October 12, 2005

Demotivation and Motivation

E. L. Kersten's idea for "motivation" sparked some interesting reactions in our class. Several of you commented on this already (see Paul's entry, Joe's entry, and Alison's entry).

What motivates us? What incentives are most appropriate for particular jobs or tasks? Are rewards and pay simply bribes to "manipulate" workers? What is the role of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation? . . . Read more . . .

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September 15, 2005

Values ... some questions to consider

We did not spend nearly enough time on values and the my values exercise in our session... Perhaps we'll pick it up briefly in the Self Assessment 2 session. That said, I think there are some important discussion questions that might be worth addressing and considering in our online journal entries.

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Responding to Participation Comments

I and the teaching team can appreciate the concern many of you have with the class participation component of the course. First of all, we are privileged to have you at Case and in the Management program. Your concern signals to me a great asset of our program, and that is the high achievement orientation of the students. ... read more ...

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September 10, 2005

Ethical Case... What would you do?

I was reading a case this week about a sales representative from a large drug company. He was the top seller for a particular division, but one day decided to check himself into a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center. The rep was a young recruit from a top-ranked school. . . .

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September 06, 2005

My Blog... to MGMT250 students


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September 03, 2005

Interviewing Techniques

Interviewing can be a nervous and difficult experience, for both the job candidate and the employer. A friend of mine describes it as the dating game. . . .

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