In the complex and global economy it's more important than ever that we recognize and respond to the need for employees to bring their authentic selves to work. This book works beyond the limited remit of authentic leadership and shows how this concept can and should be applied to your workforce.
This book offers a succinct but comprehensive introduction to the vast field of organizational discourse analysis, the approach that studies organization as a linguistic phenomenon, and offers an original approach to investigate the relationship between materiality and discourse.
Companion volume to 'Information Management: The Strategic Dimension' which brings together analyses of the key areas of Information Management and with chapters by leading international academics and consultants. This volume focuses on the managerial and organisational issues. Originally published in 1996.
Presents an anthology of twenty-one ideas which can change the way people see their world and help them to organize it better. This title contains anecdotes, commentary and questions which challenge the reader and help them apply each idea to their particular situation whether they work in a large corporation, a school, a hospital or a restaurant.
With a strong emphasis on reflectivity and reflexivity, this book provides placement students with a guide to critically studying an organization from the inside, and is particularly suited to those needing to do a reflective journal or essay as part of their studies.
A core textbook for all modules in organizational behaviour offering a balance of critical and managerial perspectives, a keen focus on ethics and diversity, international research and examples, and new video interviews with business managers which demonstrate how key theories come together in practice to inform everyday life in an organization.
This book advances a design--based approach for the investigation and creation of sustainable organizations. The learning--by--design framework is utilized to examine learning in six successful companies in different industries and national settings and provides a roadmap for improving systematic learning in organizations.
Offers a comprehensive discussion of behavioural skills and the workings of organisations. This book takes a functional approach, integrating theory and practice to promote critical awareness and equip students to deal with real-world management situations.
The creative industries are a growing economic as well as cultural force. This book investigates their organizational dynamics and shows how companies structure their work processes to incorporate creative employees' needs for autonomy while at the same time controlling and coordinating their output.
A comprehensive textbook, completely refreshed to engage students through real life case studies and develop their critical thinking. A new title to reflect the focus on organisational behaviour and written specifically for undergraduate first year students.
Ian Brooks presents a succinct, focused and rigorous introduction to organisational behaviour, offering coverage of the main theories, and linking these theories to the practicalities of organisational problems.
This book provides an examination of organisations from both postmodern and new organisational economic perspectives in so doing it offers a ground-breaking critique of prevailing modernist theories of organisations.