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Work Organisations By Paul Thompson

Work Organisations by Paul Thompson

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Summary

This revised edition includes debates on gender and international management issues, surveillance, managing diversity, knowledge work, high performance work systems, and learning in organizations. New chapters on change and teamwork have also been added

Work Organisations Summary

Work Organisations by Paul Thompson

This third edition is designed in a user friendly format with 25 chapters instead of the previous 12, making the content more accessible, "bite sized" and student friendly, substantially revising and extending chapters. The text includes debates on gender and international management issues, surveillance, managing diversity, knowledge work, high performance work systems, and learning in organizations. New chapters on change and teamwork have been added.

Work Organisations Reviews

"This is one of the few books I would recommend students buy, as they can refer back to it again and again."--S. Bolton, Lancaster University
"This text is one of the best on the market. Well-priced for students...Thank you."--Heather Thorp, University of Portsmouth

About Paul Thompson

PAUL THOMPSON is Professor of Organisational Analysis at the University of Strathclyde. - DAVID MCHUGH is Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at the University of Central Lancashire

Table of Contents

Introduction - PART ONE - Studying Organisations: an Introduction - The Emergence of Large Scale Organisations - Taylor, Weber and the Bureaucratisation of Production - Managing the Human Factor - Organisations and Environments - Capital, the State and Labour in a Globalising Era - Management - Control: Concepts and Strategies - Power, Conflict and Resistance - Gender, Sexuality and Organisations - New Economy, New Organisations? - Continuity and Change at Work - Corporations and Culture: Reinventing Organisation Man? - PART TWO - Understanding Organisational Behaviour: Issues and Agendas - Masks for Tasks: Perception, Attitudes and Personality - Learning, Change and Innovation - Open to Persuasion: Communication and Leadership - Putting the Pressure on: Stress, Work and Emotion - Motivation: the Drive for Satisfaction - From Groups to Teams - Identity Work - PART THREE: THEORISING ORGANISATIONS - Resources for Orthodoxy - Critical Alternatives - Critical Social Psychologies - Theory, Knowledge and Practice - Bibliography - Name Index - Subject Index

Additional information

GOR001594117
9780333949917
0333949919
Work Organisations by Paul Thompson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
2002-11-30
480
N/A
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