Management by Values: A Case Study
- High Tech Employees and Administrative Systems of Their Own Invention. McKenna, Jack F. // Academy of Management Proceedings (00650668);1983, p128
The following is a case analysis of an Organizational Development Invention designed to reduce the reliance of the case organization's management on an "administrative system." The intervention process followed a modified action-research model and clearly met its original change objective.
- A Model for the Effective Management of Joint Ventures: A Case Study Approach. Rod, Michel // International Journal of Management;Apr2009, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p3
Through use of a case study I illustrate the major issues that need to be addressed in joint venture development and management. It is both a retrospective and introspective analysis of the creation and first years' operations of a joint venture in which I was involved between a healthcare...
- IMPLEMENTATION - THE GUTS OF MBO. McConkey, Dale D. // SAM Advanced Management Journal (00360805);Summer72, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p13
Deals with the adoption of management by objectives (MBO) by companies. Reasons behind the failure of MBO in some companies; Preparations for MBO; Approaches to the implementation of MBO; Tips on seeking outside assistance for MBO implementation.
- STRATEGY MEETS REALITY. Wheatley, Malcolm // PM Network;Jun2007, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p36
The article offers tips on how to measure the alignment of project portfolios and strategic objectives.
- Management by objectives revisited. Villareal, John J. // Advanced Management Journal (03621863);Spring74, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p28
Focuses on management by objectives (MBO) in complex business organizations. Features of the MBO theory; Approaches to congruency between organizational and individual goals under the MBO theory; Implementation plan that could help eliminate the troubles associated with MBO.
- Team Alignment. Ayers, Keith // Leadership Excellence;Mar2009, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p14
The author stresses the importance of team alignment to a business. He discusses the three essential components of team alignment, namely purpose, values and vision. Also mentioned are obstacles to alignment, including self-interest. He suggests things that U.S. President Barack Obama must do to...
- Total Quality Management Systems in the Hellenic Public Administration: A Case Study on the Common Assessment Framework Application. Irene, Tsimboukidou; Panagiota, Dionysopoulou; John, Mylonakis // Public Administration Research;Nov2013, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p124
The application of the Quality Management System in the Public Sector requires established objectives and continuous improvement aimed at citizens' satisfaction. Therefore, more empirical evidence is needed to meet citizens' requirements. The main quality tools used are: Management by...
- First Federal Streamlines Its Core. Kite, Shane // Bank Technology News;Jan2012, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p27
The article presents a case study of First Federal of Bucks County in Pennsylvania regarding its plan to integrate a core system with modern architecture and intuitive interface. It provides a detailed account on the swapping of the platform controlled via command lines for one with...
- Micromanagers, Unite! Hanft, Adam // Inc.;Dec2004, Vol. 26 Issue 13, p128
Focuses on the micromanagement of businesses in the U.S. Definition of micromanagement; Significance of micromangement to businesses; Perception of employees on micromanagers.