Managing and Organizations: An Introduction to Theory and Practice / Edition 3

Managing and Organizations: An Introduction to Theory and Practice / Edition 3

by Stewart R Clegg, Martin Kornberger, Tyrone S. Pitsis
     
 

Now in its Third Edition, this unique and highly esteemed text goes from strength to strength, continuing to offer:

  • Gapless coverage of the essential topics of organizational behavior
  • A critical perspective that takes students out of their comfort zones and questions dominant assumptions about organizations
  • Interactive, instructive

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Overview

Now in its Third Edition, this unique and highly esteemed text goes from strength to strength, continuing to offer:

  • Gapless coverage of the essential topics of organizational behavior
  • A critical perspective that takes students out of their comfort zones and questions dominant assumptions about organizations
  • Interactive, instructive (and fun) learning aids and features, both in the text and on the companion website
  • An attractive, easily navigable full-color text design
  • A guide to further reading including hand-selected journal articles, many of which are available on the companion website

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780857020413
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/30/2011
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
712
Sales rank:
832,683
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author

Stewart Clegg is a prolific publisher of several hundred articles in leading academic journals in strategy, social science, management and organization theory; is also the author and editor of about fifty books, as well as a Fellow of the British Academy of Social Sciences, a Distinguished Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, and the recipient of significant awards from the American Academy of Management for his contributions to management theory and practice.

Martin Kornberger received his Ph D form the University of Vienna in 2002. Currently he works as full time Visiting Professor at the Department of Organization, Copenhagen Business School. Trained as philosopher, he researches and teaches about practices of organizing, strategizing, accounting, and marketing, and explores how they shape, and are shaped by, the economy and society at large.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: MANAGING PEOPLE IN ORGANIZATIONS
Managing Individuals
Managing Teams and Groups
Managing Leading, Coaching and Motivating
Managing Human Resources
Managing Cultures
PART TWO: MANAGING ORGANIZATIONAL PRACTICE
Managing Power, Politics and Decision-Making in Organizations
Managing Communications
Managing Knowledge and Learning
Managing Innovation and Change
Managing Sustainability
Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
PART THREE: MANAGING ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURES AND PROCESSES
Managing One Best Way?
Managing Bureaucracy
Managing Organizational Design
Managing Globalization

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