Group Dynamics and Organizational Culture: Effective Work Groups and Organizations

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Macmillan Education UK, Nov 28, 2012 - Business & Economics - 232 pages
Furnham and Xenikou provide an overview of the classic and contemporary theories debated within organizational culture, grounding debates within the context of group dynamics. This psychological focus ties in with OB modules, allowing students to develop their understanding of the psychological processes underpinning organizational life.

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ATHENA XENIKOU is Assistant Professor in Social Organizational Psychology at Air Force Academy, Greece. She studied psychology at the University of Crete (Greece) and completed her PhD in University College London, UK. Her research has been published in major I/O journals including Journal of Vocational Behavior, Human Relations, and European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology; it concerns organizational culture, leadership, groups at work, and organizational commitment and identification.

ADRIAN FURNHAM is Professor of Psychology at University College London, UK. He has authored thirty-six books on the subject of psychology and work and is a regular contributor to newspapers (Financial Times, Telegraph, Guardian, Sunday Times etc) and popular journals (Spectator, New Scientist, Personnel Today etc), as well as academic journals. He also acts as a management consultant, working with a range of corporate clients including Lloyds Bank, BT, Boots, M&S and several international airlines.

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