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The way we work; an encyclopedia of business culture; 2v.


The way we work; an encyclopedia of business culture; 2v.

Ed. by Regina Fazio Maruca.

Greenwood Press


443 pages




This two-volume encyclopedia contains approximately 100 entries relating to all aspects of business culture in the US, from cubicle to offshoring. Associations and organizations; cultural influences like Dilbert, feng shui, and Napster; employees; ethics; finance; and influential people are among the subjects covered. Others include management approaches, manufacturing, marketing, organizational design, policies and laws, and women. In addition, people in particular careers briefly detail their daily life, and articles (many reprinted from an online resource) on aspects of culture at work are incorporated. The latter address leadership perspectives, blogs, nonprofit brands, health care costs, and other topics. The book is aimed at businesspeople and high school and college students. The index and bibliography appear in the second volume.

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