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  1. The Innovation Imperative in Health Care Organisations

    The Innovation Imperative in Health Care Organisations

    Edited by Peter Spurgeon, Ronald J. Burke, Cary Cooper
    Health systems in the western world face increasingly intense pressure to contain or reduce costs, while countries such as China and India move towards universal coverage. The contributors illustrate that radical gains in efficiency and innovative practice are required internationally in health care systems. They argue that the high proportion of health care system costs invested in staffing place the human resource function at the forefront of meeting this challenge. Sustained system change and productivity gains, more effective management of staff and work climate are essential elements of reform and are all covered in this book. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  2. Human Resource Management in the Nonprofit Sector

    Human Resource Management in the Nonprofit Sector

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke, Cary Cooper
    This impressive book assembles the latest research findings and thinking on the management of voluntary/nonprofit sector organizations and the effective utilization of both paid staff and volunteers. The authors expertly look into the challenges faced by this sector and the growing role that it plays in society. They review HRM in the voluntary sector and discuss the challenges of bringing about best practices, as well as suggesting how to improve leadership of voluntary/nonprofit organizations. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 133.00   Web: $ 119.70
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  3. Gender and the Dysfunctional Workplace

    Gender and the Dysfunctional Workplace

    Edited by Suzy Fox, Terri R. Lituchy
    Dysfunction in the workplace, like a bully culture, affects women and men differently. This book represents a broad spectrum of disciplines including law, management, communications, human resource management and industrial/organizational psychology and offers integrative, cross-disciplinary inquiries into the many roles gender plays in organizational dysfunction. The authors provoke new questions and new streams of research, with the ultimate goal of contributing to healthier workplaces for men and women alike. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  4. Minorities in Entrepreneurship

    Minorities in Entrepreneurship

    Glenice J. Wood, Marilyn J. Davidson, Sandra L. Fielden
    Although there is an expanding body of literature on the characteristics, aspirations, motivations, challenges and barriers of mainstream entrepreneurs, relatively little is known about whether these findings can be applied to the entrepreneurial activities of minority groups. This book addresses this short-fall and presents an international review of the characteristics, motivations and obstacles of eight minority groups: younger; older; women; ethnic; immigrant; lesbian, gay and bisexual; disabled; and indigenous entrepreneurs. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  5. Fact and Fantasy about Leadership

    Fact and Fantasy about Leadership

    Micha Popper
    This inspiring book posits that followers are the key to understanding the leadership phenomenon. It analyses leader–follower dynamics in social and organizational settings and in politics which will strongly appeal to students of social psychology, sociology, management and political sciences. The book provides examples and in-depth analyses of ‘the psychology of followership in everyday life’ and will therefore prove invaluable for managers. A special emphasis is given to leader–follower dynamics at various levels of organizational life. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 111.00   Web: $ 99.90
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 35.00   Web: $ 28.00
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  6. Narcissism in the Workplace

    Narcissism in the Workplace

    Andrew J. DuBrin
    The author describes both the positive and negative features of narcissism and presents strategies and tactics for dealing constructively with narcissistic traits and behaviors in oneself and in others. Self-tests and questionnaires found throughout the volume enable readers to reflect on their standing on a variety of behaviors and attitudes associated with narcissism. Each chapter includes a section labeled ‘Guidelines for Application and Practice’ that provides practical advice for applying the research and theories presented within. Further, each chapter concludes with a case history of narcissism, accompanied by a brief analysis of the narcissistic aspects of the case’s subject. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  7. Cross-Cultural Management in Practice

    Cross-Cultural Management in Practice

    Edited by Henriett Primecz, Laurence Romani, Sonja Sackmann
    Based on the view that culture is dynamic and negotiated between actors, this groundbreaking book contains a collection of ten cases on cross-cultural management in practice. The cases draw on field research revealing challenges and insights from working across nations and cultures. Each case provides recommendations for practitioners that are developed into a framework for effective intercultural interactions as well as offering illustrations and insights on how to handle actual cross-cultural issues. This enriching book covers various topics including international collaborations across and within multinational companies, organizational culture in international joint ventures and knowledge transfer. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 116.00   Web: $ 104.40
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  8. Occupational Health and Safety for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

    Occupational Health and Safety for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

    Edited by E. Kevin Kelloway, Cary Cooper
    Small and medium sized enterprises constitute the vast majority of businesses in most developed economies. Although a large number of people are employed in such organizations, research and practice in occupational health and safety has largely ignored the unique challenges of this sector. In this highly relevant book, international experts in the field summarize existing knowledge and identify the best practices for enhancing occupational health and safety in small and medium sized enterprises. The authors specifically identify solutions that are appropriate for small businesses. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 116.00   Web: $ 104.40
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  9. Psychological Ownership and the Organizational Context

    Psychological Ownership and the Organizational Context

    Jon L. Pierce, Iiro Jussila
    Psychological ownership as a phenomenon and construct attracts an increasing number of scholars in a variety of fields. This volume presents a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the psychological ownership literature with particular attention paid to the theory, research evidence, and comments on managerial applications. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 159.00   Web: $ 143.10
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 54.00   Web: $ 43.20
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  10. Human Resource Management in Small Business

