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Management and Organization (2nd Edition)

A Critical Text

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 880
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15 February 2009

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This comprehensive textbook reveals the fascinating complexity of management studies and takes an engaging critical approach designed to help students challenge the preconceptions of the discipline. As managers, students...

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This comprehensive textbook reveals the fascinating complexity of management studies and takes an engaging critical approach designed to help students challenge the preconceptions of the discipline. As managers, students will need to think independently in response to a broad range of scenarios. Here, key topics such as leadership, sustainability, and ethics are rethought by international experts and illustrated with organizational examples. The result is a challenging, yet accessible, analysis of contemporary work with the aim of improving management practice at its core. The new and second edition of this highly regarded textbook has been revised and updated throughout. Written by a highly experienced team of expert, this textbook is an essential resource for advanced undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA students of management and organizational behaviour.

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  • A challenging yet accessible introduction to critical management thought with a focus on practice
  • Thoroughly up-to-date, incorporating cutting-edge research to provide a rethinking of the issues at the heart of management 
  • Case studies and key questions in each chapter encourage students to engage critically with the subject matter
  • Contributions from international specialists, giving this text an unparalleled breadth and depth while tackling crucial contemporary issues





  • Revised and updated throughout to reflect the latest industry developments, including hot topics such as gender, diversity and cross-cultural management
  • Brand-new companion website offering additional resources for lecturers and students, including a lecturer manual, PowerPoint slides, and additional case studies
  • Improved layout to increase readability and enhanced pedagogy to aid learning
  • New case studies expose the realities of organizational life





Introduction
PART ONE: CORE CONCEPTS Managing Knowledge and Learning
Gender and Management
Managing Culture
Managing Structure
Managing Sustainability
Power and Politics in Organisations
Organisational Control
Managing Ethically
PART TWO: MANAGEMENT PROCESSES Managing Motivation
Leading and Managing
Managing Teams
Managing Conflict
Managing Change
Decision-Making in Organisations
Managing Strategically
Networks and Inter-organisational Relations
Conclusion
Managing in a Virtual World.
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STEPHEN LINSTEAD is Professor of Critical Management Studies at the University of York, UK. He has held chairs in Wollongong (NSW, Australia), Sunderland, Essex and Durham before moving to York. He has also spent two years as a Visiting Scholar at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. From 2007 he will also be a Visiting Professor at the University of New Mexico, USA.

LIZ FULOP is Professor of Management and Head of Research at Griffiths University, Australia.

SIMON LILLEY is a Professor of Information and Organizations at the University of Leicester, UK.
 
Contributors:
William D, Rifkin, University of South Wales, Australia
Dr Joanna Brewis, University of Leciester, UK
Prof Bobby Banerjee, University...

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STEPHEN LINSTEAD is Professor of Critical Management Studies at the University of York, UK. He has held chairs in Wollongong (NSW, Australia), Sunderland, Essex and Durham before moving to York. He has also spent two years as a Visiting Scholar at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. From 2007 he will also be a Visiting Professor at the University of New Mexico, USA.

LIZ FULOP is Professor of Management and Head of Research at Griffiths University, Australia.

SIMON LILLEY is a Professor of Information and Organizations at the University of Leicester, UK.
 
Contributors:
William D, Rifkin, University of South Wales, Australia
Dr Joanna Brewis, University of Leciester, UK
Prof Bobby Banerjee, University of South Australia, Australia
Dr Edward Wray-Bliss, Nottingham University Business School, UK
Prf Robin Stanley Snell, Sept of Management, Lingnan University, Hong Kong
Prof. Stephen Proctor, Newcastle University Business School, UK
Prof Frank Mueller, University ofSt Andrews, UK
Prof Grham Sewell, University of Melbourne, Australia
Prof Jonathan Gosling, Centre for LEadership, University of Exeter, UK
Dr Anne-Marie Greene, Warwick University Business School, UK
Dr Alison Pullen, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Dr Rodney J. Clarke, Stafforshire University, UK
Dr Garance Marechal, University of Liverpool Management School, UK

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