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Sayles, Leonard R.

Overview
Works: 77 works in 525 publications in 4 languages and 15,651 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Cross-cultural studies  History  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HF5549, 658.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Leonard R Sayles
Personnel: the human problems of management by George Strauss( Book )

85 editions published between 1960 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 1,792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En esta nueva edicion, hemos tradado de dar: 1) los antecedentes necesarios en las ciencias sociales para analizar los problemas mas imprevisibles de personal; 2) destrezas y comprension para hacer frente a estos problemas con politicas consecuentes, integradas, mas bien que con una reaccion aislada a las crisis; 3) una amplia perspectiva que integra y aplica las contribuciones de disciplinas especificas; 4) teorias, siempre ilustradas con ejemplos concretos, que sirvan de herramienta para resolver problemas reales; 5) casos de estudio e ilustraciones tomadas de nuestra propia investigacion; 6) una identificacion con la complejidad y ambiguedad de las responsabilidades que tiene la administracion con respecto al personal; 7) un enfoque de sistemas para que los estudiantes reconozcan que no hay compartimientos estancos en que esten separado los problemas de las diversas areas (AU)
Managing across cultures : a learning framework by Meena S Wilson( )

11 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Managing in a multicultural setting can be very challenging. Culture strongly influences how people behave and how they understand the behavior of others, and cultures vary in the behaviors they find proper and acceptable. This report-which integrates work done by experts in the fields of anthropology, crosscultural psychology, and international business management with CCL's perspective on how executives learn from experience-describes the cultural values, often unconsciously held, that underlie work in the U.S. and provides managers in the U.S. with a structured way of learning about the val
Leadership for turbulent times by Leonard R Sayles( )

8 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leadership : what effective managers really do ... and how they do it by Leonard R Sayles( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How managers motivate: the imperatives of supervision by William F Dowling( Book )

22 editions published between 1971 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human behavior in organizations by Leonard R Sayles( Book )

29 editions published between 1960 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Managerial behavior; administration in complex organizations by Leonard R Sayles( Book )

24 editions published between 1964 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Managing large systems: organizations for the future by Leonard R Sayles( Book )

30 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Managing Large Systems examines a range of human, organizational, and managerial challenges associated with large systems. Special attention is given to the behavioral relationships among scientists and engineers, business and technical managers, sponsor organizations and their contractors, business and government officials, and line and functional managers. The descriptions of problems of technical organization and performance motivation are based primarily on an extended field study of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Managing Large Systems includes a description of the unique management system developed by NASA under the leadership of James Webb that many believe was responsible for their extraordinary technological achievements that culminated in the first moon landing. Parallels are drawn to other large-scale technology programs in aerospace and atomic energy. The authors find traditional managerial principles regarding controls, incentive systems, and planning to be inadequate in the context of large systems. They look to organizational clusters to manage future projects in advanced technological areas and in public sectors such as urban development, massive medical programs, and ecological improvements."--Provided by publisher
The working leader : the triumph of high performance over conventional management principles by Leonard R Sayles( Book )

13 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The goal: To be a leader who has an agenda, knows the system inside out, is comfortable with fluidity, and recognizes that the parts do not always fit into an integrated whole. Schooled to oversee fixed, almost unvarying routines, managers today are unprepared to manage the conflicts in modern work flow relationships. Sayles shows with vivid case studies how middle managers with an in-depth understanding of the organization can resolve the inherent contradictions and ambiguities among design, sales, and manufacturing
The local union by Leonard R Sayles( Book )

13 editions published between 1953 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Individualism and big business by Leonard R Sayles( Book )

16 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in 3 languages and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text interwoven with papers which were presented at an Arden House conference by participants, and with several other published articles
Managing human resources by Leonard R Sayles( Book )

17 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behavior of industrial work groups: prediction and control by Leonard R Sayles( Book )

25 editions published between 1958 and 1977 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise of the rogue executive : how good companies go bad and how to stop the destruction by Leonard R Sayles( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book confronts, head-on, the problems that have beset American, and world, business over the last decade. The authors boldly go to the heart of the problem; to a business culture that has lost sight of fundamentals in pursuit of the illusions of rapid growth and personal gain
Inside corporate innovation : strategy, structure, and managerial skills by Robert A Burgelman( Book )

16 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The measure of management : designing organizations for human effectiveness by Eliot Dismore Chapple( Book )

21 editions published in 1961 in English and Undetermined and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Insider strategies for outsourcing information systems : building productive partnerships, avoiding seductive traps by Kathy M Ripin( Book )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outsourcing provides the proverbial "free lunch" for managers and executives in terms of complex information systems. The authors study the advantages and pitfalls of outsourcing, including planning and preparation, selecting the right outsourcer for the job, and facing failures in telecommunications or project turnarounds
Leadership : managing in real organizations by Leonard R Sayles( Book )

20 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The local union, its place in the industrial plant by Leonard R Sayles( Book )

12 editions published between 1952 and 1967 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cases in organizational and administrative behavior by Robert E. C Wegner( Book )

11 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Leadership for turbulent times
Alternative Names
Sayles, Leonard R.

Sayles, Leonard Robert

Sayles, Leonard Robert 1926-

세일즈, 레너드 R. 1926-

セイルズ, L.R.

セイルズ, レオナルド・R

Languages
English (354)

Spanish (28)

French (3)

Dutch (2)

Covers
Leadership for turbulent timesManaging large systems: organizations for the futureThe working leader : the triumph of high performance over conventional management principlesThe rise of the rogue executive : how good companies go bad and how to stop the destructionInside corporate innovation : strategy, structure, and managerial skillsInsider strategies for outsourcing information systems : building productive partnerships, avoiding seductive traps