Managing and Organizations: An Introduction to Theory and Practice

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'Already a classic in its field, Managing and Organizations’ success among teachers and students reflects its comprehensiveness and accuracy. A great handbook from which to teach management’ - Dr Jose Bento da Silva, University of Warwick

A realist's guide to management, the authors capture the complex life of organizations, providing not only an account of theories, but also an introduction to their practice with examples from everyday life and culture discussing the key themes and debates along the way.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Part One MANAGING PEOPLE IN ORGANIZATIONS
5
1 MANAGING AND ORGANIZATIONS IN CHANGING CONTEXTS
7
2 MANAGING SENSEMAKING
17
3 MANAGING INDIVIDUALS
51
4 MANAGING TEAMS AND GROUPS
91
5 MANAGING LEADING COACHING AND MOTIVATING
121
6 MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES
161
11 MANAGING KNOWLEDGE AND LEARNING
333
12 MANAGING INNOVATION AND CHANGE
361
13 MANAGING SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ETHICALLY
395
Part Three MANAGING ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURES AND PROCESSES
435
14 MANAGING BUREAUCRACY
437
15 MANAGING BEYOND BUREAUCRACY
481
16 MANAGING ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN
517
17 MANAGING GLOBALIZATION
557

Part Two MANAGING ORGANIZATIONAL PRACTICES
201
7 MANAGING CULTURES
203
8 MANAGING CONFLICT
237
9 MANAGING POWER POLITICS AND DECISIONMAKING IN ORGANIZATIONS
259
10 MANAGING COMMUNICATIONS
301
Glossary
605
Bibliography
617
Index
677
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About the author (2015)

Stewart Clegg is a prolific publisher of several hundred articles in leading academic journals in strategy, social science, management and organization theory; is also the author and editor of about fifty books, as well as a Fellow of the British Academy of Social Sciences, a Distinguished Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, and the recipient of significant awards from the American Academy of Management for his contributions to management theory and practice.

Martin Kornberger received his PhD form the University of Vienna in 2002. Currently he works as full time Visiting Professor at the Department of Organization, Copenhagen Business School. Trained as philosopher, he researches and teaches about practices of organizing, strategizing, accounting, and marketing, and explores how they shape, and are shaped by, the economy and society at large.

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