Effective management

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What does this task involve? 
Read 3 articles (or book chapters) on a topic or issue in Management and prepare an annotated bibliography (word limit: 200 words each article) 

The annotated bibliography should include: 
a) Full reference details for the article 
b) A summary of the main points/arguments presented in the article (1 paragraph) 
c) Your evaluation of the article - i.e. strengths/weaknesses (1 paragraph) 

Topic: Effective management - What makes a good manager? 

Possible areas of investigation: 
• Social responsibility and ethics in management 
• Globalisation and management 
• Using Information technology and communication (ICT) 
• Leading in organizations 
• Managerial decision making 
• Managing a diverse team 
• Dealing with Problems 
• Other as agreed with teacher  What resources can I use? 
The materials handed out in class are valuable resources, as are the texts and resources listed below: 

The Management profession 
Barker, R. (2010, July-August). No, management is not a profession. Harvard Business Review, 52-60. 
Khurana, R. & Nohria, N. (2008, October) It's time to make management a true profession. Harvard Business Review,70-77. 

Globalisation and management 
Bartlett, C. & Ghoshal, S. (2003, August). What is a global manager? Harvard Business Review, 101-108. 
Meyer, K. (2006). Globalfocusing: From domestic conglomerates to global specialists. Journal of Management Studies, 43(5), 1109-1144. 
Townsend, P. & Carins, L. (2003). Developing the global manager using a capability framework. Management Learning, 34(3), 313-327. 

Social responsibility and ethics 
Anonymous (2010, July-August). Where does a company's responsibility end? Harvard Business Review, 18-19. 
Jackson, T. (2000). Management ethics and corporate policy: A cross-cultural comparison. Journal of Management Studies, 37(3), 349-369. 
Ringbeck, J. (2010, Autumn). Destination: Green Tourism. Strategy + Business, 60. 
Schminke, M., Wells, D., Peyrefitte, J., & Sebora, T. (2002). Leadership and ethics in work groups: A longitudinal assessment. Group & Organization Management, 27(2), 272-293. 
Swartz, J. (2010). Timberland's CEO on standing up to 65,000 angry activists. Harvard Business Review, September, 39-43. 

Decision making & leadership 
Cappelli, P., Singh, H., Singh, J., & Useem, M. (2010, March). Leadership lessons from India. Harvard Business Review, 90-97. 
Davenport, T.H. (2009, November). Make better decisions. Harvard Business Review, 117-123. 
Ekaterini, G. (2010). The impact of leadership styles on four variables of executives workforce. International Journal of Business and management, 5(6), 3-16. 
Lee, P., Gillespie, N., Mann, L., & Wearing, A. (2010). Leadership and trust: The effect on knowledge sharing and team performance. Management Learning, 41(4), 473-491. 
Nayar, V. (2010, June). A Maverick CEO explains how he persuaded his team to leap into the future. Harvard Business Review, 110-113. 
Roberto, M.A. (2004). Strategic decision-making processe.s. Group & Organization Management, 29 (4), 625-657. 
Schminke, M., Wells, D., Peyrefitte, J., & Sebora, T. (2002). Leadership and ethics in work groups: A longitudinal assessment. Group & Organization Management, 27(2), 272-293. 
Wageman, R., & Nunes, D. (2010). Deciding how to decide, Chief Executive.net, URL:https://www.chiefexecutive.net/sc/leadership/articles/deciding_how_to_decide/ 

Abhishek, M., Kleiner, A., & Geller. L. (2010, Autumn). A Gandhian Approach to R&D. Strategy + Business, 60. 
Hamel,G. (2006, February) The why, what and how of innovation. Harvard Business Review, 72-84. 
Kleiner, A., & Segal, V. (2010, October). The CEO of HCL Technologies. Strategy + Business, 62. 
Lafley, A.G. (2008, Autumn).P&G's innovation culture. Strategy+Business, 52. 
Lawler, E. (2008, Summer) The Talent Lie. Strategy+Business, 51. 

Diversity & Organisational Culture 
Bowen, F., & Blackmore, K. (2003). Spirals of silence: the dynamic effects of diversity on organisational voice. Journal of Management Studies, 40(6), 1393-1415. 
Brandes, P., Dhatwadkar, R., & Wheatley, K. (2004). Social exchanges within organizations and work outcomes: The importance of local and global relationships. Group & Organization Management, 29(3), 276-301. 
Henry, O. (2009). Organisational conflict and its effects on organisational performance. Research Journal of Business Management, 2(1), 16-24. 
Richards, D. (2010, Autumn). At Zappos Culture Pays. Strategy + Business, 60. 
Twenge, J.M., Campbell, S.M., Hoffman, B.J., & Lance, C.E. (2010). Generational differences in work values: leisure and extrinsic values increasing, social and intrinsic values decreasing. Journal of Management, 36(5) 1117-1142. 

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