KeywordsH Social Sciences (General)
HD Industries. Land use. Labor
HD28 Management. Industrial Management
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AbstractThis eagerly awaited introductory textbook provides a fresh approach to the study of Organizational Behaviour and management. Seeking to make the subject matter more relevant and accessible, it treats Organizational Behaviour as a field of activity that has many parallels with what is experienced in everyday life. Students will find it easier to learn about organizations by appreciating how work relations and management activities are not so distant from their own everyday lives. Uniquely, this book presents two distinct and highly contrasting perspectives on Organizational Behaviour. Key elements of what is conventionally studied in the field are introduced and treated as a foil for introducing a critical, less orthodox perspective. Written with the introductory Organizational Behaviour student in mind, this exciting new text has a four-colour design and uses classic pedagogical features such as case studies, think points, discussion questions, learning objectives and linked chapter summaries in order to engage students and provide a stimulating learning and teaching environment.
Knights, David and Willmott, Hugh <http://orca.cf.ac.uk/view/cardiffauthors/A0154331.html> 2006. Introducing organizational behaviour and management. London: Thomson Learning.