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Author Maitland, Alison, author

Title Future work : changing organisational culture for the new world of work / Alison Maitland and Peter Thomson
Edition Second edition
Published Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014
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Contents Introduction -- 1. Flexibility As A Uniting Force Between People And Generations At Work -- 2. The Evolution Of Technology And Its Uses At Work -- 3. From Workplace To Meeting Place: Emerging Organizational Models -- 4. What Today's Managers Say About The New World Of Work And The Challenges They Face -- 5. Making Change: How Organizational Culture Can Be Adapted To Enable Remote Working And Other -- 6. Empowering Work Arrangements -- 7. Think Flexibly: A Step-By-Step Guide To Introducing And Managing New Ways Of Working -- 8. Managing Remote Teams And Virtual Teams Across Borders -- 9. Making It Work For Organizations -- 10. Making it Happen for Individual Managers -- 11. The Way Ahead: Projections For The Future (From Workplace To Workspace)
Summary The way we work is overdue for change. This expanded and updated edition of the global bestseller sets out the compelling case for a revolution in organizational cultures and working practices, to boost output, cut costs, give employees more freedom over how they work and contribute to a greener economy. Featuring insightful new case studies and updates on fast-moving trends, this book provides a clear framework and step-by-step guide to introducing new ways of working for leaders, managers and employees, with an extra chapter on how individuals can make change happen. Addressing both opportunities and challenges, this highly readable and inspiring book offers the most up-to-date guidance on modern business and organisational culture for everyone who wants, or needs, to embrace the new world of work
Notes Previous edition: 2011
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Labor supply -- Effect of technological innovations on.
Manpower planning.
Technological innovations -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Thomson, Peter, 1946 July 20- author
LC no. 2013478632
ISBN 1137367156 (Cloth)
1137367164 (electronic bk.)
1306551595 (MyiLibrary)
9781137367150 (Cloth)
9781137367167 (electronic bk.)
9781306551595 (MyiLibrary)