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Organisational behaviour

Learn about organisational behaviour and change management with our selection of books, articles and online resources providing best practice and useful guidance.

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Featured article

Encouraging a culture of curiosity
The CEO of SurveyMonkey shares his experience of taking on the leadership of the company following the untimely death of his predecessor. In an atmosphere of grief, fear, and anxiety, he consulted customers and staff about what they valued most about the organisation and seized upon the core value of ‘curiosity’, placing this at the centre of the firm’s culture.

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Featured book

Ready? the 3Rs of preparing your organisation for the future
T.Malnight (2013, 192 pages)

What are the biggest challenges facing you and your organisation in the next five years? What are you doing to prepare for them?" The authors present answers from 156 senior leaders.

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eBooks

The Library provides full text access to a selection of key business and reference eBooks from leading publishers. eBooks are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users. If you are unable to access an eBook, please see our Help and support advice or contact library@icaew.com.

Culturally intelligent leadership: essential concepts to effectively lead and manage cultural interactions

A guide to cultural intelligence for managers, written from a US perspective.

Change 2.0: beyond organisational transformation

Consultants, managers and academics share their experience and insights on change communication.

Concise Adair on teambuilding and motivation, The

A guide to team building and employee motivation for managers and leaders.

Survive office politics: how to steer a course through minefields at work

Handling interpersonal relationships at work.

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Acas guidance

Advice, guidance and practical resources on a wide variety of recruitment topics for both employers and employees, produced by the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service, Acas. Acas is the employment relations service for England, Scotland and Wales offering practical, independent and impartial advice to employers, employees and their representatives.

Employee communications and consultation

Acas July 2017

Acas guide for employers on achieving good communication with employees in order to involve and develop staff. Covers what information should be communicated, methods of communication and legal aspects of consultation.

How to manage change

Acas March 2014

Acas guide for line managers and employers on how to lead staff through change and keep employees engaged. Appendices cover case law relevant to managing staff changes and tools for managing change, with a sample internal communications strategy provided.

Online articles

The Library provides access to leading business, finance and management journals. These journals are available to logged-in ICAEW members, ACA students and other entitled users subject to suppliers' terms of use.

Encouraging a culture of curiosity

The CEO of SurveyMonkey shares his experience of taking on the leadership of the company following the untimely death of his predecessor. In an atosphere of grief, fear, and anxiety, he consulted customers and staff about what they valued most about the organisation and seized upon the core value of ‘curiosity’, placing this at the centre of the firm’s culture.

"It would destroy me if we lost the company culture"

Article features the media planning agency December 19 to discuss the importance of company culture in achieving business success. Also cited are the company's co-founders Dave Barnett and Dan Pimm, the firm's focus on treating people right and developing relationships rather than profitability, as well as the business' financial performance including a twofold increase in turnover annually

Freedom within organisational frameworks to encourage creativity

Article featuring case studies, showing how a coherent framework helps employees develop a deeper understanding of the business, which can lead to operational improvements, including engagement, efficiency, and customer service.

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Articles and books in the Library collection

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