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Handbook of Advances in Trust Research (Paperback): Reinhard Bachmann, Akbar Zaheer Handbook of Advances in Trust Research (Paperback)
Reinhard Bachmann, Akbar Zaheer
R1,048 Discovery Miles 10 480 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

The Handbook of Advances in Trust Research presents new and important developments in trust research. The contributors are all prominent and highly respected experts in the field. Firstly, they provide a contemporary overview of the most crucial issues in current trust research including contracts, innovation and negotiation, trust and control. Thereafter, themes which have gained prominence since the original Handbook are considered, such as trust and the financial crisis, public trust in business, and trust and HRM. The book also explores recent theoretical advances and points the way for future research on trust. The Handbook contributes to an area of key importance to business and society and will appeal to practitioners and students of organization theory, strategy, sociology, organizational psychology and economics. Contributors: R. Bachmann, K.T. Dirks, N. Gillespie, T. Gubler, J.D. Harris, R. Hurley, A.A.C. Keevil, F. Kroeger, R.J. Lewicki, P.P. Li, G. Moellering, J. Nickerson, B. Nooteboom, B. Polin, L. Poppo, R.H. Searle, F. Six, P.W.L. Vlaar, A. Weibel, A.C. Wicks, A. Zaheer

Leadership Skills for Managers (Paperback): Marlene Caroselli Leadership Skills for Managers (Paperback)
Marlene Caroselli
R380 R322 Discovery Miles 3 220 Save R58 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Leadership Skills for Managers is an in-depth exploration of the abilities and qualities of a leader (as opposed to just a manager). Leadership attributes such as problem-solving, team-building, and communication are analyzed. Tools, techniques, and real-life examples help the reader develop a plan of action for transforming a vision of leadership into an implementable reality.

Post Corona - From Crisis to Opportunity (Hardcover): Scott Galloway Post Corona - From Crisis to Opportunity (Hardcover)
Scott Galloway
R496 R411 Discovery Miles 4 110 Save R85 (17%) Ships in 10 - 20 working days

The New York Times bestselling author of The Four and NYU Business School professor delivers an insightful, urgent analysis of who stands to win and who's at risk to lose in a post-pandemic world. 'Thought-provoking... As good an analysis as you could wish to read.' FINANCIAL TIMES _______________ The Covid-19 outbreak has turned bedrooms into offices, pitted young against old and widened the gaps between rich and poor, red and blue, the mask-wearers and the mask-haters. Some businesses, like Amazon and video conference software maker Zoom, woke up to find themselves crushed under an avalanche of consumer demand. Others, like the restaurant, travel, hospitality and live entertainment industries, scrambled to not become instantly obsolete. But the pandemic has not been a change agent so much as an accelerant of trends that were already well underway. In Post Corona, Galloway outlines the contours of both crisis and opportunity that lie ahead. While the powerful tech monopolies will thrive in the disruption other businesses, like higher education, will struggle to maintain a value proposition that no longer makes sense when we can't stand shoulder to shoulder. Combining his signature humour and brash style with razor-sharp business insights, Galloway offers both warning and hope in equal measure.

Performance through Diversity and Inclusion - Leveraging Organizational Practices for Equity and Results (Paperback): Ruth... Performance through Diversity and Inclusion - Leveraging Organizational Practices for Equity and Results (Paperback)
Ruth Sessler Bernstein, Paul F. Salipante, Judith Y. Weisinger
R947 Discovery Miles 9 470 Ships in 10 - 20 working days

