Mary Ann Von Glinow, Nirmal Sethia, and Steven Kerr argue that the telecommunications industry is in the throes of revolutionary changes. The new business environment has critically transformed the role and greatly enlarged the responsibilities of the procurement function in the industry.
Research and Insights Archive
Research and Insights from the Center for Effective Organizations
Integrity in Effective Leadership
Steven Kerr states that upon being invited to a symposium on executive integrity and asked to speak on integrity in effective leadership, his initial thought was that the nomination made a good deal of sense.
Organizational Outcomes of Creativity
Mary Ann Glinow and Steven Kerr state that it is an assumption not an established fact, that “creative individuals and organizations” are more productive in terms
of commonly used financial and productivity criteria, and once an individual has become “creative,” the firm will benefit.
Making MBO Effective
This article by Steven Kerr (USC) maintains that many, perhaps most, approaches to MBO (Management by Objectives) contain logical inconsistencies and make assumptions that are contrary to what is know about people and about organizations.