Harvard Business Review on Managing People by Harvard Business School Press
(Harvard Business Review Paperback Series)

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From managing diversity to exploring alternative workplaces to debunking myths about compensation, the topics covered in this collection address how to build organizations with judicious and effective systems for managing people. The Harvard Business Review Paperback Series is designed to bring today's managers and professionals the fundamental information they need to stay competitive in a fast-moving world. Here are the landmark ideas that have established the Harvard Business Review as required reading for ambitious business people in organizations around the globe. Articles include: What Holds the Modern Company Together? by Rob Goffee and Gareth Jones; Pygmalion in Management by J. Sterling Livingston; Six Dangerous Myths About Pay by Jeffrey Pfeffer; Empowerment: The Emperor's New Clothes by Chris Argyris; How the Right Measures Help Teams Excel by Christopher Meyer; Making Differences Matter: A New Paradigm for Managing Diversity by David A. Thomas and Robin J. Ely; The Alternative Workplace: Changing Where and How People Work by Mahlon Apgar, IV; The Set-Up-to-Fail Syndrome by Jean-Francois Manzoni and Jean-Louis Barsoux; and The Necessary Art of Persuasion by Jay Conger.
 

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Goffee is Professor of Organizational Behavior at London Business School where he also serves as the subject area chair. He consults with a number of large corporations in the area of organizational change, corporate culture, and management development. Gareth Jones is Professor of Christian Theology and Head of the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at Canterbury Christ Church University College. He is the author of a number of books including "Christian Theology: A Brief Introduction" (1999). Jeffrey Pfeffer is the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Org Jeffrey Pfeffer is the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Org Jeffrey Pfeffer is the Thomas D. Dee II Professor of Organizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, Staanizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, Staanizational Behavior at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, where he has taught since 1979. He is the nford University, where he has taught since 1979. He is the nford University, where he has taught since 1979. He is the author or coauthor of thirteen books, and has also held visiauthor or coauthor of thirteen books, and has also held visiauthor or coauthor of thirteen books, and has also held visiting professorships at the Harvard Business School, London Bting professorships at the Harvard Business School, London Bting professorships at the Harvard Business School, London Business School, IESE Business School in Spain, and other insusiness School, IESE Business School in Spain, and other insusiness School, IESE Business School in Spain, and other institutions. titutions. titutions. Thomas is an associate professor of organizational behavior at the Harvard Business School. Susan C. Schneider" is Professor of Human Resource Management at HEC University of Geneva, Switzerland, and Visiting Professor of Organizational Behavior at INSEAD, France. As well as her research into cross-cultural management, she has actively worked to internationalize the 'mindsets' of managers and companies. "Jean-Louis Barsoux" is Senior Research Fellow at INSEAD, France. He is the author of several books on culture and diversity in management, and has written for "Harvard Business Review" and the "Financial Times.
 
Published January 31, 1999 by Harvard Business School Press. 269 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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