Business, Management & Accounting: Organizational Studies

  • Evaluating Organization Development

    How to Ensure and Sustain the Successful Transformation

    Edited by William J Rothwell, Maureen Jones

    Evaluating organization development (OD) and change is a critical for any executive team, project manager, or consultant who wants to see the change effort sustain and successfully evolve. Many practitioners have started change efforts, and have experienced initial improvements, but ulitmately…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Productivity Press

  • The Social Organization of Disease: Emotions and Civic Action book cover

    The Social Organization of Disease

    Emotions and Civic Action

    By Jochen Kleres

    Empirically, this book is a case-study analysis of dissolution processes in German AIDS organizations. Indeed, why is it that civic organizers start out with a commitment to a cause but end up dissolving their organization? This question is exactly what Kleres seeks to tackle within The Social…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Academic Practitioner Research Partnerships

    Developments, Complexities and Opportunities

    Edited by Jean M. Bartunek, Jane McKenzie

    While executives are keen to harness organizational knowledge and improve business performance, the topic of how academics can produce rigorous and relevant theory in working relationships with practitioners is a much contested topic. Many aspects of this knowledge co-creation can create tensions,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Organizational Change & Development

  • Corporate Purpose: Why It Matters More Than Strategy book cover

    Corporate Purpose

    Why It Matters More Than Strategy

    By Shankar Basu

    Originally published in 1999 after a decade of research and extensive interviews with some of Toyota's top executives, this book examines organizational purpose: what it is, how it is crafted, how does it relate to strategy and objectives and how does it relate to decisions and actions that…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Automobile Industry

  • How Speech Acting and the Struggle of Narratives Generates Organization book cover

    How Speech Acting and the Struggle of Narratives Generates Organization

    By Thorvald Gran

    How Speech Acting and the Struggle of Narratives Generates Organization seeks to shed understanding on how speaking or speech-acting affects how we are organized and how we influence each other and wield power. It is suggested that speaking is a major clue to organization and to the creation of new…

    Hardback – 2017-07-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Project-Oriented Human Resource Management

    Systems, Strategies and Design for the Temporary Organization

    By Martina Huemann

    Organizations associated with projects present a whole series of challenges for HR systems and the managers that design and implement them. Projects are temporary, often involve employees working across disciplines and reporting lines, include their own communication networks, require different…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Systems Leadership

    Creating Positive Organisations, 2nd Edition

    By Ian MacDonald, Catherine Burke, Karl Stewart

    The new edition of this influential and bestselling book is concerned with how people come together to achieve a productive purpose. Survival and success in business and social terms has always depended upon our ability to form and sustain social organisations. People have a deep need to be…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Desiging What Matters

    Applied Design Thinking for Innovation and Impact

    Edited by John Body, Nina Terrey

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • A Hospitable World?: Organising Work and Workers in Hotels and Tourist Resorts book cover

    A Hospitable World?

    Organising Work and Workers in Hotels and Tourist Resorts

    Edited by David Jordhus-Lier, Anders Underthun

    The hospitality and tourism sector is a large and rapidly expanding industry worldwide, and can rightfully be described as a vehicle of globalisation. Hotels are among the cornerstones of the industry often drawing workers from the most vulnerable segments of multicultural labour markets,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Smart Leadership - Wise Leadership

    Environments of Value in an Emerging Future

    By Christopher Steed

    There is a strong link between organisational culture and profit after all a happy workforce is a productive workforce. Yet a culture of inertia rather than innovation prevails in many organisations. Wise leaders, however, know how to work with the grain of human value and worth, harnessing it, so…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16 
    Routledge

  • The Values-Driven Organization

    Cultural Health and Employee Well-Being as a Pathway to Sustainable Performance, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Barrett

    Values-driven organizations are the most successful organizations on the planet. This book explains that understanding employees’ needs—what people value—is the key to creating a high performing organization. When you support employees in satisfying their needs, they respond with high levels of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-12 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Wellbeing at Work book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Wellbeing at Work

    Edited by Cary L. Cooper, Michael P. Leiter

    Over recent years, many companies have developed an awareness of the importance of an active, rather than passive, approach to wellbeing at work. Whilst the value of this approach is widely accepted, turning theory into effective practice is still a challenge for many companies. The Routledge…

    Hardback – 2017-06-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

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