WorldCat Identities

Jordan, Peter J.

Works: 17 works in 56 publications in 2 languages and 780 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction films  Short films  Educational films  Instructional films  Juvenile works  Children's films  Animated films  Industrial films  Biography  Documentary films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay
Classifications: HD30.23, 658.4
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Peter J Jordan
The Abilene paradox by Jerry B Harvey( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustration de la gestion des consensus dans un groupe, selon la théorie du prof. Jerry B. Harvey, montrant comment remplacer la peur par la manifestation du désaccord et faire en sorte que la décision du groupe soit en accord avec les objectifs de l'organisation. Illustration de quatre situations, deux en milieu familial, deux en milieu d'entreprise. Ce film est basé sur un article de Jerry B. Harvey: "The Abilene Paradox: the management of agreement" Organizational dynamics, 1974, American Management Association
The Power of listening by Ann Weiser Cornell( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Office workers spend 40% of their time listening to others. This program can help them become active listeners by introducing techniquews that overcome listening blocks and increase retention
A New look at motivation. by Peter Jordan( Visual )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the basic psychological principles of motivation and shows their application to worker behavior and managerial styles. Correlates employee desires for affiliation, power, or achievement with personality types, showing how each is best motivated to productivity. Includes scenes of motivational workshops given by Harvard psychologist David McClelland, who states that even when a job provides neither intrinsic or extrinsic rewards, the social environment itself can provide work incentives
Left in Baghdad( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After losing his left arm to an IED while serving in Iraq, American soldier Ross Graydon spends six months rehabilitation at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. This documentary follows Ross as he returns with his wife and daughter to their home in Ft. Campbell, Kentucky. Ross resumes civilian life, never letting his new physical limitations affect his happy-go-lucky attitude. We see Ross outfitted with a new lifelike prosthetic arm, recounting his Army experiences with his daughter's school class and with fellow veterans, experiencing newfound victories like learning how to maneuver a slice of pizza with a mechanical hand and optimistically planning for the future by enrolling in college ..."--Container
Aging( Visual )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines some popular, yet commonly mistaken attitudes toward the aged and their place in society. Discusses two major theories on the aged--the activity theory and the disengagement theory--and the research being done by Bernice Neugarten, Robert Havinghurst, and Sheldon Tobin, of the University of Chicago
Communicating non-defensively( Visual )

in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses a series of vignettes to illustrate common examples of defensive behavior. Shows steps to ease this behavior with the viewpoint of enhancing relationships with both subordinates and superiors
Problem-solving strategies( Visual )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn how to solve problems involving time, ratios, formulas and geometric shapes by using various methods such as graphs, diagrams, formulas, logical reasoning, and even guessing
Conflict on the line, a case study( Visual )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictional case study in management involving a conflict between an employee and a supervisor. Shows the attempts of their manager to deal with the situation, and encourages viewers to develop their own strategies for managing conflicts
Performance appraisal( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines how and why managers make subjective performance appraisals, the negative impact these can have on employee morale and productivity, and the link between effective performance appraisals and effective management performance
Legacy : the leadership challenge 20th anniversary DVD collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstration of transformational leadership models for managers and staff
Managing stress( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the types of tensions that are generated from within an individual and from within organizations. Then shows viewers how stress can be curbed on the job and how it can be handled to actually increase productivity
The attitude virus : curing negativity in the workplace( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bad attitudes can threaten the essential functions of your workplace. They spread like viruses from individual employees through departments and infect entire organizations. Participants will benefit by learning to take responsibility for their own attitudes and success, plus, underlying causes for unproductive attitudes will be resolved and fewer personal problems will affect work -- Container
Accountability toolkit : government version( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What makes a person accountable? These days, when everyone seems to have a different idea of what "accountability" means, it's hard to know. But when you simply look at it from the perspective of what it takes to be a person others can count on, certain specific behaviors emerge. This Toolkit contains video clips that illustrate these behaviors in a variety of workplace settings. They can be shown to make key points in meetings and presentations, or used as content for internal courses you are building
Reward and punishment by Peter Jordan( Visual )

2 editions published between 1974 and 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses principles underlying the two major influences in human development, reward and punishment, and guidelines for their use in developing new behaviors or changing existing behaviors of young children
Language development( Visual )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Shows the most current research being done on language development, such as Dr. David Premack's work at the University of California teaching language to chimpanzees
Cognitive development( Visual )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Uses animation to explain Piaget's theory of cognitive development and live action to examine Dr. Siegfried Engelmann's behaviorist view of intellectual development
Group tyranny and the gunsmoke phenomenon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dr. Jerry B. Harvey dispels the myth that group tyranny, or peer pressure, is a root cause of our actions. Individuals in groups do things they would never do alone, not because of peer pressure, but due to their instinctive fear of isolation from the group
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Legacy : the leadership challenge 20th anniversary DVD collection
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French (3)