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The Oxford Handbook Of Participation In Organizations

The Oxford Handbook of Participation in Organizations PDF
Author: Adrian Wilkinson
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780199693733
Size: 46.35 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Business & Economics
Languages : en
Pages : 640
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The Oxford Handbook Of Participation In Organizations

by Adrian Wilkinson, The Oxford Handbook Of Participation In Organizations Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Oxford Handbook Of Participation In Organizations books, Employee participation encompasses the range of mechanisms (unions, councils, high-performance teams, etc.) used to involve the workforce in decisions at all levels of the organization. This Handbook looks at the different arguments and schools of thought, with the aim of problematizing them, not just in terms of implementation but also principles.




The Oxford Handbook Of Conflict Management In Organizations

The Oxford Handbook of Conflict Management in Organizations PDF
Author: William K. Roche
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 019162456X
Size: 47.90 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Business & Economics
Languages : en
Pages : 750
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The Oxford Handbook Of Conflict Management In Organizations

by William K. Roche, The Oxford Handbook Of Conflict Management In Organizations Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Oxford Handbook Of Conflict Management In Organizations books, New ways of managing conflict are increasingly important features of work and employment in organizations. In the book the world's leading scholars in the field examine a range of innovative alternative dispute resolution (ADR) practices, drawing on international research and scholarship and covering both case studies of major exemplars and developments in countries in different parts of the global economy. Developments in the management of individual and collective conflict at work are addressed, as are innovations in both unionized and non-union organizations and in the private and public sectors. New practices for managing conflict in organizations are set in the context of trends in workplace conflict and perspectives on how conflict should be understood and addressed. Part 1 examines the changing context of conflict management by addressing the main frameworks for understanding conflict management, the trend in conflict at work, developments in employment rights, and the influence of HRM on conflict management. Part 2 covers the main approaches to conflict management in organizations, addressing both conventional and alternative approaches to conflict resolution. Conventional grievance handling and third-party processes in conflict resolution are examined as well as the main ADR practices, including conflict management in non-union firms, the role of the organizational ombudsman, mediation, interest-based bargaining, line and supervisory management, and the concept of conflict management systems. Part 3 presents case studies of exemplars and innovators in the field, covering mediation in the US postal service, interest-based bargaining at Kaiser-Permanente, 'med-arb' in the New Zealand Police, and judicial mediation in UK employment tribunals. Part 4 covers international developments in conflict management in Germany, Japan, The United States, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and China. This Handbook gives a comprehensive overview of this growing field, which has seen an huge increase in programmes of study in university business and law schools and in executive education programmes.




The Oxford Handbook Of Gender In Organizations

The Oxford Handbook of Gender in Organizations PDF
Author: Savita Kumra
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191632759
Size: 45.25 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Business & Economics
Languages : en
Pages : 752
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The Oxford Handbook Of Gender In Organizations

by Savita Kumra, The Oxford Handbook Of Gender In Organizations Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Oxford Handbook Of Gender In Organizations books, The issue of gender in organizations has attracted much attention and debate over a number of years. The focus of examination is inequality of opportunity between the genders and the impact this has on organizations, individual men and women, and society as a whole. It is undoubtedly the case that progress has been made with women participating in organizational life in greater numbers and at more senior levels than has been historically the case, challenging notions that senior and/or influential organizational and political roles remain a masculine domain. The Oxford Handbook of Gender in Organizations is a comprehensive analysis of thinking and research on gender in organizations with original contributions from key international scholars in the field. The Handbook comprises four sections. The first looks at the theoretical roots and potential for theoretical development in respect of the topic of gender in organizations. The second section focuses on leadership and management and the gender issues arising in this field; contributors review the extensive literature and reflect on progress made as well as commenting on hurdles yet to be overcome. The third section considers the gendered nature of careers. Here the focus is on querying traditional approaches to career, surfacing embedded assumptions within traditional approaches, and assessing potential for alternative patterns to evolve, taking into account the nature of women's lives and the changing nature of organizations. In its final section the Handbook examines masculinity in organizations to assess the diversity of masculinities evident within organizations and the challenges posed to those outside the norm. In bringing together a broad range of research and thinking on gender in organizations across a number of disciplines, sub-disciplines, and conceptual perspectives, the Handbook provides a comprehensive view of both contemporary thinking and future research directions.




