Managing Change: Enquiry and Action, Australasian edition offers a fresh perspective of change theory with contemporary examples providing students with the tools they need to navigate the complexities of change within organisations. The book features notions of innovation, disruption and agile learning that are necessary in an intensified business world. Using an enquiry-action framework, the text is separated into three parts: diagnosing, explaining and enacting to combine theory with the practical tools needed to understand and manage change. Cases reinforce student understanding and focus on actions and outcomes while a selection of fifteen extended cases bring different concepts together. Written by leading professionals, Managing Change: Enquiry and Action, Australasian Edition is an essential resource for students looking to develop a strong skills base that can be employed in practice.
This first Australasian edition of the popular text Management across Cultures explores the latest approaches to cross-cultural management, presenting strategies and tactics for managing international assignments and global teams. With a clear emphasis on learning and development, the text encourages students to acquire skills in multicultural competence that will be highly valued by their future employers. As more and more managers find themselves becoming global managers, and in a world where practices and expectations can differ significantly across national and regional boundaries, this has never been more important. Rich in cases and examples, Management across Cultures - Australasian Edition integrates research from across the social sciences with contemporary management practices for a comprehensive overview of cross-cultural management.
At last – the Australasian edition of Romney and Steinbart’s respected AIS text! Accounting Information Systems first Australasian edition offers the most up-to-date, comprehensive and student-friendly coverage of Accounting Information Systems in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Accounting Information Systems has been extensively revised and updated to incorporate local laws, standards and business practices. The text has a new and flexible structure developed especially for Australasian AIS courses, while also retaining the features that make the US edition easy to use. nt concepts such as systems cycles, controls, auditing, fraud and cybercrime, ethics and the REA data model are brought to life by a wide variety of Australasian case studies and examples. With a learning and teaching resource package second to none, this is the perfect resource for one-semester undergraduate and graduate courses in Accounting Information Systems.
Kozier and Erb’s Fundamentals of Nursing prepares students for practice in a range of diverse clinical settings and help them understand what it means to be a competent professional nurse in the twenty-first century. This third Australian edition has once again undergone a rigorous review and writing process. Contemporary changes in the regulation of nursing are reflected in the chapters and the third edition continues to focus on the three core philosophies: Person-centred care, critical thinking and clinical reasoning and cultural safety. Students will develop the knowledge, critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills to deliver care for their patients in ways that signify respect, acceptance, empathy, connectedness, cultural sensitivity and genuine concern.
Whether you are studying at undergraduate or postgraduate level, our stellar team of expert authors will guide you through the key topics of human resource management from strategic and international perspectives. Starting with the fundamentals of each topic and progressing through to critical evaluation, the 3rd edition includes: Even more international case studies from across Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East – which bring the theory and academic underpinning to life A wide range of Reflective Activities that encourage you to consider the real-world implications of what you have learnt An updated companion website featuring a wealth of resources for lecturers and students, including an Instructor’s Manual, PowerPoint slides, a Testbank, recommended journal articles and additional business cases
This fully revised edition of the same authors' Governance, Administration and Development is the ideal introduction to public management and the policy process in developing countries. With a new chapter on issues of law and order, it also covers current debates on civil society, aid and intervention, and the relationship of states and markets.
Eldenburg's Management is an introductory text that focuses on presenting content in an easy to understand way that encourages students to think critically and draw connections between theory and practice. This new seventh edition has a strengthened focus on technology and features have been updated to help students further consolidate their knowledge. This includes various forms of revision materials such as auto-graded knowledge-check questions and self-skill assessment. There is also a broad variety of concise case studies, including new ones with a strategic focus, which enable instructors to have thought-provoking and engaging tutorials. An exciting addition to the interactive e-text are the new ANZ videos that feature a diverse group of management thought-leaders who give insights and ‘tales from the front.’ This will provide supplementary content for lectures or serve as pre-work for a flipped classroom.
Make introductory psychology modern and accessible! Strike a balance between classic and contemporary topics and theory. The third AU/NZ edition of Bernstein, Psychology, engages students with local ideas and examples, within the context of psychology as an international discipline. Rich cultural and indigenous coverage is integrated throughout the text, as well as specific chapters, 'Indigenous psychology', and 'Culture and psychology'. There is also the continued, and unique focus throughout the text on graduate competencies for accreditation, careers in psychology and the professional discipline of psychology. Linkages features in the text knit together student understanding of psychology’s sub-disciplines, and the research sections show the how and why of research. Premium online teaching and learning tools are available on the MindTap platform. Learn more about the online tools cengage.com.au/mindtap
"This text is unique in demonstrating clearly the linkages between corporate strategy, organisational behaviour and the management of change. This is an ideal undergraduate text that will also be valuable for experienced managers on masters programmes." David Buchanan, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Cranfield School of Management "This is the essential and definitive text on change management. It integrates the vast sweep of organisational theory and practice in a highly readable way. Every student and practitioner must have this."Michael Griffin, Director of Human Resources, King's College Hospital NHS Trust Globalisation. Mergers and Acquisitions. New technologies. New competitors. Rapid growth. Rapid decline. Economic boom. Financial crisis. In order to maximise their success, organisations today need to adapt to a turbulent environment. Yet one of the world's leading consultancies, Bain & Co, claims that the failure rate of change management projects is around 70 per cent. Managing change is not easy. The purpose of this leading textbook is to help you understand and consider the theoretical approaches to change and to make sense of these in the light of practical examples. Managing Change is written for students on modules covering management, strategy and organisational change as part of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
This book explores a broad range of perspectives on change management, encouraging critical reflection and making sense of a complex field of theories. The unique approach is based around three key perspectives of change: how, what and why.
Scholars agree that change has become a staple in organizational life and will likely remain as such beyond the 21st century. As the rate of change continues to accelerate, organizations must strive to develop and implement new initiatives in order to obtain significant benefits to organizational survival, economic viability, and human satisfaction. Organizational Change Management Strategies in Modern Business covers the most important elements of change management as well as the difficulties and challenges that organizations have faced when implementing change. In sampling different disciplines relevant to topics such as resistance to change, mergers and acquisitions management, leadership, the role of human resource strategies, and culture, this reference work is a useful resource for academics, professionals, managers, administrators, and others interested in organizational change.