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The Arts of Leadership

The Arts of Leadership

Keith Grint

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244898
eISBN:
9780191697401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244898.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Leadership is still much discussed, studied, and sought after, even though we now live in supposedly more democratic times with flatter organizations and empowered employees. But how can we best ... More

Authenticity and the Cultural Politics of WorkNew Forms of Informal Control

Authenticity and the Cultural Politics of Work: New Forms of Informal Control

Peter Fleming

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547159
eISBN:
9780191720024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547159.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Personal authenticity was once a reference point from which critics and labour activists sought to challenge the domination of the corporation. Now it has entered into the parlance of managerial ... More

The Collegial PhenomenonThe Social Mechanisms of Cooperation Among Peers in a Corporate Law Partnership

The Collegial Phenomenon: The Social Mechanisms of Cooperation Among Peers in a Corporate Law Partnership

Emmanuel Lazega

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242726
eISBN:
9780191697166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242726.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Organizations performing non-routine, innovative, often knowledge-intensive tasks, for example, professional partnerships need a rather flat, collegial, and non-bureaucratic structure. This book ... More

Consent and Control in the Authoritarian WorkplaceRussia and China Compared

Consent and Control in the Authoritarian Workplace: Russia and China Compared

Martin Krzywdzinski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198806486
eISBN:
9780191844096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198806486.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

Today, a large proportion of the world’s states are under authoritarian governments. These countries limit participation rights, both in the political sphere and in the workplace. At the same time, ... More

Consultation at WorkRegulation and Practice

Consultation at Work: Regulation and Practice

Mark Hall and John Purcell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199605460
eISBN:
9780191746062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199605460.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

The practice of consultation between senior managers and employee representatives has a long history in British employment relations yet has often been a poor cousin to collective bargaining. Two ... More

Developing Leaders by Executive CoachingPractice and Evidence

Developing Leaders by Executive Coaching: Practice and Evidence

Andromachi Athanasopoulou and Sue Dopson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199681952
eISBN:
9780191761713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681952.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

In its approximately twenty-five years of existence, the executive coaching field has rapidly grown, becoming a highly profitable market globally. It emerges as a recognized approach to improve ... More

Escalation in Decision-MakingThe Tragedy of Taurus

Escalation in Decision-Making: The Tragedy of Taurus

Helga Drummond

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289531
eISBN:
9780191684722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289531.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Getting organizations going is one thing, stopping them is another. This book examines how and why organizations become trapped in disastrous decisions. The focal point is Project Taurus, an IT ... More

Fragmenting WorkBlurring Organizational Boundaries and Disordering Hierarchies

Fragmenting Work: Blurring Organizational Boundaries and Disordering Hierarchies

Mick Marchington, Damien Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Hugh Wilmott (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199262236
eISBN:
9780191698859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262236.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This book presents findings based upon eight case studies of inter-organizational forms, involving interviews with about 450 managers and workers from nearly sixty employing organizations across many ... More

Framing WorkUnitary, Pluralist and Critical Perspectives in the 21st Century

Framing Work: Unitary, Pluralist and Critical Perspectives in the 21st Century

Edmund Heery

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199569465
eISBN:
9780191829611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569465.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

Framing Work provides a broad overview of contemporary writing about work and employment. The book makes use of Alan Fox’s concept of ‘frames of reference’ and identifies competing unitary, ... More

Fuzzy ManagementContemporary Ideas and Practices at Work

Fuzzy Management: Contemporary Ideas and Practices at Work

Keith Grint

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775003
eISBN:
9780191695346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775003.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This book is designed for those who find current management orthodoxies inadequate, who are interested in alternative ideas and how they might be applied to management practice, but are not ... More

HRM and PerformanceAchieving Long Term Viability

HRM and Performance: Achieving Long Term Viability

Jaap Paauwe

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199273904
eISBN:
9780191699726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273904.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This title adopts a broad perspective that takes into account not only the strategic dimension of human resources management (HRM), but the professional and societal dimension. It combines academic ... More

Life on the Line in Contemporary ManufacturingThe Workplace Experience of Lean Production and the `Japanese' Model

Life on the Line in Contemporary Manufacturing: The Workplace Experience of Lean Production and the `Japanese' Model

Rick Delbridge

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292333
eISBN:
9780191684906
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292333.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Much is stated and written about the new world of work but how much do we know about the contemporary workplace? What influence have Japanese management techniques (Just-in-Time Production and Total ... More

Managing Employment ChangeThe New Realities of Work

Managing Employment Change: The New Realities of Work

Huw Beynon, Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Kevin Ward

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248698
eISBN:
9780191697760
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248698.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This book looks at how large organizations have managed and adapted to changing conditions of employment shaped by the recent economic and political environment. Additional data are presented based ... More

Managing the UnionsThe Impact of Legislation on Trade Unions' Behaviour

Managing the Unions: The Impact of Legislation on Trade Unions' Behaviour

Roger Undy, Patricia Fosh, Huw Morris, and Paul Smith

Roderick Martin (ed.)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289197
eISBN:
9780191684685
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289197.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

During the 1980s, the government aimed to reform industrial relations through imposing the following measures: political initiatives and campaigning; a changed economic and social environment; and a ... More

The Marketization of Employment ServicesThe Dilemmas of Europe's Work-first Welfare States

The Marketization of Employment Services: The Dilemmas of Europe's Work-first Welfare States

Ian Greer, Karen N. Breidahl, Matthias Knuth, and Flemming Larsen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198785446
eISBN:
9780191827365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785446.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This book examines the marketization of employment services and its consequences in Denmark, Great Britain, and Germany. What concretely does marketization mean in practice? What are its effects on ... More

The Politics of Working Life

The Politics of Working Life

Judy Wajcman

Paul Edwards (ed.)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199271900
eISBN:
9780191699559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271900.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

How does the politics of working life shape modern organizations? Is our desire for meaningful, secure work increasingly at odds with corporate behaviour in a globalized economy? Does the rise of ... More

The Representation GapChange and Reform in the British and American Workplace

The Representation Gap: Change and Reform in the British and American Workplace

Brian Towers

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289463
eISBN:
9780191684715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289463.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

For up to twenty years after the Second World War both in Britain and the US boasted ‘mature’ industrial relations systems supported by their governments and, allowing for some differences in degree, ... More

Understanding Psychological Contracts at WorkA Critical Evaluation of Theory and Research

Understanding Psychological Contracts at Work: A Critical Evaluation of Theory and Research

Neil Conway and Rob B. Briner

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199280643
eISBN:
9780191700125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280643.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This book is the first to provide a comprehensive and critical overview of what is now the major way of trying to understand the employment relationship — the concept of the psychological contract. ... More

The Virtues of LeadershipContemporary Challenges for Global Managers

The Virtues of Leadership: Contemporary Challenges for Global Managers

Arménio Rego, Miguel Pina e Cunha, and Stewart R. Clegg

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199653867
eISBN:
9780191742057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653867.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

The book draws from the Positive Organizational Scholarship approach, a research stream in which the virtues of leaders have been understudied, at least in terms of the holistic approach that we ... More

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