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    DescriptionPeople in Organisations is concerned with the examination of contextual and content issues surrounding people and organisations. The module examines those sociological issues such as organisational theory, management, social structure and the nature of work. It also examines psychological issues such as leadership, motivation, perception and personality. The text is aimed at Level 1 business studies undergraduate students and is well supported with case study materials, articles and activities.


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    Title
    People in Organisations
    Subtitle
    An Active Learning Approach
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Kevin Gallagher, By (author) John Reynolds, By (author) Bob McClelland, By (author) Craig Rose, By (author) Steve Tombs
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 688
    Width: 172 mm
    Height: 245 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 1,174 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780631201816
    ISBN 10: 0631201815
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: BUS
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.2
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: KJU
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 10
    BIC subject category V2: KJMV2
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 180
    Ingram Subject Code: BE
    DC22: 658
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17440
    Libri: I-BE
    Abridged Dewey: 658
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Approval Code: A48404220
    DC21: 306.36
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: BUS041000
    LC classification: HD58.82.P4, HD58.82 .P463 1997
    Thema V1.0: KJM
    Illustrations note
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    BLACKWELL PUBLISHERS
    Publication date
    14 July 1997
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Kevin Gallagher is Senior Lecturer in HRM at the Sunderland Business School, University of Sunderland. Bob McClelland is Reader in Educational Technology at the Liverpool Business School, Liverpool John Moores University. John Reynolds is Subject Group Leader for HRM at the Liverpool Business School, Liverpool John Moores University. Ed Rose is Senior Lecturer in Industrial Relations at the Liverpool Business School, Liverpool John Moores University. Steve Tombs is Reader in Organizational Sociology at the Liverpool Business School, Liverpool John Moores University.
    Back cover copy
    "People in Organisations" is part of a major new national programme of highly developed texts and modules for undergraduate students following business studies courses. It provides 150 hours of quality study to be used by students in a supported learning environment. This text is concerned with the examination of contextual and content issues surrounding people and organizations. The module examines those sociological issues such as organizational theory, management, social structure and the nature of work. It also examines psychological issues such as leadership, motivation, perception and personality. The text is aimed at Level One business studies undergraduate students and is well supported with case study materials, articles and activities. "People in Organisations" has been written and developed by a highly experienced team drawn from the Open Learning Foundation's member universities. Extensively tested with students and using a range of questions, self-assessment exercises, worked examples and assignments, "People in Organisations" is the most effective teaching and learning resource available at this level.
    Table of contents
    1. Administration and Control. 2. Technology and Flexibility. 3. Continuity and Change. 4. The Nature of Organizations. 5. The Nature of Work. 6. Psychological Perspectives on Work and Organizations. 7. Motivating the Workforce. 8. Groups and Group Effectiveness. 9. Leaders Leading and the Led. 10. Organizational Communication. Resources.