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Social psychology and management : issues for a changing society / Chris Brotherton.

Brotherton, Christopher J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBook; Format: print Publisher: Buckingham, UK ; Philadelphia, PA, USA : Open University Press, 1999Description: xviii, 206 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0335198007 (hb); 033519799X (pb).Subject(s): Psicologia social | Psicologia industrial | Social psychology | ManagementDDC classification: 302
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This text sets out a dialogue between social psychology on the one hand and management on the other, designed to show how social psychology can benefit from taking greater account of the important and quite specific social contexts in which management is involved.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [185]-201) and index.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Preface (p. ix)
  • Acknowledgements (p. xvi)
  • 1 Introduction (p. 1)
  • 2 Social psychology and management in a changing society (p. 5)
  • 3 Individual performance at work: the problem of motivation (p. 32)
  • 4 Groups, leadership and teams (p. 50)
  • 5 Gender and diversity (p. 81)
  • 6 Social psychology and technology (p. 114)
  • 7 The rise of networked organizations and boundaryless careers (p. 148)
  • Bibliography (p. 185)
  • Index (p. 202)

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Chris Brotherton is Professor of Applied Psychology at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. He began working life as a printer and took scholarships to Ruskin College, Oxford and the University of Hull. He has held senior posts at the University of Ulster and the University of Nottingham. He is an active member of the British Psychological Society and has published widely on social psychology, organizations and management.

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