This book provides practical guidance for managers, leaders, diversity officers, educators, and students to achieve the benefits of diversity by focusing on creating meaningful, inclusive interactions. Implementing inclusive interaction practices, along with accountability practices, enhances performance outcomes for the organization and improves equity for members of historically underrepresented and marginalized groups. The book highlights the need to challenge existing approaches that have overemphasized representational-that is, numerical-diversity. For many decades, the focus has been on this important first step of increasing the numbers of underrepresented groups. However, moving beyond representation toward a truly inclusive organizational culture that produces real performance and equity has been elusive. This book moves the focus from achieving numerical diversity to achieving frequent, high-quality, equitable, and productive interactions that enable individuals to leverage their distinctive talents and provides the steps to do so. The benefits of this approach occur at the individual, workgroup, and organizational levels. Real-life examples of good inclusive practices are provided from across the for-profit, nonprofit, and governmental sectors and in various organizational contexts. The book is ideal not only for those charged with diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in organizations but also for organizational leaders and managers who can create and/or support the implementing of inclusive organizational practices and also for postgraduate and undergraduate students studying human resource management, organizational behavior, management, or diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Women, Intersectionality, and Power in Group Psychotherapy Leadership (Paperback): Yoon Im Kane, Saralyn M. Masselink, Annie C.... Women, Intersectionality, and Power in Group Psychotherapy Leadership (Paperback)
Yoon Im Kane, Saralyn M. Masselink, Annie C. Weiss
R901 Discovery Miles 9 010 Ships in 10 - 20 working days

This ground-breaking book presents multifaceted perspectives to examine assumptions about gender, intersecting identities, and power that impact women's experience as group psychotherapy leaders, mentors, and educators. Leaders in the field discuss the theories, training, personal experience, mentorship, and clinical work that empower women group psychotherapists beyond the limits of traditional technique and practice. Chapters boldly investigate theoretical, cultural, and personal paradigms, and explore themes of intersectionality, gender-role identity, and hidden bias. The authors challenge embedded societal norms to encourage deeper gender and cultural intelligence in group psychotherapy leadership. This text provides guidance and clinical wisdom that will inspire, scaffold, and embolden contemporary group psychotherapy leadership.

Handbook of Research Methodologies and Design in Neuroentrepreneurship (Hardcover): Mellani Day, Mary C. Boardman, Norris F.... Handbook of Research Methodologies and Design in Neuroentrepreneurship (Hardcover)
Mellani Day, Mary C. Boardman, Norris F. Krueger
R3,917 Discovery Miles 39 170 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

This Handbook provides an overview of neuroscience-driven research methodologies and how those methodologies might be applied to theory-based research in the nascent field of neuroentrepreneurship. A key challenge of this field is that few neuroscientists are trained as entrepreneurship scholars and few entrepreneurship scholars are trained as neuroscientists, but this book skillfully bridges that gap. Expert contributors include concrete examples of new ways to conduct research in their contributions, which have the potential to shed light onto areas such as decision making and opportunity recognition and allow neuroentrepreneurs to ask different, perhaps better, questions than ever before. This Handbook also presents current thinking and examples of pioneering work, serves as a reference for those wishing to incorporate these methods into their own research, and provides several helpful discussions on the nature of answerable questions using neuroscience techniques. Neuroentrepreneurship is an important, emerging field for neuroscientists and entrepreneurship scholars alike. For the former audience, this book presents concrete research questions and entrepreneurship applications; for the latter, it serves as a primer and introduction to neuroscientific methods. Graduate students studying entrepreneurship, and practitioners who are keen to promote innovation and entrepreneurial skills in their leadership, will also find this Handbook to be of interest. Contributors include: W. Becker, C. Bellavitis, M.C. Boardman, M. Colosio, C. Couffe, M. Day, P.M. de Holan, A.A. Gorin, S. Guillory, N. Krueger, A. Passarelli, V. Perez-Centeno, C. Reeck, L. Schjoedt, K.G. Shaver, A. Sud, T. Treffers, M.K. Ward

Things I Heard My Professor Say - Insights From My Favorite Business School Class (Paperback): Curtis L. Odom Things I Heard My Professor Say - Insights From My Favorite Business School Class (Paperback)
Curtis L. Odom; As told to Eli Boulous
R206 R186 Discovery Miles 1 860 Save R20 (10%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Organizational Behaviour (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Ray French, Charlotte. Rayner, Gary Rees, Sally Rumbles Organizational Behaviour (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Ray French, Charlotte. Rayner, Gary Rees, Sally Rumbles
R1,345 Discovery Miles 13 450 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Organizational Behaviour, Third Edition, builds on the strengths and successes of the previous editions and has been fully updated to reflect changes in the world of work and the context of organizational behaviour within that world. The authors combine a managerial approach, focusing on practical, real-world applications, with a rigorous critical perspective that analyses the research behind the theories. The text addresses alternative theoretical perspectives, in parallel to the introduction of new worldwide cases and examples. The concise coverage of the core topics can be applied to both one-semester and year-long teaching and learning patterns. In addition, the text includes a strong applied focus stressing the applicability of all topic areas in work organisations, as well as examples from across a wide variety of business and geographic sectors. The fully updated online resource package at www.wiley.com/college/french includes PowerPoint slides, a lecturer test bank, instructor s manual and additional cases. Students can access self-test quizzes, glossary flashcards, a student study guide and links to relevant journal articles, as well as interactive modules and skills assessments.

