In this well-timed and comprehensive handbook, key international contributors to the field of study come together to create a definitive map of the subject. Framed by an authoritative introductory chapter, the SAGE Handbook of Aging, Work and Society offers a critical overview of the most significant themes and topics, with discussions of current research, theoretical controversies and emerging issues, divided into sections covering:
John Field is a Professor in the School of Education, University of Stirling, and Visiting Professor at Birkbeck, University of London. He has also worked at the University of Warwick and University of Ulster. His research focuses primarily on learning through the adult life course. His books include Lifelong Learning and the New Educational Order (2006), Social Capital (2008), and most recently Working Men's Bodies: Work Camps in Britain, 1880-1939 (2013).
Ronald J. Burke is Professor Emeritus of Organization Studies at Schulich School of Business, York University.
Cary L. Cooper is Distinguished Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health at Lancaster University Management School.
Organisational Behaviour (OB) is the study of how people, individuals, and groups act in organisations. Whether you're studying OB, or you just want a better understanding of people at work, Organisational Behaviour For Dummies gives you all the essentials for understanding this fascinating subject.
Inside you'll find out about personality and individual differences, teams and groups, personnel selection and assessment, and health and well-being at work. You'll also find out how leaders lead, how motivators motivate, and how the modern workplace is changing and evolving.An easy-to-read introduction to organisational behaviour for business, management, and organisational psychology students A useful reference for managers A fascinating look at behaviour in the modern workplace
Whether you're a student of organisational behaviour, a manager, or a lifelong learner with an interest in human behaviour and psychology in the workplace, Organisational Behaviour For Dummies has you covered.
The best work of leading scholars is gathered together in one edited collection. Chapters study the states, traits and processes that compromise this exciting new science. In addition to mapping the field, this collection goes one step further and invites noted experts to identify the methodological challenges facing scholars of Positive Organizational Behaviour.
Positive Organizational Behaviour constitutes the study of positive human strengths and competencies, how it can be facilitated, assessed and managed to improve performace in the workplace . Its roots are firmly within positive psychology but transplanted to the world of work and organizations.
This book showcases the cutting edge of this an exciting and challenging new area within Organizational Behaviour. It should be read by anyone who is interested in extending their knowledge of this field.
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