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Managing and Organizations: An Introduction to Theory and Practice 4ed

by Stewart Clegg, Martin Kornberger and Tyrone Pitsis SAGE Publications Ltd
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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 behavior
• 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
• 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.

PART ONE: Managing People in Organizations
Chapter 1: Managing and Organizations in Changing Contexts
Chapter 2: Managing Sensemaking
Chapter 3: Managing Individuals
Chapter 4: Managing Teams and Groups
Chapter 5: Managing Leading, Coaching, and Motivating
Chapter 6: Managing Human Resources
PART TWO: Managing Organizational Practices
Chapter 7: Managing Cultures
Chapter 8: Managing Conflict
Chapter 9: Managing Power, Politics, and Decision-Making in Organizations
Chapter 10: Managing Communications
Chapter 11: Managing Knowledge and Learning
Chapter 12: Managing Innovation and Change
Chapter 13: Managing Social Responsibilty Ethically
PART THREE: Managing Organizational Structures and Processes
Chapter 14: Managing Bureaucracy
Chapter 15: Managing Beyond Bureaucracy
Chapter 16: Managing Organizational Design
Chapter 17: 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.