Sustainable Investing - A Path to a New Horizon (Paperback): Herman Bril, Georg Kell, Andreas Rasche Sustainable Investing - A Path to a New Horizon (Paperback)
Herman Bril, Georg Kell, Andreas Rasche
R828 Discovery Miles 8 280 Ships in 10 - 20 working days

This book tells the story of how the convergence between corporate sustainability and sustainable investing is now becoming a major force driving systemic market changes. The idea and practice of corporate sustainability is no longer a niche movement. Investors are increasingly paying attention to sustainability factors in their analysis and decision-making, thus reinforcing market transformation. In this book, high-level practitioners and academic thought leaders, including contributions from John Ruggie, Fiona Reynolds, Johan Rockstroem, and Paul Polman, explain the forces behind these developments. The contributors highlight (a) that systemic market change is influenced by various contextual factors that impact how sustainable investing is perceived and practiced; (b) that the integration of ESG factors in investment decisions is impacting markets on a large scale and hence changes practices of major market players (e.g. pension funds); and (c) that technology and the increasing datafication of sustainability act as further accelerators of such change. The book goes beyond standard economic theory approaches to sustainable investing and emphasizes that capitalism founded on more real-world (complex) economics and cooperation can strengthen ESG integration. Aimed at both investment professionals and academics, this book gives the reader access to more practitioner-relevant information and it also discusses implementation issues. The reader will gain insights into how "mainstream" financial actors relate to sustainable investing.

Climate Positive Business - How You and Your Company Hit Bold Climate Goals and Go Net Zero (Paperback): David Jaber Climate Positive Business - How You and Your Company Hit Bold Climate Goals and Go Net Zero (Paperback)
David Jaber
R801 Discovery Miles 8 010 Ships in 10 - 20 working days

This is the decade for climate action. Internal and external stakeholders demand action. How we choose to act in the next ten years will determine our foreseeable future. Businesses hold a critical role for climate futures. The need for businesses to reduce their carbon footprint is now unquestioned, but how to achieve reductions in a credible way is neither clear nor easy once you've tackled the obvious energy culprits. Climate Positive Business lays out the path of business climate strategy, highlighting how your business must set goals, measure impact, and improve performance. Greenhouse gas protocols can instruct you on the core accounting process that lies at the heart of climate strategy. At least as important to success are the details that protocols don't tell you: the sticking points; the areas of controversy, and the best practices. Rooted in real experience and written in an entertaining and engaging style, this book provides you with the tips, tools, and techniques to tackle your company's carbon footprint, and it helps you do so in a way that is credible and appropriately ambitious to meet stakeholder expectations. The book will equip you with tools to think critically about GHG reduction, carbon offsets, and carbon removal, as well as help ensure we collectively implement real solutions to slow and eventually reverse the climate crisis. It includes lessons learned from real-world consulting projects and provides a plan of action for readers to implement. A go-to book for business looking to understand, manage, and reduce their carbon footprint, it is an invaluable resource for sustainable business practitioners, consultants, and those aspiring to become climate champions.

The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People (Paperback, 30th Anniversary Edition): Stephen R. Covey The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People (Paperback, 30th Anniversary Edition)
Stephen R. Covey; Contributions by Sean Covey; Foreword by Jim Collins
R397 R341 Discovery Miles 3 410 Save R56 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

One of the most inspiring and impactful books ever written, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has captivated readers for nearly three decades. It has transformed the lives of presidents and CEOs, educators and parents--millions of people of all ages and occupations. Now, this 30th anniversary edition of the timeless classic commemorates the wisdom of the 7 Habits with modern additions from Sean Covey.

