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Working in organisations

Author: Andrew Kakabadse; John Bank; Susan Vinnicombe
Publisher: London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, [2018]
Series: Routledge revivals.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Cas, Études de
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Kakabadse; John Bank; Susan Vinnicombe
ISBN: 9780429427992 0429427999 9780429765650 0429765657
OCLC Number: 1082518982
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Author's Preface to the 2nd Edition --
Acknowledgements --
Part 1: People, Jobs and Relationships --
Challenges --
Critical Challenges Facing Managers --
Business Ethics --
Globalisation --
Downsizing --
Employee Diversity --
New Technology --
Managing In The New World Order --
Summary --
Developing Business Ethics --
Managing Globalisation --
Dealing With Downsizing --
Valuing Employee Diversity --
Exploiting New Technology --
The Manager's Job --
Characteristics of Managerial Work --
The Person In The Job --
The Frame Of The Job --
Managing On Three Levels --
The Empowering Manager --
Managerial Competencies And Skills --
Managers And Stress --
Educating Managers --
Summary --
Characteristics of Managerial Work --
The Person In The Job --
The Frame Of The Job --
Managing On Three Levels --
Empowerment --
Managerial Competencies And Skills --
Managers And Stress --
Educating Managers --
The Manager's Career --
Attraction And Selection --
Problems In The Management Of Entry. Induction And Socialisation --
Person-Organisation Fit --
Socialisation --
Problems Of Induction --
Mechanisms For Effective Induction --
Stages of Transition --
Phase 1: Getting Used To The Place --
Phase 2: Re-Learning --
Phase 3: On Becoming Effective --
Career Development --
Career Anchors --
The New Psychological Contract --
The End Of Jobs For Life --
Employees Are Changing Too --
Comparing Old And New Contracts --
HR Implications --
Protean Careers --
Work/Life Balance --
The Business Case For Employers --
Summary --
Attraction And Selection --
Induction And Socialisation --
Career Development --
Work/Life Balance --
Motivation --
What Determines An Individual's Motivation? --
Need Theories --
Incentive Theories --
Expectancy Theories --
What Determines Motivation On The Job? --
Work Design --
Action Levers --
Commitment --
Summary --
Need Theories --
Incentive Theories --
Expectancy Theories --
Motivation On The Job --
Work Design --
Action Levers --
Commitment --
Team Working. Impact Of Team Work --
What Is A Team Or Group At Work? --
Do People Need To Be Taught How To Work In Teams? --
Early Research Into Group Behaviour --
Team Development --
Team Roles --
Hot Groups --
Team Competencies --
Group Think --
Summary --
Essence Of A Team --
Research Into Teamworking --
Early Research --
Team Development --
Hot Groups --
Team Competencies --
Group Think --
Diversity and Individual Differences --
The Meaning Of "Diversity" --
Why Diversity Matters At Work --
What Are The Management Implications? --
The Cranfield Diversity Management Performance Project --
Work/Life Balance --
Age --
Religion --
Disability Act --
HRM: Recruitment And Succession Planning --
Cultural Change Programme/Training --
Support Groups --
Study Outcomes: Suggestions For Diversity Management --
Individual Differences --
Individual Characteristics --
Functions --
Modifying Factors --
Perception --
Understanding other people The Perceived --
The Perceiver --
The Situation --
Attributes. Stereotypes --
Halo And Horns Effects --
Expectancy --
Projection --
Selective Perception --
Improving Understanding And Interaction --
Impression management Summary --
Diversity --
Individual Differences --
Perception --
Attributes --
Improving Understanding And Interaction --
Leadership --
Transactional Leadership --
Trait Studies --
The Behavioural Approach --
The Authoritarian/Disciplinarian School --
The Human Relations School --
The Managerial Grid --
Contingency Studies --
Managerial Decision-Making --
Situational Leadership --
Hot Managers --
Transformational Leadership --
Charisma --
Charisma And The Heroic Leader --
Charisma And Attribution --
Narcissism --
Reactive Narcissism --
Self-Deceptive Narcissism --
Constructive Narcissism --
Gender And Leadership Style --
Discretionary Leadership --
Summary --
Transactional Leadership --
Traits Approach --
Behaviour Approach --
Contingency Studies --
Managerial Decision-Making --
Situational Leadership --
Hot Managers. Transformational Leadership --
Charisma --
Narcissism --
Discretionary Leadership --
Part 2: Working the Organisation --
Communication and Conflict --
The Nature Of Communication --
Interpersonal Communication --
Information Passing --
Relationship Building --
Listening And Active Listening --
Reading Body Language --
Organisational Communication --
Team Briefing --
Emergence Of E-Mail --
Code Of Practice For E-Mailing --
Principled Bargaining --
Dealing With Conflict --
Creative Conflict: How Management Teams Can Have A Good Fight --
Summary --
Interpersonal Communication --
Active Listening --
Organisational Communication --
Principled Bargaining --
Dealing With Conflict --
Creative Conflict --
Politics in Organisations --
Nature Of Politics In Organisations --
Differences In Organisations --
Global v Local --
Boss v Subordinate --
Professional v Manager --
Centre v Subsidiary --
Colleague v Colleague --
Shared And Unshared Meaning --
Politics In Practice. Identify The Stakeholders --
Work Within Comfort Zones --
Fit The Image --
Use Networks --
Make Deals --
Be 'Economical With The Truth' --
Confront Or Withdraw --
When All Else Fails --
Summary --
The Nature Of Politics In Organisations --
Differences In Organisations --
Shared And Unshared Meaning --
Politics In Practice --
In Conclusion --
Power --
Power Definition --
Power Levers --
Reward Power --
Role Power --
Personal Power --
Knowledge Power --
Network Power --
Information Power --
Complete Memory Power --
Power Levers In Context --
Creative Context --
Leverage Context --
Scope Context --
Cost Discipline Context --
Levels Of Power Sophistication --
Level 1: Power --
Level 2: Power --
Level 3: Power --
Power Structure Change --
Behaviour Change --
Attitude Change --
Internalisation --
Normative Mass --
Summary --
Power Definition --
The Power Levers --
Power Levers In Context --
Levels Of Power Sophistication --
Power Structure Change --
Organisational Design. Influences On Design --
Determinants --
Size --
Historical Background --
Geographical Spread --
The Input Of Technology --
Core Competencies --
Habits --
Management Information Systems (MIS) --
Configuration --
Functional Structure --
Product Structure --
Divisional Structure --
Matrix Structure --
Innocence And Ideal --
For Centralisation --
For Decentralisation --
Resource-Flexible Perspective --
Advantages And Disadvantages --
Impact Of Re-Design --
Accountability --
Customer Satisfaction --
Morale And The Social Contract --
Summary --
Influences On Design --
Determinants --
Configuration --
Innocence And Ideal --
Resource Flexible Perspective --
Impact Of Re-Design --
Governance --
Emergence Of Governance --
Definition Of Governance --
History Of Governance --
Governance Models --
Shareholder Model --
Stakeholder Model --
Contrasts Of Meaning --
Boundary Spanners --
Summary --
Emergence Of Governance --
Governance Models --
Contrasts Of Meaning --
Boundary Spanners --
List of Figures --
List of Tables --
Bibliography.
Series Title: Routledge revivals.
Responsibility: Andrew Kakabadse, John Bank and Susan Vinnicombe.

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