Values: concepts, methods and applications on Careers and OB

Discipline: EAD5975-1

Concentration area: 12139

Number of Credits: 4

Course load:

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1. To discuss the importance of the studies on Values for Organizational Behavior, emphasizing the Careers theme, through contemporary articles and results of recent researches.
2. Present the main currents of Values studies and offer methods for the identification of Values in individual and collective instances.

1. The Values theme has attracted the attention of Management's academics and practitioners as concerns about understanding human behavior in organizations increase. The existence of different theories on the subject makes a clear understanding of frontiers and specificities between them necessary.
2. The discussion of studies on the subject by international consecrated groups can contribute to teach new research methods and stimulate production on the implications of Values in organizations in the country.

- Values: Concepts, Methods and Research.
- Measures of Values - Individual and Societal Levels.
- Personal Values and Attitudes towards Careers.
- Cross-cultural Values – Research and Applications.
- The UFIRC Group: Research Results and Implications for Careers and OB in general.

Avaliation methods:
Article (in doubles) in minimum standard for publication.

The course will be offered in English.

Ralston, D.A., Egri, C.P., Karam, C.M., Li, Y., & Fu, P.P. (in press). Changes in work values across the regions of China. Asia Pacific Journal of Management.

Berg, N., Holtbrügge, D., Egri, C.P., Sinding, K., Furrer, O., & Dögl, C. (in press). Stakeholder pressures, CSER practices, and business outcomes in Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands. European Journal of International Management.

Ralston, D.A., Egri, C.P., Karam, C.M., Naoumova, I., Srinivasan, N., Casado, T., Li, Y., & Alas, R. 2015. The triple-bottom-line of corporate responsibility: Assessing the attitudes of present and future business professionals across the BRICSs. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 32(1): 145-179.

Ni, N., Egri, C.P., Lo, C.W.H., & Lin, C.Y-Y. 2015. Patterns of corporate responsibility practices for high financial performance: Evidence from three Chinese societies. Journal of Business Ethics, 126(2): 169-183.

Wei, Y-C., Egri, C.P., & Lin, C.Y-Y. 2014. Do corporate social responsibility practices yield different business benefits in eastern and western contexts? Chinese Management Studies, 8(4): 556-576. [2015 Outstanding Paper Award, Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence]

Ralston, D.A., Egri, C.P., Furrer, O., Kuo, M-H.C., Li, Y., Wangenheim, F., Dabic, M., Naoumova, I., Shimizu, K., de la Garza Carranza, M.T., Fu, P.P., Potocan, V.V., Pekerti, A., Lenartowicz, T., Srinivasan, N., Casado, T., Rossi, A.M., Szabo, E., Butt, A., Palmer, I., Ramburuth, P., Brock, D.M., Terpstra-Tong, J., Grison, I., Reynaud, E., Richards, M., Hallinger, P., Castro, F.B., Gutiérrez, J.R., Milton, L., Ansari, M., Starkus, A., Mockaitis, A., Dalgic, T., Darder, F.L., Thanh, H.V., Moon, Y-L., Molteni, M., Fang, Y., Pla-Barber, J., Alas, R., Maignan, I., Jesuino, J.C., Lee, C-H., Nicholson, J.D., Chia, H-B., Danis, W., Dharmasiri, A.S., & Weber, M. 2014. Societal-level versus individual-level predictions of ethical behavior: A 48-society study of collectivism and individualism. Journal of Business Ethics, 122(2): 285-306.

de la Garza Carranza, M.T., Soria, E.G., Egri, C.P., & Soto, D.H. 2013. Pequeños empresarios mexicanos y canadienses; un estudio comparativo en cuanto a su orientación emprendedora [Small business managers from Mexico and Canada: A comparison of their entrepreneurial orientation]. Revista Electrónica Nova Scientia, 5(2): 73-100.

