Written to inform, challenge and entertain, A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About Management explains alternative ways of thinking about management and managing people in a way that is easy to understand and enjoyable.
New to the Second Edition:
- Updated content includes current issues such as the economic crisis and unemployment
- More international examples
- Suggestions for further reading
Ann Cunliffe covers topics that are central to management, organizational behaviour or leadership courses: what managers do, motivation, communication, and ethics. The book breathes fresh air into these topics, emphasizing the importance of relations when thinking about management and drawing on a range of disciplines such as philosophy and linguistics.
Electronic inspection copies are available for instructors.
SAGE's A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About series shies away from the sterility of conventional textbooks, offering students an informal and accessible overview of the field that questions and challenges the traditional literature. You can view all the books in the VSFI series here.