Free Essays on Mcshane

  1. Kung Fu Panda

    lives in a peaceful and loving village which is threatened when rumors circulate about the escape of the vicious snow leopard villain Tai Ling (Ian McShane). Kung-fu masters of the Jade Palace immediately announce the need to fulfill the ancient prophecy and select a Dragon Warrior. Naturally, the top...

  2. The Homecoming

    in London, the turf war reigns supreme. Here we have a large home in unfashionable North London, inhabited by four men: Max (brilliant played by McShane), the aging aggressive patriarch; his weaker brother Sam, the chauffer; and Max’s sons, Lenny (in a stinging rendition by Raul Esparza), the procurer;...

  3. KungFu Panda Movie Review

    figure after some hit movies like Tootsie, Hook, Finding Neverland, and Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium. The last but not least main character is Ian McShane. He plays the misunderstood Tai Lung who is very angry for not being chosen to become the dragon warrior and is the main antagonist of the movie. ...

  4. Organizational Behaviour

    subsequently turned into outputs such as products, services, employee behaviours, profits/ losses, and waste/ pollution (McShane & Steen, 2009, p. 4). According to the open systems theory (McShane & Steen, 2009, p. 4), the organization Napanee Beer Company’s internal subsystems were not operating efficiently...

  5. Different Types of Organizational Structure

    organizations are going to operate the same. By definition, “organizations are groups of people who are working interdependently toward some purpose.” (McShane, 2013) pg. 4. Knowing that all people have a different genetic makeup and that organizations are made up of groups of people, it is not had to believe...

  6. External Environment

    consists of more than two members associating and interacting with one another sharing the same goals and having the same mission to accomplish it (McShane & Travaglione 2007, p.266). Therefore in this case, students taking Organization and Management as a unit ended up in tutorial group each consisting...

  7. Global Solutions

    behavior” (Glinow & McShane, 2005, p.52). Global Communication has to realize this potential issue with an action satisfactorily and noticeably to employees. “Satisfied employees have a favorable evaluation of their job, based on their observations and emotional experiences” (Glinow & McShane, 2005, p.53). ...

  8. Identifying Two Client Bases

    issues. “Ethics refers to the study of moral principles or values that determine whether actions are right or wrong and outcomes are good or bad” (McShane & Von Glinow, 2004, p. 16). Intersect Investments is experiencing a large turnover rate in customers and employees. Frank Jeffers, CEO, recently had...

  9. Home Depot and Radio Shack

    employee morale and plummeting stock prices. Despite shortfalls in revenues, The Home Depot has built a high level of organizational commitment (McShane & Glinow, 2005) by providing incentives, rewards and bonuses even through the tough times (Datamonitor, p. 20). Radio Shack also faced plummeting...

  10. Gene One: Benchmarking

    management and Board of Gene One discussed the need to manage conflict by having qualified leaders at the top, even if that meant rebuilding the company. McShane and Von-Glinow (2005) define conflict management as “Interventions that alter the level and form of conflict in ways that maximize its benefits and...

  11. Intersect Investments: Problem Solution

    break old habits and learn new skills,” (McShane & Von Glinow, 2004, p. 506). Employees resist change for many reasons. “They include direct costs, saving face, fear of the unknown, breaking routines, incongruent systems, and incongruent team dynamics,” (McShane & Von Glinow, 2004, p. 506). If the real...

  12. Problem Solution Global Communications

    calling features and complete communications solutions including tv, internet and wireless access. Companies that do not employ strategic choice (McShane - Von-Glinow, 2004, pp. 468) will find themselves in a simular situation to Global Communications. A Situation where they will have to employ drastic...

  13. The Shipping Industry Accounting Team: Communication and Team Issues

    communication, it results in a process loss, “resources (including time and energy) expended toward team development and maintenance rather than the task” (McShane & Von Glinow, 2013, p. 229). If process loss cannot be resolved, conflict arises between the team members resulting in task failure. One case will...

  14. The Volatile Climate

    as the equity principle. According to this principle, outcomes should be proportional to the individual’s (or group’s or organization’s) inputs,” (McShane & Von Glinow, 2005, p. 158). Intersect Investment’s employees have a problem with job satisfaction that translates into performance. Large portions...

  15. Critical Analysis of Leadership Solutions

    values, and beliefs governing the way employees within an organization think about and act on problems and opportunities with in a company structure (McShane,S. & Von Gllnow, M. 2005). Overall the organizational culture of Good Sport is an integrative culture. The objective in an integrative culture is to...

