Description - Managerial Dilemmas by John Storey
More than ever, today's managers are beset by successive, fashionable, prescriptions concerning the structure, dynamics, processes and direction of the modern corporation. Unlike their earlier counterparts, the current areas of interest are less clearly associated with Human Resource issues (HR policies, processes, cultures and so on) and far more closely linked with issues more explicitly central to business activity and business performance. Managers need to develop an understanding of innovation, off-shoring, outsourcing, inter-organizational arrangements and other aspects of supply chain management. This book will assist executives and management students to make better sense of these different spheres of activity by exploring them in relation to each other. By helping them make sense of these ideas in relation to each other the book will also allow them to better assess if, and to see how, where and when, they could be of use. This is an invaluable guide to the most current management issues for advanced management undergraduates, MBAs and executives.
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(235mm x 160mm x 21mm)
Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
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Author Biography - John Storey
John Storey is Professor of Management at The Open University Business School. He regularly consults for public and private sector organisations and has served on several governmental advisory panels. He is Chairman of the Involvement & Participation Association (IPA). He has served as journal editor and sits on several journal editorial boards. He has authored and edited around 20 books and published widely in leading international journals. He has led many large-scale research projects; current work focuses health service organisation, governance and management. Graeme Salaman is Professor of Organisation Studies, Open University Business School. He has written many books and articles. He has worked as a consultant at senior levels in eight countries for clients such as Sun Microsystems, Willis, BAT, Allianz, Ernst & Young, the government of Ethiopia, Rolls Royce and Morgan Stanley. Recent projects include work in Ethiopia where he has worked on change issues in the Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Ministry of Information. .