Publisher’s description: People and Organizational Management in Construction, Second edition, applies management concepts to the construction industry, addressing the ways construction organizations can seek to improve their performance and effectiveness by understanding human and organizational behaviour. Using case studies and examples from the construction industry, this guide blends management concepts and theories with practice to explain the interactions between people at work, the management and the external environment, an understanding of which is essential for an organization’s success. In this second edition, greater attention has been given to the affect of the external environment on strategic decisions; evaluating organizational strategy designs and cultures; features affecting leadership style; and motivation and job satisfaction.
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