Category Archives: Behaviorism

Do What You’re Interested In

Here’s my reaction to the above Pete Davis/Goalcast statement: “Commit to something” should be replaced, as much as possible, by “do what you’re interested in.” Do more of what you’re more interested in and less of what you’re less interested … Continue reading

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Employment at the Going Rate Counters Criminal Behavior

Employment at the going rate counters criminal behavior because those who produce, earn income comparable to others at their socioeconomic level, and have opportunities for advancement–e.g., trade union carpenters, dentist, teachers, first line supervisors, government personnel, corporate managers, hospital executives, nurses, TV meteorologists, … Continue reading

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Leaders, Behavior, and Followers

Leadership–as Aubrey and James Daniels point out in their book, Measure of a Leader–is about behavior; most importantly, the behavior of followers.  The most effective leaders are those who guide/direct the behavior of followers so that the leader’s and the … Continue reading

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How to Make “Great Place[s] to Work”

The following is my review of Ronald Kidwell and Christopher Martin, eds. Managing Organizational Deviance that I’ve posted on Amazon.  I use this book in my Master of Public Administration course, PA 522.   My basic point in the review and … Continue reading

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