1. New Horizons in Management series

    Series editor: Professor Sir Cary L. Cooper, CBE, 50th Anniversary Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health at Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK and President of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and British Academy of Management

    This important series makes a significant contribution to the development of management thought. This field has expanded dramatically in recent years and the series provides an invaluable forum for the publication of high quality work in management science, human resource management, organizational behaviour, marketing, management information systems, operations management, business ethics, strategic management and international management. The main emphasis of the series is on the development and application of new original ideas. International in its approach, it will include some of the best theoretical and empirical work from both well-established researchers and the new generation of scholars.

Books in this series

TOTAL: 56
  1. Strategic Human Capital

    Strategic Human Capital

    Andrea Lanza, Giuseppina Simone
    This timely and insightful book bridges the gap between Strategy and Organization disciplines in the study of human capital. Andrea Lanza and Giuseppina Simone offer an innovative, unifying conceptual framework for managing this crucial asset. Based on original empirical evidence, the authors put forward a fresh perspective not on human capital strategy, dramatically advancing the field of strategic human capital with respect to both academic knowledge and managerial applications. Learn More
    May 2020   Hardback Price: $ 99.00   Web: $ 89.10
    Availability: Not yet published
  2. Handbook of Research on the Psychological Contract at Work

    Handbook of Research on the Psychological Contract at Work

    Edited by Yannick Griep, Cary Cooper
    The psychological contract is considered a critical construct in organizational behavior literature because it informs employee emotions, attitudes, and behaviors in the workplace. Although the psychological contract has been explored extensively over the last 50 years, numerous theoretical, conceptual, empirical, methodological, and analytical changes have pushed the field forward. As such, it is time to take stock and move forward. The contributors to this Handbook explore in detail this important component of modern management thinking. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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  3. Women, Business and Leadership

    Women, Business and Leadership

    Edited by Alexander-Stamatios Antoniou, Cary Cooper, Caroline Gatrell
    This timely and comprehensive book analyses the role of women in leadership from both managerial and socio-emotional perspectives. The authors review the issues that affect real women in business and evaluate what can be done to support and develop women managers. Chapters explore topics such as the stereotyping of leading women, gender equality and discrimination, the glass ceiling and barriers to promotion, the work/home conflict, the gender pay gap and job insecurity, female authority and career development. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 190.00   Web: $ 171.00
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  4. Improving Performance Appraisal at Work

    Improving Performance Appraisal at Work

    Aharon Tziner, Edna Rabenu
    Compiling extensive research findings with real insights from the business world, this must-read book on performance appraisal explores its evolution from the classic appraisal to its current form, and the methodology behind its progression. Looking forward, Aharon Tziner and Edna Rabenu emphasize that well-conducted appraisals combine a mixture of classic and current, and are here to stay. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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  5. Research Handbook of Diversity and Careers

    Research Handbook of Diversity and Careers

    Edited by Adelina M. Broadbridge, Sandra L. Fielden
    This unique Research Handbook covers a wide range of issues that affect the careers of those in diverse groups: age, disability, gender, race, religion, sexuality and transgender, as well as appearance. International experts from a variety of backgrounds contribute chapters in their given fields, reviewing current thinking, practices, initiatives and developments within the field, as well as presenting a wide-ranging and holistic coverage of the topic. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 260.00   Web: $ 234.00
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    2019   Paperback Price: $ 69.95   Web: $ 55.96
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  6. Decision Making and Business Performance

    Decision Making and Business Performance

    Eric J. Bolland, Carlos J. Lopes
    This breakthrough study examines how business decisions explain successful and unsuccessful performance. Real world and academic research is evaluated, including interviews and cases studies, to create a model of how decisions and performance are connected for businesses of all sizes. Recommendations are made to optimize decision making and projections about the future of decision making and performance are provided. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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    2019   Paperback Price: $ 40.00   Web: $ 32.00
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  7. Knowing Her Place