Karam, C.M., Ralston, D.A., Egri, C.P., Butt, A., Srinivasan, N., Fu, P.P., Lee, C.H., Moon, Y-L., Li, Y., Ansari, M., Kuo, C., Hung, V.T., Pekerti, A., Hallinger, P., Fang, Y. & Chia, H-B. 2013. Perceptions of the ethicality of favors at work in Asia: An 11-society assessment. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 30(2): 373-408.

Taylor, S., Osland, J., & Egri, C.P. 2012. Introduction to HRM’s role in sustainability: Systems, strategies, and practices. Human Resource Management, 51(6): 789-798. 5

Richards, M., Egri, C.P., Ralston, D.A., Naoumova, I., Casado, T., Wangenheim, F., Thanh, H.V., Pekerti, A., & Schroll-Machl, S. 2012. How can we better understand current and future workforce values in the global business environment? Thunderbird International Business Review, 54(5): 609-623.

Ralston, D.A., Egri, C.P., Riddle, L., Butt, A., Dalgic, T. & Brock, D.M. 2012. Managerial values in the Greater Middle East: Similarities and differences across seven countries. International Business Review, 21: 480-492.

Egri, C.P., Khilji, S.E., Ralston, D.A., Palmer, I., Girson, I., Milton, L., Richards, M., Ramburuth, P., & Mockaitis, A. 2012. Do Anglo countries still form a values cluster? Evidence of the complexity of value change. Journal of World Business, 47(2): 267-276.

Ralston, D.A., Egri, C.P., Reynaud, E., Srinivasan, N., Furrer, O., Brock, D., Alas, R., Wangenheim, F., Darder, F.L., Mellahi, K., Kuo, C., Potocan, V., Mockaitis, A.I., Szabo, E., Gutiérrez, J.R., Pekerti, A., Butt, A., Palmer, I., Naoumova, I., Lenartowicz, T., Starkus, A., Thanh, H.V., Dalgic, T., Molteni, M., de la Garza Carranza, M.T., Maignan, I., Castro, F.B., Moon, Y-L., Terpstra-Tong, J., Dabic, M., Li, Y., Danis, W., Kangasniemi, M., Ansari, M., Riddle, L., Milton, L., Hallinger, P., Elenkov, D., Girson, I., Gelbuda, M., Ramburuth, P., Casado, T., Rossi, A.M., Richards, M., Van Deusen, C., Fu, P.P., Wan, P.M.K., Tang, M., Lee, C-H., Chia, H-B., Fan, Y., & Wallace, A. 2011. A 21st century assessment of values across the global workforce. Journal of Business Ethics, 104: 1-31.

Caykoylu, S., Egri, C.P., Havlovic, S., & Bradley, C. 2011. Key organizational commitment antecedents for nurses, paramedical professionals and non-clinical staff. Journal of Health Organization and Management, 25(1): 7-33.

de la Garza Carranza, T.M., & Egri, C.P. 2010. Managerial cultural intelligence and small business in Canada. Management Revue, 21(3): 353-371.

Furrer, O., Egri, C.P., Ralston, D.A., Danis, W., Reynaud, E., Naoumova, I., Molteni, M., Starkus, A., Darder, F.L., Dabic, M., & Furrer-Perrinjaquet, A. 2010. Attitudes toward corporate responsibilities in Western Europe and in Central and East Europe. Management International Review, 50(3): 379-398.

Ralston, D.A., Egri, C.P., Casado, T., Fu, P.P., & Wagenheim, F. 2009. The impact of life stage and societal culture on subordinate influence ethics: A study of Brazil, China, Germany, and the U.S. Journal of International Management, 15(4): 374-386.

