Innovations in Management Thinking: High-Utility Approaches to Performance Improvement Invented by the Author
By: Philip C. Grant (author)Paperback
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Drawing on over 30 years of consulting experience and a multi-disciplinary background, Philip Grant challenges conventional wisdom on managing performance in organizations. The topics that he addresses include job and organizational design, employee motivation, the integration of behavioral and economic theories, the diagnosis of performance problems, and the synthesis of operations management models. Each chapter focuses on a particular innovative aspect of his model while the appendix provides information for the practical application of the ideas presented in the text. Innovations in Management Thinking will enlighten readers and give them the tools for individual and organizational success.
Phillip C. Grant is a Management Consultant and Chair of the Business Administration Department, Husson College.
chapter 1 Employee-Job Performance: Determinants and a Process for Managing chapter 2 Job Descriptions: Content, Configuration and Control chapter 3 Work and Work Flow Partitioning Under Stochastic Conditions chapter 4 The Theory and Application of the ENR Model of Employee Motivation / Satisfaction chapter 5 Integrating the Theories of Individual, Organizational and Macro-Economic System Behavior chapter 6 Globalizing, Synthesizing, Generalizing, and Unifying Operations Paradigms chapter 7 How to Build a Performance Culture chapter 8 Twenty-Five Powerful Uses for the Job Description chapter 9 Features of a Quality Pay System chapter 10 Index
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