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|Servant Leadership: Research and Practice
Raj Selladurai, Shawn Carraher.
Leaders represent a necessary part of any organizational structure, and leadership styles can vary greatly between individuals. Servant leadership is one such leadership style which is helping individuals guide and encourage others within their organization.
Servant Leadership: Research and Practice...
Professional Advancements and Management Trends in the IT Sector
While a typical project manager’s responsibility and accountability are both limited to a project with a clear start and end date, IT managers are responsible for an ongoing, ever-changing process for which they must adapt and evolve to stay updated, dependable, and secure in their field. Professional...
Distributed Team Collaboration in Organizations: Emerging Tools and Practices
Kathy L. Milhauser.
Distributed teams are becoming more common as organizations use new technologies to span across geographic boundaries. Distributed Team Collaboration in Organizations: Emerging Tools and Practices summarizes the challenges inherent in leading distributed teams and explores practices that are emerging...
Electronic Monitoring in the Workplace: Controversies and Solutions
The use of new technologies, coupled with the fact that there is an increasing amount of work being done on-line, whether on the Internet, intranets, LANs or other networks, has made extensive employee monitoring by employers inexpensive and easy. Employers have legitimate concerns about the efficiency...
Internet-Based Workplace Communications: Industry and Academic Applications
Kirk St.Amant, Pavel Zemliansky.
Internet-Based Workplace Communications: Industry and Academic Applications examines the different ways in which online media are becoming a part of and affecting educational and professional writing practices. By overvieiwng how Internet-based technologies affect the communication process, this timely...
Managing IT Skills Portfolios: Planning, Acquisition and Performance Evaluation
Makoto Nakayama, Norma Sutcliffe.
Managing for IT skills is never easy at the firm level. Technologies change constantly and rapidly. The supply and demand of IT skills fluctuate. Firms do not have commonly recognized frameworks to manage IT skills of their workforce. A consistent taxonomy of IT skills is underdeveloped and used...
Working Virtually: Challenges of Virtual Teams
Robert Jones, Rob Oyung, Lise Shade Pace.
Virtual teams have been used to leverage scarce and distributed resources for many years. Expense reductions, health epidemics, air travel safety, and complex supply chains have only intensified this need. General best practices for leading and participating in virtual teams are well known but why are...
Personal Web Usage in the Workplace: A Guide to Effective Human Resources Management
Murugan Anandarajan, Claire A. Simmers.
An important aspect of managing human capital in the 21st century workplace is managing the interface between humans and information technology, particularly the World Wide Web. The Web has changed not only how and where business is conducted, but also how and where work is done. Personal web usage has...
Managing Web Usage in the Workplace: A Social, Ethical and Legal Perspective
Murugan Anandarajan, Claire A. Simmers.
The nature of the Internet is dramatically revolutionizing the manner in which organizations and individuals alike acquire and distribute information. Unfortunately, the problem of web abuse has developed in kind. This interesting new book includes chapters that embrace a wide array of Internet abuse...
Telecommuting and Virtual Offices: Issues and Opportunities
Telecommuting by any name-telework, mobile work, home offices, virtual employees or telematics-is one of the most intriguing and least understood results of advances in portable computing. Employees and communities are eager to embrace it and the media reports about it cite it as a perk with the power...