  16. Leadership and Problem Solving Processes

    leadership. Leadership is in part defined by the process of identifying opportunities and solving problems (University of Phoenix, 2006). However, McShane and Von-Glinow (2005) provide a more intensive definition by stating, “leadership is the ability to influence, motivate, and enable others to contribute...

  17. Leading Change in the Fitness Industry

    Structure is “the division of labor and the patterns of coordination, communication, work flow, and formal power that direct organizational activities” (McShane & Von Glisow, 2004, p. 446). Good Sport’s organizational structure is a hierarchal based. The construction consists of the executive, the middle, and...

  18. Abdul Basit

    Introduction McShane and Von Glinow state that “the best organizational structure depends on the organization’s external environment, size, technology, and strategy” (409). To identify the best organizational structure for Protegé Engineering, I will first determine what ‘Organizational Structure’...

  19. Leading Change Analysis

    the division of labor as well as the patterns of coordination, communication, work flow, and formal power that direct organizational activities."(Mcshane & Von Glinow, 2005, 446) What kind of structure does GS represent? Is the structure formalized (where the product is adhered to based on exact standardizations...

  20. New Era, New Challeneges

    important stakeholders for Lester Electronics. The costumers are depending on Lester Electronics to provide a variety of services at a reasonable price. McShane and Von Glinow (2004) stated that “when a firm’s strong culture is misaligned with its environment; it is unable to effectively serve customers and...

  21. Leadership Worksheet

    The process by which individuals learn the values, expected behaviors, and social knowledge necessary to assume their roles in the organization,”(McShane & Von Glinow, 2005 p. 2). Adaptive Culture Adapting the new IPO plan initially was to offer a lower stock price, which would give the...

  22. Organizational Communications: Global Communications

    vital to all organizations because it coordinates employees, fulfills employee needs, supports knowledge management, and improves decision making. (McShane & Von Glinow, 2005) In the traditionally understood conduit model of communication, it is implied that the information is transferred from person...

  23. Gene One Problem Solution

    assumptions, values and beliefs considered to be the correct way of thinking about and acting on problems and opportunities facing the organization (McShane and Von Glinow). Gene One is a small organization that was started about eight years ago based upon the idea of Don Ruiz and several of his close...

  24. How Important Are Business Networks in Asia? in You Answer Give Examples of Guanxi, Caste and Patron-Client Networks.

    self-transcendent. This refers to motivation to promote the welfare of others and nature, whereas American values are the opposite and relate to self-enhancement (McShane, Olekalns & Travaglione 2010). Understanding these differences between cultures is essential in business networks. Without having this knowledge, establishing...

  25. Leading Change Good Sports

    structure is "the division of labor and the patterns of coordination, communication, workflow, and formal power that direct organizational activities (McShane, Glinow, 2004, P. 446)." Good Sport also uses a functional structure where employees were in departments by their expertise by their fields for...

  26. Definition of Management and Managerial Roles

    excellent informational roles and brilliant decisional roles. According to Hill and McShane (2008) Interpersonal roles involve interactivity with people within the organization and external the organization. Hill and McShane (2008) also acknowledge a research conducted on managers’ time management which...

  27. Leadership in the Competitive Industry

    our drive, self-confidence, intelligence, and knowledge of the business, by aligning our roles rather than restaffing the group with a new director (McShane & Von Glinow, 2008, p. 405). It is my opinion that the goals of the President and the company are to create and foster a culture of leadership within...

  28. Problem Solution Paper 520

    Organizational behavior: New York: The McGraw-Hill Companies, chapter 13. McShane, S. L, & Von Glinow, M. (2005). Organizational behavior: Emerging Realities for the workplace. New York: The McGraw-Hill Companies, chapter 1. McShane, S. L, & Von Glinow, M. (2005). Organizational behavior: Emerging realities...

  29. Problem Solution: Global Communications

    The grapevine is “an unstructured and informal network founded on social relationships rather than organizational charts or job descriptions,” (McShane & Glinow, 2005, p. 345). The grapevine has its place in every hierarchy; however, it does not prove to be the best medium for the news of layoffs...

  30. Global Communication-Problem Solution

    survival and success depend on how well employees sense environmental changes and alter their patterns of behavior to fit those emerging conditions,” (McShane & Glinow, 2004, p. 22). These stakeholders, the employees, are a crucial part of the long-term health and success of Global Communications....

