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Organizing & Organizations, 4th Edition

  • Stephen Fineman
  • Yiannis Gabriel
  • David Sims
  • ISBN-10: 1848600852
  • ISBN-13: 9781848600850
  • 0 Pages | Hardcover
  • COPYRIGHT: 2010 Published
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About the Product

Organizing and Organizations is well loved by students and lecturers for its accessible, conversational tone and insightful real-life examples introducing the study of organizations and organizational behavior. Stephen Fineman, Yiannis Gabriel and David Sims, eminent academics in the field, cover a wealth of key concepts, research and literature leaving students informed and engaged. Organizing and Organizations integrates a strong critical approach throughout. It will continue to be an excellent support to students of management, organizational behavior, and the psychology and sociology of organizations.

Table of Contents

Entering and Leaving
Lifelong Learning
Motives and Motivating
Rules Are Rules
Buildings and Organizing
Politics and Deals
Influence and Power
Us and Them
Being Different?
Machines and Routines
Innovation and Change
Serious Joking
Career Shifts
Producing and Consuming
Working and Living
Learning and Organizing in Uncertain Times

New to this edition

  • New chapters on Influence and Power and Innovation and Change.
  • A new section within each chapter that highlights the theoretical links informing the chapters.
  • New critical review questions at the end of each chapter to encourage debate.
  • Each chapter is now enlivened with pictorial illustrations.