Organizational Management

Policies and Practices

Editors: Machado, Carolina, Davim, Joao Paulo (Eds.)

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About this book

Organizations are increasingly facing continuous and highly complex changes that require more proactive strategies, policies and management practices. Conscious of this reality, this book provides information and debate on principles, strategies, models, techniques, methodologies and applications of organizational management in the field of industry, commerce and services.

Organizational Management communicates the latest developments and thinking on the organizational management subject world-wide, and seeks cultural and geographic diversity in studies and uses of organizational management that have a special impact on organizational communications, change processes and work practices. With an emphasis on the way organizations define and develop their management policies and practices in order to acquire more competitive advantages in the global market, this book is crucial to any practitioner or researcher of current organizational management.

About the authors

Carolina Machado is Associate Professor of Human Resource Management and Head of Human Resources Management work group at University of Minho, Portugal, and Chief Editor of the International Journal of Applied Management Sciences and Engineering (IJAMSE). Her research interests include International Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management in Small and Medium Enterprises, Training and Development, Management Change and Knowledge Management.
 
J. Paulo Davim is Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Portugal. With more than 28 years of teaching and research experience, he is the Editor-in-Chief of 8 international journals and an Editorial Board member of another 25 international journals. In addition, he has published as author and co-author of more than 6 books, 50 chapters and 350 journal and conference articles.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • What We Know about Organizational Commitment: An Overview of the Literature of the Last Decades

    Gutiérrez-Broncano, Santiago (et al.)

    Pages 1-14

  • Purpose, Change and Top Management in the Mid-1920s: Revisiting Selected Papers Presented at the Meetings of the Taylor Society

    Berber, Aykut

    Pages 15-30

  • Managing Careers: Anchored, Plateaued or Drifting?

    Costa, João Fontes (et al.)

    Pages 31-62

  • Other Organizational Perspectives on the Contribution of Human Resources Management to Organizational Performance

    Ribeiro, João Leite (et al.)

    Pages 63-106

  • Training and Development from the SME Point of View: Portuguese Employers’ Input

    Ferreira, Ana Paula (et al.)

    Pages 107-131

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Organizational Management
Book Subtitle
Policies and Practices
Editors
  • Carolina Machado
  • Joao Paulo Davim
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-47308-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137473080
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-47307-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 254
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