Ralston, D.A., Egri, C.P., Carranza, M.T.G., Ramburuth, P., Terpstra-Tong, J., Pekerti, A., Grison, I., Herrig, H., Dabic, M., Tan, M., Wan, P., Hallinger, P., Palmer, I., Elenkov, D., Furrer, O., Potocan, V.V., Wangenheim, F., Maignan, I., Perrewé, P., Rossi, A.M., Lenartowicz, T., May, R., Ledgerwood, D., Weber, M., Jesuino, J.C., Fu P.P., Naoumova, I., Casado, T., Riddle, L., Richards, M., Butt, A., Danis, W., Castro, F.B., Gutiérrez, J.R., Milton, L., Ansari, M., Brock, D., Srinvasan, N., Starkus, A., Dalgic, T., Thanh, H.V., Moon, Y-L., Chia, H.B., Kuo, C., Molteni, M., Kangasniemi, M., & Wallace, A. 2009. Ethical preferences for influencing superiors: A 41-society study. Journal of International Business Studies, 40: 1022-1045.
de la Garza Carranza, T.M., & Egri, C.P. 2009. Análisis de la experiencia de negocios de pequeños empresarios canadienses con México [Analysis of the experience of Canadian small business entrepreneurs with Mexico]. Contanduria y Administración, 227: 93-114.
Vos, P., Furrer, O., & Egri, C.P. 2008. Managen van de prestaties op het gebied van maatschappelijk-verantwoord-ondernemen: Resultaten van een empirisch onderzoek in Nederland. [Managing corporate social responsibility performance: An empirical study in the Netherlands]. Management en Organisatie, 5(Sept/Oct): 23-36.
Lo, C.W.H., Egri, C.P., & Ralston, D.A. 2008. Commitment to corporate social and environmental responsibility: An insight into contrasting perspectives in China and the U.S. Organization Management Journal, 5(2): 83-98.
Yu, M., Sun, L., & Egri, C.P. 2008. Workplace safety climate assessment based on behaviors and measurable indicators. Process Safety Progress, 27(3): 239-247.

Reynaud, E., Egri, C.P., Ralston, D.A., Starkus, A., Dabic, M., Wangenheim, F., Dalgic, T., Castro, F.B., Potocan, V.V., Kavoossi, M., Molteni, M., Girson, I., Elenkov, D., Pla-Barber, J., Maignan, I., Weber, M., & Wallace, A. 2008. La responsabilité sociale de l’entreprise à l’épreuve de l’Europe [The challenge to corporate social responsibility in the European Community]. Revue Française de Gestion, (180): 109-130.

