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Managing and Organizations : An Introduction to Theory and Practice - Stewart R. Clegg

Managing and Organizations

An Introduction to Theory and Practice

Book with Other Items Published: 28th November 2015
ISBN: 9781473938441
Number Of Pages: 712

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Get access to an interactive eBook* when you buy the paperback (Print paperback version only) For the last ten years, more and more students have been won over by Managing and Organizations' unparalled coverage, wisdom and insight into the bustling and complex life of organizations. Now in its Fourth Edition, this unique and highly esteemed text goes from strength to strength, offering: * seamless coverage of the essential topics of organizational behaviour

* a realist's guide to management capturing the complex life of organizations (the paradoxical, emotional, insecure, self-confident, responsible, irresponsible) and delivering the key themes and debates in an accessible way

* interactive, instructive (and fun) learning aids and features, both in the text and on the companion website

* an attractive, easily navigable, full-colour text design As well as cutting-edge content and features, new to the fourth edition:

* Chapter on Organizational Conflict

* A fully revised range of learning aids and features providing interactive and instructive guidance to encourage critical thinking and the application of real-life experience

* Revised case studies at the end of every chapter that examine key organizational issues in-depth from a diverse range of scenarios

* A fully revised companion website with comprehensive resources, including 'What Would You Do?' author videos

* free access to an interactive e-book with paperback purchases which includes links to additional video, audio and print content, for a more dynamic learning experience, allowing students to read and study, how when and where they want

*interactivity only available through Vitalsource eBook

About the Authors

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.


Relevant to the Australian context


Prescribed text for an executive MBA.



Managing and Organizations

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Easily the best introductory text on management and organization available. The key issues are clearly articulates in ways that comprehensively introduce difficult concepts without using simplistic, jargonised language. -- Dr Christopher Sykes
Already a classic in the 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
A rare feat, this text manages to be accessible and mature at the same time. Excellent preparation for diving deeper into organizational science and practice. -- Professor Guido Moellering
This book highlights a range of current issues and reviews contemporary events and issues. -- Lesley Mearns
Great textbook. Takes critical approach to traditional topics and texts. Highly recommended -- Mr Christian Lystbaek

Managing People in Organizations

Managing and Organizations in Changing Contexts

Managing Sensemaking

Managing Individuals

Managing Teams and Groups

Managing Leading, Coaching, and Motivating

Managing Human Resources

Managing Cultures

Managing Organizational Practices

Managing Organizational Conflict

Managing Power, Politics, and Decision-Making in Organizations

Managing Communications

Managing Knowledge and Learning

Managing Innovation and Change Managing Ethics

Managing Stakeholders and Corporate Social Responsibility

Managing Organizational Structures and Processes

Managing One Best Way?

Managing Beyond Bureaucracy

Managing Organizational Design

Managing Globalization

ISBN: 9781473938441
ISBN-10: 1473938449
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Book with Other Items
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 712
Published: 28th November 2015
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 26.4 x 19.7  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 1.72
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: Revised