Psychology From a Cultural Perspective This concise, unique book challenges many of the "truths" presented in mainstream, introductory treatments of psychology. Matsumoto, extracting some of the most important and compelling findings in the cross-cultural literature, goes beyond the ordinary to reveal how culture has an impact on society, behavior, and expression.
Peter Drucker is born, writes first book. But the prolific year-old author 36 books and counting! His work has provided a blueprint for the modern corporation, from human resources to research and development to finance to manufacturing.
Inspired by the rise of the Industrial Age, Taylor encourages managers to think of their employees as specialized, replaceable components. By studying work methods and directing people more precisely, bosses could "secure the maximum prosperity for the employer, coupled with the maximum prosperity for each employee.
Sloan becomes president of General Motors and creates a decentralized bureaucracy that will help make GM the leading car and truck manufacturer in the world.
Instead of controlling his entire organization, Sloan--gasp! Division leaders become responsible for meeting revenue and profit expectations, and are subject to price controls and budgets meted out by a central executive committee.
They find that Taylor was wrong: Workers aren't just machines who are motivated only by wages. They are people whose emotional needs must be addressed.
The role of the authoritarian leader is downplayed; instead, group decision-making becomes the norm. The Human Relations Movement is born.
Their supervisory style, "Management by Wandering Around," encourages bosses to leave their offices and chat with their employees. They're discouraged from starting conversations with "So, I was enjoying some foie gras on my yacht the other day Edwards Deming, a consultant and former statistician for the U.
Census Bureau, gives his first lecture to the Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers, preaching the concept of "quality management. Profit comes from repeat customers, so every person in a company should be focused on making the highest-quality product possible, not meeting management-mandated sales quotas; any resemblance to the old top-down management structure should be abolished.
Japanese businesses quickly adopt his tenets, but it takes the U. Chrysler's Lee Iacocca publishes Iacocca: An Autobiography, introducing the age of the celebrity CEO. Suddenly it's not enough for businesspeople to be rich and powerful; they've got to be famous too.
But during the next decade the philosophy of "servant leadership," which he created in the s --stating that the main role of a leader isn't to single-handedly pursue some higher goal, but to act as a servant who keeps his employees happy--catches on. Your employees do more work, and you get credit for being a modest, empathetic boss?
Daniel Pink publishes Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself, arguing that workers no longer need companies to employ them.
A year or two later that proves to be a good thing when many of his readers are pink-slipped.Updated world stock indexes. Get an overview of major world indexes, current values and stock market data.
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