The 7 Habits have become famous and are integrated into everyday thinking by millions and millions of people. Why? Because they work!

With Sean Covey's added takeaways on how the habits can be used in our modern age, the wisdom of the 7 Habits will be refreshed for a new generation of leaders.

They include:
Habit 1: Be Proactive
Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind
Habit 3: Put First Things First
Habit 4: Think Win/Win
Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood
Habit 6: Synergize
Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw

This beloved classic presents a principle-centered approach for solving both personal and professional problems. With penetrating insights and practical anecdotes, Stephen R. Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity--principles that give us the security to adapt to change and the wisdom and power to take advantage of the opportunities that change creates.

Powered by Change - Design your business to make the most of change (Paperback): Jonathan MacDonald Powered by Change - Design your business to make the most of change (Paperback)
Jonathan MacDonald
R265 R212 Discovery Miles 2 120 Save R53 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

**THE SUNDAY TIMES BUSINESS BESTSELLER** Voted the EMBRACING CHANGE BOOK OF THE YEAR at the BUSINESS BOOK AWARDS When the winds of change blow, some build a wall and others build a windmill In a business environment where change is the only constant, the stark reality is that it has never been harder to see what's happening around us, interpret information efficiently or develop successful strategies. This is down to both the increasing speed of change and the prevalent mindset about change, where change is seen as the enemy. Powered by Change presents a radical new methodology for using change as a fuelling mechanism to generate outstanding business success: the Windmill Theory. Power your business The Windmill Theory enables leaders and organisations to think and act in a way that capitalises on a constantly changing environment. Constructed of four blades working in perpetual harmony with one another, it creates an empowered business that turns the winds of change into business success. Filled with examples and stories from around the world, from global corporates to start-up ventures, Powered by Change delivers some astonishing insights and clear, actionable steps to achieve the ultimate competitive advantage. Use this book to fuel your business for the future.

Atomic Habits - An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones (Hardcover): James Clear Atomic Habits - An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones (Hardcover)
James Clear 2
R568 R480 Discovery Miles 4 800 Save R88 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
A First Course in Network Science (Hardcover): Filippo Menczer, Santo Fortunato, Clayton A. Davis A First Course in Network Science (Hardcover)
Filippo Menczer, Santo Fortunato, Clayton A. Davis 1
R955 Discovery Miles 9 550 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Networks are everywhere: networks of friends, transportation networks and the Web. Neurons in our brains and proteins within our bodies form networks that determine our intelligence and survival. This modern, accessible textbook introduces the basics of network science for a wide range of job sectors from management to marketing, from biology to engineering, and from neuroscience to the social sciences. Students will develop important, practical skills and learn to write code for using networks in their areas of interest - even as they are just learning to program with Python. Extensive sets of tutorials and homework problems provide plenty of hands-on practice and longer programming tutorials online further enhance students' programming skills. This intuitive and direct approach makes the book ideal for a first course, aimed at a wide audience without a strong background in mathematics or computing but with a desire to learn the fundamentals and applications of network science.

Psychological Ownership and the Organizational Context - Theory, Research Evidence, and Application (Paperback): Jon L. Pierce,... Psychological Ownership and the Organizational Context - Theory, Research Evidence, and Application (Paperback)
Jon L. Pierce, Iiro Jussila
R998 Discovery Miles 9 980 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Psychological ownership as a phenomenon and construct attracts an increasing number of scholars in a variety of fields. This volume presents a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the psychological ownership literature with particular attention paid to the theory, research evidence, and comments on managerial applications. The authors address key elements that examine an employee's ownership feelings for his or her employing organization. The chapters address, among others, the following themes: the meaning of psychological ownership, the genesis of ownership feelings, the experiences and paths down which people travel that give rise to experiences of ownership, and the consequences (the personal and work outcomes) that stem from the sense of ownership. While the majority of the book is focused on feelings of ownership that exist at the individual-level, the authors introduce the construct of collective psychological ownership as well. This work acknowledges that teamwork has become increasingly commonplace in organizations and that like individuals, teams can come to a collective sense of ownership for a variety of targets within their work environment. The book closes by drawing upon the existing science of psychological ownership to provide a perspective on its applied (managerial) implications. This book will make a noteworthy addition to scholars' libraries: university libraries will also value it among their collections. Students of organizational psychology, management, organizational behavior, sociology and communication and their professors will find much of interest here.

