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Humphrey, Ronald H.

Overview
Works: 25 works in 64 publications in 1 language and 1,059 library holdings
Genres: Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HD57.7, 658.4092019
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Most widely held works by Ronald H Humphrey
Affect and emotion : new directions in management : theory and research( )

9 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Affect and Emotion includes a variety of chapters by some of the most prominent scholars in the area of emotions and leadership, as well as chapters by rising stars."--Jacket
Effective leadership : theory, cases, and applications by Ronald H Humphrey( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intorduction - Traits and characteristics of leaders - Adaptive leadership approaches - How leaders motivate themselves and others - Concluding thoughts
Oprah Winfrey and J.K. Rowling : one extravert, one introvert : both successful by Ronald H Humphrey( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This case study presents two leading examples of successful entrepreneurship. In 2007, Oprah Winfrey and J.K. Rowling were named the two richest women in the entertainment industry. They have both achieved this level of success despite vastly different personality types. The case asks readers to consider Winfrey and Rowling in terms of the differences between Extraverted and Introverted leadership styles
Ford CEO Alan Mulally drives home "one Ford" by Ronald H Humphrey( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Mulally, CEO of Ford, is the central figure of this case. After joining the company in 2006, his hands-on leadership style and removal of a long-established bureaucratic structure led to the development and growth of Ford, following a period of significant losses
Spotlight on sustainable practices by Ronald H Humphrey( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The leadership of Royal Philips Electronics has a commitment to sustainable practices. This case study focuses on two sustainability initiatives supported by Phillips's CEO, the ENLIGHT program and the EcoVision5 program
Paula Deen, Flying Hams, and Smithfield Foods helping hungry homes by Ronald H Humphrey( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This case focuses on Paula Deen, as a leader known for her charity work. She helped Smithfield Foods deliver a million servings of meat during a 10 city tour as part of the Helping Hungry Homes program. Through this example, readers are asked to consider the effects that charitable work have on leaders' ability to recruit and demonstrate consideration in the workplace and whether businesses have an obligation to do charitable work
Phone monkey or agent with a mission? by Ronald H Humphrey( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The case is inspired by a book by an anonymous British author, Phone Monkey: The Secret Diary of a Frustrated Call Centre Worker. The company for which the author and his fellow "Phone Monkeys" worked provided poor incentives and had subsequently garnered a bad work environment with less than desirable customer relations. By comparison, this case study also presents an account of the working environment at the call center for the United Services Automobile Association and asks students to assess the effect that different styles of leadership had on the working environment at each company
Truett Cathy, founder of Chick-fil-A, splits the profits by Ronald H Humphrey( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Truett Cathy, founder of Chick-fil-A, has proven himself to be a generous and considerate leader. This case study examines how Cathy's leadership style has positively affected the business and allowed for continued growth and success
Work with friends : Tony Hsieh and Zappos.com by Ronald H Humphrey( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tony Hsieh found success with a number of ventures, most notably Zappos.com, through the development of a leadership strategy that involves working with friends and places importance on friendly interactions in the workplace. This case study evaluates the development of Hsieh's leadership style and the lessons learned in his journey to success
Jack Welch, former CEO, General Electric by Ronald H Humphrey( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During his time as CEO of General Electric (GE), Jack Welch succeeded in making the company the most valuable business in the world. This GE case study presents an account of Welch's leadership strategy, including the development of his own leadership model, and illustrates the various changes that he brought about as a result
Battle for the Caribbean by Ronald H Humphrey( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This case study examines the leadership styles employed by owners of three rival companies in the cruise liner industry. Focusing on the history of the Carnival cruise line, we see the visionary leadership styles of founder Ted Arison and his son, Micky Arison, alongside the directive style of business partner Zonis, in comparison with those of rivals at Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Caribbean Lines
Alcoa and Paul O'Neill's life-saving habits by Ronald H Humphrey( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This case study presents the example of Alcoa (Aluminum Corporation of America) CEO, Paul O'Neill. O'Neill demonstrated unique leadership qualities during his run that led to the development of novel organizational practices in the workspace
Judy Vredenburgh, CEO of Girls Inc : know thyself by Ronald H Humphrey( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judy Vredenburgh, former CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters, and current CEO of Girls Inc. has been widely recognized for her success in leadership. She has been hailed as an authentic leader in the nonprofit field. This case study requires readers to consider what makes Judy an authentic leader, through examination of her skills and achievements
Tom Monaghan vs. Ted Turner : alike or different? by Ronald H Humphrey( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This case study examines the leadership styles of two seemingly different businessmen: Tom Monaghan, founder of Domino's Pizza, and Ted Turner, founder of Turner Broadcasting Systems. However, despite their differences, it would appear that their approaches to leadership are very similar. By comparing their personalities and experiences side-by-side, readers are asked to evaluate the successes of the two men
Meg Whitman, former CEO of eBay : transparency in business by Ronald H Humphrey( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This case discusses the leadership style of former eBay CEO Meg Whitman as she helped to grow eBay from a small start-up to the multinational corporation we know today. Readers are asked to question the importance of transparency in leadership
Steve Jobs : master of impression management by Ronald H Humphrey( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The charismatic leadership style of Steve Jobs, cofounder of Apple and former CEO of Pixar, is the central concern of this case. It has been said that Jobs' vision, creativity and mastery of impression management has ensured success for Apple, even after his death. Readers are required to consider the importance of charismatic leadership and impression management and its application to other organizations
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook : intelligence or social skills? by Ronald H Humphrey( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There is no doubt that Facebook's founder, Mark Zuckerberg, has been hugely successful. This case study examine Zuckerberg's path to success within the context of his leadership skills, and asks whether intelligence or social skills are the key factor when building a social network empire
James Parker, Southwest Airlines : not the best people but the right people by Ronald H Humphrey( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This case study considers the leadership style of Southwest Airlines' former CEO, James Parker. In particular, the case focuses on and asks readers to evaluate Parker's creative philosophy for hiring new employees: the right people, not the best people
Sir Richard Branson : it must be fun by Ronald H Humphrey( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This case study illustrates the fun-loving leadership style of entrepreneur, Sir Richard Branson, through the creation of Virgin Group, his early beginnings and business model and his future plans
Martha Stewart : people want leaders they can identify with by Ronald H Humphrey( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite various controversies, Martha Stewart appears to continue to be a leader that people can identify with. Stewart employs various leadership strategies and capitalizes on certain aspects of her personality to ensure that consumers positively identify with her through her books, magazines and television shows
 
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