Organizational Studies Products

  • 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

    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

    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

    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

  • Diversity Management

    A Social Psychological Approach to better Organisational Performance

    By Graeme Russell, Drew Nesdale

     Diversity in contemporary society, particularly western societies, is usually taken for granted, whether it’s conceived around ethnicity, gender or culture. But making the most of a diverse workforce on an organisational level, in terms of the challenges and opportunities that managing…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Psychology Press

  • Understanding and Recognizing Dysfunctional Leadership

    The Impact of Dysfunctional Leadership on Organizations and Followers

    By Annette B. Roter

    Since the early twentieth century, scholars have researched leadership and it is one of the most researched topics of our time. Understanding how to be a strong leader and what makes a good leader is something that we continue to strive to understand. Research ponders various positive leadership…

    Hardback – 2017-05-31 
    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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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