Organizational Communication Products

  • The Psychology of Humor at Work

    Edited by Christopher Robert

    This is the first book to look at the psychological processes that enable humor to affect people and teams in the workplace. It recognizes that humor plays many roles beyond making people feel happier and more productive, and acknowledges humor’s potential darker side as well. Bringing together a…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Psychology Press
    Current Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology

  • Work Pressures

    New Agendas in Communication

    Edited by Dawna Ballard, Matthew McGlone

    Work Pressures fills the void of research on the nature of pressures on individuals in the workplace. It offers a broad view of how work pressures can compromise the performance and vitality of individuals and their organizations. The contributions to this volume not only confirm communication’s…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05 
    New Agendas in Communication Series

  • Co-operative Workplace Dispute Resolution

    Organizational Structure, Ownership, and Ideology

    By Elizabeth A. Hoffmann

    Understanding the complex dynamics involved in workplace disputes helps improve the way organizations deal with unwelcome but inevitable occurrences. These issues have been researched from different perspectives, but previously such research has failed to ask how flattened organizational form might…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Strategic Negotiation

    By Gavin Kennedy

    A first-rate organizational business plan demands an understanding of the dynamics behind remuneration, joint ventures, partnerships, alliances, major contracts; in fact, all of the commercial imperatives that will define success or failure over a five-year (or longer) period. And realizing this…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Effective Multi-Unit Leadership

    Local Leadership in Multi-Site Situations

    By Chris Edger

    There is a growing recognition of the increasing importance of ’local leadership’ practice within multi-unit service contexts, given the threat to costly land-based retail infrastructures from smart technologies. Multi-site organizations are economically significant, but currently under-researched…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Reinventing Communication

    How to Design, Lead and Manage High Performing Projects

    By Mark Phillips

    In his ground-breaking book, Reinventing Communication, Mark Phillips shows how even the most mature organization can fail to deliver successful projects - and worse, how this can lead to an organization's demise. With clear examples, Mark reveals the underlying principles at work and introduces a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19

  • Human Nature

    A Guide to Managing Workplace Relations

    By Greg Clydesdale

    Humans are weird! They can be emotional, irrational and often unpredictable, yet as their manager, it is your job to get the best out of them. In fact they are often the key to your success. Sadly, humans do not come with an instruction manual which lists their technical specifications. Human…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19

  • Game Theory in Management

    Modelling Business Decisions and their Consequences

    By Michael Hatfield

    Architects and engineers can build models to test their ideas - why not managers? In Game Theory in Management: Modelling Business Decisions and Their Consequences, author Michael Hatfield presents a series of mathematically structured analogies to real-life business and economic interaction…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11

  • Business Architecture

    A Practical Guide

    By Jonathan Whelan, Graham Meaden

    Organizations today exist in an environment of unprecedented change. They do so against a backdrop of a global, competitive marketplace, the fast-paced enablement of technology, amplified regulation and accelerating organizational complexity. Many organizations are addressing change in a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11

  • A Field Guide for Organisation Development

    Taking Theory into Practice

    By Mike Alsop, Grahame Smith

    Edited by Ed Griffin

    Organisation Development, as a field, is messy, imperfect and hard to get hold of - it is like nailing jelly to the wall. A Field Guide for Organisation Development offers a variety of perspectives and unparalleled experiences from practitioners and researchers who all share an interest and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03

  • Working at a Distance

    A Global Business Model for Virtual Team Collaboration

    By Cassandra J. Smith

    Organizations are implementing virtual teams using web technologies as a cost-effective measure for training and project development. In Working at a Distance, Cassandra Smith provides a detailed, comprehensible virtual team business model for managers, professionals, teachers or students involved…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26

  • Making Knowledge Visible

    Communicating Knowledge Through Information Products

    By Elizabeth Orna

    This ground-breaking book opens up new territory for knowledge and information management. The only way we can make what we know visible to other people is by putting it into Information Products - the products, in any medium, where users meet the information they need, and gain access to the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-23

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