A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Organizations (Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books)

A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Organizations (Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books)Conceived by Chris Grey and written to get you thinking, the “Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap” series offers an informal, conversational, accessible yet sophisticated and critical overview of what you find in conventional textbooks. The Third Edition of Studying Organizations has been updated in light of the continuing financial and economic crisis. It shows how this grew out of a thirty year experiment in ‘new capitalism’ and links this to changes in the world of work …

December 6, 2012
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A Very Short Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Leadership (Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books)

A Very Short Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Leadership (Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books)This bestselling pocket guide provides students with alternative ways of looking at leadership beyond prescriptive ‘how to’ approaches. It shows how leadership is a relational activity and encourages students to think about leadership in fresh and innovative ways. The first edition became a favorite among students for the pithy and engaging way in which it guided them through the cacophony of competing perspectives and models. The Second Edition includes expanded discussion of hot topics like fo…

June 14, 2011
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A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Organizations (Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books)

A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Organizations (Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books)‘Indispensable and subversive’ – Simon Caulkin, The Observer ‘A highly entertaining polemic…. This slim volume more than lives up to its title’ – Stefan Stern, Financial Times Conceived by Chris Grey as an antidote to conventional textbooks, each book in the ‘Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap’ series takes a core area of the curriculum and turns it on its head by providing a critical and sophisticated overview of the key issues and debates in an informal, conversational…

November 30, 2016
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A Very Short Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Organizations (Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books)

A Very Short Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Organizations (Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books)Relevant across a range of management courses, the Second Edition of A Very Short Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Organizations offers students a lively, focused, and challenging discussion of classical and current ideas about organizations and their management. Building on the hugely popular First Edition, a new chapter explores the relationship between society and the economy, and the preoccupation with speed as it exists today….

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A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about Studying Leadership (Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books)

A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about Studying Leadership (Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books)Written for students who want to question what they are learning in their leadership course but are short on time, this entertaining and accessible book will be the perfect accompaniment to any course on leadership. With controversial ideas and funny stories, it covers topics that readers will recognize from their course and some new but equally important areas to challenge their thinking. Part of a highly popular new series this book will make you better able to question and understand this bur…

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A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about International Business (Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books)

A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about International Business (Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books)With the ultimate question of why studying the world of international business is important to you as an individual, George Cairnes and Martyna Silwa present an astute, conversational, and stimulating exploration of contemporary international business. With considerations such as the challenge to principles of business in the context of trading blocs, protectionism, and restricted trade; the effects of international governing bodies of the like the WTO, the IMF and the World Bank; and how everyo…

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A Very Short Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Leadership (Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books) 2nd edition by Jackson, Brad, Parry, Ken (2011) Paperback

A Very Short Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Studying Leadership (Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books) 2nd edition by Jackson, Brad, Parry, Ken (2011) PaperbackWith the ultimate question of why studying the world of international business is important to you as an individual, George Cairnes and Martyna Silwa present an astute, conversational, and stimulating exploration of contemporary international business. With considerations such as the challenge to principles of business in the context of trading blocs, protectionism, and restricted trade; the effects of international governing bodies of the like the WTO, the IMF and the World Bank; and how everyo…

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A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Employment Relations (Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books)

A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Employment Relations (Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books)In Employment Relations the authors translate years of experience, with the help of interesting vignettes, real life examples and connections with popular culture, into a critical understanding of the topic that brings the field to life. An excellent supplementary text for Employment Relations and HRM students or anyone interested in a short, succinct book on the subject of Employment Relations. Conceived by Chris Grey and written to get you thinking, the Very Short, Fairly Interesting a…

April 11, 2017
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A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about Management (Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books)

A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about Management (Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books)Conceived by Chris Grey as an antidote to conventional textbooks, each book in the ‘Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap’ series takes a core area of the curriculum and turns it on its head by providing a critical and sophisticated overview of the key issues and debates in an informal, conversational and often humorous way. The Second Edition of Cunliffe’s Management covers topics that are central to management, organizational behaviour or leadership courses, with updated int…

March 28, 2014
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A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Human Resource Management (Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books)

A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Human Resource Management (Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books)Conceived by Chris Grey as an antidote to conventional textbooks, each book in the ‘Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap’ series takes a core area of the curriculum and turns it on its head by providing a critical and sophisticated overview of the key issues and debates in an informal, conversational and often humorous way. Engaging and entertaining in equal measure, Human Resource Management is a book about work, the people who do it and the way they are managed (and misma…

November 24, 2016
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