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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.50
Personality at Work examines the increasingly controversial role of individual differences in predicting and determining behaviour at work. It asks whether psychological tests measuring personality traits can predict behaviour at work, such as job satisfaction, productivity, as well as absenteeism and turnover. Importantly, it is a critical and comprehensive... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 59.00
It is often said that business is people. The bestselling author, Adrian Furnham, draws upon psychological reflections to present a critical and challenging account of perceived wisdom and management fads. In this book he scrutinises such subjects and themes as Anxiety Management, Authenticity, the Dark Side of Gift-Giving, Modern Management Styles,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 55.00
Bestselling author and psychologist, Adrian Furnham, takes a critical view of the jargon and fads in management contained in manifestos and mission statements and shows how these often obscure and mystify. He considers atmospherics, compulsory training, fundamentalist gurus, integrity tests, personality of organizations and uncertainty avoidance. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 59.00
This book takes a very critical look at management fads and fashions and shows that many do not stand up to scrutiny. It is believed for example that coaching is successful. What is the evidence for this? Selection procedures at interviews result in the right candidate being selected. Again what is the evidence? The author shows that many fads and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 44.00
Good managers understand the human condition and human needs. They realise that frequently the heart rules the head, and they know what this can mean for an organization. With nearly 100 'thought-pieces' on the world of management and sales, this book explores how the heart can rule the head and is ideal for 'dipping into' on numerous occasions. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 35.00
In this new collection of articles on talent acquisition and retention, Adrian Furnham, author of The Elephant in the Boardroom , offers an engaging and witty look into the world of the talented manager. Based on solid research this book offers a substantial introduction to the importance of talent in the workplace. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 63.95
This superb introduction to the field of organizational psychology and organizational behaviour builds on the foundation of the highly successful first edition to provide up-to-date explanations of all the key topics. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 42.00
In this new collection of articles on managing and being managed, Adrian Furnham, author of Bad Apples , offers an engaging and witty look into the world of being an engaging manager. Based on strong research this book offers a substantial introduction to the joy of management. more...
- Quercus 2013; US$ 12.95
How different are men and women?s brains? Does altruism really exist? Are our minds blank slates at birth? And do dreams reveal our unconscious desires? If you have you ever grappled with these concepts, or tried your hand as an amateur psychologist, 50 Psychology Ideas You Really Need to Know could be just the book for you. Not only providing the... more...