In watching NBC's qThe Office, q one can reflect on the common office-place interplay and recall their own, similar situations in their own work environments. How many times has a worker qgoofed offq when the boss is out of the office, or played a potentially damaging qprankq on a co-worker? Herein lies the inspiration for this book. qThe Office: An American Workplaceq (as the pilot episode was originally titled) is a humorous and sometimes entirely too accurate portrayal of the American Workplace, and therein an ideal demonstration of many topics that are taught in today's business schools. Most obviously, topics of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management are demonstrated, but the list does not end there. The pedagogical use of qThe Officeq is not limited to the examples in this text but only by one's imagination. This book sets out to inform OB/HR instructors about the entertaining and informative use of qThe Officeq for use in their classroom.As you will see this text is organized into an episode-by-episode guide to the US version of NBCa#39;s aThe Officea. Each 22-minute (with the exception of some longer aspeciala episodes) episode description has: Summary a summary of the plotanbsp;...
|Title||:||That's What She Said! a Guide to Using "The Office" to Demonstrate Management Parables, Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management Topics i|
|Author||:||Robert G. DelCampo, Kristie M. Boudwin, Sherri L. Hines|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2007-12-01|