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Management and organization: a critical text

By: Linstead, Stephen.
Contributor(s): Fulop, Liz | Lilley, Simon.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York Palgrave Macmillan 2004Description: xiv, 626 p.ISBN: 9780333947500.Subject(s): Management | Organization | Management - AustraliaDDC classification: 658 Summary: This comprehensive textbook reveals the fascinating complexity of management studies and takes an engaging critical approach designed to help students challenge the preconceptions of the discipline. As managers, students will need to think independently in response to a broad range of scenarios. Here, key topics such as leadership, sustainability, and ethics are rethought by international experts and illustrated with organizational examples. The result is a challenging, yet accessible, analysis of contemporary work with the aim of improving management practice at its core. The new and second edition of this highly regarded textbook has been revised and updated throughout. Written by a highly experienced team of expert, this textbook is an essential resource for advanced undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA students of management and organizational behaviour. https://www.macmillanihe.com/page/detail/Management-and-Organization/?K=9780230522213
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Table of content

Introduction
PART ONE: CORE CONCEPTS Managing Knowledge and Learning
Gender and Management
Managing Culture
Managing Structure
Managing Sustainability
Power and Politics in Organisations
Organisational Control
Managing Ethically
PART TWO: MANAGEMENT PROCESSES Managing Motivation
Leading and Managing
Managing Teams
Managing Conflict
Managing Change
Decision-Making in Organisations
Managing Strategically
Networks and Inter-organisational Relations
Conclusion
Managing in a Virtual World

This comprehensive textbook reveals the fascinating complexity of management studies and takes an engaging critical approach designed to help students challenge the preconceptions of the discipline. As managers, students will need to think independently in response to a broad range of scenarios. Here, key topics such as leadership, sustainability, and ethics are rethought by international experts and illustrated with organizational examples. The result is a challenging, yet accessible, analysis of contemporary work with the aim of improving management practice at its core. The new and second edition of this highly regarded textbook has been revised and updated throughout. Written by a highly experienced team of expert, this textbook is an essential resource for advanced undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA students of management and organizational behaviour.

https://www.macmillanihe.com/page/detail/Management-and-Organization/?K=9780230522213

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