By Ian A. Glendon, Briony M. Thompson, Brett Myors
Advances in Organisational Psychology offers a magnificent array of latest themes in commercial and organisational psychology from the Asia-Pacific region.
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Unfortunately, very little else is clear in discussions of organisational effectiveness. Despite decades of discussion of the construct of organisational effectiveness, it is still not very clear what an effective organisation would look like. There is, at best, incomplete agreement about the criteria that should define organisational effectiveness; performance and productivity criteria are on everyone’s list, but beyond that almost anything goes. There is even less agreement regarding the time frame over which effectiveness should be evaluated.