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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


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


The strategy that wouldn’t travel.


Section 2: Motivation and Rewards


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


O’Reilly & Pfeffer. “The SAS Institute"


Section 3: Cognitive Style


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


Section 4. Managing Diversity: Stereotypes and Schemas


Thomas & Ely, Making differences matter

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


Loveman, The case of the part-time partner 


Section 5: Team Processes


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

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


Section 6: Culture


Chatman & Cha, Leading by leveraging culture

Hofstede's Dimensions handout


Meg Whitman at eBay Inc. (A)


Section 7: Power and Networks


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


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


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