Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) can provide companies with many benefits, including new capabilities, technologies, products, immediate entry into new markets, and lower operation costs through consolidation of resources. But in the optimism and excitement of the deal many of the challenges are...
To Be Published April 15th 2016 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...
To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Routledge
Series: Topics in Applied Psychology
Psychologists have been fascinated by the world of work, and the changing relationship between people, technology and the workplace, since the onset of the industrial revolution. And in providing a complete and contemporary overview of this evolving and fascinating field, the new edition of Work...
Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge
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 August 15th 2014 by Routledge
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...
Published August 13th 2013 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 22nd 2010 by CRC Press
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 25th 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 October 1st 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 16th 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 28th 2004 by CRC Press