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Managing and Organizations: An Introduction to Theory and Practice / Edition 2

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Overview

The eagerly-awaited Second Edition of this successful, highly-praised textbook continues to provide an original and engaging introduction to organizational behavior. Now completely revised and restructured, Stewart Clegg, Martin Kornberger, and Tyrone Pitsis succeed in relating theory to practice at every step to equip students with a real understanding of how to apply organizational behavior ideas in the real world. Student-friendly case studies, examples and boxed features will stimulate and challenge students, encouraging them to develop critical thinking skills.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412948784
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 3/3/2008
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 726
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 1.45 (d)

Meet the Author

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.

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.

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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 PRACTICES Managing Power, Politics and Decision-Making Managing Communications Managing Knowledge and Learning Managing Innovation and Change Managing Sustainably Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility PART THREE: MANAGING ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURES AND PROCESSES Managing One Best Way?
Managing Bureaucracy and Mc Donaldization Managing Organizational Design Managing Globalization

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