Organization and Management is an introduction to theories and contemporary practice in cross-border business management.
The book reviews the practice of management where a home-market approach no longer achieves and sustains success in an increasingly competitive global environment. Readers will learn about the experiences of companies in many industries operating in countries such as Argentina, China, Britain, France, Germany, India, the Netherlands, Poland, and the United States.
This book is designed for students taking introductory courses in organization, and international management. Through carefully developed case studies, exercises, and integrated text material, this book bridges theory and practice. The full colour layout of the book supports self-study, as well as group study and team work.
Introduction 1. The Evolution of Organisation and Management Thoughts Part I: Organisations and their Environment 2. Environmental Influences 3. Strategic Management 4. Collaboration Part II: People and Organisations 5. Individual and Teams 6. Management 7. Decision-making Part III: Structure and Organisation 8. Managing Organisational Processes 9. Organisational Structure and Design 10. Managing Organisational Change and Innovation