New Books List

Publisher:

New York : McGraw-Hill, 2010.

Call Number:

650.1 R215H 2010

Pages:

xix, 235 pages ; 22 cm.

Subject:

Business Administration

Summary:
Learn to create resilience and happiness no matter what’s going on in your life In these tough times, there are few people who are completely happy with the current conditions. From business executives to the everyday Joe or Jane, everyone seems to be going through a rough economic and personal crunch. But acclaimed business school Professor Srikumar Rao says that we can learn to create joy no matter what else may be going on around us. Rao shows you that it isn't the negative thing that happens to you that causes your unhappiness, it's how you see it. Happiness at Work is a thought-provoking new title that moves the mind away from negativity and forces you to resist labeling situations as "bad", but rather seeing them as neutral. Happiness at Work provides: Surprising ways of looking at change and problem-solving Exercises that shift one’s perspective Learn the vital wisdom necessary to achieving a joyful, successful life as you define it through greater resilience and a strong inner core. Get it now with The Happiness Choice. "Follow Srikumar Rao’s instructions and you will enjoy the journey to more happiness and meaning in your life, no matter what!" --Marshall Goldsmith, author of What Got You Here Won’t Get You There "Happiness at Work brings new understanding of the essential role happiness plays in workplace learning and performance. Srikumar Rao’s guidelines for our journey to leadership include aspects rarely explored and newly significant." --Frances Hesselbein, chairman and founding president, Leader to Leader Institute/Drucker Foundation for Nonprofit Management "This book is a treasure chest full of wisdom. Each and every one of its 34 chapters introduced me to or reminded me of a very important principle for living a happy and successful life." --Jack Canfield, co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul® series and coauthor of The Success Principles
Publisher:

Australia : South-Western/Cengage Learning, 2009.

Call Number:

658.406 C971O 2009

Pages:

xx, 772 pages : illustrations, map ; 27 cm.

Subject:

Business Administration

Summary:
Market-leading ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT AND CHANGE, 9th Edition blends theory, concepts and applications in a comprehensive and clear presentation. The authors work from a strong theoretical foothold and apply behavioral science knowledge to the development of organizational structures, strategies, and processes.
Publisher:

Los Angeles : Sage, 2016.

Call Number:

658.0072 O451W 2016

Pages:

viii, 266 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

Subject:

Business Administration

Summary:
Undertaking small-scale applied workplace-based research presents a unique set of challenges including how to conduct good research in time pressured situations and how to thrive in unfamiliar work environments. This book will help you to meet these challenges by setting out a step-by-step guide to planning, conducting and delivering top quality small-scale work-based research projects. In addition this book will help you to adapt quickly to your new surroundings. It will provide a strong strategic skill set that will enable you to navigate the workplace and ensure that your research findings inform organizational decision making. It tackles the challenge of conducting rigorous credible research FOR and WITHIN organizations and provides tangible advice for those looking to complete their research in very short time frames and with limited resources. Written by established academics, with significant experience coordinating industry/government placements and internships, the book will help you to bridge the gap between academic expectations and the requirements of the organisation, including the need to Develop a ‘pitch’ as well as a proposal; Produce powerful visualizations as well as logical narrative; Present practicable recommendations as well as findings/conclusions; Develop persuasive deliverables as well as traditional research reports; Create presentations that persuade as well as inform. Packed full of real-life examples, actionable advice and sensitive pedagogy this book will get you through your placement with confidence and style.