Browsing posts tagged: Organizational behavior
Interacting and Organizing

This work provides an exceptional case study, shedding light onto the functioning of an actual corporate board of directors. It presents analysis of a series of corporate management meetings shown in the 1974 documentary film, Corporation: After Mr. Sam. The film chronicles the discussion and communication processes as a company considers how to replace its president, […]

Game Based Organization Design

There is a widening gap between the current organizational reality and the tools and methods available to managers for addressing its challenges. Game Based Organization Design shows that one of the ways to bridge this gap is to introduce insights and approaches from video game design into the design of organizational systems. This book takes […]

Gender at Work

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 Century Organizations makes a […]

Perspectives on Change

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 and reflexiveness. Nor is this just […]

Managing and Organizations

Get 12 months FREE access to an interactive eBook when you buy the paperback (Print paperback version only)’Already a classic in its field, Managing and Organizations’ success among teachers and students reflects its comprehensiveness and accuracy. A great handbook from which to teach management’ – Dr Jose Bento da Silva, University of WarwickA realist’s guide to management, […]

Understanding Social Enterprise

The emergence of social enterprises over the past 35 years has been an exciting and significant development in the economy at a local, national and international level. How should we understand the growing popularity of social enterprise and the wider social economy? Are alternative business models even more relevant in an uncertain business climate? Do […]

Understand People

Do you find other people’s actions and behaviour baffling?Understanding why people behave as they do is vital when working with them successfully. Finding answers to why people may behave as they do provides an insight to some of the many fascinating factors that govern others’ behaviour, and possibly even your own.When you have read this […]

Make That Grade Organisational Behaviour

New edition of this concise overview of organisational behaviour for quick reference or fast and effective exam revision. Focussing on key themes and developments, this enhanced edition applies theoretical concepts to real-life situations, highlights definitions and key concepts, and provides chapter summaries and short revision questions for each topic.Includes chapters on person perception, attitudes in […]

Organizational Behavior 6

This is the first comprehensive overview of the development of the field of Organizational Behavior. It belongs on the shelf of every scholar and student in the discipline. Part I covers the foundations of the scientific method, theory development, and the accrual of scientific knowledge in the field. Part II introduces the ideas of pioneers […]

Teamwork

What are the secrets of successful teams? Why do some teams achieve remarkable success while others fail or are consigned to mediocrity? To find the answers, Larson and LaFasto interviewed a wide range of teams, including the space shuttle Challenger investigation team and executive management teams, and discovered a surprising consistency in the characteristics of […]