Peter Challis is a former strategic manager in the civil service and a local authority. He is a qualified accountant and has an MA in Strategic Management from the University of Chichester gained alongside his role in promoting local authority shared services. On leaving salaried employment, Peter wor
Without people, there can be business. Sociology is the study of relationships between people. People in business need to know sociology. This book is an easy introduction.
Psychology is about the mind and behaviour. Social science is about the social and cultural aspects of human behaviour. It includes psychology, economics, politics management and sociology. The glue that holds all social sciences is sociology with its emphasis on “social”. Without a basic understanding of sociology, people in business can make the world a worse place without realising there are alternatives.
Peter Challis is a researcher and author in the field of the sociology of business. He has written several books for Bookboon. Formerly a strategic manager in local government and the civil service, Peter advised on policy including Shared Services and the Private Finance Initiative. He has a Master’s degree in strategic management and is a reader in the Bodleian Library of Oxford University.