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The objective of this paper is to build further on our understanding of union effects by examining
what unions do to managerial practice in the workplace. Unions can be an instrument of social
change but even when they play a larger role in society, their core activity remains foc...
Academy of Management Review 2006, Vol. 31, No. 2, 256–269.
2005 Presidential Address
IS THERE SUCH A THING AS “EVIDENCEBASED MANAGEMENT”?
DENISE M. ROUSSEAU Carnegie Mellon University
I explore the promise organization research offers for improved management practice and how, at prese...
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN A SMALL FIRM PERSPECTIVE
It has become apparent that, in the previous few years, public awareness and governmental conduct to encourage Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has ceased concentrating solely on multinational enterprises and, presentl...
Tourism in Post-Crisis is Tourism in Pre-Crisis: A Review of the Literature on Crisis Management in Tourism
Dr Christof Pforr
Curtin University of Technology
School of Management
Working Paper Series
Tourism in Post-Crisis is Tourism in Pre-Crisis:
A Review of the Literature on...
Theodore Levitt, writing in 1983, is often credited with describing economic globalization as it is currently understood today. His original article was subject to a HBS Colloquium in 2003; the area of particular interest being the dissolution of national and regional preference, a...
Emergency Management and the New Terrorism Threat
The focus of emergency management in the United States has evolved over time as new risks were identified and methods for dealing with these risks were developed. In the early part of the 20th century, ad hoc responses to catastrophic disasters a...
A School Social Worker plays a major role in developing a student as a complete person. "School Social Workers provide a vital link among the school, home and community" (www.sswaa.org/about/career, retrieved 10/17/05). Nationwide school districts are now beginning to realize that a social worker i...
Medical Social Work
Through reading the text book and listening to the information given by the speaker in class, it has become very clear that social workers play a significant role in the medical field. Specifically, social work is of particular importance when working with families where a ser...
Workflow Management is the automation of work and business process. It is adopted to streamline existing business procedures, but it is often implemented as a core element of business reengineering activities as it changes the way of working. It's most popular in labour intens...
An Aboriginal Approach to Social Work
Before I begin I would like to share an Aboriginal quote:
"The Circle has healing power. In the Circle, we are all equal. When in the Circle, no one is in front of you. No one is behind you. No one is above you. No one is below you. The Sacred C...
Allio, Robert J. (2005). Teaching versus learning Management Decision, Vol. 43, Issue: 7-8 pp. 1071-1077
The purpose of the article is to elucidate the limitations of contemporary approaches to developing leaders to present alternative approaches.
One major issue that faces older adults is mental health. This issue is explored in the context of the Catholic Charities Services of Cuyahoga County, particularly the department of Older Adult Services. Information used for this exploration of the service system of the Catholic Charities Services w...
To many people the relationship between psychoanalysis and social working are obvious but many are still confused. The influence of Psychology in Social work is that psychology is the study of mental processes and behavior, and also deals with human activity, including issues related to daily life,...
Altruism, Opportunism and Points in Between
Trends and Practices in Corporate Social Responsibility
By Mark Schacter
(with Elder C. Marques) Institute On Governance Ottawa, Canada http://www.iog.ca This report was made possible by the support of the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia...
Historical Trends in Emergency Management
Early History – 1800-1950
In 1803, a Congressional Act was passed to provide financial assistance to a New Hampshire town devastated by fire. This is the first example of Federal government involvement in a local disaster.
During the 1930’s t...
Business Studies Notes
Topic 1 – Business Management and Change
The Nature of Management
The importance of Effective Management
* Management = process of coordinating and integrating work activities in order to achieve goals and objectives of the business.
Enterprise / Operational Risk Management
IT Audit Manager City National Bank California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Enterprise risk management (ERM) is a relatively new discipline that focuses on identifying, analyzing, monitoring, and controlling all major risk classes (e.g., credit,...