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A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about Management

A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about Management

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March 2021 | 224 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Conceived by Chris Grey, SAGE’s 'A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap’ series shies away from the sterility of conventional textbooks, offering students an informal and accessible overview of the field which challenges the traditional literature.

A bestseller from the series, this new edition of A Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book about Management by internationally renowned academic Ann L. Cunliffe has been updated to reflect current research. With inclusion of more international examples and coverage of ethical management, new ways of working and recent successes and failures in leadership in relation to the Covid pandemic, this book will stretch, surprise and reward business and management students at undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA levels. 
Chapter 1 Management, Management Studies and Managerialism
Chapter 2 Communication, Language and Relational Managers
Chapter 3 Who are Managers? Discourses of Identity-Work
Chapter 4 Managing Culture – Managing Hearts, Minds, Bodies and Souls
Chapter 5 Managing Relational, Ethical and ‘Just’ Organizations


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Ann L Cunliffe

Ann Cunliffe is Professor of Organization Studies at the Escola de Administraçâo da Fundaçâo Getulio Vargas, Brazil and Visiting Professor at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, Italy; Aalborg University, Denmark; and the University of Bath, UK. She previously held positions as 50th Anniversary Chair at Bradford University, UK, as Professor at the University of Leeds, UK, the University of New Mexico, USA, and California State University, USA. Her current research interests include ethical leadership, embodied sensemaking, non-traditional qualitative research methods, and reflexive approaches to research, practice and... More About Author

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