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  • An Introduction to Organisational Behaviour for Managers and Engineers 2e

    A Group and Multicultural Approach

    By Paul Duncan Kitchin

    An Introduction to Organisational Behaviour for Managers and Engineers gives a comprehensive overview of how organisations work, with a special focus on group and team working, and issues of diversity and intercultural management. This second edition has been updated throughout, drawing on the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 

  • Gender, Negotiation and Human Potential In Organizations

    Historical, Cultural, and Personal Influences

    By Teresa L. Smith, Jean-Luc Grosso

    The ability to influence others in the workplace is crucial to achieving goals and utilizing resources effectively. Thus, argue the authors in Gender, Negotiation and Human Potential in Organizations, negotiation is an essential part of organizational life, affecting careers and the contributions…

    Hardback – 2017-07-30 

  • Communication, Advocacy, and Work/Family Balance

    By Jenny Dixon

    This book presents an understanding of work-family balance for working adults belonging to a number of different family structures (e.g. single and/or childfree adults, LGBT couples, families with female breadwinners). It contends that family structure should serve as a way of thinking about…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27 
    Routledge Research in Communication Studies

  • Human Resource Management and the Global Financial Crisis

    Evidence from India's IT/BPO Industry

    By Ashish Malik

    This book analyses managerial responses and people management strategies, and processes adopted to deal with the challenges imposed by the global financial crisis (GFC). It examines how key actors in the system exercised strategic choices in a given strategic environment, as well as how they…

    Hardback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge Frontiers of Business Management

  • International Organizational Behavior

    Transcending Borders and Cultures, 2nd Edition

    By Dean McFarlin, Paul Sweeney

    This book focuses on understanding and managing organizational behavior in an international context, considering the conceptual framework of culture and offering practical advice for navigating cultures in the workplace. Readers will gain new tools to interpret behavior, helping them to manage…

    Paperback – 2017-07-24 

  • The Work of Communication

    Constituting Materiality, Agency, and Organization in Contemporary Capitalism

    By Timothy Kuhn, Karen L Ashcraft, Francois Cooren

    The Work of Communication: Constituting Materiality, Agency, and Organization in Contemporary Capitalism revolves around a two-part question: "What have work and organization become under contemporary capitalism--and how should organization studies approach them?" Changes in the texture of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-21 
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Vulnerability and the Legal Organization of Work

    Edited by Martha Albertson Fineman, Jonathan W. Fineman

    This book uses the concepts of vulnerability and resilience to analyze the situation of individuals and institutions in the context of the employment relationship. It is based on the premise that both employer and employee are vulnerable to various social, economic, and political forces, although…

    Paperback – 2017-07-19 
    Gender in Law, Culture, and Society

  • Leadership in Practice

    Theory and cases in leadership character

    Edited by Gerard Seijts, Karen MacMillan

    Recent financial crises and other high-profile mismanagement cases have brought a spotlight to the quality of a leader’s character in the business sector. Leadership in Practice is the first book to provide an authoritative collection of cases to engage students interested in the characteristics of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18 

  • The Shape of Change

    A guide to planning, implementing and embedding organisational change

    By Nicola Busby

    No organisations, change initiative or stakeholder is ever the same. The way business change management is shaped to work with and get the best out of every different change situation makes a vital contribution to the success of the change. The Shape of Change is the first business change…

    Paperback – 2017-07-17 

  • Managing Culture and Interspace in Cross-border Investments

    Building a Global Company

    Edited by Martina Fuchs, Sebastian Henn, Martin Franz, Ram Mudambi

    This book focuses on the dialectics between spatio-organisational gaps and local contexts that characterise cross-border investments. "Interspatial" investments – be it mergers & acquisitions (M&A) or greenfield investments – are usually characterised by what is referred to as "otherness",…

    Hardback – 2017-07-14 
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • Mutual, Cooperative and Employee-Owned Businesses in the Asia Pacific

    Diversity, Resilience and Sustainable Growth

    Edited by Chris Rowley, Jonathan Michie

    The 25 years leading up to the international financial crisis have been depicted as ‘capitalism unleashed’, containing deregulation, privatisation, demutualisation and financialisation. Yet remarkably, given this economic and political context, co-operatives and mutuals appear to have been gaining…

    Paperback – 2017-07-13 

  • 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

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