Business, Management & Accounting: Organizational Studies

  • Leadership and Wisdom: Lessons from folklore book cover

    Leadership and Wisdom

    Lessons from folklore

    Edited by Matt Statler, Wendelin Küpers

    Leadership and Wisdom: Lessons from Folklore gives business students and practitioners the opportunity to re-read tales, poems, myths and fables that have been selected and interpreted by leading management scholars and practitioners in order to translate the world’s folk wisdom into…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Designing What Matters: Applied Design Thinking for Innovation and Impact book cover

    Designing What Matters

    Applied Design Thinking for Innovation and Impact

    Edited by John Body, Nina Terrey

    Designing What Matters significantly expands upon current design knowledge, focussing on the application of design thinking to large scaled complex systems, at the leading edge of cross sector and public value innovation. Designing What Matters is an overview of the ThinkPlace design methodology…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Luck: A Key Business Idea book cover

    Luck

    A Key Business Idea

    By Chengwei Liu

    Case studies of business and management success tend to focus on factors such as leadership, innovation, competition and geography, but what about luck? This book highlights luck as a key idea in the business and management field. The author provides insights from economics, sociology,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Business and Management

  • Hiring Practices and Labor Productivity book cover

    Hiring Practices and Labor Productivity

    By Marianne J. Koch

    This title, first published in 1995, examines how certain human resource practices link to labor productivity, and sets out to explain why some firms choose particular practices while others do not. In order to clearly model the relationship between labor productivity and how the firm elects to…

    Paperback – 2018-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Resource Management

  • Cultural Adaptation in the Workplace book cover

    Cultural Adaptation in the Workplace

    By Martha Tyler John, Donald G. Roberts

    The purpose of this book, first published in 1996, is to explore the dimensions of the changing workforce, and examines the issues faced by non-native workers and their employers. This study aims to explore issues such as culture shock and cultural adaptation in the healthcare, fast food and hotel…

    Paperback – 2018-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Resource Management

  • Managerial and Professional Staff Grading book cover

    Managerial and Professional Staff Grading

    By Joan Doulton, David Hay

    This title, first published in 1962, explains a system of job evaluation suitable for managerial and professional posts, and calls for a radical rethinking of the essential requirements for senior jobs. With a focus on the British Broadcasting Company as well as other organisations, the authors…

    Paperback – 2018-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Resource Management

  • Planning Continuing Professional Development book cover

    Planning Continuing Professional Development

    Edited by Frankie Todd

    Continuing professional development (CPD) aims to maintain or improve the quality of professional performance. So far, it tends to have been designed for specific professional groups such as teachers, doctors, architects or engineers. Approaches, as a result, have often been local, separatist or…

    Paperback – 2018-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Resource Management

  • Employee Turnover in the Public Sector book cover

    Employee Turnover in the Public Sector

    By Oscar Miller, Jr.

    In this title, first published in 1996, the author uses the locus of control personality construct to show how workers who believe they can influence life events (internals) perceive and evaluate work conditions differently than workers who believe that life events are beyond their control (…

    Paperback – 2018-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Resource Management

  • The Third Way: The Promise of Industrial Democracy book cover

    The Third Way

    The Promise of Industrial Democracy

    By Dennis Lawrence

    In this book, first published in 1988, the author shows that the movement for industrial democracy has deep roots in British history, and looks at the economic and political potential of industrial democracy as a mechanism to halt 100 years of industrial decline. The author advocates the general…

    Paperback – 2018-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Resource Management

  • The Shorter Working Week: With Special Reference to the Two-Shift System book cover

    The Shorter Working Week

    With Special Reference to the Two-Shift System

    By H. M. Vernon

    In 1931 the International Association for Social Progress decided to undertake an enquiry concerning the effects of a shorter working week on unemployment and productivity. This title, first published in 1934, provides an analysis of information obtained through the author’s private research on the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Resource Management

  • Work Revolution book cover

    Work Revolution

    By Paul Dickson

    In this book, first published in 1975, the author critically examines the organisation of work, the systems of control, and the patterns of authority in British establishments. By bringing together detailed descriptions of alternative forms of work organisation and management from Norway, Sweden,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Resource Management

  • Humanising the Workplace: New Proposals and Perspectives book cover

    Humanising the Workplace

    New Proposals and Perspectives

    Edited by Richard N. Ottaway

    A great deal of attention is focused on the problem of improving the working environment. The research involved is not merely a question of improving industrial relations but rather it forms part of the entire inter-disciplinary search for ways of improving the quality of working life. This volume,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Resource Management

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