Assessing Organizational Communication: Strategic by Cal W. Downs,Allyson D. Adrian

By Cal W. Downs,Allyson D. Adrian

This crucial advisor bargains an in depth framework for assessing conversation procedures inside of a company and utilizing the implications to improve enhanced organizational options. offered in transparent, available prose are the "tools of the exchange" for making plans and beginning audits, amassing info utilizing a large choice of methodologies, interpreting the findings, and getting ready powerful stories. all through, functional examples drawn from the authors' influential paintings within the box aid readers comprehend the real-world purposes of the suggestions mentioned and achieve abilities for inventive challenge fixing. A successor quantity to Cal Downs's well known communique Audits, the publication has been commonly rewritten with many new issues and solely new chapters reflecting cutting-edge serious matters and top practices. it is going to function either an authoritative primer for human source and administration experts and a finished textual content for undergraduate and graduate scholars in organizational communication.

Show description

Rule The Room: A Unique, Practical and Comprehensive Guide by Jason Teteak,Dale Burg

By Jason Teteak,Dale Burg

Rule the Room is the made of Jason Teteak’s twenty-year event as a coach and trainer. His completely established suggestion covers each presenter’s matters, from hooking the viewers instantly to exciting them, and from overcoming your fears to dealing with questions. He covers each base—content production, supply, viewers administration— with an summary plus step by step directions, assessment routines, and rankings of particular and useful advice. no matter if you need to convince, encourage, train, or motivate, Rule the Room might be your guide.

Show description

CEO Video Communication Handbook 2012/13 by Susanne Mueller-Zantop,Annika Mueller

By Susanne Mueller-Zantop,Annika Mueller

examine from Europe's most sensible a hundred CEOs: What are their top practices by way of CEO video messages? locate distinctive analyses, toolboxes and statistics within the 2012/13 variation. The guide additionally features a part how CEOs can organize for CEO video messages.

In an age of transparency and openness, stakeholder engagement is critical. We realize how Europe’s best businesses disseminate strategic messages and speak effects to their stakeholders. How do they deal with crises on-line?

Starting in 2006, CEO Positions has been monitoring using on-line video for strategic messages on company web content from the pinnacle a hundred businesses in Europe.

Show description

Foucault, Management and Organization Theory: From by Alan McKinlay,Ken Starkey,Ken P Starkey

By Alan McKinlay,Ken Starkey,Ken P Starkey

This quantity attracts jointly serious exams of Michel Foucault's contribution to our knowing of the making and remaking of the trendy organization.

The quantity offers a priceless precis of Foucault's contribution to association concept, which additionally demanding situations the conventions of conventional organizational research. through making use of Foucauldian suggestions reminiscent of self-discipline, surveillance and power/knowledge, the authors shed new mild at the genesis of the trendy association and lift clean questions on association idea. The bureaucratic profession is, for instance, analyzed as a disciplinary machine, a mechanism that seeks to change rational selection instead of constrain our bodies. This increases questions on Foucault's linking of the fashionable organization's beginning with the enlightenment. different contributions overview the influence of totalizing managerial discourses and the bounds and possiblities of resistance, and query the profound pessimism of Foucault. the quantity concludes by means of reading the results of Foucault's later paintings within which he means that individuals are a lot freer than they feel.

Show description

The Oxford Handbook of Human Capital (Oxford Handbooks) by Alan Burton-Jones,J.-C. Spender,Gary Becker

By Alan Burton-Jones,J.-C. Spender,Gary Becker

Macroeconomic examine on human capital - the inventory of human services and information - has been generally released yet to this point the literature has lacked a complete research of human capital in the association. The Oxford instruction manual of Human Capital has been designed to fill that hole, delivering an authoritative, inter-disciplinary, and recent survey of correct recommendations, study parts, and functions. especially commissioned contributions
from over forty authors show the significance of human capital for modern organisations, exploring its conceptual underpinnings, relevance to theories of the company, implications for organizational effectiveness, interdependencies with different assets, and function sooner or later economic climate. not like neoclassical
macroeconomic techniques of human capital, human capital in corporations is proven to be dynamic and heterogeneous, requiring new theories and administration frameworks. The systemic function of human capital is explored, revealing it because the lynchpin of social, structural and other kinds of intangible and tangible capital. Connections among human capital and organizational functionality are investigated from HR administration, procurement, alignment, worth appropriation, and accounting views. Links
between micro and macro views are supplied via analyses of inter enterprise human capital mobility, nationwide and local human capital formation regimes and employment relatives practices.

