The New Leadership Paradigm: Social Learning and Cognition in Organizations / Edition 1

The New Leadership Paradigm: Social Learning and Cognition in Organizations / Edition 1

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by Henry P. Sims, Peter Lorenzi
     
 

The focus of this important book is leadership - the dynamic relationship between managers and employees. Sims and Lorenzi show how the concepts of reinforcement, goal setting, social learning and social cognition can be applied by managers on a day-to-day basis. Numerous case studies and on-the-job examples are cited and these serve to reinforce the theoretical

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The focus of this important book is leadership - the dynamic relationship between managers and employees. Sims and Lorenzi show how the concepts of reinforcement, goal setting, social learning and social cognition can be applied by managers on a day-to-day basis. Numerous case studies and on-the-job examples are cited and these serve to reinforce the theoretical discoveries presented by the authors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803942981
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/11/1991
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION
Historical Foundations - Social Learning and Cognition
PART TWO: REINFORCEMENT THEORY IN ORGANIZATIONS
Behavior, Performance and Contingencies
Positive Management
Aversive Management
Organizational Behavior Management
PART THREE: GOAL THEORY IN ORGANIZATIONS
Goal Setting
PART FOUR: SOCIAL COGNITIVE THEORY IN ORGANIZATIONS
Modeling
Self-Efficacy
Self-Management
Self-Managing Teams
PART FIVE: SOCIAL COGNITION THEORY IN ORGANIZATIONS
Attribution
Schema and Categories
PART SIX: TOWARD NEW PARADIGM LEADERSHIP
The Ethics of Managing Performance
Leadership
Where Social Learning and Cognition Come Together

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