Archive for May, 2009

The Road to Davy’s Bar

May 20, 2009 0 Comments
The Road to Davy’s Bar

In an earlier blog post I shared a quote from Charles Handy about sensible organizational behavior that I just love. I promised I would share his parable of change called The Road to Davy’s Bar. It’s a long quote, but I hope you find it as useful as I do. The Wicklow Mountains lie just [...]

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What do you profess?

May 19, 2009 2 Comments
What do you profess?

Yesterday I talked about the things that I “profess” when I teach organizational behavior. These things I profess represent my core beliefs about the practice of my profession, which I see as developing future leaders and managers. To be honest, even though I have professed these things for years, yesterday was the first time I [...]

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My bottom line

May 18, 2009 4 Comments
My bottom line

Tonight is the first meeting of another 3 week course in organizational behavior. Even though this is my bread-and-butter course, I only get to teach it in the summer because of my other teaching obligations. But I LOVE this course because students are continuously surprised about the power and relevance of the material. There are [...]

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Sensible organizational behavior

May 15, 2009 0 Comments
Sensible organizational behavior

Do you highlight or underline a book when you read? I often do. I highlight things that jump out at me or for whatever reasons really make an impression on me. I find it fascinating to look back through a book I read years ago and see what I highlighted (ok, I am a nerd). [...]

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