The Oxford Handbook Of Management

The Oxford Handbook of Management PDF
Author: Adrian Wilkinson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198708610
Size: 33.16 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Business & Economics
Languages : en
Pages : 750
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The Oxford Handbook Of Management

by Adrian Wilkinson, The Oxford Handbook Of Management Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Oxford Handbook Of Management books, Management - the pursuit of objectives through the organization and co-ordination of people - has been and is a core feature, and function, of modern society. Some 'classic' forms of corporate and bureaucratic management may come to be seen as a prevalent form of organization and organizing in the 20th century, and in the post-Fordist, global, knowledge driven contemporary world we are seeing different patterns, principles, and styles of management as old models are questioned. The functions, ideologies, practices, and theories of management have changed over time, as recorded by many scholars; and may vary according to different models of organization; and between different cultures and societies. 0The purpose of this Handbook is to analyse and explore the evolution of management; the core functions and how they may have changed; its position in the culture/zeitgeist of modern society; the institutions and ideologies that support it; and likely challenges and changes in the future. This book looks at what management is, and how this may change over time. It provides an overview of management - its history, development, context, changing function in organization and society, key elements and functions, and contemporary and future challenges.




The Oxford Handbook Of Employment Relations

The Oxford Handbook of Employment Relations PDF
Author: Adrian Wilkinson
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191651494
Size: 31.90 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Business & Economics
Languages : en
Pages : 760
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The Oxford Handbook Of Employment Relations

by Adrian Wilkinson, The Oxford Handbook Of Employment Relations Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Oxford Handbook Of Employment Relations books, There have been numerous accounts exploring the relationship between institutions and firm practices. However, much of this literature tends to be located into distinct theoretical-traditional 'silos', such as national business systems, social systems of production, regulation theory, or varieties of capitalism, with limited dialogue between different approaches to enhance understanding of institutional effects. Again, evaluations of the relationship between institutions and employment relations have tended to be of the broad-brushstroke nature, often founded on macro-data, and with only limited attention being accorded to internal diversity and details of actual practice. The Handbook aims to fill this gap by bringing together an assembly of comprehensive and high quality chapters to enable understanding of changes in employment relations since the early 1970s. Theoretically-based chapters attempt to link varieties of capitalism, business systems, and different modes of regulation to the specific practice of employment relations, and offer a truly comparative treatment of the subject, providing frameworks and empirical evidence for understanding trends in employment relations in different parts of the world. Most notably, the Handbook seeks to incorporate at a theoretical level regulationist accounts and recent work that link bounded internal systemic diversity with change, and, at an applied level, a greater emphasis on recent applied evidence, specifically dealing with the employment contract, its implementation, and related questions of work organization. It will be useful to academics and students of industrial relations, political economy, and management.




The Oxford Handbook Of Work And Organization

The Oxford Handbook of Work and Organization PDF
Author: Professor of Organizational Analysis and Head of the Department of Organization Work and Technology Stephen Ackroyd
Publisher: Oxford Handbooks
ISBN: 9780199269921
Size: 25.77 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Business & Economics
Languages : en
Pages : 655
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The Oxford Handbook Of Work And Organization

by Professor of Organizational Analysis and Head of the Department of Organization Work and Technology Stephen Ackroyd, The Oxford Handbook Of Work And Organization Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Oxford Handbook Of Work And Organization books, 'The Oxford Handbook of Work and Organization' discusses what is currently known about work and organization and their connection to broader economic change in Europe and America. Issues of conceptualization are not neglected but the emphasis is firmly on what is known, and what has been observed by researchers.




The Oxford Handbook Of Organizational Climate And Culture

The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Climate and Culture PDF
Author: Karen M. Barbera
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199395926
Size: 11.26 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Psychology
Languages : en
Pages : 752
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The Oxford Handbook Of Organizational Climate And Culture

by Karen M. Barbera, The Oxford Handbook Of Organizational Climate And Culture Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Oxford Handbook Of Organizational Climate And Culture books, The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Climate and Culture presents the breadth of topics from Industrial and Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior through the lenses of organizational climate and culture. The Handbook reveals in great detail how in both research and practice climate and culture reciprocally influence each other. The details reveal the many practices that organizations use to acquire, develop, manage, motivate, lead, and treat employees both at home and in the multinational settings that characterize contemporary organizations. Chapter authors are both expert in their fields of research and also represent current climate and culture practice in five national and international companies (3M, McDonald's, the Mayo Clinic, PepsiCo and Tata). In addition, new approaches to the collection and analysis of climate and culture data are presented as well as new thinking about organizational change from an integrated climate and culture paradigm. No other compendium integrates climate and culture thinking like this Handbook does and no other compendium presents both an up-to-date review of the theory and research on the many facets of climate and culture as well as contemporary practice. The Handbook takes a climate and culture vantage point on micro approaches to human issues at work (recruitment and hiring, training and performance management, motivation and fairness) as well as organizational processes (teams, leadership, careers, communication), and it also explicates the fact that these are lodged within firms that function in larger national and international contexts.




