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Author Hogan, Joyce ♦ Hogan, Robert ♦ Kaiser, Robert B. ♦ Devries, Kaplan
Source CiteSeerX
Content type Text
Publisher American Psychological Association
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Hogan Assessment Systems ♦ Vast Body ♦ Personality Assessment ♦ Strange Mixture ♦ Van Reenen ♦ Related Topic ♦ Romantic Idealism ♦ Organizational Performance ♦ Many People ♦ Management Derailment ♦ Different Conclusion ♦ Business People ♦ Modern Study ♦ Talent Shortage ♦ Actionable Finding ♦ Leadership Literature ♦ Whole Subject
Description The vast body of research on the closely related topics of management and leadership accumulated over the past 100 years leads to two very different conclusions. On the one hand, many people believe that the effort has largely been wasted. For example, Hamel (2008) argues that the modern study of management is stagnant and out of date, and Khurana (2008) argues that attempts to create a science of management have failed. In an effort to provide guidance to practitioners, Kramer (2008, p. 26) reviews the leadership literature and concludes that it is “…a strange mixture of alchemy, romantic idealism, and reason”, and concludes that the lack of consistent, actionable findings prompts some business people “…to wash their hands of the whole subject, talent shortage or no talent shortage.” Other reviewers believe that there are recognized principles of management that can be used to enhance organizational performance (cf. Fayol, 1949). For instance, Bloom and Van Reenen (2007), two economists, studied the performance of 732 manufacturing
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Institution In S. Zedeck (Ed.), (in press). American Psychological Association handbook of industrial and organizational psychology