    Knowing Her Place

    Valerie Bevan, Caroline Gatrell
    More women are studying science at university and they consistently outperform men. Yet, still, significantly fewer women than men hold prestigious jobs in science. Why should this occur? What prevents women from achieving as highly as men in science? And why are so few women positioned as ‘creative genius’ research scientists? Drawing upon the views of 47 (female and male) scientists, Bevan and Gatrell explore why women are less likely than men to become eminent in their profession. They observe three mechanisms which perpetuate women’s lowered ‘place’ in science: subtle masculinities (whereby certain forms of masculinity are valued over womanhood); (m)otherhood (in which women’s potential for maternity positions them as ‘other’), and the image of creative genius which is associated with male bodies, excluding women from research roles. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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    2019   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  8. The Sandwich Generation

    The Sandwich Generation

    Edited by Ronald J. Burke, Lisa M. Calvano
    Rising life expectancy has led to the growth of the ‘Sandwich Generation’ – men and women who are caregivers to their children of varying ages as well as for one or both parents whilst still managing their own household and work responsibilities. This book considers both the strains and benefits of this position. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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  9. Research Handbook on Employee Turnover

    Research Handbook on Employee Turnover

    Edited by George Saridakis, Cary Cooper
    Covering the period of the financial crisis, this Research Handbook discusses the degree of importance of different driving forces on employee turnover. The discussions contribute to policy agendas on productivity, firm performance and economic growth. The contributors provide a selection of theoretical and empirical research papers that deal with aspects of employee turnover, as well as its effects on workers and firms within the current socio-economic environment. It draws on theories and evidence from economics, management, social sciences and other related disciplines. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 213.00   Web: $ 191.70
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 60.00   Web: $ 48.00
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  10. Coaching for Women Entrepreneurs

    Coaching for Women Entrepreneurs

    Carianne M. Hunt, Sandra L. Fielden
    This is the first book to present a comprehensive understanding of the role of coaching in developing women entrepreneurs. It provides a theoretical background and explores the distinctive challenges facing this group before discussing the implementation and outcomes from a coaching programme in an entrepreneurial setting. Finally, the book concludes with strategies for future research and progress. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  11. Perspectives on Contemporary Professional Work

    Perspectives on Contemporary Professional Work

    Edited by Adrian Wilkinson, Donald Hislop, Christine Coupland
    How is the world of professions and professional work changing? This book offers both an overview of current debates surrounding the nature of professional work, and the implications for change brought about by the managerialist agenda. The relationships professionals have with their organizations are variable, indeterminate and uncertain, and there is still debate over the ways in which these should be characterized and theorized. The contributors discuss these implications with topics including hybrid organizations and hybrid professionalism; the changing nature of professional and managerial work; profession and identity; and the emergence of HRM as a new managerial profession. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 168.00   Web: $ 151.20
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  12. Entrepreneurship and Talent Management from a Global Perspective

    Entrepreneurship and Talent Management from a Global Perspective

    Edited by Huiyao Wang, Yipeng Liu
    Talent has become the most important resource for organizations across a wide range of sectors throughout the world including business, non-profit, and government. These organizations are now engaged in an increasingly fierce competition to acquire the best talent as they seek to gain the upper hand in today’s fast changing environment. By combining the body of knowledge on entrepreneurship and talent management from a global perspective, this book provides a synthesized understanding of entrepreneurial mobility and talent management in the entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  13. 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: $ 199.00   Web: $ 179.10
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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Competing Values Leadership

    Competing Values Leadership

    Kim S. Cameron, Robert E. Quinn, Jeff Degraff, Anjan V. Thakor
    This thoroughly updated book serves as the key source for understanding the Competing Values Framework, one of the most widely used and highly cited frameworks in the world. The authors, who have been at the foundation of developing, applying and studying this framework for over three decades, explain how it helps foster successful leadership, improve organizational effectiveness and promote value creation. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 41.95   Web: $ 33.56
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  18. 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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  19. 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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  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
    Availability: In Stock