The Oxford Handbook Of Local And Regional Democracy In Europe

The Oxford Handbook of Local and Regional Democracy in Europe PDF
Author: John Loughlin
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191628247
Size: 12.37 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Political Science
Languages : en
Pages : 810
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The Oxford Handbook Of Local And Regional Democracy In Europe

by John Loughlin, The Oxford Handbook Of Local And Regional Democracy In Europe Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Oxford Handbook Of Local And Regional Democracy In Europe books, The Oxford Handbook of Local and Regional Democracy in Europe analyses the state of play of democracy at the subnational level in the 27 member states of the EU plus Norway and Switzerland. It places subnational democracy in the context of the distinctive Anglo, the French, the German and Scandinavian state traditions in Europe asking to what extent these are still relevant today. The Handbook adapts Lijphart's theory of democracy and applies it to the subnational levels in all the country chapters. A key theoretical issue is whether subnational (regional and local) democracy is derived from national democracy or whether it is legitimate in its own right. Besides these theoretical concerns it focuses on the practice of democracy: the roles of political parties and interest groups and also how subnational political institutions relate to the ordinary citizen. This can take the form of local referendums or other mechanisms of participation. The Handbook reveals a wide variety of practices across Europe in this regard. Local financial systems also reveal a great variety. Finally, each chapter examines the challenges facing subnational democracy but also the opportunities available to them to enhance their democratic systems. Among the challenges identified are: Europeanization, globalization, but also citizens disaffection and switch-off from politics. Some countries have confronted these challenges more successfully than others but all countries face them. An important aspect of the Handbook is the inclusion of all the countries of East and Central Europe plus Cyprus and Malta, who joined the EU in 2004 and 2007. This is the first time they have been examined alongside the countries of Western Europe from the angle of subnational democracy.




The Oxford Handbook Of Process Philosophy And Organization Studies

The Oxford Handbook of Process Philosophy and Organization Studies PDF
Author: Jenny Helin
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191648108
Size: 12.10 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Business & Economics
Languages : en
Pages : 648
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The Oxford Handbook Of Process Philosophy And Organization Studies

by Jenny Helin, The Oxford Handbook Of Process Philosophy And Organization Studies Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Oxford Handbook Of Process Philosophy And Organization Studies books, Process approaches to organization studies focus on flow, activities, and evolution, understanding organizations and organizing as processes in the making. They stand in contrast to positivist approaches that see organizations and phenomena as fixed, static, and measurable. Process approaches draw on a range of ideas and philosophies. The Handbook examines 34 philosophers and social theorists, both those commonly linked to process thinking, such as Whitehead, Bergson and James, and those that are not as often addressed from a process perspective such as Dilthey and Tarde. Each chapter addresses the background and context of this thinker, their work (with a focus on the processual elements), and the potential contribution to organization and management research. For students and scholars in the field of Organization Studies this book is an entry point into the work of philosophical thinkers and social theorists for whom the world is far from being a solid place.




The Oxford Handbook Of Church And State In The United States

The Oxford Handbook of Church and State in the United States PDF
Author: Derek H. Davis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190208783
Size: 20.27 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Political Science
Languages : en
Pages : 592
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The Oxford Handbook Of Church And State In The United States

by Derek H. Davis, The Oxford Handbook Of Church And State In The United States Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Oxford Handbook Of Church And State In The United States books, Study of church and state in the United States is incredibly complex. Scholars working in this area have backgrounds in law, religious studies, history, theology, and politics, among other fields. Historically, they have focused on particular angles or dimensions of the church-state relationship, because the field is so vast. The results have mostly been monographs that focus only on narrow cross-sections of the field, and the few works that do aim to give larger perspectives are reference works of factual compendia, which offer little or no analysis. The Oxford Handbook of Church and State in the United States fills this gap, presenting an extensive, multidimensional overview of the field. Twenty-one essays offer a scholarly look at the intricacies and past and current debates that frame the American system of church and state, within five main areas: history, law, theology/philosophy, politics, and sociology. These essays provide factual accounts, but also address issues, problems, debates, controversies, and, where appropriate, suggest resolutions. They also offer analysis of the range of interpretations of the subject offered by various American scholars. This Handbook is an invaluable resource for the study of church-state relations in the United States.