Publications


Jenni, C.
(in press 2019). Humanistic Values: Shaping the Future Leaders of Corporate America. In Lewis, A. & Stanusch, N. (Eds.), Humanistic Values – Academic Community Perspective. Information Age Publishing

Humanistic Values from Academic Community Perspective is authored by a range of international experts with a diversity of backgrounds and perspectives and provides a collection of ideas, examples and solutions on Humanistic Values in Academia, implementation and problems that occur in this area of consideration.

This volume is a result of numerous discussions within the academic members to incorporate humanistic values like dignity, integrity, care, human rights etc. into our conduct composed of all the academic levels, beginning with students through staff, faculty and administration.

Authors and contributors of this book assume the importance and crucial role of values in managing contemporary organizations emphasizing the fact that the oldest organizations managed by core values are not the globally known and acknowledged business corporation but the institutions like churches, armies and the universities. Numerous institutions of higher education are proud of their core values and present them to their employees, students, and stakeholders.

The book is divided into four parts: I Introduction, II Humanistic values from academic perspective, III Humanistic values from student / faculty perspective and part IV Humanistic values from educational administrative perspective. We sincerely hope that the chapters presented in this volume will open new horizons for the understanding of humanistic values in academia and simultaneously it will provide inspiration and encouragement for further research in this area of study.

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Jenni, C. & Lewis A. (2019). Speed – the Culprit of Unethical Behavior? In Stachowicz-Stanusch, A. & Amann, W. (Eds.), Mastering Anti-Corruption – The Practitioner’s View. Information Age Publishing

The book Mastering Anti-Corruption – The Practitioner’s View is aimed at presenting different ways and modes of mastering anti-corruption in selected countries. By showing examples and cases the authors of particular chapters would like to emphasize the necessity of implementing solutions that will help to prevent corruption at all or at least will diminish its negative effects on business and human beings.

The book is divided into four parts: “Introduction”, “Anti-Corruption as a Topic in Practice – national and international perspective”, “Anti-Corruption as a Topic in Practice – organizational perspective”, and “Anti-Corruption as a Topic in Practice – ethical perspective”. Authors of this book presented a wide range of issues and topics covering the problem of preventing and fighting the corruption around the world. Hopefully the cases will constitute a good practice for countries and nations facing the problem of corruption and will be an inspiration for further research as well as practical applications in this area.

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Jenni, C. & Lewis A. (in press 2018). Corporate Social Responsibility: the Case of Wells Fargo Bank. In Stachowicz-Stanusch, A. & Amann, W. (Eds.), Management Education for Corporate Social Performance. Information Age Publishing

The book Management Education for Corporate Social Performance is our endeavor to answer the following question: How can the academic world develop and apply a proper concept of corporate social performance to ensure more impact? The authors from different cultures, countries and educational systems present a rich diversity of insights and solutions.

The book is divided into five parts: “Introduction”, “worldwide kaleidoscope of management education for Corporate Social Performance”, “the role of management education in Corporate Social Performance”, and “using knowledge from practice and theory for responsible management education”. The book combines state-of-the-art international views, which can inspire academia as well as corporate practices.

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Jenni, C. (2017). Motivation to Lead: A contingent approach to female leadership. Journal of Business Diversity, 17(2), 75-81

The author looks at the concept of motivation when women step into leadership positions, adopting the view that leadership behavior may change due to a change in motivation to lead. Since values shape our behavior and motivation is our desire to do something, a change in our motivation from an extrinsic to intrinsic approach may, consequently, also change our leadership behavior. Furthermore, a change from extrinsic to intrinsic motivation (or vice versa) may happen over the lifespan or can be triggered by a traumatic event, which in turn may lead to a change in leadership behavior.

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Jenni, C. & Lewis, A. (2016). Generational difference between leader and employee: potential knowledge management barrier. Journal of Global Economics, Management and Business Research, 6(4), 270-276

This paper explores the relationship between knowledge management, firm performance, knowledge management and leadership. Knowledge as a strategic resource can generate competitive advantage if managed properly. Such management of the organization’s knowledge must be situated at the top executive level and the creation and conversion of knowledge is dependent on leadership style.

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