Research Handbook on Organizational Resilience

October 9, 2020

By: Brianna Caza, Edward H. Powley, Arran Caza


This Research Handbook identifies how resilience has evolved as a critical theoretical concept in the organizational sciences. International resilience scholars conceptualize and explore the various ways resilience can be embedded in theory and practice, offering new and updated perspectives on the importance of resilience in multiple contexts. Sections cover the nature of resilience at employee, […]

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Strategy, Law, and Ethics for Business Decisions

May 28, 2020

By: George J. Siedel, Christine Ladwig

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Based on a model used in the Harvard Business School course on leadership, the three key elements of decision making (the Three Pillars) are strategy, law, and ethics. This book shows students how to use the Three Pillars to make successful business decisions that manage risk (the Law Pillar) and create value (the Strategy Pillar) […]

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Positive Organizational Behaviour: A Reflective Approach

May 6, 2020

By: Ace Simpson, Miguel Pina e Cunha, Arménio Rego, Stewart Clegg

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Positive Organizational Behaviour: A Reflective Approach introduces the most recent theoretical and empirical insights on positive organizational practices, addressing emerging topics such as resilience, job crafting, responsible leadership and mindfulness. Other books on positive approaches tend to gloss over the limitations of the positive agenda, but this textbook is unique in taking a reflective approach, […]

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Joy at Work: Organizing Your Professional Life

May 1, 2020

By: Scott Sonenshein, Marie Kondo

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The workplace is a magnet for clutter and mess. Who hasn’t felt drained by wasteful meetings, disorganized papers, endless emails, and unnecessary tasks? These are the modern-day hazards of working, and they can slowly drain the joy from work, limit our chances of career progress, and undermine our well-being. There is another way. In Joy […]

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All You Have to Do Is Ask: How to Master the Most Important Skill for Success

December 24, 2019

By: Wayne Baker

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All You Have to Do Is Ask: How to Master the Most Important Skill for Success In All You Have to Do Is Ask: How to Master the Most Important Skill for Success (Currency/Random House; January 14, 2020), Wayne Baker deconstructs the art of making strategic asks in order to achieve your career objectives, grow […]

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Race, Work and Leadership: New Perspectives on the Black Experience

October 10, 2019

By: Laura Morgan Roberts, Anthony J. Mayo, David A. Thomas

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Rethinking How to Build Inclusive Organizations Race, Work, and Leadership is a rare and important compilation of essays that examines how race matters in people’s experience of work and leadership. What does it mean to be black in corporate America today? How are racial dynamics in organizations changing? How do we build inclusive organizations? Inspired […]

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The Economics of Higher Purpose: Eight Counterintuitive Steps for Creating a Purpose-Driven Organization

October 1, 2019

By: Robert E. Quinn, Anjan Thakor

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Two distinguished scholars offer eight steps to help organizations discover and embrace an authentic higher purpose – something that will dramatically improve every aspect of any enterprise, including the bottom line. What does a lofty notion like purpose have to do with business basics like the bottom line? Robert E. Quinn and Anjan J. Thakor […]

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The Strength Switch: How The New Science of Strength-Based Parenting Can Help Your Child and Your Teen to Flourish

July 11, 2017

By: Lea Waters

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Unlock your children’s potential by helping them build their strengths. This game-changing book shows us the extraordinary results of focusing on our children’s strengths rather than always trying to correct their weaknesses. Most parents struggle with this shift because they suffer from a negativity bias, thanks to evolutionary development, giving them “strengths-blindness.” By showing us […]

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Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy

April 24, 2017

By: Adam Grant, Sheryl Sandberg

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After the sudden death of her husband, Sheryl Sandberg felt certain that she and her children would never feel pure joy again. “I was in ‘the void,’” she writes, “a vast emptiness that fills your heart and lungs and restricts your ability to think or even breathe.” Her friend Adam Grant, a psychologist at Wharton, […]

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Awakening Compassion at Work: The Quiet Power That Elevates People and Organizations

February 20, 2017

By: Jane Dutton, Monica Worline

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Compassion Architects Video #2 – The Ripple Metaphor from Monica Worline on Vimeo. Suffering in the workplace can rob our colleagues and coworkers of humanity, dignity, and motivation and is an unrecognized and costly drain on organizational potential. Marshaling evidence from two decades of field research, scholars and consultants Monica Worline and Jane Dutton show […]

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Stretch: Unlock the Power of Less – and Achieve More Than You Ever Imagined

February 7, 2017

By: Scott Sonenshein

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A groundbreaking approach to succeeding in business and life, using the science of resourcefulness. We often think the key to success and satisfaction is to get more: more money, time, and possessions; bigger budgets, job titles, and teams; and additional resources for our professional and personal goals. It turns out we’re wrong. Using captivating stories […]

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#epicenter: heart matters

November 10, 2016

By: Laura Morgan Roberts


#epicenter, inspired by the results of the U.S.A. November 2016 elections, channels pain and struggle laced with hope and courage. Dr. Laura Morgan Roberts, organizational psychologist, infuses her poetry with global experiences of diversity and leadership. Her words paint images of the timeless quest for inclusion, justice and social transformation among silenced and marginalized voices. […]

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