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Professional Employees
Terence K. Huwe, Director of Library and Information Resources
Janice Kimball, Library Assistant IV

Web Sites

IMD - International Institute for Management Development
IMD is an independent not-for-profit foundation located in Lausanne, Switzerland. Its programs are designed to enhance leadership in every area of management. They help executives and companies to find new and innovative ways to sustain global competitiveness. IMD maintains close relationships with business through its Partner and Business Associate Network. The Network is comprised of over 120 global companies, which drive IMD's research agenda.

Fast Company
Fast Company aims to be the handbook of the business revolution. The organization seeks to chronicle the changes under way in how companies create and compete, and highlights the new practices shaping how work gets done. Particular attention is given to team efforts.

EntreWorld is an online information resource for entrepreneurs and supporters of entrepreneurship. EntreWorld provides a solution to information overload on the Web by providing highly filtered information, an easy-to-use tool that gives entrepreneurs only the best of the Web--quickly. For information, articles, links involving employee retention click on the top content bar "Growing Your Business". Scroll down the page to the section titled " The Right People" and click on "Attracting/Retaining Employees".

Entrepreneurial Edge Online
Entrepreneurial Edge has organized its web site to play a mentoring role. Their goal is to lead entrepreneurs through the trial and error process that many successful entrepreneurs have already overcome. The site includes interactive tools and modules on marketing, personnel development, and financial management.

Worth Online
Worth's Guide to Benefits, Compensation, and Perks
The economic boom of the 1990s has created more and better opportunities in the workplace, including stock options, big bonuses, and improved retirement plans. Worth Online surveys the latest trends and offers background information on the new compensation's effect on white collar workers.

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Bunker, Douglas R. 1929-
Supervision and performance : managing professional work in human service organizations / Douglas R. Bunker, Marion H. Wijnberg. 1st ed. San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 1988. Series title: The Jossey-Bass social and behavioral science series.

An international comparison of professionals and managers : their job careers and quality of working life. Tokyo, Japan : Japan Institute of Labour, c1993. Series title: JIL report series ; no. 2.

Maister, David H.
Managing the professional service firm / David H. Maister. New York : Free Press ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, c1993.

Managing professionals in innovative organizations : a collection of readings / edited by Ralph Katz. Cambridge, Mass. : Ballinger, c1988.

Martin, Desmond D., 1937-
Management of professionals : insights for maximizing cooperation / Desmond D. Martin, Richard L. Shell. New York : M. Dekker, c1988.

Miller, Donald Britton.
Managing professionals in research and development / Donald Britton Miller. 1st ed. San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 1990. Series title: The Jossey-Bass management series.

Raelin, Joseph A., 1948-
The clash of cultures : managers managing professionals / Joseph A. Raelin. Boston, Mass. : Harvard Business School Press, c1991.

Stein, Richard J.
Learning to manage technical professionals : crossing the swamp / Richard J. Stein. Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, c1993.

Tordoir, Pieter P.
The professional knowledge economy : the management and integration of professional services in business organizations / Pieter P. Tordoir. Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, c1995.

Udall, Sheila.
The accidental manager : surviving the transition from professional to manager / Sheila Udall and Jean M. Hiltrop. New York : Prentice Hall, 1996.

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Journal Articles

Schell, R M.
Organizational behavior management: Applications with professional staff. Journal of Organizational Behavior Management v18, n2,3 (1998):157-171.

Appold, Stephen J; Siengthai, Sununta; Kasarda, John D.
The employment of women managers and professionals in an emerging economy: Gender inequality as an organizational practice. Administrative Science Quarterly v43, n3 (Sep 1998):538-565.

Isaacs, Nora.
Making the move to management. InfoWorld v20, n1 (Jan 5, 1998):77.

Greenberg, Eric Rolfe.
The compleat manager, 21st century style. Management Review v87, n1 (Jan 1998):9.

Cordes, Cynthia L; Dougherty, Thomas W; Blum, Michael.
Patterns of burnout among managers and professionals: A comparison of models. Journal of Organizational Behavior v18, n6 (Nov 1997):685-701.

Pascarella, Perry.
The manager as a true professional. Management Review v86, n9 (Oct 1997):47-49.

Pemberton, J Michael.
Professionals and managers: A study in contradiction? Records Management Quarterly v30, n3 (Jul 1996):60-66.
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