Gossip is a complex and ubiquitous phenomenon, widely found and variously practiced. Gossip and Organizations provides the reader with an analysis of gossip and informal knowledge across different national, organizational and cultural contexts, drawing upon empirical findings and the author's...
Published June 18th 2012 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
The Effect on Employee Attitudes, Behavior, and Well-being
We know that positive, fulfilling and satisfying relationships are strong predictors of life satisfaction, psychological health, and physical well-being. This edited volume uses research and theory on the need to belong as a foundation to explore various types of relationships, with an emphasis on...
Published April 23rd 2012 by Routledge
Solution Focused Coaching in Practice is a practical ‘how-to’ guide that provides an invaluable overview of Solution Focused Coaching skills and techniques. Reflecting upon published research on the solution focused approach, Bill O’Connell, Stephen Palmer and Helen Williams bring their own...
Published June 6th 2012 by Routledge
The Case of Barings Bank
The collapse of Barings’ Bank was a commercial catastrophe that resonated worldwide, showing what kind of secrets can lie behind an apparently successful organization. Following Nick Leeson’s arrest and subsequent conviction for fraud, investment banks anxiously reviewed their risk management...
Published May 9th 2012 by Routledge
Methods, Systems, Applications and Science of Work Measurement in Organizations
Series: Applied Psychology Series
This new handbook, with contributions from experts around the world, is the most comprehensive treatise on work design and job analysis practice and research in over 20 years. The handbook, dedicated to Sidney Gael, is the next generation of Gael’s successful Job Analysis Handbook for Business...
Published April 11th 2012 by Routledge
Research on the reliability and validity of assessment centers (ACs) has been ongoing for at least 50 years and continues to this day. The assessment center method is a technique or process that is used to assess individual performance and potential. One of the most heavily researched topics...
Published June 14th 2012 by Routledge
New Challenges and New Solutions
The "litigation explosion" in the 21st century workplace means increasing costs and risks of lawsuits. Negotiation appears the attractive alternative to litigation. This new volume, with contributions from experts in psychology, management, and other disciplines, bridges the gap between management...
Published April 11th 2012 by Routledge
This book examines the phenomena of how individuals experience work stress and coping in both developed and developing countries in the world. Rabi Bhagat, known for his cross-cultural scholarship in this area, and his co authors, help us recognize the causes and consequences of work stress....
Published April 25th 2012 by Routledge
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