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Nuevas tecnologías, cambios organizativos y trabajo: Una visión multidisciplinar

Josep Moreno i Gené. -

Chapter by Jordi Assens and Joan BoadaEl impacto del cambio tecnológico en el empleo, la importancia de la cultura organizativa

This monograph is intended to contribute to the rich debate already in existence on the impact that the implementation of new technologies has had, is having and will continue to have on the future of labor relations and, by extension, on the discipline of labor law and social security, which, at least for the moment, still has a majority to regulate. With this aim, firstly, there is a delimitation and quantification of this phenomenon, with particular attention being paid to the proliferation of distance work and to work on digital platforms that has taken place in recent years. Secondly, the main...

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Traité du Management Socio-Économique: Théorie et Pratiques

Henri Savall and Véronique Zardet -

Chapter by Bruno Cohainer and CR Baker | Organizational theory early developments: locating the seeds of Socio-Economic Approach to Management (SEAM)

Using an organization theory historic approach, the purpose of this chapter is to provide evidence that the seeds of the Socio-Economic Approach to Management (SEAM) were laid as early as the seminal work on motivation at the workplace of the Human Relations School in the 1920’s. The main objective of this chapter is to show that SEAM contributes to tackle the reconciliation problem of the social and economic sides of business management which the Human Relations School failed to address properly and was subsequently criticized for...

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Sustainable and Green Supply Chains and Logistics Case Study Collection

Dr Ozlem Bak -

Chapter by Desirée KnoppenConnecting supply and demand markets in a circular economy: The case of Saica

This chapter develops the case of Saica, a company that converts an increasing number of different waste streams into feedstock – or secondary raw materials - for a series of supply chains. For each new waste stream, Saica must invest in new technology and processes, and ponder the potential interests or objections of the involved stakeholders. This case aims to describe how Saica´s decision to invest in a technology to recover value from expired packaged organic products (EPOP) hinges upon the agenda and objectives of stakeholders from supply markets, demand markets and the government.

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Buddhist and Taoist Systems Thinking. The Natural Path to Sustainable Transformation

Josep M. Coll -

Buddhist and Taoist Systems Thinking explores a radical new conception of business and management. It is grounded on the reconnection of humans with nature as the new competitive advantage for living organizations and entrepreneurs that aspire to regenerate the economy and drive a positive impact on the planet, in the context of the Anthropocene. Organizations today struggle in finding a balance between maximizing profits and generating value for their stakeholders, the environment and the society at large. This happens in a paradigm shift characterized by unprecedented levels of...

 

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Tétranormalisation: profusion des normes et développement des entreprises

Henri Savall and Véronique Zardet -

Chapter by Bruno Cohanier and CR Baker | Thésée et Michelin: comment les organisations naviguent dans le labyrinthe de la tétranormalisation

Tetranormalization raises the question of the constructive integration of standards within a company or organization, making it possible to preserve its capacity for survival and development. The objective is to understand the regulatory and normative environment in order to steer it proactively, to pool skills, innovative experiences and to identify the impacts of innovative socio-economic management. This book emphasizes the most recent reflections highlighting the management of standards with a view to developing sustainable corporate social responsibility. The 33rd edition of the...

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The Routledge Companion to Innovation Management

Jin Chen, Alexander Brem, Eric Viardot and Poh Kam Wong -

Innovation contributes to corporate competitiveness, economic performance and environmental sustainability. In the Internet era, innovation intelligence is transferred across borders and languages at an unprecedented rate, yet the ability to benefit from it seems to become more divergent among different corporations and countries.
How much an organization can benefit from innovation largely depends on how well innovation is managed in it. Thus, there is a discernible increase in interest in the study of...

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Free Brain. Estrategias inteligentes para liberar tu creatividad

Franc Ponti, Moira Bortagaray and Aldana Abele Altamira -

This book explains how to believe again in our creative abilities and regain the good feelings that we should never have lost. Supported in the most recent discoveries in neurosciences, it sets the foundations of creative attitude and proposes stimulating exercises to unblock our creative potential.
In addition, the book reveals the secrets for a food that will cure our brain, one of the engines of creativity and innovation, and makes a journey through various techniques and tools of yoga, visualization and meditation, whose impact on creativity has been scientifically tested.

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Evidence-based initiatives for organisational change and development

Robert G. Hamlin, Andrea D. Ellinger and Jenni Jones -

Chapter by Nicholas Clarke and M Higgins | Employee participation in change programs

This chapter aims to assist those responsible for implementing change to think more about how employee participation or involvement is undertaken during the change process. The chapter starts by providing an overview of the theoretical explanations as to why employee participation in change management is important.
The authors then examine the nature of employee participation in three organizations...

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Relational Leadership: Theory, Practice and Development

Nicholas Clarke -

This book introduces readers to the most up-to-date research in this area and the differing theoretical perspectives that can help us better understand leadership as a relational phenomenon. Important characteristics of effective leadership relationships such as trust, respect and mutuality are discussed, focusing on how they develop and how they bring about leadership effects. Specific forms of relational leadership such as shared leadership, responsible leadership, global team leadership and complexity leadership are addressed in subsequent chapters. The book is the first to examine recent ideas about how these new forms of relational leadership are put into practice as well as techniques, tools and strategies available to organisations to help do so.

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The Cambridge Handbook of the Global Work-family Interface

Kristen M. Shockley, Winny Shen, Ryan C. Johnson -

Chaoter by Aline Masuda | Schwarz values: implications for global work family research

In this chapter we will encourage work-family scholars to examine cultural value orientations when studying the work family interface. First we describe Schwartz´s (2006) theory of cultural value orientations and how it differs from other theories of culture (e.g. Hofstede theory, and Inglenhart). Second, we describe a culturally sensitive theoretical framework based on previous theory of work-family conflict and work family enrichment (Powell et al. 2009). In this model, we propose how cultural value orientations may influence work family enrichment and conflict, two important constructs that captures both the positive and negative side of the work family interface.
Finally, we propose a research agenda for future research examining the role of cultural value orientations on the work family interface.
 

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