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Harvard business review on managing people.
Publication Information:
Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business School Press, [1999]

Physical Description:
v, 269 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
General Note:
Contains articles previously published in the Harvard business review in 1996 and 1998.

Includes index.
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Harvard business review.
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HF5549 .H3442 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Leading Minds and Landmark Ideas In An Easily Accessible FormatFrom the preeminent thinkers whose work has defined an entire field to the rising stars who will redefine the way we think about business, The Harvard Business Review Paperback Series delivers the fundamental information today's professionals need to stay competitive in a fast-moving world.From managing diversity to exploring alternative workplaces to debunking myths about compensation, the topics covered in this collection address how to build organizations with judicious and effective systems for managing people. A Harvard Business Review Paperback.

Author Notes

Chris Argyris was born in 1923. He holds an A.B in psychology from Clark University, an M.A. in psychology and economics from Kansas University, and a Ph.D in organizational behavior from Cornell University. He has taught at Yale University and at Harvard, where he currently is the James Bryand Conent professor in the graduate schools of business administration and education.

Argyris has written more than 20 books that aspire to enable readers to create organizations and deal with management and the changing face of the corporate world. Organizational Learning II : Theory, Method and Practice, Overcoming Organizational Defenses, and Integrating the Individual and the Organization are a few of his more notable titles.

(Bowker Author Biography)

Table of Contents

1 What Holds the Modern Company Together?Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones
2 Pygmalion in ManagementJ. Sterling Livingston
3 Six Dangerous Myths About PayJeffrey Pfeffer
4 Empowerment: The Emperor's New ClothesChris Argyris
5 Making Differences Matter: A New Paradigm for Managing DiversityDavid A. Thomas and Robin J. Ely
6 The Alternative Workplace: Changing Where and How People WorkMahlon Apgar, IV
7 The Set-Up-To-Fail SyndromeJean-François Manzoni and Jean-Louis Barsoux
8 The Necessary Art of PersuasionJay A. Conger
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