People and Organizational Management in Construction, 2nd edition

Shamil Naoum

Price: £ 35.00

ISBN: 9780727741516

Format: Paperbound

Publish Date: 24/05/2011

Publisher: ICE Publishing

Page Size: 234x156

Number of Pages: 316

People and Organizational Management in Construction, 2nd edition

Description

People and Organizational Management in Construction, Second edition, applies management concepts to the construction industry, addressing the ways construction organizations can seek to improve their performance and effectiveness by understanding human and organizational behaviour.

Using case studies and examples from the construction industry, this guide blends management concepts and theories with practice to explain the interactions between people at work, the management and the external environment, an understanding of which is essential for an organization’s success.

In this second edition, greater attention has been given to the affect of the external environment on strategic decisions; evaluating organizational strategy designs and cultures; features affecting leadership style; and motivation and job satisfaction.

Contents

Introduction

Evolution of organization and management theory 

The environment and organizational strategy 

Organisational structure 

Work groups 

Organisational culture 

Leadership 

Motivation and job satisfaction 

The meaning of personnel management

Appendices