Perrinjaquet, A., Vos, P., Furrer, O., & Egri, C.P. 2008. Gerer les responsabilités sociales des entreprises envers leurs parties prenants [Managing corporate social responsibilities towards stakeholders]. Revue Economique et Sociale, 66(1) : 33-50.
Caykoylu, S., Egri, C.P., & Havlovic, S. 2007. Organizational commitment across different employee groups. Business Review Cambridge, 8(1): 191-197.
Chia, H-B., Egri, C.P., Ralston, D.A., Fu, P-P., Kuo, M.C., Lee, C-H., Li, Y., & Moon, Y-L. 2007. The dragon and the four tigers: Values differences, similarities, and consensus. Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 24(3): 305-320.
Reynaud, E., Egri, C.P., Ralston, D.A., Starkus, A., Dabic, M., Wangenheim, F., Dalgic, T., Castro, F.B., Potocan, V.V., Kavoossi, M., Molteni, M., Girson, I., Elenkov, D., Pla-Barber, J., Maignan, I., Weber, M., & Wallace, A. 2007. The difference in values between managers in the European Union founding countries and managers in the new member countries: Social orientation or market orientation. European Management Journal, 25(2): 132-145.
Ralston, D.A., Terpstra-Tong, J. Terpstra, R.H., Wang, X., & Egri, C.P. 2006. Today’s state-owned enterprises of China: Are they dying dinosaurs or dynamic dynamos? Strategic Management Journal, 27(9): 825-843.
Reprinted in Mitchell, W., & Tsui, A.S. (Eds.) 2012. Virtual Issue: Research in emerging economy contexts. Wiley Online Library [Available at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/subject/code/000028/homepage/virtual_issue__research_in_emerging_economy_contexts.htm]
Ralston, D.A., Pounder, J., Lo, C., Egri, C.P., & Stauffer, J. 2006. Stability and change in managerial work values: A longitudinal study of China, Hong Kong, and the U.S. Management and Organization Review, 2(1): 67-94.
Yu, B.B., & Egri, C.P. 2005. Human resource management practices and organizational commitment: A comparison of Chinese employees in a state-owned enterprise and a joint venture. Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, 43(3): 332-360.
Ralston, D.A., Hallinger, P., Egri, C.P., Wangenheim, F., & Naothinsuhk, S. 2005. The effects of culture and life stage on workplace strategies of upward influence: A comparison of Thailand and the United States. Journal of World Business, 40: 321-337.
Heale, J-P., Shapiro, D., & Egri, C.P. 2004. The determinants of research output in academic biomedical laboratories. International Journal of Biotechnology, 6 (2/3): 134-154.
Egri, C.P., & Ralston, D.A. 2004. Generation cohorts and personal values: A comparison of China and the U.S. Organization Science, 15(2): 210-220.
Reprinted (in Chinese) in the Nanjing Business Review, 2006, 7: 19-36.
Egri, C.P., & Herman, S. 2000. Leadership in the North American environmental sector: Values, leadership styles and contexts of environmental leaders and their organizations. Academy of Management Journal, 43(4): 571-604.
Reprinted in S. Georg & A. Hoffman (Eds.) 2013. Business and the natural environment (Vol. III). Oxford, UK: Routledge.
Egri, C.P., Ralston, D.A., Murray, C.S., & Nicholson, J.D. 2000. Managers in the NAFTA countries: A cross-cultural comparison of attitudes towards upward influence approaches. Journal of International Management, 6: 149-171.
Ralston, D.A., Egri, C.P., Stewart, S., Terpstra, R.H., & Yu, K-C. 1999. Doing business in the 21st century with the new generation of Chinese managers: A study of generational shifts in work values in China. Journal of International Business Studies, 30(2): 415-428.
Egri, C.P. 1999. Attitudes, backgrounds and information preferences of Canadian organic and conventional farmers: Implications for organic farming advocacy and extension. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 13(3): 45-72.
Egri, C.P. 1999. The environmental round table role-play exercise: The dynamics of multi-stakeholder decision making processes. Journal of Management Education, 23(1): 95-112.
Egri, C.P. 1997. Spiritual connections with the natural environment: Pathways for global change. Organization & Environment, 10(4): 407-431.
Egri, C.P. 1997. War and peace on the land: An analysis of the symbolism of organic farming. Studies in Cultures, Organizations and Societies, 3: 17-40.
Egri, C.P., Keleman, K., & Frost, P.J. 1996. Breaking up is hard to do: Building separation and transitions at the end of the course. Journal of Management Education, 20(3): 358-368.
Frost, P.J., & Egri, C.P. 1994. The shamanic perspective on organizational change and development. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 7(1): 7-23.
Jennings, D., Egri, C.P., Langton, N., & Frost, P.J. 1993. Teaching a class on gender issues in introductory OB courses: Exercises and theory. Journal of Management Education, 17(3): 315-331.
Egri, C.P. 1992. Academic conferences as ceremonials: Opportunities for organizational integration and socialization. Journal of Management Education, 16(1): 90-115.
Frost, P.J., & Egri, C.P. 1990a. Influence of political action on innovation: Part I. Leadership and Organization Development Journal, 11(1): 17-25.
Reprinted in B-A. Vedin (Ed.) 1994. Management of change and innovation. The international library of management, Aldershot, England: Dartmouth Publishing Co.
Frost, P.J., & Egri, C.P. 1990b. Influence of political action on innovation: Part II. Leadership and Organization Development Journal, 11(2): 4-12.
Reprinted in B-A. Vedin (Ed.) 1994. Management of change and innovation. The international library of management, Aldershot, England: Dartmouth Publishing Co.
Egri, C.P., & Stanbury, W.T. 1989. How pay equity legislation came to Ontario. Canadian Public Administration, 32(2): 274-303.