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...
To Be Published August 14th 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 May 24th 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 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
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 1st 2003 by Routledge
What we know, who is to blame and what can we do?
Workplace bullying is an area that has attracted significant press attention throughout the last decade. A variety of well publicized surveys have revealed that this is an issue endemic in working life in Britain; and, at a conservative estimate, over half the working population can expect to...
Published October 24th 2001 by CRC Press
An International Perspective
The Enterprise Culture of the 1980s helped transform economies of Western Europe, but left behind a legacy of stress, both for managers and shop floor workers. The cost to business is seen in absenteeism, reduced productivity, compensation claims, health insurance and direct medical costs, which in...
Published June 28th 2000 by CRC Press
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 September 30th 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 28th 1995 by Routledge