    Human Resource Management in Small Business

    Edited by Cary Cooper, Ronald J. Burke
    Human Resource Management in Small Business fills a gap in our understanding of economic performance. Small businesses are more numerous, have more employees, and contribute more to the economies of nations throughout the world than do large organizations. This book examines a range of issues, including the significance of human resource management (HRM) practices to small business success, the management of work hours and work stressors, work and family issues, succession planning, employee recruitment and selection, and managing staff. It also explores how individuals develop HRM skills, and learn from their own and others’ experiences. The role of HRM practices in successful small businesses is illustrated through a range of case studies. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 196.00   Web: $ 176.40
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  11. Philosophies of Organizational Change

    Philosophies of Organizational Change

    Aaron C.T. Smith, Fiona M. Sutherland
    Philosophies of Organizational Change explains the assumptions that drive different perspectives on organizational change management. The book describes and examines the myriad philosophical interpretations of change, revealing how and why managers confront change using so many competing methods. Each philosophy introduces the reader to the key theories used to diagnose organizations and prescribe change interventions. The book critically evaluates the arguments underpinning organizational change approaches and shows how they lead to different techniques and tools for practical change. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  12. Self-Management and Leadership Development

    Self-Management and Leadership Development

    Edited by Mitchell G. Rothstein, Ronald J. Burke
    Self-Management and Leadership Development offers a unique perspective on how leaders and aspiring leaders can and should take personal responsibility for their own development. This distinguished book is differentiated from other books on this topic with its view on the instrumental role played by individuals in managing their own development, rather than depending on others, such as their organization, to guide them. Expert scholars in the area of leadership emphasize the importance of self-awareness as the critical starting point in the process. Explicit recommendations are provided on how individuals can manage their own self-assessment as a starting point to their development. The contributors present insights and practical recommendations on how individuals can actively self-manage through a number of typical leadership challenges. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 220.00   Web: $ 198.00
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  13. Strategy Making in a Crisis

    Strategy Making in a Crisis

    Michael Gibbert
    Which strategy making approach works best in a crisis? In current literature, the recommendations oscillate between prediction, control, and practice, but this unique book focuses specifically on strategy making in a crisis. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  14. Aging and Working in the New Economy

    Aging and Working in the New Economy

    Edited by Julie Ann McMullin, Victor W. Marshall
    The case studies and analyses developed in this timely book provide insight into the structural features of small and medium-sized firms in the information technology sector, and the implications of these features for the careers of people who are employed by them. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  15. Strategic Behaviour in Network Industries

    Strategic Behaviour in Network Industries

    Ernst ten Heuvelhof, Martin de Jong, Mirjam Kars, Helen Stout
    This in-depth book explains how institutional changes such as the privatization and liberalization of network industries, for example transport, energy or telecommunications, can frequently be disappointing. The expected benefits such as lower prices, innovation and better services fail to materialize, often because the number of competitors is low. The authors demonstrate how strategic actor behaviour of one or more of the firms involved can help explain these disappointing results. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  16. The Social Embeddedness of Industrial Ecology

    The Social Embeddedness of Industrial Ecology

    Edited by Frank Boons, Jennifer Howard-Grenville
    Most work on industrial ecology continues to emphasize its roots in engineering and the technological sciences. This book differs in that it explores the social context of industrial ecology and presents empirical work addressing how cognitive, cultural, political and structural mechanisms condition the emergence and operation of industrial ecology. The empirical chapters are written from various social science perspectives and the editors have also invited reflective commentaries by authors with cross-disciplinary experiences. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 54.00   Web: $ 43.20
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  17. Governing Universities Globally

    Governing Universities Globally

    Roger King
    The comprehensive coverage of global university governance includes conceptual, theoretical and empirical analyses that will be invaluable to higher education researchers and students, and to public policy academics, students and practitioners. Global governance analysts, global business and management postgraduates, as well as regulation theorists and practitioners will also find this book to be of great interest. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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    2011   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  18. Workplace Psychological Health

    Workplace Psychological Health

    Paula Brough, Michael O’Driscoll, Thomas Kalliath, Cary Cooper, Steven Poelmans
    This insightful book provides a comprehensive overview of modern occupational health psychology, collated by leading international academics. The authors offer timely and expert discussion on core themes in this rapidly developing, state-of-the-art field. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  19. Charting Corporate Corruption

    Charting Corporate Corruption

    Peter Fleming, Stelios C. Zyglidopoulos
    In the post-Enron era, corporate corruption is increasingly on the research agenda. This informative book provides a novel approach by charting the causes of corruption. It demonstrates how agency (decisions and choices of individuals) and structure (the contextual pressures in the business environment) can interact to result in the rapid escalation of corporate crime. By analyzing and describing the social psychological dimensions of this escalation, the book will be effective in creating preventive measures that can be designed and implemented in business organizations. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  20. Women on Corporate Boards of Directors

    Women on Corporate Boards of Directors

    Edited by Susan Vinnicombe, Val Singh, Ronald J. Burke, Diana Bilimoria, Morten Huse
    This important new book addresses the growing international interest in women on corporate boards of directors. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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