  31. Hy Dairies Case Study

    exists in this case, it involves Rochelle Beauport’s stereotyping of Syd Gilman as a typical sexist and racist white male. Social identity theory (McShane & Steen, 2012, pp. 68–69) applies to this case in that Rochelle Beauport has an explicit sense of her social identity as a woman and member of...

  32. Mba 520 Change Management Plan for Crystel

    to which one belongs. A major trait of leadership involves competency. The competency trait includes knowledge, skills, abilities, and values. (McShane & Glinow 2005, p. 4) A recently viewed simulation involved a telecommunications company named CrysTel which is based in Illinois. CrysTel employs...

  33. Leadership Concepts Worksheet

    environments and planned to take necessary measures to guarantee their future success by creating a compatible fit with emerging external conditions (McShane & Von Glinow, 2005, p. 22). “The organization receives feedback from the external environment regarding the value of its outputs and the availability...

  34. U03A1 Team Leadership and Resolving Conflict

    selections from the unit three course room. I will also summarize course room discussion postings relevant to my central topics. In unit three McShane and Von Glinow (2010) discuss the five major leadership perspectives and list them as Competency, Behavioral, Contingency, Transformational, and Implicit...

  35. Dispatches from the War on Stress

    unreasonable workloads, high-pressure management tactics, exhaustion, and humiliating criticism in front of colleagues during performance reviews (McShane, & Von Glinow, 2009). Alternative Solutions Fortunately for Ostermann, his bosses stepped in to get him the help he needed. Two people were...

  36. How do individual differences and perceptions affect team dynamics?

    enduring pattern of thoughts, emotions, and behaviors that characterize a person, along with the psychological processes behind those characteristics" (McShane & Von Glinow 2013, p.41). Within an organisation employee personalities can greatly affect team dynamics, to ensure these individual characteristics...

  37. Global Communications

    all the fund’s stocks will decline in value when the economy is not growing.” Risk The failure of upper management to “Manage by Walking Around” (McShane, 2005) A disconnect between upper management, employees and the union. Once the reorganization has been announced, in person by the senior leadership...

  38. Lead Change Assignment

    process by which activities of an organization, usually those regarding decision-making, become concentrated within a particular department and group. (McShane-Von Glinow, 2004, Chapter 15, pg451) The type of culture that exists for the company is an adaptive culture. An adaptive culture means that...

  39. At&T Best Practices

    corporate development and financial activities. This provided the needed span of control that would assist the company in achieving its’ successes (McShane & Von Glinow, 2004). Don Ruiz the CEO of Gene One will need to assess the talents of his senior leadership team and if necessary will need to make...

  40. Leadership Concept

    marketplace (economic), but they also intend to maintain or improve conditions for society (social) as well as the physical environment” (Glinow & McShane, 2005, para. 57). Trust As the new Vice President of Production at Good Sport there were lacks of trust from the subordinates, the peers and the...

  41. Organizational Design and Structure (Advantages and Disadvantages)

    adopt a different organizational structure than will a business that hires a number of recent college graduates, who require extensive supervision. (McShane and Steen, p. 362). In this assignment I would like to offer to your attention an ABC Ltd. IT company, it’s organizational structure, job design...

  42. Jim Black

    Black: Sales Representative by Steven L. McShane University of Western Australia Perth, Australia This case may be used by current adopters of: S. L. McShane & M. A. von Glinow, Organizational Behavior, 3rd ed. (Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2005); S. L. McShane Canadian Organizational Behaviour, 5th ed....

  43. Good Sport

    the division of labor as well as the patterns of coordination, communication, work flow, and formal power that direct organizational activities” (McShane & Von Glinow, 2004, Chap. 15, p. 2). It contains the traditional organizational chart. It has a CEO that manages four platform teams that consist...

  44. Leadership Concepts

    about|parallel assumptions, values and | | |how the organization should interact with its environment.” (McShane & Von |beliefs;” (McShane & Von Glinow, | | |Glinow, 2004, p. 478). |2004, p...

  45. Woodlands Community Center Corporation Case Analysis

    Corporation was based on the values imposed by Yates. He believed that “seniority was sacrosanct, and neither creativity nor hard work replaced it” (McShane 539). This created a dominant organizational culture that believed that loyalty to Alan Yates was all that mattered, considering that the employees...

