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Jordan, Peter J.

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Most widely held works by Peter J Jordan
The Abilene paradox by Jerry B Harvey( Visual )

14 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 323 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 by Ann Weiser Cornell( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 137 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 Robin Schiff( Visual )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 73 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 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 by Jamie Guth( Visual )

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

"This program covers the physical process of aging, examining the various body systems to see how and why they change as they age. It also shows that not all the changes in older people are inevitable and that some changes in the aging body can be slowed down or reversed."--Cover
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 30 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 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
Performance appraisal by Thomas A DeCoster( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 26 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 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

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

Do your management meetings seem to go round in circles? Do you feel that your colleagues are part of the problem rather than the solution? Professor Cary Cooper from Lancaster University is joined by occupational psychologist Emma Donaldson-Feilder in the second of this series about how to manage school stress. Making use of scientific data gathered in a series of experiments measuring stress levels at Kings Langley Secondary School, our psychologists recommend effective ways of running shorter meetings, and reducing the stress caused by tricky parents. They also look at ways to help teachers prioritise their paperwork and senior teachers have tips for their over-conscientious colleagues who arrive in their classrooms fully prepared, but exhausted
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
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 by Uniview Productions( Visual )

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

Shows research being done on language development, such as Dr. David Premack's work at the University of California teaching language to chimpanzees. The process of language development is examined beginning with the development of phonemes, syntax and semantics. It looks at the process by which language is acquired and how that acquisition can be influenced
Cognitive development by Peter Reddy( Visual )

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

Examines Piaget's theory and critically evaluates it in light of current research. The program describes the child development theories of Jean Piaget's theories and their themes, covering the cognitive stages of development from birth to twelve years old, giving illustrations of children's behavior at each level. Recent research is examined in relation to each stage and comparisons drawn with the theories of Jerome Bruner. Outlines current and future developments such as meta cognition and theory of mind and reports recent research findings
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Legacy : the leadership challenge 20th anniversary DVD collection
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