Productive Conflict Has Value
- CONFUCIAN VALUES AND CONFLICT BEHAVIOR OF ASIAN MANAGERS: A COMPARISON OF TWO COUNTRIES. Chiu, Randy K.; Wong, May M.; Kosinski, Frederick A. // Social Behavior & Personality: An International Journal;1998, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p11
It has been speculated that is conflict behaviors of Chinese and Japanese managers are more or less the same since both cultures are considered as collectivistic and high-contextual; and they inherit Confucian teachings as the cornerstone of their social and moral codes. The purposes of this...
- Checkout Time, Starwood CEO? Sellers, Patricia // Fortune;4/3/2000, Vol. 141 Issue 7, p20
The article reports on the conflict of executives of Starwood Hotels with the company's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Barry Sternlicht in the U.S. According to the author, the senior vice president and other executives of Starwood have left the company because of Sternlicht's attitude and the...
- Interests of Senior and Junior Public Administrators. Strong Jr., Edward K. // Journal of Applied Psychology;Feb46, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p55
The article focuses on the study which aims to determine the difference between junior and senior public administrators as far as their interests are concerned. To test, the Committee on Public Administration of the Social Science Research Council assessed the 550 Vocational Interest Blanks...
- A COMPARISON AND ANALYSIS OF GERMAN AND UNITED STATES MANAGERIAL ATTITUDES TOWARD THE LEGITIMACY OF ORGANIZATIONAL INFLUENCE. Bedeian, Arthur G. // Academy of Management Journal;Dec1975, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p897
The article presents a study which focuses on the problems of cross-cultural industrial conflict by attempting to identify areas of high and low influence legitimacy in a cross-cultural study of German and United States managers. The methodology of the study and some variables affect the...
- An Assessment of the Concept of Decision Support Systems as Viewed by Senior-Level Executives. Alavi, Maryam // MIS Quarterly;Dec1982, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p1
This article describes a study performed to (1) investigate senior executives' perceptions of decision support systems concepts, and (2) identify executives' needs and desired benefits related to decision support systems. A series of indepth interviews was conducted with senior-level industrial...
- The Meaning of Work and the Middle Manager. Bowman, James S. // California Management Review;Spring77, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p63
In the context of the continuing controversy over work in modern life, this article attempts to gain a clearer understanding of the meaning of work for one key stratum of society: middle managers. The evidence from a variety of studies is reviewed to shed light on the views of these persons, who...
- How to stay calm during conflicts. Seidman, Ellen R. // Redbook;Sep94, Vol. 183 Issue 5, p45
Provides tips on how to stay calm during conflicts and tense situations. Tactics used by traffic ticket officers.
- Think ahead, act early to avoid conflicts. // Same-Day Surgery;Jan2010, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p10
The article focuses on the preparation towards potential co-defendant conflicts in the U.S.
- The Effects of Conflict on Fertility in Rwanda. Schindler, Kati; Brück, Tilman // DIW Economic Bulletin;2011, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p23
An overview of the article "The Effects of Conflict on Fertility in Rwanda," by Kati Schindler and Tilman BrÃ¼ck is presented.