Management Organization and Employment Strategy (RLE: Organizations): New Directions in Theory and Practice (Hardback) book cover

Management Organization and Employment Strategy (RLE: Organizations)

New Directions in Theory and Practice

By Tony Watson

© 2013 – Routledge

276 pages

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About the Book

The book brings together in a single volume material and issues normally treated separately, such as management studies, organisation theory, personnel management, industrial relations and motivation theory. Traditional topics such as the Hawthorne Experiments, Weber’s ideal type of bureaucracy and Maslow’s hierarchy of needs are put into perspective, along with ideas about organisational cultures, the labour process and the idea of corporate employment strategies.

Table of Contents

Introduction. 1. Theory, Practice and Commonsense. 2. Management and Managing: Images and Reality. 3. Organisations: Structure, Process and Effectiveness. 4. Motivation, leadership and Employee Management. 5. Employment Strategy and the Problems of Managing People. 6. The Employment Specialists: Personnel Management. 7. Emerging Policies, Practices and Possibilities.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Organizational Behavior