Book:Understanding Organisations - Part One

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Title:Understanding Organisations - Part One
Author:Tony Greener
Subjects:Business, Society and Social Sciences, Sociology
Key words:organisation, culture, material work, leadership, managing groups and teams
Education Level:Higher Education
License:All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright
Description:Organisations can be bewildering. So can management. This accessible online book tries to sort out some of the simple aspects of both while preserving some of the best academic thinking. It might help- and it might make readers chuckle occasionally.

1. Characteristics of work organisations 1.1 Introduction 1.2 Formal and informal organisations 1.3 Private and public sectors 1.4 Primary activities 1.5 Task organisations

2. The Nature of Managerial Work 2.1 Introduction 2.2 What managers do 2.3 Machiavelli 2.4 Taylor 2.5 Fayol 2.6 Luther Gullick 2.7 Peters and Waterman 2.8 Pedler, Burgoyne and Boydell

3. Organisational Structure 3.1 Introduction 3.2 Structures

4. Organisational culture 4.1 Introduction 4.2 What is corporate culture? 4.3 Determinants of corporate culture 4.4 Schools of Thought 4.5 Deal and Kennedy 4.6 Work hard/play hard 4.7 Bettering 4.8 Process 4.9 Handy

5. Managing Behaviour 5.1 Introduction 5.2 How do we receive information and learn? 5.3 Learning styles – General descriptions 5.4 Motivational Theorists 5.5 Motivational theories 5.6 Problems 5.7 Summary

6. Effective Leadership 6.1 Introduction 6.2 What is leadership? 6.3 Shackleton 6.4 The Leadership 6.5 Leadership in times of Crises 6.6 Edwardes 6.7 Contemporary Practice

7. Managing Groups and teams 7.1 Introduction 7.2 Formal and informal groups 7.3 Practicality 7.4 Tuckman 7.5 Janis 7.6 Belbin

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