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  1. Theoretical Perspectives on Family Businesses

    Theoretical Perspectives on Family Businesses

    Edited by Mattias Nordqvist, Leif Melin, Mattias Waldkirch, Gershon Kumeto
    Family business has become an increasingly studied field over the last decade and forms one of the fastest growing research areas today. The uniqueness of family businesses is the interaction between two systems; the family and the business systems, leading to specific characteristics that we rarely see in other types of businesses. In order to understand the interaction between the family and the business systems, researchers have adopted a diverse range of theories from different fields. The contributors provide a thorough discussion of thirteen theoretical perspectives that have been used in family business research to a varying degree. Each chapter introduces a theory, demonstrates its previous application in family business research and offers compelling ideas for future research that could contribute to both the family business field and the original theory behind it. This book aims to spark new insights for researchers and PhD students in the field of family business, and is also a good introduction for researchers who are new to the field. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 133.00   Web: $ 119.70
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  2. Handbook of Research on Work–Life Balance in Asia

    Handbook of Research on Work–Life Balance in Asia

    Edited by Luo Lu, Cary Cooper
    In Asian societies, work and family issues are only recently beginning to gain attention. The pressure of rapid social change and increasing global competition is compounded by the long hours work culture, especially in the Pan-Confucian societies such as Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Japan, and South Korea. Furthermore, with the rising female labor participation, more and more Asian employees are now caught between the demands of work and family life. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 190.00   Web: $ 171.00
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  3. LEADing Small Business

    LEADing Small Business

    Stewart Barnes, Steve Kempster, Sue Smith
    This is one of the first books to fully value and realise the connection between leadership and learning in SMEs. It provides a real-life narrative, encapsulating the development of business people on a leadership programme for SME managers, whilst explaining the key theories, models and techniques that underpin the leadership methods and approaches deployed at each stage of the delegate’s journey. The authors examine comprehensive data sources associated with three managers within SMEs and follow them over a ten-month period. Each chapter splits into two – an aesthetic narrative on the learning journey and a ‘theory sandwich’, which draws the reader’s attention to the theories, models and debates underpinning the learning at each stage of the delegate’s journey. A cycle of leadership learning through ‘lived experience’ is outlined and the importance of leadership learning within a community of practice and developing concurrently three key capitals - human, social and institutional capitals - are emphasised. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 125.00   Web: $ 112.50
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    2016   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  4. The Multi-generational and Aging Workforce

    The Multi-generational and Aging Workforce

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke, Cary Cooper, Alexander-Stamatios G. Antoniou
    The workforce is aging as people live longer and healthier lives, and mandatory retirement has become a relic of the past. Though workforces have always contained both younger and older employees the age range today has expanded, and the generational gap has become more distinct. This book advocates the need for talented employees of all ages as a way to prevent potential skill shortages and considers both the challenges and opportunities that these changes raise for individual organizations. The benefits they discuss include greater employee diversity with regards to knowledge, skills experience and perspectives, whilst challenges involve potential generational tensions, stereotypes and age biases. The book further places an emphasis on initiatives to create generation-friendly workplaces; these involve fostering lifelong learning, tackling age stereotypes and biases, employing reverse mentoring where younger employees mentor older employees, and offering older individuals career options including phased retirement, bridge employment and encore careers. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 161.00   Web: $ 144.90
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  5. Handbook of Research on Sustainable Careers

    Handbook of Research on Sustainable Careers

    Edited by Ans De Vos, Beatrice I.J.M. van der Heijden
    What is a sustainable career and how can individuals and organizations develop pathways that lead to them? With current levels of global unemployment and the need for life-long learning and employability enhancement these questions assume a pressing significance. With twenty-eight chapters from leading scholars, the Handbook of Research on Sustainable Careers makes an important contribution to our understanding of sustainable careers and lays the foundation for the direction of future research. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 69.95   Web: $ 55.96
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  6. Flourishing in Life, Work and Careers

    Flourishing in Life, Work and Careers

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke, Kathryn M. Page, Cary Cooper
    Happiness in one aspect of our life can positively impact upon our satisfaction within other domains of our life. The opposite also rings true. Today’s generation of working people have often been called the generation who want it all. But can we really have it all? And at what cost to our and others’ happiness? Flourishing in Life, Work and Careers explores ways in which contemporary working people can thrive in a complex, volatile and uncertain world. Combining both research and practice, the contributors of this book cover all bases from individual wellbeing, family, work and career experiences, to leadership. They conclude by providing the reader with tools to combine what they have learnt and apply it to their own lives. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 161.00   Web: $ 144.90
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  7. The Climate Resilient Organization

