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By setting out a step-by-step guide on the implementation of a theoretically robust team work-centric approach to education, Group and Team Work explains valuable team work theory and practical dynamics. It details specific approaches educators can take to effectively play different roles, such as that of the facilitator, instructor and coach, thus depicting a varied and detailed picture of team work in higher education.

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This timely Companion analyses how corporate social responsibility (CSR) can accelerate the achievement of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Global experts from a wide range of disciplines develop a flexible, diverse, and reconstructed form of CSR and illustrate how it can help build an inclusive and sustainable future.

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Research has overlooked the need for modern organisations to enact continuity during periods of change. This Research Agenda addresses this by considering continuity and change as engaging in various forms of mutual interplay. The underlying theme of this book is that change needs continuity just as continuity needs change.

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This Concise Introduction describes current approaches to measuring and managing performance in organisations and offers insights into how they may need to evolve as the working environment changes. It demonstrates the need to see performance management in the context of the culture and leadership of the organisation and not as a standalone activity.

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Stories and Sourcebook

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License. It is free to read, download and share on Elgaronline.com. This fascinating book comprises case studies of careers from 24 countries across the globe, highlighting culture-specific career issues, and encouraging reflection on one’s own career. Interwoven with current theoretical and empirical insights from career studies, it emphasises the importance of our respective contextual settings.

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Managing People Across Borders

In this extensively revised fourth edition textbook, authors Vladimir Pucik, Ingmar Björkman, Paul Evans and Günter Stahl take a people management and organizational perspective on the complex issues involved in successfully managing today’s multinational firms. Taking account of contemporary business challenges of digitalization, inclusion, and sustainability, The Global Challenge explores how international strategies are executed through people management.

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This timely Research Handbook brings together 24 chapters with a wide range of different theoretical perspectives, empirical research, and innovative thought provoking ideas relating to an area of organisation and management that has been neglected for many decades – line managers.

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Leveraging AI to Untangle the Surprising Link Between Ethics, Happiness and Business Success

Based on 20 years of research, this book lays out a proven and tested method for reaching the goal of employee happiness, analyzing individuals’ communication patterns, and making them self-aware by mirroring their behaviour back to them in a privacy-respecting way. In doing so, Peter A. Gloor introduces artificial intelligence-based methods to identify personality, moral values, and ethics of individuals based on their body language and interaction with others.

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Organizations in an Era of Constant Change

Presenting a contemporary outlook on how organizations must adjust to the ‘Era of Me’, this timely book analyses contemporary learning paradigms, sustainability, performance management, and theories of work-related attitudes to promote organizational culture and productivity in workplaces in this volatile modern era.

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Organization Theory and Strategy in Westeros

This intriguing and absorbing book takes a look at aspects of Westerosi society and politics from an anthropological and organizational studies angle. It shows both how management theory influenced the world-building in the Game of Thrones franchise, and also how students, academics and managers can draw on the series to further enhance their understanding of concepts in human resource management and organization theory.

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