Workforce America!: Managing Employee Diversity as a Vital Resource (Hardcover, New): Marilyn Loden, Judy Rosener Workforce America!: Managing Employee Diversity as a Vital Resource (Hardcover, New)
Marilyn Loden, Judy Rosener
R834 R678 Discovery Miles 6 780 Save R156 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This best seller shows how to recognize and rectify problems that can inhibit the full participation of a diverse workforce and create an environment that capitalizes on the creativity and richness that increased diversity offers.

The Intuitive Customer - 7 Imperatives For Moving Your Customer Experience to the Next Level (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): Colin... The Intuitive Customer - 7 Imperatives For Moving Your Customer Experience to the Next Level (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
Colin Shaw, Ryan Hamilton
R1,168 Discovery Miles 11 680 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Building on the work of Daniel Kahneman (Thinking Fast and Slow), Dan Ariely (Predictably Irrational), Shaw and Hamilton provide a new understanding of how people behave, explain what it means for organizations who really want to understand their customers, and show you what to do to create exceptional customer experiences.

Research Handbook on the Future of Work and Employment Relations (Paperback): Keith Townsend, Adrian Wilkinson Research Handbook on the Future of Work and Employment Relations (Paperback)
Keith Townsend, Adrian Wilkinson
R1,155 Discovery Miles 11 550 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

The broad field of employment relations is diverse and complex and is under constant development and reinvention. This Research Handbook discusses fundamental theories and approaches to work and employment relations, and their connection to broader political and societal changes occurring throughout the world. It provides comprehensive coverage of work and employment relations theory and practice. This up-to-date research compendium has drawn together a range of international authors from diverse disciplinary backgrounds. There are chapters from labor historians, theoreticians, more mainstream industrial relations scholars, sociologists, organizational psychologists, geographers, policy advisors, economists and lawyers. At the heart of each chapter is the notion that the world of work and employment relations has changed substantially since the halcyon days of IR, throughout the Dunlop Era of the 1950s. However many areas of enquiry remain, and more questions have developed with society and technology. This Handbook reflects this view. As the field of study and practice continues to evolve throughout the twenty-first century - what lessons have we learned from the past and what can we expect in the future? Academics and postgraduate students researching industrial relations, human resource management, employment relations, industrial sociology and sociology of work will find this important resource invaluable.

Entrepreneurship as Organizing - Selected Papers of William B. Gartner (Paperback): William B. Gartner Entrepreneurship as Organizing - Selected Papers of William B. Gartner (Paperback)
William B. Gartner
R935 Discovery Miles 9 350 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

This book draws together William B. Gartner's key contributions to entrepreneurship research over the past 25 years. An original introduction by the author offers a comprehensive overview and analysis of his work as it pertains to the development of entrepreneurship as a scholarly field, and the articles demonstrate the many ways in which his research has explored entrepreneurship in relation to individuals, firms, environments, and processes.

The Cambridge Handbook of Organizational Community Engagement and Outreach (Paperback): Joseph A. Allen, Roni Reiter-Palmon The Cambridge Handbook of Organizational Community Engagement and Outreach (Paperback)
Joseph A. Allen, Roni Reiter-Palmon
R1,184 Discovery Miles 11 840 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

This is an ideal reference for those looking to understand, study, and practice community engagement and outreach. It discusses the different ways individuals - including faculty, administrators, and management in organizations - engage in their communities. It supplies case studies, best practices, and theoretical approaches to the study of community engagement. Scholars active in this field can use this book as an integration of the current knowledge concerning community engagement and as an inspiration for future research agendas. Whilst directing how to implement effective community engagement practices, the book also facilitates the application of organizational theory to community engagement. It will appeal to academics who are interested in the theoretical background of community engagement.

