Business Euphoria

Powering Relational Organizations with Gangs, Gall and Gossip


Author: Duncan Robins

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469106213

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 188

View: 3179

In the Networked Economy, organizational creativity and flexibility are imperative. Accelerating commercial and social changes coupled with the compounding demands of more powerful stakeholders will obsolete many traditional, rigid, hierarchical organizations. Networked groups of small, entrepreneurial teams will be the dominant model of high-performance organizations. "Gangs, gall and gossip" will power these Relational teams, and destroy many others, based on how they address the fundamental social needs of people (to belong, to have purpose, and to communicate). By practicing Relational Management, as described in this book, organizations of all types will become small, entrepreneurial, flexible and creative. They will tap their abundant social energy to build substantial economic and social value. And, they may even experience "Business Euphoria".

Experiencing International Business and Management

Exercises, Projects, and Cases


Author: Betty Jane Punnett

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317470818

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 168

View: 2889

Revised and updated, this popular book adds a real-life dimension to courses in international business and management. It's designed for instructors who want to go beyond the facts and figures in standard textbooks, and helps students learn how to interact with people in different cultures in the global business environment. The book begins with a description of the key role of experiential learning in the classroom, along with a brief overview of key concepts in international business. The main part of the text consists of 25 hands-on experiential exercises, 7 projects, and 5 mini case studies - all designed for in-class use. This edition features updated data and information in many of the exercises, projects, and cases, and includes 5 completely new exercises and cases. For the first time, the author has identified the exercises that work particularly well with students in off-site locations. An Online Instructors Manual is available for adopters.

Business Organization and the Myth of the Market Economy


Author: William Lazonick

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521447881

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 372

View: 6903

Explains the transitions in twentieth-century industrial leadership in terms of changing business investment strategies and organizational structures.

Business Organizations, Keyed to Soderquist


Author: Casenotes

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735556334

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

View: 3326

For over two decades, Casenote Legal Briefs have helped hundreds of thousands of students prepare for classes and exams year after year with unparalleled results. Known throughout the law school community as high-quality legal study aids, Casenotes popular series of legal briefs are the most comprehensive legal briefs available today. With over 100 Casenotes published today in all key areas, ranging from Administrative Law to Wills, Trusts, and Estates each and every Casenote offers: professionally written briefs of the cases in your casebook coverage that is accurate and up-to-date editor's analysis explaining the relevance of each case to the course coverage built on decades of experience the highest commitment to quality

Multinational Work Teams

A New Perspective


Author: P. Christopher Earley,Cristina B. Gibson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135662509

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

View: 7227

This authored book's purpose is to extend and consolidate the evolving literature on multinational work teams by developing a comprehensive theory that incorporates a dynamic, multilevel view of such teams. The model used by the authors focuses on various features of the team's members, their interactions as a team, and the organizational context in which they operate. The concept of integration and differentiation, as well as the notion of equilibrium are used as a general force guiding the specific processes that link various levels of analysis in the model. Providing a framework for scholars and students in the field of organizational studies, this book presents: *a comprehensive review of the literature related to multinational and multicultural teams; *an overview of the specific model driving our thinking along with an extensive description of the component parts; *the individual and group-level elements of teams and their members; *the linking processes that connect various elements and structures; *the catalysts that give rise to changes in various elements and structures described in the theory section; and *a general integration of the model and an application of this framework for understanding MNT's in diverse cultural contexts.

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Industrial relations

Page: N.A

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Experiencing Spontaneity, Risk & Improvisation in Organizational Life

Working Live


Author: Patricia Shaw,Ralph Stacey

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134266243

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 160

View: 9899

The perspective of complex responsive processes draws on analogies from the complexity sciences, bringing in the essential characteristics of human agents, understood to emerge in social processes of communicative interaction and power relating. The result is a way of thinking about life in organizations that focuses attention on how organizational members cope with the unknown as they perpetually create organizational futures together. This book introduces and explores the possible meanings of the idea of ‘working live’. It makes sense of the sense-making experience itself, drawing attention to the way ideas and concepts emerge ‘live’ in all conversations in organizations. An appreciation of the open-ended, improvisational nature of ongoing human communication becomes key to such an understanding. This book will be of great value to readers looking for reflective accounts of real life experiences in organizations, rather than further prescriptions of what life in organizations ought to be.

Experiencing Organizations


Author: Stephen Fineman,Yiannis Gabriel

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0803978707

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

View: 2588

Told through the fresh, sharp eyes of new organizational recruits, these sometimes comic, often traumatic, but always vivid and revealing accounts of organizations have much to say to learners and old hands alike. Grouped in sections on `images', `winning and losing' and `survival and injuries', the narratives encompass a wide gamut of themes and issue. These include: power and politics in organizations; organizational cultures and change; gender and discrimination; appearances and realities; leaders and followers; and emotion, motivation and stress. The authors also focus on the coldly competitive features of businesses where processes such as restructuring, rationalization and downsizing are increasingly commonplace. Thro

Experiencing Emergence in Organizations

Local Interaction and the Emergence of Global Patterns


Author: Ralph Stacey

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134266103

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 3951

Examining the experiences of organizational practitioners, this informative book features contributions from experienced leaders, consultants and managers in various organizations, and narrative accounts of the contributors work address key topical questions. Rather than offering descriptions of organizational life, this book provides reflective accounts of real life experiences of researching in organizations, and will be a valuable insight for academics and business school students and practitioners. In considering several key questions in terms of daily experience, the contributors explore the perspective of complex responsive processes, investigate how this assists them to make sense of their experience and analyze how it leads to their development.

