Network, Influence and Conflict
In more recent times, the essence of the gatekeeper's role has moved to the 'boundary spanner' - a systems thinker who understands the specific needs and interests of the organization and whose greatest asset is their ability to move across and through the formal and informal features of the modern...
To Be Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge
Addressing Process and Context
This book brings together a number of experts in the field of organizational interventions for stress and well-being, and discusses the importance of process and context issues to the success or failure of such interventions. The book explores how context and process can be incorporated into...
Published May 20th 2012 by Routledge
Developments in Theory, Research, and Practice, Second Edition
Previously titled Bullying and Emotional Abuse in the Workplace: International Perspectives in Research and Practice, the first edition of this bestselling resource quickly became a benchmark and highly cited source of knowledge for this burgeoning field. Renamed to more accurately reflect the...
Published September 21st 2010 by CRC Press
Building a peak performing organization is not easy or else everybody would be achieving this goal. Organizations today are facing heightened challenges in remaining competitive in a more demanding global business environment. New technology, customer expectation, outsourcing, low cost competitors...
Published November 25th 2008 by Routledge
Series: Topics in Applied Psychology
Topics in Applied Psychology offers a range of accessible, integrated texts ideal for courses in applied psychology. The books are written by leading figures in their field and provide a comprehensive academic and professional insight into each topic. They incorporate a range of features to bring...
Published March 27th 2008 by Routledge
We exist in an era of great change and widespread uncertainty in which course-determining decisions lie with organizational leaders; in this continually shifting climate we require their courage to take action. Billions of dollars are spent annually on developing leaders, yet despite these efforts,...
Published May 24th 2006 by Routledge
This book examines some of the key issues around violence at work which have emerged in the new millennium, including the events of September 11th 2001 and other terrorist-related incidents, identifying these as an extreme form of workplace violence. It builds upon the expanded typology of...
Published September 30th 2005 by Willan
Challenges and New Directions
The human resources (HR) field is in a time of format and self-reflection. This significant text directly addresses the reasons why human resource management has not received its due. It asks: What can be done about this? Why is it critical to continued organizational performance and...
Published December 15th 2004 by Routledge
Research now shows us that long-term activation of the stress cycle can have a hazardous, even lethal, effect on the body, increasing the risk of obesity, heart disease, depression, cancer, and other illnesses. This new edition of an award-winning book presents cutting-edge research on the effects...
Published October 27th 2004 by CRC Press
International Perspectives in Research and Practice
Over the last decade or so research into bullying, emotional abuse and harassment at work, as distinct from harassment based on sex or race and primarily of a non-physical nature, has emerged as a new field of study. Two main academic streams have emerged: a European tradition applying the concept...
Published January 13th 2004 by CRC Press