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Managing People and Organizations in Changing Contexts addresses the contemporary problems faced by managers in dealing with people, organizations and change in a theoretically-informed and practical way. This textbook approaches people management from the perspective of practising and aspiring managers, making it a valuable alternative to existing texts on organizational behaviour and human resource management.
This new edition considers new emerging organizational forms such as e-lancing and recent management concerns such as employee engagement, de-professionalization and the growing challenges of social media. Built around a chapter framework that connects different themes to managerial action and practices, this textbook covers a wide range of topics including:
managing at the individual, group and organizational levels
managing creativity and innovation, and
corporate governance and corporate social responsibility.
There is an increased international flavour, reflected in the range of contemporary case studies and literature used throughout, which explore business and management problems in the private and public sectors.
This text will be relevant to practising and aspiring managers studying people management, organizational behaviour and change management.
Graeme Martin is Professor and Head of Management and Marketing in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Dundee, UK. He has published widely in management, HRM and organization studies, including six books, numerous refereed journal articles and book chapters, as well as having management and consulting experience internationally.
Sabina Siebert is Professor of Management in the Adam Smith Business School at the University of Glasgow, UK. Her research interests include organizational trust, sociology of the professions and management in the creative industries. She is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the European Management Journal.