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Macmillan Higher Education

Group Dynamics and Organizational Culture

Effective Work Groups and Organizations

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Paperback - 9781403987334

08 January 2013

$59.99

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16 September 2017

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Furnham and Xenikou provide an overview of the classic and contemporary theories debated within organizational culture, grounding debates within the context of group dynamics. This psychological focus ties in with OB...

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Furnham and Xenikou provide an overview of the classic and contemporary theories debated within organizational culture, grounding debates within the context of group dynamics. This psychological focus ties in with OB modules, allowing students to develop their understanding of the psychological processes underpinning organizational life.

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Links organizational culture to topics such as innovation, leadership and change
Encourages skills of critical thinking and analysis
Clear and comprehensive overview of the classic and contemporary theories debated with organizational change

Introduction: The Psychology of Work Groups and Organizations
Performance and Decision Making in Groups
Conflict and Negotiation in Groups at Work
Group Creativity and Innovation
The Concept of Organizational Culture
Leadership and Organizational Culture
Organizational Culture and Performance
Organizational Change.

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ATHENA XENIKOU is Assistant Professor in Social Organizational Psychology at Air Force Academy, Greece. She studied psychology at the University of Crete (Greece) and completed her PhD in University College London, UK. Her research has been published in major I/O journals including Journal of Vocational Behavior, Human Relations, and European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology; it concerns organizational culture, leadership, groups at work, and organizational commitment and identification.

ADRIAN FURNHAM is Professor of Psychology at University College London, UK. He has authored thirty-six books on the subject of psychology and work and is a regular contributor to newspapers (Financial Times,...

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ATHENA XENIKOU is Assistant Professor in Social Organizational Psychology at Air Force Academy, Greece. She studied psychology at the University of Crete (Greece) and completed her PhD in University College London, UK. Her research has been published in major I/O journals including Journal of Vocational Behavior, Human Relations, and European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology; it concerns organizational culture, leadership, groups at work, and organizational commitment and identification.

ADRIAN FURNHAM is Professor of Psychology at University College London, UK. He has authored thirty-six books on the subject of psychology and work and is a regular contributor to newspapers (Financial Times, Telegraph, Guardian, Sunday Times etc) and popular journals (Spectator, New Scientist, Personnel Today etc), as well as academic journals. He also acts as a management consultant, working with a range of corporate clients including Lloyds Bank, BT, Boots, M&S and several international airlines.

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