kern, M. (2006). Managing multicultural teams. Harvard Business Review, 84(11), 84–91.

Brewer, M. (2007). The importance of being we: Human nature and intergroup relations. American Psychologist, 62(8), 728–738.

Bruk-Lee, V. (2006). Conflict Management. Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. SAGE Publications.

Chrobot-Mason, D., Ruderman, M., Weber, T., Ohlott, P., & Dalton, M. (2007). Illuminating a cross-cultural leadership challenge: when identity groups collide. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 18(11), 2011–2036.

Cliffe, S. (2001). What a star—what a jerk. Harvard Business Review, 79(8), 37–48.

Eagan, J. L. (2006). Trust. In M. Bevir (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Governance.

Fisher, K., & Fisher, M. (2001). The distance manager: A hands-on guide to managing off-site employees and virtual teams. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Fjermestad, J. (2009). Virtual leadership for a virtual workforce. Chief Learning Officer, 8(3), 36–39.

Gersick, C. (1988). Time and transition in work teams: Toward a new model of group development. Academy of Management Journal, 31(1), 9–41.

Gilbert, J. (2000). Valuing diversity: A tale of two organizations. Academy of Management Executive, 14(1), 93-105.

Gillespie, N., & Dietz, G. (2009). Trust repair after an organizational-level failure. Academy of Management Review, 34(1), 127–145.

Gilley, A & Kerno, S.J. (2010). Groups, Teams, and Communities of Practice: A Comparison. Advances in Developing Human Resources. 12(1) 46–60.

Goleman, D., Boyatzis, R., & McKee, A. (2001). Primal leadership: The hidden driver of great performance. Harvard Business Review, 79(11), 42–51.

Gratton, L., & Erickson, T. (2007). 8 ways to build collaborative teams. Harvard Business Review, 85(11), 100–109.

Gwynn, P. (2009). Managing culturally diverse teams. Research Technology Management, 52(1), 68–69.

Heffes, E. (2009). Diversity and inclusion. Financial Executive, 25(1), 52–55.

Hegtvedt, K. (2004). Distributive justice. Encyclopedia of Social Theory. SAGE Publications.

Hogg, M., & Abrams, D. (2003). Intergroup behavior and social identity. In M. A. Hogg & J. Cooper (Eds.), The SAGE Handbook of Social Psychology.

Kanter, R. (2008). Transforming giants. Harvard Business Review, 86(1), 43–52.

Kath, L. (2006). Trust. Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, SAGE Publications.

Kozlowski, S. (2006). Group development. Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

Levine, M., Prosser, A., Evans, D., & Reicher, S. (2005). Identity and emergency intervention: How social group membership and inclusiveness of group boundaries shape helping behavior. Personality & Social Psychology Bulletin, 31(4), 443–453.

Lewin, K. (1999). Experiments in social space. Reflections, 1(1), 7–13.

Marsella, A. J. (2009). Diversity in a global era: The context and consequences of differences. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 22(1), 119–135.

McGrath, J. E. (1991). Time, interaction, and performance (TIP): A theory of groups. Small Group Research, 22(2), 147–174. .  Link available in the Week 4 Resources section of the classroom.

Majchrzak, A., Malhotra, A., Stamps, J., & Lipnack, J. (2004). Can absence make a team grow stronger? Harvard Business Review, 82(5), 131–137.

McNutt, M. S., & Graham, T. S. (2004). Teamwork. In G. R. Goethals, G. J. Sorenson, & J. M. Burns (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Leadership.

Moreland, K. (2000). Just the tip of the iceberg theory: Hemingway and Sherwood Anderson’s “Loneliness”. Hemingway Review, 19(2), 47–56.

Ng, E. (2008). Why organizations choose to manage diversity? Towards a leadership-based theoretical framework. Human Resource Development Review, 7(1), 58–78.

Nye, J. S., Jr. (2008). Soft power. Leadership Excellence, 25(4), 10.

Offermann, L. R. (2006). Team-based work. In J. H. Greenhaus & G. A. Callanan (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Career Development.

Polzer, J. (2008). Making diverse teams click. Harvard Business Review, 86(7/8), 20–21.

Quinn, R. E. (2005). Moments of greatness: Entering the fundamental state of leadership. Harvard Business Review, 83(7), 74–83.

Roberson, Q. M. (2006). Disentangling meanings of diversity and inclusion in organizations. Group and Organization Management, 31(2), 212–236.

Robinson, D. A., & Harvey, M. (2008). Global leadership in a culturally diverse world. Management Decision, 46(3), 466–480.

Seat, E., & Sundstrom, E. D. (2003). Team-based organization. In M. J. Stahl (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Health Care Management.

Sher, M. (2004). Group and systems theory. In G. R. Goethals, G. J. Sorenson, & J. M. Burns (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Leadership.

Throsby, D. (1999). Cultural capital. Journal of Cultural Economics, 23(1–2), 3–12.

Tuckman, B. (1965). Developmental sequence in small groups. Psychological Bulletin, 63(6), 384–399.

Tyler, T., Dienhart, J., & Thomas, T. (2008). The ethical commitment to compliance: Building value-based cultures. California Management Review, 50(2), 31–51.

Tyler, T. (2004). Procedural justice. Encyclopedia of Social Theory. SAGE Publications.

Tuckman, B. (1965). Developmental sequence in small groups. Psychological Bulletin, 63(6), 384–399.

Weiss, J., & Hughes, J. (2005). Want collaboration? Harvard Business Review, 83(3), 93–101.

Yan, A., & Louis, M. R. (1999).The migration of organizational functions to the work unit level: Buffering, spanning, and bringing up boundaries. Human Relations, 52(1), 25–47.

Other Readings

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