Productivity and Organizational Management

Productivity and Organizational Management

By: Carolina Machado (editor), J. Paulo Davim (editor), Emin Taner Elmas (contributor), Ana Paula Ferreira (contributor), Teresa Carla Oliveira (contributor), Zlatko Nedelko (contributor), A. Suryanarayana (contributor), Santiago Gutierrez Broncano (contributor)Hardback

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Effective work practices and good employee relations are a real necessity of nowadays organizations, as they can help to reduce absenteeism, turnover, organizational costs, conducting to high levels of commitment, effectiveness, performance as well as productivity. Addressing these questions, this book focuses on the implications of changes in productivity and organizational management, exploring models, tools and processes.

About Author

Paulo Davim, University of Aveiro, Portugal; Carolina Machado, University of Minho, Portugal.


From the Contents: - HRM politics and practices and productivity - Culture and organizational behaviour - Work changes - The impact of production / manufacture technology on organizational structures - Technological impact / consequences in HRM - Communication, participation and involvement - Flexibility (functional and quantitative) at work - Work polyvalence - Competitive management practices - Equal opportunities - Health and safety - Human resource management - Decision making - Matching human and technological needs - Motivating people in a changing environment - Workforce behavior - Developing leadership skills - Global management and productivity - Team building - Organizational development and change - Strategic management - Innovation and change - The impact of technology on productivity and organizational management - Performance management - Entrepreneurship - Employee motivation - Conflict management and work challenges - Organizational learning - Learning skills and styles in work innovation - Training effectiveness - Self-directed work teams - Production engineering - Production management - Sustainable management

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9783110355451
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 180
  • ID: 9783110355451
  • weight: 497
  • ISBN10: 3110355450

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