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Knowledge Hiding – S14.1

In an article in the Journal of Organizational Behavior (2012, 33(1): 64-88), Catherine Connelly et al. report on an investigation of knowledge hiding in organizations. They define this phenomenon as the intentional attempt to withhold or conceal knowledge that has … Continue reading

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Organizational Behavior – 6106-T1

The study of leadership as a distinct subject is a relatively recent phenomenon. Previously, it would have been covered as an aspect of management, along with such subjects as planning, organizing, budgeting, and staffing. Even though the subject matter of … Continue reading

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From OB to Management – 6106 Day One

The subject matter of organizational behavior (OB) is most often presented as dealing with motivation – how do we get people to do what we want them to do? And, OB texts are ususally written from the perspective of those … Continue reading

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Creativity and thinking

Creativity is being extolled as one of the essential attributes for future success in all realms of human activity, and a big part of the creative process is thinking. Most of us would probably argue that we think on a … Continue reading

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Behavior in organizations

The study of organizational behavior (OB) is a key component of all business administration and management programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. However, contrary to what the name might suggest, the study of OB is not literally concerned with … Continue reading

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Organizational behavior text

For my organizational behavior (OB) class this term, I have chosen to use Managing Human Behavior in Public and Nonprofit Organizations, by Robert B. Denhardt, Janet V. Denhardt, and Maria P. Aristigueta, now in its third edition (Sage, 2013). As … Continue reading

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First post

The main purpose of this blog is to share ideas related to the courses I teach on change management, leadership, and organizational behavior, as part of the MBA program in community economic development, for the Shannon School of Business at … Continue reading

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