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The science of management : fighting fads and fallacies with evidence-based practice

Author: Simon Moss; Ronald Francis
Publisher: Brisbane : Australian Academic Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To enhance the performance of their employees, managers need to reach an extraordinary number of decisions every day based on information and training. But are the assumptions and beliefs behind these decisions always based in real evidence or do many follow instead the latest management fad or personal opinion.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Moss; Ronald Francis
ISBN: 9781875378784 1875378782
OCLC Number: 174102385
Description: iv, 155 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. What is this book about? 2. Workplace objectives --
3. Team performance --
4. Individual performance --
5. Addressing undesirable behaviour --
6. Promoting employee wellbeing --
7. Recruitment and selection --
8. Conclusions.
Responsibility: Simon Moss and Ronald Francis.

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To enhance the performance of their employees, managers need to reach an extraordinary number of decisions every day based on information and training. But are the assumptions and beliefs behind these decisions always based in real evidence or do many follow instead the latest management fad or personal opinion.

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