People and Organizations

  • Leadership

    The Operant Model of Effective Supervision

    By Judith L. Komaki

    How can managers motivate their employees? After conducting detailed field studies of work groups in settings as diverse as insurance company offices and regatta sailboats, Judith Komaki has identified two key behaviours that seem to distinguish effective from ineffective managers; monitoring…

    Hardback – 1998-03-18
    Routledge
    People and Organizations

  • A Cognitive Approach to Performance Appraisal

    By Angelo DeNisi

    The benefits of performance appraisal in the business world have caused an upsurge of books and programs for use in management, but few of the methods described bother to verify that the underlying psychology on which they are based holds true. Angelo DeNisi has spent 10 years conducting research…

    Hardback – 1996-11-13
    Routledge
    People and Organizations

  • Role Motivation Theories

    By John B. Miner

    Role Motivation Theories is concerned with four types of organisations and what makes them work. The four are not exhaustive of all possible organisational types but they do represent the major forms found in the world today. If we wish to understand organisational functioning in modern society…

    Paperback – 1994-10-26
    Routledge
    People and Organizations

  • Leadership and Information Processing

    Linking Perceptions and Performance

    By Robert G. Lord, Karen J. Maher

    Executive leadership is critically important to understanding the workings and performance of organizations, yet it is a topic that is usually ignored by mainstream leadership research. Leadership and Information Processing provides a much-needed analysis of this crucial element of organizational…

    Paperback – 1993-11-17
    Routledge
    People and Organizations