Organizational Studies Products

  • Gender at Work

    Theory and Practice for 21st Century Organizations

    By Aruna Rao, Joanne Sandler, David Kelleher, Carol Miller

    At a time when some corporate women leaders are advocating for their aspiring sisters to ‘lean in’ for a bigger piece of the existing pie, this book puts the spotlight on the deep structures of organizational culture that hold gender inequality in place. Gender at Work: Theory and Practice for 21st…

    Paperback – 2015-12-04 
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Change

    What Academics, Consultants and Managers Really Think About Change

    Edited by Bernard Burnes, Julian Randall

    Despite the plethora of books on change, there appears is a notable gap in the field; rarely is the authentic and candid voice of change practitioners heard. Seldom are those most closely involved in the management of change given (or seek) the opportunity to write about their personal experiences…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Organizational Change & Development

  • Coaching and Organizational Culture

    A Narrative Perspective

    By David Drake

    Coaching and Organizational Culture presents a model showing how coaching can be used more holistically to support an organization’s larger goals for change. The model advances coaching as a strategy – a combination of skills and practices that can be used to change the way organizations are…

    Paperback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Crisis Management Strategy

    Competition and Change in Modern Enterprises

    By Simon A. Booth

    Crisis Management Strategy, first published in 1993, is an excellent introduction to the theory and practice of crisis management in modern enterprises. Simon Booth examines the conventional approaches followed by many firms in the face of change and crisis. He warns of the dangers of theories…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Contemporary Perspectives on Ecofeminism

    Edited by Mary Phillips, Nick Rumens

    Why is ecofeminism still needed to address the environmental emergencies and challenges of our times? Ecofeminism has a chequered history in terms of its popularity and its perceived value in conceptualizing the relationship between gender and nature as well as feeding forms of activism that aim to…

    Hardback – 2015-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Organisational Performance Management in Sport

    By Ian O'Boyle

    Effective performance management systems are essential in any successful organisation. In both commercial sport business and not-for-profit sport organisations, the pressure to follow international best practice in performance management has grown significantly in recent years. Organisational…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Global Perspectives of Employee Assistance Programs

    Edited by R Paul Maiden, David A. Sharar

    Global Perspectives of Employee Assistance Programs is the first book of its kind to empirically address the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) concept and model in a diverse, global context. This book features a variety of studies which deal with the design, delivery, cultural adaptability,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge

  • The Ostrich Effect

    Solving Destructive Patterns at Work

    By William A. Kahn

    The Ostrich Effect goes beyond the typical ‘how to’ approach of most books that deal with difficult conversations at work. It aims to teach the reader what conversations to have, and when to have them in order to solve destructive problems that occur in the workplace. Like the proverbial ostrich…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Narrative Management in Corporate Japan

    Investor Relations as Pseudo-Reform

    By Chie Yorozu

    Scandals and failures in some of the best known international Japanese-owned companies have shown that there is sometimes a considerable difference between the public and internal narratives of Japanese firms. This book explores the extent to which Japanese firms’ public claims reflect wider…

    Hardback – 2015-11-11 
    Routledge
    Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

  • Revitalising Leadership

    Old Problems and New Answers

    By Stephen Cummings, Suze Wilson, Sarah Proctor-Thomson, Brad Jackson

    Revitalising Leadership argues that the prevailing understanding of leadership today has become stuck in a rut, focussing on so-called ‘visionary’, ‘charismatic’, ‘transformational’ and ‘authentic’ individuals as central to resolving organisational and social problems. This book aims to show how…

    Hardback – 2015-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Leadership Research

  • Handbook of Qualitative Organizational Research

    Innovative Pathways and Methods

    Edited by Kimberly D. Elsbach, Roderick M. Kramer

    This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of state-of-the-art, innovative approaches to qualitative research for organizational scholars. Individual chapters in each area are written by experts in a variety of fields, who have contributed some of the most innovative studies themselves in…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Improving Criminal Justice Workplaces

    Translating theory and research into evidence-based practice

    By Paula Brough, Jennifer M. Brown, Amanda Biggs

    All organisations, whether private or public sector, seek to improve criminal justice workplace practice from an evidence base, but often find it difficult to effectively translate research findings into policy or design best-practice interventions. This book provides a direct bridge between…

    Hardback – 2015-11-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

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