A very short, fairly interesting and reasonably cheap book about management [electronic resource] /Ann L. Cunliffe.
By: Cunliffe, Ann L.Material type: BookSeries: Very Short, Fairly Interesting & Cheap Books: Publisher: London : Sage Publications, 2009Description: 1 online resource (169 p.).ISBN: 9781446200216 (electronic bk.); 1446200213 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Business | Industrial management | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industrial Management | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Science | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Organizational Behavior | Industrial managementGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.DDC classification: 658 Online resources: EBSCOhost
COVER; Contents; About the Author; Acknowledgements; Should You Buy this Book?; Introduction; 1 Management, Managerialism and Managers; 2 Managing, Language and Communication (Or 'That's not what I said ... '); 4 Managing Ethical and 'Just' Organizations; Conclusion ... ; References; Index.
Ann Cunliffe has produced a quite brilliant critical introduction to the study of management. This lucid, innovative and thought-provoking book takes a much needed look at the ethical and philosophical issues facing managers in contemporary organizations. A readable, thoughtful and intelligent book that students will love' - John Hassard, University of Manchester. Written to inform, challenge and entertain, this book explains alternative ways of thinking about management and managing people in a way that is easy to understand and enjoyable. The book covers topics that are central to management.
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