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PSPA 2020 Complex Organizations: 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.

PSPA 2020 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Baldoni, J. (2007, October 10). Leadership: What's your purpose? [Web log post]. Retrieved from [Note: Not a Walden Library reading, but included here for convenience.]

Bates, B. (2009). Rules of the game. Smart Business Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, 5(9), 10.

Fishman, C. (1999, October). Engines of democracy. Fast Company, 29.

Flanagan, T., & Runde, C. (2009). How teams can capitalize on conflict. Strategy & Leadership, 37(1), 20–22.

Johnson, R., Tolentino, A., Rodopman, O., & Cho, E. (2010). We (sometimes) know not how we feel: Predicting job performance with an implicit measure of trait affectivity. Personnel Psychology, 63(1), 197–219.

Lee, H., & Liu, C. (2009). The relationship among achievement motivation, psychological contract and work attitudes. Social Behavior and Personality, 37(3), 321–328.

Lublin, N. (2009, November). How to write a mission statement that isn't dumb. Fast Company, 140. Retrieved from [Note: Not a Walden Library reading, but included here for convenience.]

Matheny, G. (2008). Money not key to happiness, survey finds. Physician Executive, 34(6), 14–15.

Tiffan, B. (2009). Dealing with difficult people. Physician Executive, 35(5), 86–89. 

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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