1. In what ways is perception an active rather than a passive process? 2. Why are good theories about reality a necessary prerequisite to accurate perceptions of reality? 3. Which of the following statements is more defensible, given the view of perception developed in this chapter: “A little knowledge is […]
Read the Meetings Up Down Under story in The Heart of Change. Write a summary focused on the following questions: What critical issues need to be resolved before an organization can move forward in a change effort? What key guiding teams should be mobilized to drive the other teams? What […]
Find two newspaper ads for management or executive positions. What leadership competencies are mentioned in these ads? If you were on the selection panel, what methods would you use to identify these competencies in job applicants?
Problems with Job-Based Pay Structures 1.reinforces top-down decision making as well as status differentials. 2.bureaucracy, time and cost required to generate and update job descriptions can become a barrier to change. 3.job-based structure may not reward desired behaviours, where the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed yesterday may not be helpful […]