    The Climate Resilient Organization

    Martina K. Linnenluecke, Andrew Griffiths
    Climate change has had a significant impact globally, predominantly for those vulnerable to its influence. The first book of its kind, The Climate Resilient Organization assesses the issues that have mounted for decision-makers in the field, whilst providing strategies to tackle them. With a particular focus on building climate-resilient pathways for private sector organisations, the expert authors offer practical tools and decision-making criteria for evaluating adaptation needs, costs and benefits. Split into two parts this book begins with an analysis of the subject on a global scale; it continues by translating the science surrounding it while presenting it in a manner suited to local decision-makers. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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    2016   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  8. The Economic Crisis and Occupational Stress

    The Economic Crisis and Occupational Stress

    Ritsa Fotinatos-Ventouratos, Cary Cooper
    The global economic crisis of 2008 caused the collapse of the world’s financial institutions, large-scale unemployment, the devaluing of housing stocks leading to mortgage defaults and left many countries in debt, unable to meet their financial obligations. The consequences of this in the workplace were substantial and for those who remained employed, longer working hours, heavier workloads, an insecure working environment and micro-management became manifest. Examining the impact of the recession on organizations and individuals at work, this book explores the long lasting effect the crisis will have on workplaces for the future. An insightful and thorough account of how the economic crisis has unfolded on an international scale is presented and the profound psychological impact that this recession has had on the workplace assessed. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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  9. Corporate Wellness Programs

    Corporate Wellness Programs

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke, Astrid M. Richardsen
    Corporate Wellness Programs offers contributions from international experts, examining the planning, implementation and evaluation of wellness initiatives in organizations, and offering guidance on how to introduce these programs into the workplace. Previous research evidence surrounding corporate wellness programs is reviewed, to illustrate reduced health care costs, higher levels of employee well-being, greater work engagement, higher levels of performance, and financial gains on well-being investment costs. In this innovative book, various chapters examine the planning, implementation and evaluation of corporate wellness initiatives with guidance on how to introduce these programs in one’s workplace. In addition, organizational case studies highlight best practices and lessons to be learned from them. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  10. International Handbook on Whistleblowing Research

    International Handbook on Whistleblowing Research

    Edited by A. J. Brown, David Lewis, Richard E. Moberly, Wim Vandekerckhove
    In the modern age of institutions, whistleblowing is now established as one of the most important processes – if not the single most important process – by which governments and corporations are kept accountable to the societies they are meant to serve. This essential Handbook provides researchers and policy makers from around the world with a comprehensive overview of the state of our knowledge regarding this vital process. In addition to drawing from the last 30 years of progressively more systematic research into whistleblowing, it also provides cutting-edge analysis of the conceptual and practical challenges that researchers will want to confront in the next decade. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 295.00   Web: $ 265.50
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  11. Handbook of Conflict Management Research

    Handbook of Conflict Management Research

    Edited by Oluremi B. Ayoko, Neal M. Ashkanasy, Karen A. Jehn
    This unique book draws together current thoughts and research in conflict management. Specifically, it brings a wealth of knowledge from authorities in the field on emerging issues such as power in conflict, cognition and emotions in conflict, leading conflict from multiple perspectives and cultural orientations, the role of context in conflict and the teaching of conflict management. Altogether, the Handbook provides a critical avenue for researchers and practitioners’ continued engagement in conflict research and management theory. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 255.00   Web: $ 229.50
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    2016   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  12. Handbook of Research Methods on Intuition

    Handbook of Research Methods on Intuition

    Edited by Marta Sinclair
    How does one go about studying intuition – a complex, cross-disciplinary field, which is still developing? How can intuition be captured in situ? How can a researcher harness their own intuition? This book uses method-related themes to help answer these questions and explore innovative developments in intuition research. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 190.00   Web: $ 171.00
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    2016   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  13. Handbook of Research on Employee Voice