This guide is designed for students and graduate scholars of association and administration conception, procedure, entrepreneurship, wisdom and highbrow capital, accounting, IT, HR, IR, monetary sociology and cultural stories. For coverage makers and practitioners it may offer an up to the moment consultant to the character and position of human capital in modern agencies and the jobs that govt, and different additional enterprise associations can play in facilitating its
development.

Show description

How To Make Money Speaking by John Frasca

By John Frasca

"[A] nationally recognized speaker finds a lot of his secrets and techniques for successful-and profitable--speech-making during this wonderful volume." The Rotarian
"Persons attracted to turning into expert audio system will locate many sensible feedback and aids during this ebook written through a profitable after-dinner speaker . . . not just will the aspiring specialist speaker get aid, however the one that speaks sometimes 'for unfastened' also will locate many worthy suggestions." Media Library prone magazine
"How does one start on a transition from novice to expert speaker? How does he receives a commission engagements? What types of speeches are oraganizations prepared to pay for? What exact recommendations will profit pros? How a lot should still one cost, or anticipate to get? those are a number of the concerns which, as well as normal speech suggestion, are mentioned by way of a guy who's already a pro." The Augusta magazine
Win Pendleton, for years one in every of America's so much winning expert audio system, indicates you ways, step by step, to turn into a speaker and be paid good for it. recommendation on how you can decide upon the topic, study and write the speech, the way to be a good grasp of ceremonies, the way to find potential consumers, the right way to fee a speech, and the way to shut a deal may also help someone who has pondered talking professionally.

Show description

The Evolutionary Leap to Flourishing Individuals and by Center for Evolutionary Learning

By Center for Evolutionary Learning

The very last thing the realm wishes is another publication delineating business-induced risks and damages similar to environmental failures, social inequalities and unethical conduct.


And but, luck achieve sustainable progress - no matter if for the person, association, or the social group - has ordinarily eluded us. simply as a compass needle strikes to magnetic north, our deeply seated behaviours push us again to practices which are common and comfy, even if we have now sought to make a metamorphosis to behave in ways in which are extra sustainable.


How do we generate this deep and sturdy swap in our values and ideology, and hence either in our person and collective judgements and behavior at paintings? How do we unveil the easiest of our human characteristics through studying to elevate our realization to a extra profound notion of ourselves and our courting with the entire? And what if one of these swap may lead to an 'evolutionary jump' to a long-lasting flourishing nation for us and for our organizations?


This publication describes how this shift in mind-set and recognition point can, and has certainly, taken position in companies utilizing meditative perform, not just for person well being (which is now good understood) but additionally for deep transformational swap. via this shift, we will circulate previous a definition of sustainability as 'mere source potency and long term survival'?, to 1 of 'sustainability-as-flourishing'. This e-book demanding situations many pre-conceived rules approximately what a sustainably winning association is and the way it may be run. in line with a turning out to be physique of facts - from neuroscience to enterprise learn - it maps out a route to empower all who desire to adopt this trip in the direction of the conclusion of the top power in ourselves, our agencies, and our social and average world.

Show description

The SAGE Handbook of Organizational Institutionalism by Royston Greenwood,Christine Oliver,Roy Suddaby,Kerstin

By Royston Greenwood,Christine Oliver,Roy Suddaby,Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson

Institutional thought lies on the center of organizational thought but previously, no publication has effectively taken inventory of this crucial and wide-ranging theoretical standpoint. With perception and readability, the editors of this instruction manual have amassed and organized papers so readers are supplied with a map of the sphere and pointed towards new and rising issues. the lecturers who've contributed to this instruction manual are revered the world over and characterize a cross-section of specialist association theorists, sociologists and political scientists. Chapters are a wealthy mixture of thought, how you can behavior institutional organizational research and empirical paintings. The SAGE guide of Organizational Institutionalism will swap how researchers, academics and complex scholars take into consideration organizational institutionalism.

Show description