Organizational Development

  1. In a meta-analysis of 46 studies of telecommuting, involving over 12,000 employees, Gajedran and Harrison of Pennsylvania State University concluded that existing research generally supports the well-publicized claims that telecommuting is good for employers and employees alike. However, “telecommuting intensity”, or the extent of scheduled time that employees spend doing tasks away from a central work location, can play a role in the impact of...
  2. In recent years, employers have paid increasing attention to their employees’ struggle to balance work and family responsibilities. Often, this effort has taken the form of providing more family-friendly benefits and policies. However, it now seems that work redesign may be one tool available to employers. Valcour’s study of service employees and their work-family satisfaction concluded that, while the more hours a person works, the less...
  3. There is a widely held belief, among both entrepreneurs and researchers, that the world of entrepreneurship is best navigated by instinct, not careful, elaborate planning. However, Frese and his colleagues at Justus-Liebig-University, in Giessen, Germany, would disagree. As it turns out, “elaborate and proactive planning” is significantly related to entrepreneurial success.
  4. These posts reference research addressing the role of sex-based types (or stereotypes) in the lives of organizations and the people in those organizations.
  5. Behind the hyperlinks listed below, you'll find blogs addressing organizational research that has implications for the "All States" dimension of Integral Theory. Blogs that clearly fit into any one of the states will be found behind the hyperlink bearing that state's name, while blogs that consciously cross state boundaries will be found behind the hyperlink named "Integral".
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  6. Behind the hyperlinks listed below, you'll find blogs addressing organizational research that has implications for the "All Types" dimension of Integral Theory. Blogs that clearly fit into any one of the types will be found behind the hyperlink bearing that type's name, while blogs that consciously cross type boundaries will be found behind the hyperlink named "Integral".
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  7. Behind the hyperlinks listed below, you'll find blogs addressing organizational research that has implications for the "All Lines" dimension of Integral Theory. Blogs that clearly fit into any one of the lines will be found behind the hyperlink bearing that line's name, while blogs that consciously cross line boundaries will be found behind the hyperlink named "Integral".
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  8. Behind the hyperlinks listed below, you'll find blogs addressing organizational research that has implications for the "All Levels" dimension of Integral Theory. Blogs that clearly fit into any of the levels will be found behind the hyperlink bearing that level's name, while blogs that consciously cross level boundaries will be found behind the hyperlink named "Integral".
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  9. These blogs highlight research that point to an integration across quadrant boundaries of the "All-Quadrant" dimension of Integral Theory.
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  10. These blogs highlight research that focus on the "systemic" quadrant of the "All-Quadrant" dimension of Integral Theory.
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