Carolyn Plump

Carolyn Plump
La Salle University · Management and Leadership

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A constant challenge for faculty is to gain and to hold student interest so that substantive learning can occur. One way to achieve this is through the use of games. This article describes an escape room activity for the classroom that is modeled after commercial escape rooms. This fun, single-session team dynamics exercise can be used in an organi...
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Traditional management education has been widely criticized for an overemphasis on rational, analytic, arms-length approaches to the detriment of softer, more intuitive capacities. Most critics agree that today’s management students are overdrilled in the routines of calculation and analysis, but underprepared for the dynamic and turbulent settings...
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Instructional games are gaining acceptance in the classroom as the eLearning merits of student engagement and immediate feedback are recognized. Within higher education, the use of these tools is often limited due to lack of time, insufficient experience, or doubts regarding the scholarly merits of such activities. Kahoot! is a popular eLearning to...
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In a 2013 Business Horizons article, we described the serious legal problems that can arise when companies develop corporate wellness programs, and outlined ways in which companies can minimize their financial risk. Recently, the landscape changed: For the first time, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission asserted that several wellness progra...
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One result of the overextended and frenetic academic and managerial environments in which we find ourselves is the tendency to compartmentalize many discussions into rigidified and limiting formats. This is a particular problem with ethical discourse, where ethical concerns often exist in tension with managerial rhetoric. Pressurized command and co...
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Franchising is a relationship wherein one organization (i.e., the franchisor) allows other organizations (i.e., franchisees) to use its brand name, products, and processes in exchange for fees. Because franchising offers franchisors the opportunity to build their brands quickly, it is perhaps not surprising that many firms rely on franchising as a...
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Virtual teams are an increasingly popular element of organizational designs. While virtual teams offer important advantages – including increased collaboration, greater flexibility, and cost savings – they may also create legal issues. Specifically, using virtual teams may lead executives to unwittingly violate labor and personnel laws. The results...
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Wellness programs are growing in popularity. This is not surprising, given that studies have found wellness programs can create important benefits for employees and employers alike. However, companies need to be aware that wellness programs can also create significant and costly legal problems. No wellness program can be designed to completely avoi...
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One of the more difficult responsibilities of employers is dealing with problem employees. Employee misconduct and poor performance can lead to productivity issues, morale problems, and inferior quality products. For these reasons, it behooves employers to address performance issues rather than allow them to fester. By understanding which federal e...

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