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  1. 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: $ 131.00   Web: $ 117.90
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  2. 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: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  3. 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: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  4. 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: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  5. 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: $ 123.00   Web: $ 110.70
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  6. 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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  7. 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: $ 168.00   Web: $ 151.20
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  8. 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: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  9. 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: $ 183.00   Web: $ 164.70
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  10. 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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  11. 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: $ 168.00   Web: $ 151.20
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  12. Rhetoric and the Politics of Workplace Innovation

    Rhetoric and the Politics of Workplace Innovation

    Martin Beirne
    This book provides a critical insight into the ongoing debates and controversies that surround employee empowerment and workplace innovation. It highlights competing interests and conflicting values, and illuminates some basic tensions between confident rhetoric and everyday realities. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  13. How Can HR Drive Growth?

    How Can HR Drive Growth?

    Edited by George Saridakis, Cary Cooper
    The ten up-to date research reviews that are presented in this book provide new insights into the HR academic literature. The chapters provide clear lessons that can be learnt from, along with strategies, approaches and processes in which HR could be used by both practitioners and policy makers to drive growth. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  14. Emotions and Consumption Behaviour

    Emotions and Consumption Behaviour

    Isabella Soscia
    This stimulating book scrutinizes how emotions function in consumers, from both a psychological and a managerial perspective. It demonstrates how gratitude, happiness, guilt, anger, pride and sadness determine different post-consumption behaviours such as positive and negative word of mouth, repurchase intention and complaint behaviour. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 111.00   Web: $ 99.90
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  15. The Psychology of the Recession on the Workplace

    The Psychology of the Recession on the Workplace

    Edited by Alexander-Stamatios G. Antoniou, Cary Cooper
    An economic recession can affect the aggregate well-being of a population. This highly regarded and timely book shows a significant increase in the mean levels of distress and dissatisfaction in the work place in recent years. In particular, increasing job demands, intrinsic job insecurity and increasingly inadequate salaries make substantial contributions to psychological distress, family conflict and related behaviors. The contributors reveal that the recession has fundamentally altered the way employees view their work and leaders. With employers and employees still facing a continued period of uncertainty, a severe impact on employment relations is a continuing reality. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  16. Human Resource Management in the Public Sector

    Human Resource Management in the Public Sector

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke, Andrew J. Noblet, Cary Cooper
    This insightful book presents current thinking and research evidence on the role of human resource management policies and practices in increasing service quality, efficiency and organizational effectiveness in the public sector. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  17. 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: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  18. 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: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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  19. 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: $ 123.00   Web: $ 110.70
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  20. 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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