  46. Effective Communication Is Vital to All Organizations

    performance. One recent report estimated that a company’s market value increases by over 7 percent when it improves its communications integrity” (McShane & Von Glinow, 2004, p. 324). GC needs to develop knowledge management into the organization in order to communicate its plans with all stakeholders...

  47. Leading Change at Good Sport Florida

    to the division of labor as well as the patterns of coordination, communication, work flow, and formal power that direct organizational activities (McShane & Von Glinow, 2005, p. 446), is based off the primary means of coordination of formal hierarchy. The formal hierarchy assigns legitimate power to...

  48. The Findings of the Gap Analysis Conducted for Global Communications

    will face Cross-Cultural Communication differences due to culture diversity and language barriers in order to gain the most out of the transition (McShane & Glinow, 2005 p20). Other issues that the organization will face include the physical barriers with offices in Ireland and India trying to service...

  49. Depression, Drugs, and Rock N' Roll: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Treatment Programs in Prisons

    obtainable and affordable treatment styles for prisons within the United States. Dr. Marilyn D. McShane (2008) describes in full detail about the extensive problems facing the correctional system in America. Dr. McShane of the University of Houston elucidates the idea that through patience and understanding...

  50. Going to the X-Stream Case Study

    service” (McShane &Von Glinow, 2013). In six short years, X-Stream has grown into a top technology company and was growing fast. “Gil believed that major decisions should be made by consensus and that individuals should then be empowered to implement these decisions in their own way” (McShane &...

  51. Managing Across the Organization: Good Sport

    decision-making qualities at the lower levels of management like the structure at Good Sport. The flow of communication is more vertical than horizontal (McShane & Von Glinow, 2005). The chain of command, at Good Sport, flows from lower management to senior management then up to executive management and the...

  52. Organizational Structure on Power and Politics

    remained small and efficient with a divisional organizational structure. The organizational structure can be referred to as a “simple structure” (McShane & Von Glinow, 2005) because there is minimal hierarchy with all management employees reporting to the CEO. Employees are grouped into four departmental...

  53. Vetements Ltee Case

    Vêtements Ltée by Steven L. McShane University of Western Australia Perth, Australia This case may be used by current adopters of: S. L. McShane Canadian Organizational Behaviour, 5th ed. (Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 2004); S. L. McShane & M. A. von Glinow, Organizational Behavior, 3rd ed. (Boston:...

  54. The Emotional Roller Coaster

    their family (McShane, Von Glinow, & Sharma, 2011, p. 161). Healthcare workers are expected to be pictures of strength to the patient and their families. When this type of emotional conflict develops between required and true emotions, the employee is practicing emotional dissonance (McShane et al., 2011...

  55. Profitel Inc

    little competition; however the competition has increased in cellular (mobile) telephone business and other technologies such as voice-over-internet. (McShane & Von Gilnow, 2010, p. 379) Since the company’s dominance was threatened by emerging technology, the Board of Directors decided to hire Lars Peeters...

  56. pixar magic

    organisation is run and factors relating to effective collaboration of its teams? Effectiveness can be defined based upon how well a company is doing (McShane, Olekalns, & Travaglione, 2013). This report seeks to understand the factors that contributed to Pixar’s effectiveness and how those factors led...

  57. Leading Change

    expert power, referent power comes from within the person. It is largely a function of the person's interpersonal skills and usually develops slowly,” (McShane & Von Glinow, 2005). The manager used referent power by allowing the product developer to present the product to the sales team and highlight the features...

  58. Ason Blair Case

    rules or goals and objectives for the team. To be an effective team, Bacon should have implemented a process for the task force to develop as a team. McShane notes that teams working together develop norms, cohesion, and trust, collectively known as team processes. These team processes would enable members...

  59. Problem Solution : Gene One

    “strategic vision of a realistic and attractive future that bonds employees together and focuses energy toward a super-ordinate organizational goal” (McShane & Von Glinow, 2005). The vision is clear, but his emotional intelligence has clouded his judgment when it comes to leading his team. Don’s role as...

  60. Seagate Case Analysis Dea Fancher

    (McShane & Von Glinow, 2008 p. 304) The first type of team building that EcoSeagate addresses is goal setting where the team clarifies the performance goals, increases the team’s motivation to accomplish these goals and establishes a mechanism for feedback on a team’s performance. (McShane & Von...