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Managing and Organizations: An Introduction to Theory and Practice (Including Interactive eBook) 4ed

by Stewart R Clegg, Martin Kornberger and Tyrone Pitsis SAGE Publications Ltd
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Pbk 712 pages
AU$129.00 NZ$136.52
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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’ unparalleled 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)


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

Great textbook. Takes critical approach to traditional topics and texts. Highly recommended
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.