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Organization Innovation Fitness

Organization Innovation Fitness

Looking forward to hearing from Laszlo Gyorffy this evening at USF, hosted by the USF’s MSOD program. Come and meet Laszlo, President of the Enterprise Development Group, with over 20 years of experience. Based on Laszlo’s work with pioneering enterprises in Silicon Valley and around the globe (e.g., BBC, Panera Bread, IDEO, Toyota, Swisscom, Phillips, Stanford University) he has learned a great deal about what makes innovation prosper. His one-hour talk you will delve into the strategies, ingredients, and organizational dynamics…

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Effect of Capacity Management Strategies on Employees’ Well-Being

Effect of Capacity Management Strategies on Employees’ Well-Being

In this study, the authors addressed whether, and to what extent, different capacity management strategies (CMS) can produce significant effects on well-being of employees (WBE) by influencing job hazard and employees’ sense of fatigue, with a particular focus on frontline employees in healthcare organizations, such as nursing home (NH) environments. The authors set out to test how CMS can drive employees’ perceived sense of fatigue and job hazard, which affects employees’ job satisfaction and well-being; and noting that with job…

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Ethical Culture: Its Importance in the Well-Being of Managers

Ethical Culture: Its Importance in the Well-Being of Managers

Who conducted the study? This study was conducted by Mari Huhtala from the University of Tampere, Muel Kaptein from Erasmus University, and Taru Feldt from the University of Jyväskylä. What did they find? It was found that ethical virtues as culture dimensions turned out to be relatively stable over time, as the majority of the managers exhibited stable patterns of ethical culture. Having a moderate level of ethical culture was the largest pattern, which included 43% of the managers. Managers…

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Call for Papers: China Innovation & Global Integration 2017 Conference

Call for Papers: China Innovation & Global Integration 2017 Conference

Looking forward to co-chairing, with Dr. Liang Wang, the academic program of the University of San Francisco’s China Business Studies Initiative 2nd Annual Conference. The conference will be held in Beijing and hosted in collaboration with the School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Peking University and the Department of International Science and Technology Cooperation, Ministry of Science and Technology of China. We are inviting submissions of academic papers, case studies, and practitioner perspectives on the broad topic of innovation and global…

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USF Commencement, CHART Lab RA Departures, and Carrying Forth Our Aspirations

USF Commencement, CHART Lab RA Departures, and Carrying Forth Our Aspirations

Excited to see my Undergraduate Management majors and Masters of Organization Development students graduating this afternoon. I’m also proud to see several of my CHART Lab Research Assistants graduating. As a team we will miss their substantive contributions to our research projects, but we’re all excited to see what they accomplish in their post-academic careers. I was honored to provide the Commencement Benediction this year. As a secular scientist who is also a proponent of many of the values associated…

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40 Years of Innovation: Organizational Culture in Biotechnology

40 Years of Innovation: Organizational Culture in Biotechnology

Looking forward to hosting an excellent Bay Area OD consultant tonight… OD Edge Speaker Series continues with Senior Director of Learning and Organization Development, Genentech, Deary Duffie! Deary has over two decades of experience as Chief Learning Officer and Senior Human Resources executive at companies such as Charles Schwab, Levi Strauss and Company, and Hewlett-Packard. He has served as an executive in the United States, as well as temporary international assignments in Brazil, Singapore, Belgium, and Italy. He enjoys work…

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