Human Resource Management and Evolutionary Psychology - Exploring the Biological Foundations of Managing People at Work... Human Resource Management and Evolutionary Psychology - Exploring the Biological Foundations of Managing People at Work (Hardcover)
Andrew R. Timming
R1,764 Discovery Miles 17 640 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Answering pressing questions regarding employee selection and mobbing culture in the workplace, Andrew R. Timming explores the unique intersection of the biological sciences and human resource management. With a rich set of theoretical and empirical chapters, the author shines an innovative light on the fields of human resource management, organizational behavior and evolutionary psychology, engaging with the nature vs. nurture debate as well as offering a ground-breaking explanation for workplace bullying, unconscious bias, and employee selection decision-making. At times poignant and controversial, the book illustrates the dark side of human nature, with a unique focus on our primordial instincts. An excellent exploration into an emerging area, this Footprint will be ideal for human resource management and organizational behavior academics, as well as those interested in applied evolutionary, social, organizational, and experimental psychology.

The Digital Transformer's Dilemma - How to Energize Your Core Business While Building Disruptive Products and Services... The Digital Transformer's Dilemma - How to Energize Your Core Business While Building Disruptive Products and Services (Paperback)
Karolin Frankenberger, Hannah Mayer, Andreas Reiter, Markus Schmidt
R519 Discovery Miles 5 190 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Bring your company into the digital era without compromising your core business In The Digital Transformer's Dilemma: How to Energize Your Core Business While Building Disruptive Products and Services, the authors show companies how to go digital while also advancing their core business. The book emphasizes how to strike a difficult balance between establishing a new (digital) business and re-vitalizing - and digitizing - the legacy business. The core of the book is focused on the actual implementation of the digital transformation across both businesses, providing concrete tips, tricks, tools and action plans across six key dimensions: Crafting a flexible organization Using technology as a driver Designing the necessary processes Building transformational leaders "Right-skilling" the workforce of the future Galvanizing cultural change The Digital Transformer's Dilemma is a very visual book, filled with dozens of engaging illustrations that bring the contained concepts to life on the page. Based on 100+ interviews with senior executives at leading companies (such as Nestle, Novartis, Volkswagen, BNP Paribas, BASF and Michelin) and smaller hidden champions, numerous illuminating case studies, and the authors' own experience from working in international management consulting and years of academic experience, the book highlights the fundamental principles required for executives and businesspeople to transform legacy organizations into digitally empowered companies.

The Power of Giving Away Power - How the Best Leaders Learn to Let Go (Hardcover): Matthew Barzun The Power of Giving Away Power - How the Best Leaders Learn to Let Go (Hardcover)
Matthew Barzun
R538 R450 Discovery Miles 4 500 Save R88 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Power of Giving Away Power - How the Best Leaders Learn to Let Go (Large print, Paperback, Large type / large print... The Power of Giving Away Power - How the Best Leaders Learn to Let Go (Large print, Paperback, Large type / large print edition)
Matthew Barzun
R556 R458 Discovery Miles 4 580 Save R98 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Organizations Evolving - Third Edition (Paperback): Howard E. Aldrich, Martin Ruef, Stephen Lippmann Organizations Evolving - Third Edition (Paperback)
Howard E. Aldrich, Martin Ruef, Stephen Lippmann
R1,007 Discovery Miles 10 070 Ships in 12 - 17 working days

Organizations Evolving offers a unique theoretical framework for understanding organizational emergence, persistence, change, and decline. Synthesizing and integrating six paradigmatic approaches to organization theory, this updated and revised third edition presents an evolutionary view that provides a unified understanding of modern organizations and organization theory. Key features of the third edition include: A sophisticated analytic comparison of six major approaches to understanding modern organizations and their evolution An interdisciplinary focus, drawing extensively from sociology, social psychology, economics, history, management and entrepreneurship research Supplementary materials from academic journals and the popular press, and multi-media resources in an online companion Extensive case examples that illustrate key evolutionary processes Study questions designed for extended and reflective learning. Offering key insights and critical learning opportunities, this book is crucial reading for classes covering macro-organizational behaviour and the sociology of organizations. Students of management studies and entrepreneurship, particularly those with a focus on organization theory, will also benefit from its interdisciplinary approach.

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