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Issues in Management
Articles from SAGE Business Researcher



December 2017 | 368 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
How is the gig economy impacting workers’ skillsets? Do flexible work schedules improve job satisfaction and employee performance? Can implementing a flat organizational structure improve results?  

Issues in Management: Articles from SAGE Business Researcher offers a new collection of timely readings that delve into the latest issues and controversies in management, such as the changing nature of work, the gig economy, and team management in a digital age. Written with the rigor and immediacy of the best explanatory journalism, each issue provides deep, balanced, and authoritative coverage on the selected topic as well as reputable resources for further inquiry. These articles are perfect for outside reading assignments or in-class debates for any principles of management course.

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PART I. THE CHANGING NATURE OF WORK
 
Chapter 1. The Gig Economy
Executive Summary  
Overview  
Chronology  
Resources  
 
Chapter 2. The Sharing Economy
Executive Summary  
Overview  
Background  
Current Situation  
Looking Ahead  
Chronology  
Resources  
Perspective  
 
Chapter 3. Technology and Business Ethics
Executive Summary  
Overview  
Background  
Current Situation  
Looking Ahead  
Chronology  
Resources  
Perspective  
 
PART II. MANAGEMENT IN A DIVERSE, DIGITAL WORLD
 
Chapter 4. The Worldwide Workforce
Executive Summary  
Overview  
Background  
Current Situation  
Looking Ahead  
Chronology  
Resources  
Perspective  
 
Chapter 5. Women in Management
Executive Summary  
Overview  
Background  
Current Situation  
Looking Ahead  
Chronology  
Resources  
Perspective  
 
Chapter 6. Meetings and Team Management
Executive Summary  
Overview  
Background  
Current Situation  
Looking Ahead  
Chronology  
Resources  
Perspective  
 
Chapter 7. Cybersecurity
Executive Summary  
Overview  
Background  
Current Situation  
Looking Ahead  
Chronology  
Resources  
Perspective  
 
PART III. TRENDS IN MANAGEMENT
 
Chapter 8. Flat Management
Executive Summary  
Overview  
Background  
Current Situation  
Looking Ahead  
Chronology  
Resources  
Perspective  
 
Chapter 9. Work-Life Balance
Executive Summary  
Overview  
Background  
Current Situation  
Looking Ahead  
Chronology  
Resources  
Perspective  
 
Chapter 10. Paid Leave
Executive Summary  
Overview  
Background  
Current Situation  
Looking Ahead  
Chronology  
Resources  
Perspective  
 
Chapter 11. Sustainability
Executive Summary  
Overview  
Background  
Current Situation  
Looking Ahead  
Chronology  
Resources  
Perspective  
 
Chapter 12. Failure
Executive Summary  
Overview  
Background  
Current Situation  
Looking Ahead  
Chronology  
Resources  
Perspective  
 
Notes
 
References
 
About the Authors
Key features
KEY FEATURES:
  • All chapters are brand new and explore today’s most vital management issues.
  • Pro/con boxes in every report examine two competing sides of a single question to enhance readers’ critical thinking skills.
  • Detailed chronologies put each issue into context.
  • An annotated bibliography and web resources allow readers to explore topics of interest in more depth.
  • Photos, charts, graphs, and maps clarify key points and enhance visual understanding.
     

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