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Managing Diversity
Toward a Globally Inclusive Workplace – Second Edition
Michalle E Mor Barak University of Southern California
Winner of two prestigious awards in its First Edition (the 2006 Outstanding Academic Title Award from CHOICE Magazine and the 2007 Academy of Management’s George R Terry Book Award) the 2nd Edition:
• provides an update on worldwide anti-discrimination legislation, with a critical examination not only of the content but also the enforcement of those laws
• describes changes in affirmative /positive action public policies, and using some recent court cases, examines newer arguments for and against those policies
• places more emphasis on the section describing migration of employers because of the growing importance of outsourcing and the public debate about ‘sending jobs overseas’

 

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Public Sector Management
Fifth Edition
Norman Flynn University of London
‘Norman Flynn’s excellent book has long been the publication of choice as a core text on public management. The new edition continues this tradition and is to be warmly welcomed’
– Stephen Osborne, Aston Business School
The Fifth Edition of this popular book has been fully revised and updated to include the latest research and comments on changes in public sector management, and two new chapters on public-private partnerships, and privatization and regulation.
 
 

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Understanding Social Enterprise
Theory and Practice
Rory Ridley-Duff Sheffield Hallam University and Mike Bull Manchester Metropolitan University
In 12 comprehensive chapters the authors discuss and illustrate both theoretical and practical considerations for the field. The book:
• Focuses on different and distinct approaches to Social Enterprise and social economy
• Comprehensive coverage of employee-owned, cooperative, community and charitable enterprises
• Looks at private, voluntary and public sector differences.
• Examines managerial issues for social enterprises: strategic thinking, leadership, HRM, governance and globalisation.
• Draws on international debates and examples.
• Extensive learning features including: summaries, international case studies, reflection boxes, further reading and links to online information about social enterprise projects.
• A companion website with a full instructors manual, including PowerPoint slides and extra case studies for lecturers, and access to full-text journal articles for students.

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Managing Across Cultures
Concepts, Policies and Practices
Mohamed Branine University of Abertay
Structured on a country-by-country basis to allow a closer and more rigorous examination of the factors that influence labour market trends, organization and employment policies and practices in specific countries,
the book:
• Includes dedicated chapters on emerging economies in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.
• Provides an understanding of the theoretical underpinnings and the practical implications of different national approaches to management in a clear and coherent style.
• Packed with case studies and examples from a wide range of geographical contexts.
• Learning features include: learning objectives, tasks, summaries, further reading and revision questions.