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Organizational Analysis for Management

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Organizational Analysis for Management

Submitted by: Christine Beckman

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Section 1: Introduction

Readings

Ancona et at., Managing for the Future, Module 1: The New Organization

Case

The strategy that wouldn’t travel.

 

Section 2: Motivation and Rewards

Readings

Amabile, Motivating Creativity in Organizations, p. 39-58

Kerr, On the folly of rewarding A while hoping for B

Hargadon & Sutton, Builidng an innovation factory

Case

O’Reilly & Pfeffer. “The SAS Institute"

 

Section 3: Cognitive Style

Readings

Ancona et al., Module 4: Diverse Cognitive Styles in Teams 

 

Section 4. Managing Diversity: Stereotypes and Schemas

Readings

Thomas & Ely, Making differences matter

Valian, Why So Slow?, Ch.1: Genger Schemes at work

Case

Loveman, The case of the part-time partner 

 

Section 5: Team Processes

Readings

Ancona et al., Module 5: Team Processes; and Team Handbook

Eisenhardt et al., How management teams can have a good fight

 

Section 6: Culture

Readings

Chatman & Cha, Leading by leveraging culture

Hofstede's Dimensions handout

Case

Meg Whitman at eBay Inc. (A)

 

Section 7: Power and Networks

Readings

Pfeffer, Managing with Power, Chs 4 & 6

Cross & Prusak, The people who make organizations go - or stop

Mitchell, connections and conversations provide the fuel for innovation

 

Section 8: Organizational Change

Readings

Kanter et al, The challenge of organizational change, Ch 10

 

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