    Handbook of Research on Employee Voice

    Edited by Adrian Wilkinson, Jimmy Donaghey, Tony Dundon, Richard B. Freeman
    The term ‘employee voice’ refers to the ways and means through which employees can attempt to have a say and influence organizational issues that affect their work and the interests of managers and owners. The concept is distinct, but related to and often overlapping with issues such as participation, involvement and, more recently, engagement. This Handbook provides an up-to-date survey of the current research into employee voice, sets this research into context and sets a marker for future research in the area. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  14. Well-Being and Beyond

    Well-Being and Beyond

    Edited by Timo J. Hämäläinen, Juliet Michaelson
    This book will broaden the public and policy discourse on the importance of well-being by examining psychological, social, environmental, economic, organizational, institutional and political determinants of individual well-being. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 147.00   Web: $ 132.30
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  15. Handbook of Organizational and Entrepreneurial Ingenuity

    Handbook of Organizational and Entrepreneurial Ingenuity

    Edited by Benson Honig, Joseph Lampel, Israel Drori
    The editors of this Handbook, Benson Honig, Joseph Lampel and Israel Drori, define organizational ingenuity as ‘the ability to create innovative solutions within structural constraints using limited resources and imaginative problem solving’. They and the authors examine the dichotomy between organizational freedom and necessity in order to better understand the role of ingenuity in the success of an organization. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 190.00   Web: $ 171.00
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  16. Gender in Organizations

    Gender in Organizations

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke, Debra A. Major
    Diversifying the workforce is becoming increasingly important, with gender equality being a central feature of overall equality. Men seem to be part of the problem and a necessary part of the solution. This collection ties these themes together in the context of talent management and organizational effectiveness. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 168.00   Web: $ 151.20
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  17. Proactive Personality and Behavior for Individual and Organizational Productivity

    Proactive Personality and Behavior for Individual and Organizational Productivity

    Andrew J. DuBrin
    This comprehensive book describes how proactive behavior, driven by a proactive personality, contributes to individual and organizational productivity. A consolidation of available research on the nature of proactivity in the workplace, this book explores methods of helping workers themselves become more effective, and managers understand effective ways of fostering this kind of thinking and behavior. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 124.00   Web: $ 111.60
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  18. Handbook of Work–Life Integration Among Professionals

    Handbook of Work–Life Integration Among Professionals

    Edited by Debra A. Major, Ronald Burke
    This Handbook integrates current thinking and research evidence regarding how professionals navigate multiple life roles to achieve satisfaction and fulfillment. Drawing on the expertise of top work–life scholars, the volume offers a comprehensive treatment of the challenges and benefits encountered. The topic is approached from all angles, including how technology, family structure over the lifespan, work organizations’ cultures and policies, and national culture influence the way professionals manage their roles across the work and family domains. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 217.00   Web: $ 195.30
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  19. Handbook of Research on Promoting Women’s Careers

    Handbook of Research on Promoting Women’s Careers

    Edited by Susan Vinnicombe, Ronald J. Burke, Stacy Blake-Beard, Lynda L. Moore
    In a changing world where women have dominated as graduates from universities in the West, recent research has shown that the same trend is also strikingly evident in the newly emerging markets. Tapping into this female talent pool is extremely important and advancing women’s careers has become a key business issue. This Handbook lays out a number of promising approaches. First the business case for doing so is presented. The challenges facing women are reviewed, followed by various programs that address particular needs such as mentoring, leadership development programs for women, work and family initiatives, and succession planning. Finally, case studies of award-winning organizational initiatives are described. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 256.00   Web: $ 230.40
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  20. Voice and Whistleblowing in Organizations

    Voice and Whistleblowing in Organizations

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke, Cary Cooper
    This book examines the decision to speak out in organizations or to keep silent, the roles of fear and courage, and why increasing valid information and truth is central to individual and organizational health. Employees in organizations face countless daily situations in which they make a choice to speak up, exercise voice, or remain silent. Too many choose to remain silent. Others only tell supervisors what they want to hear, becoming ‘yes’ men and women. Expressing one’s voice increases individual health and well-being and enhances learning, quality and timeliness of decision making, work engagement, and ultimately team and organizational success. This volume, containing chapters by international researchers, examines the causes and consequences of exercising voice and ways individuals and organizations can support voice in the workplace. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 162.00   Web: $ 145.80
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