Employee versus owner issues in organizations

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John Wiley & Sons, May 28, 2001 - Business & Economics - 145 pages
How to keep up to date with the current developments and issues in the study and practice of organizational behavior? That is the challenge for students, academics and practitioners.

This series complements the standard tests of OB and the more comprehensive, historical review volumes, by offering concise, critical and stimulating accounts of the main issues and developments in topics of current and ongoing importance in OB.

Whether employees should be stakeholders in their businesses and the relationship between employees and owners in general is a fast-growing topic and owners in general is a fast-growing topic and is explored in this volume of Trends by distinguished academics who are at the forefront of this important field.
Topics discussed in this volume:

* Employee equity
* Share ownership for workers
* Ownership and the changing employment relationship
* Psychological consequences of firm ownership
* Employee loyalty
* Achieving ownership of performance
* Open book management
* Employee stock transfers in SMEs
For a quick, insightful and authoritative window on the latest in OB, scholars and professionals will continue to turn to the Wiley Series of Trends in Organizational Behaviour.

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About the author (2001)

Cary L. Cooper is Distinguished Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health. He is the author/editor of over 120 books (on occupational stress, women at work and industrial and organizational psychology), has written over 400 scholarly articles for academic journals, and is a frequent contributor to national newspapers, TV and radio. He is currently Founding Editor of the "Journal of Organizational Behavior" and Editor-in-Chief of the medical journal "Stress & Health". He is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society, The Royal Society of Arts, The Royal Society of Medicine, The Royal Society of Public Health, The British Academy of Management and an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences. Professor Cooper is past President of the British Academy of Management, is a Companion of the Chartered Management Institute and one of the first UK based Fellows of the (American) Academy of Management (having also won the 1998 Distinguished Service Award for his contribution to management science from the Academy of Management). In 2001, Cary was awarded a CBE in the Queen s Birthday Honours List for his contribution to occupational safety and health.

Professor Denise Rousseau studies the changing psychological contract in employment, human resource strategies, and the effects of organizational culture on performance. Her books include: "Psychological Contracts in Employment" (Sage, with Rene Schalk); "Relational Wealth: The Advantage of Stability in a Changing Economy" (Oxford, with Carrie Leana); "Psychological Contracts in Organizations" (Sage); "Boundaryless Careers: Work, Mobility, and Learning in the New Organizational Era" (Oxford, with M. Arthur); "Developing an Interdisciplinary Science of Organizations" (Jossey-Bass, with K. Roberts and C. Hulin); and "Trends in Organizational Behavior" (Wiley series, with C. Cooper). She is also the author of more than 100 articles. Professor Rousseau served as President, Academy of Management (2004-2005), and is Editor-in-Chief, "Journal of Organizational Behavior" (1998 - present). "Psychological Contracts in Organizations", won the Academy of Management's Terry Award.