Experiencing a Foreign Culture

Papers in English, American, and Australian Studies


Author: Werner Delanoy,Johann Köberl,Heinz Tschachler

Publisher: Gunter Narr Verlag

ISBN: 9783823343646

Category: Communication in foreign language education

Page: 307

View: 449

Experiencing the Outdoors

Enhancing Strategies for Wellbeing


Author: Margaret Robertson,Ruth Lawrence,Gregory Heath

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9462099448

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 6311

The space is outdoors. The experience is personal and the journey can be solitary or take place in groups. Informal or formal the places visited are sites of learning. Locked in memory our experiences in the outdoors are a constant source of wonderment and food to replenish our sense of wellbeing. Our experiences in the outdoors can endure in the abstract as ideas for developing a sense of a well lived life. They can also draw us back to places and reenergise the body. Physical and emotional wellbeing collides in the unexpected events that flourish in the outdoors. Our readiness for enjoyment and personal development are subjective states which this book challenges. Traversing the landscape of the outdoors the collection of chapters contained range from the theoretical to the practical including strategies for teaching and learning that are transdisciplinary. With ideas for practitioners as well as thoughtful reading for readers of diverse ages and interests this book includes contributions from Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, United Kingdom and Canada.

Handbook of Research on Asian Business


Author: Henry Wai-Chung Yeung

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 1847203183

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 512

View: 1419

This volume is excellent. Students who are interested in Asian business should read it and will find the comprehensive bibliography offered by the different contributors very helpful. In light of the recent global financial crises, it is time to re-examine the Asian miracles, as well as the Western models of business organizations and regulations. This volume offers great insights not just on Asian business but also on Western economies and business. It is also time to adopt an integrative approach recommended by Yeung through comparative research of businesses and economies in different institutions and cultures. Yifei Sun, Economic Geography An absolute must-have for college library reference shelves, filled cover-to-cover with keen analyses that any businessperson seeking to make inroads in an Asian market needs to study at length! Midwest Book Review This book serves as an important guide to the many fascinating research questions about Asian business waiting to be addressed. The study of Asian business has reached equality in importance to the study of business in Europe and North America. Researchers who study any of these regions have an incentive to follow the study of business in the other regions, if for no other reason than that many global firms from each region operate in all regions now. Nonetheless, the more important reason for knowledge transfer among researchers of each region is that these exchanges can only advance everyone s research. Henry Yeung and the contributors are to be thanked for setting out a rich agenda for research on Asian business that will elevate this study to equality with research elsewhere in the world. Eurasian Geography and Economics This book is extremely comprehensive and well researched. It will be of particular interest to scholars in the fields of international business, development studies, economic geography, regional studies as well as international and national policymakers. Science Technology & Society The rise of Asia as an important region for global business has been widely recognized as one of the most significant economic phenomena in the new millennium. This accessible and comprehensive Handbook brings together state-of-the-art reviews of Asian business in an expansive range of areas including: business organizations strategic management marketing state business relations business and development business policy issues. It is argued that whilst academic studies on Asian business have been in existence for over two decades, there is relatively little systematic integration of our knowledge and research on Asian business. The contributors, drawn from a variety of disciplines within the social sciences, aim to redress the balance with their lively, cutting-edge discussion. Serving as a timely overview of more than two decades of scholarly research, this Handbook will be an essential resource for academics, students and researchers interested in Asian business.

Experiencing Risk, Spontaneity and Improvisation in Organizational Change

Working Live


Author: Patricia Shaw,Ralph D. Stacey

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780415351294

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 145

View: 9440

Introduces and explores the possible meanings of the idea of 'working live'. This book makes sense of the sense-making experience itself, drawing attention to the way ideas and concepts emerge 'live' in several conversations in organizations. It is of interest to readers looking for reflective accounts of real life experiences in organizations.

Developing Business Strategies and Identifying Risk Factors in Modern Organizations


Author: Tavana, Madjid

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466648619

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 309

View: 414

As there is a vast amount of information to consider when offering quality services, organizations have developed techniques for identifying risk factors to be taken into consideration when constructing effective business strategies. Developing Business Strategies and Identifying Risk Factors in Modern Organizations presents new methodologies currently being utilized to formulate and solve strategic issues in order to escape the jeopardy of possible business risks. By highlighting a multitude of sciences and their influences on modern organizations; this book is an essential reference for decision makers and researchers in business, industry, government, and academia.

Implementing Business Intelligence in Your Healthcare Organization


Author: Cynthia McKinney, MBA, FHIMSS, PMP,Ray Hess, RRT

Publisher: HIMSS Books



Page: 234

View: 991

Implementing business intelligence is a strategic activity that channels the outcomes of performance throughout the healthcare organization and its stakeholders. Additionally, business intelligence provides a visual, high-level view of historical trends, current operations and predictive analysis. Through insightful chapters written by industry experts and numerous, real-world case studies, this book demonstrates myriad practical and proven steps to developing a business intelligence solution, including pre- and post-implementation issues. This book is packed with information that will help you and your organization raise awareness of hidden business intelligence, generate improved analytical data and spread the access to this new information across the continuum of care. 2012.

Developing Human Capital in American Manufacturing

A Case Study of Barriers to Training and Development


Author: Elaine B. Crutchfield

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113570189X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 224

View: 5746

First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.