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This study demonstrates the long-range effectiveness of SAY IT STRAIGHT training as a school-based program for the prevention of destructive behaviors by comparing juvenile police offenders among trained and untrained 9th-12th graders for 1 1/2 years following training. In the 1984-85 school year, 357 of the 740 9th-12th graders in a southwestern town… (More)
How to identify, hire, and keep prized IT professionals with the skills companies need most to compete in uncertain technological and business times.
Organizations are increasingly making use of technology to facilitate collaboration and communication within teams. Such computer-mediated work arrangements are not limited by geography and often require new work practices including more proactive individual participation – or emergent leadership. While emergent leadership has been studied extensively in… (More)
In this chapter, we use the IT staffing cycle of forecasting, acquiring, training, and retaining to investigate how companies ensure that their IT staffs possess a skill base adequate to respond effectively to rapidly changing and uncertain technological environments. To better understand the strategies that companies use throughout the IT staffing cycle,… (More)
We examined task-oriented and socially-oriented emergent leadership behaviors among men and women within computer-mediated teams across two studies. In one study teammates' perceptions of who emerged as leaders were captured and in both studies the participants' actual leadership behaviors were captured. The results of both studies indicate that women… (More)