The new leadership paradigm: social learning and cognition in organizations

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Sage Publications, 1992 - Business & Economics - 322 pages
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The focus of this important book is leadership - the dynamic relationship between managers and employees. Sims and Lorenzi show how the concepts of reinforcement, goal setting, social learning and social cognition can be applied by managers on a day-to-day basis. Numerous case studies and on-the-job examples are cited and these serve to reinforce the theoretical discoveries presented by the authors.

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Social Learning and Cognition
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Goal Setting
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Sims is Professor of Management and Organization at the University of Maryland-College Park and Director of the Business Ph.D. Program there.

Lorenzi is an Associate Professor of Management in the College of Business Administration at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He earned his B.S. and MBA from the State University of New York-Binghamton and his Ph.D. in organizational behavior from the Pennsylvania State University.

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