WorldCat Identities

Jordan, Peter J.

Overview
Works: 18 works in 43 publications in 1 language and 782 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Nonfiction films  Short films  Instructional films  Biography  Internet videos  Documentary films  Case studies 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay
Classifications: HD30.23, 658.4
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter J Jordan
The Abilene paradox by Jerry Harvey( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Management consultant Jerry B. Harvey illustrates the paradoxical nature of mismanaged agreement, describes symptoms of the paradox, probes the reasons behind the behavior, and offers strategies for eliminating collective decision-making confusion
The Power of listening( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A program designed to assist students and workers in becoming more effective listeners by following techniques which will overcome listening blocks and aid in increasing retention
The Abilene paradox( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Management consultant Jerry B. Harvey illustrates the paradoxical nature of mismanaged agreement, describes symptoms of the paradox, probes the reasons behind the behavior, and offers strategies for eliminating collective decision-making confusion
A New look at motivation. by Peter Jordan( Visual )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 75 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 )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 45 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. Explains how to respond non-defensively as a means to improve relationships with subordinates and superiors. Designed to aid both the giver and the receiver of criticism in understanding the other person's point of view
Problem solving strategies : the Synectics approach( Visual )

4 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows a problem-solving session held at Synectics inc., a consulting firm specializing in helping clients explore creative alternatives and solutions. Presents strategies to stimulate organizational creativity and streamline problem solving
Performance appraisal( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 28 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
Conflict on the line, a case study( Visual )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a case study in management involving a conflict between an employee and a supervisor, and shows the attempts of their manager to deal with the situation. Designed with a freeze-frame ending to encourage viewers to develop their own strategies for managing conflicts
Legacy : the leadership challenge 20th anniversary DVD collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 17 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
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
The attitude virus : curing negativity in the workplace( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how negative behaviors on the part of managers and employees can cause bad attitudes affecting teamwork and productivity. Gives examples and provides solutions
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
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 (maturational stages of 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
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
 
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Legacy : the leadership challenge 20th anniversary DVD collection
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