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
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
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 September 27th 2006 by Routledge
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
Challenges Facing the Employment Relationship in Future Organizations addresses the issues of change within employee relationships resulting from the impact of factors such as:* international competitive pressures* technological change* changing individual expectations and behavioursThe new...
Published July 2nd 2003 by Routledge
Series: Critical Concepts in Psychology
Almost everything we do as humans is influenced by our personalities. This set of critical readings in personality theory brings together all the major contributions in the field. All the classical papers on the critical theories of personality are included, as well as more contemporary work on...
Published October 1st 1998 by Routledge
Mergers, acquisitions, and alliances continue to be almost an everyday feature of the contemporary business scene, yet at least half prove to be unsuccessful. The authors show the contribution that psychology can make to our understanding of the merger phenomena - how it affects organizational...
Published November 29th 1995 by Routledge