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Central Currents in Organization Studies I & II

Eight Volume Set
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May 2002 | 3 344 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Offering a solid grounding in the historical and contemporary concerns of the field, Central Currents in Organization Studies I & II presents an innovative and thematically coherent selection of seminal articles. This eight-volume set provides an essential benchmark reference to any library concerned with the field of organization studies.

Presenting the most influential and provocative contributions to the field, this major work reviews the development of organization studies, including both mainstream and more innovative topics, leading through to recent debates on the status of organizations.

In addition to over 160 key original articles included in the collection, the each set opens with an introductory editorial essay by Stewart Clegg setting out the rationale behind the selections, and providing an illuminating discussion of the development of organization studies and its theoretical foundations.

Every discipline has the tradition of recording the central genealogical line of its development with work that comprises the great, the provocative and the field-defining writings. This major reference, easily organized to ensure comprehensive coverage of the essential tenets in the field, is the definitive resource for students, researchers and academics of organization studies.

 
VOLUME ONE: HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES AND EMERGENT TENSIONS
S R Clegg
Introduction
 
PART ONE: EARLY HISTORIES - THE EMERGENCE OF FORMALLY RATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
E P Thompson
Time, Work Discipline and Industrial Capitalism
S A Marglin
What Do Bosses Do?
The Origins and Functions of Hierarchy in Capitalist Production  
D Stark
Class Struggle and the Transformation of the Labor Process
A Kieser
From Asceticism to Administration of Wealth
Medieval Monasteries and the Pitfalls of Rationalization  
A D Chandler
The Emergence of Managerial Capitalism
J Langton
The Ecological Theory of Bureaucracy
The Case of Josiah Wedgwood and the British Pottery Industry  
P F Meiksins
Scientific Management and Class Relations
A Dissenting View  
P Miller and T O'Leary
Hierarchies and the American Ideals, 1900-1940
M F Guillen
Scientific Management's Lost Aesthetic
Architecture, Organization, and the Taylorized Beauty of the Mechanical  
 
PART TWO: HUMAN RELATIONS IN FORMALLY RATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
C I Barnard
Mind in Everyday Affairs
An Examination into Logical and Non-logical Thought Processes  
L J Henderson, T N Whitehead, and E Mayo
The Effects of Social Environment
A Carey
The Hawthorne Studies
A Radical Critique  
E O'Connor
Minding the Workers
The Meaning of 'Human' and 'Human Relations' in Elton Mayo  
R K Merton
Bureaucratic Structure and Personality
A Gouldner
Metaphysical Pathos and the Theory of Bureaucracy
D J Hickson
A Convergence in Organization Theory
 
VOLUME TWO: LAYING THE THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS
 
PART THREE: SOCIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS FOR THEORIES OF MODERN ORGANIZATIONS
T Parsons
Suggestions for a Sociological Approach to the Theory of Organizations (I)
T Parsons
Suggestions for a Sociological Approach to the Theory of Organizations (II)
P Selznick
Foundations for a Theory of Organizations
R H Hall
The Concept of Bureaucracy
An Empirical Assessment  
E Bittner
The Concept of Organization
R Mayntz
The Study of Organizations
 
PART FOUR: BUILDING ORGANIZATION THEORIES
J Hage
An Axiomatic Theory of Organizations
D S Pugh
Modern Organization Theory
A Psychological and Sociological Study  
C Perrow
A Framework for the Comparative Analysis of Complex Organizations
D S Pugh, D J Hickson, C R Hinings and C Turner
Dimensions of Organization Structure
D S Pugh, D J Hickson, C R Hinings and C Turner
The Context of Organizational Structures
P M Blau
A Formal Theory of Differentiation in Organizations
P M Blau
Interdependence and Hierarchy in Organizations
 
VOLUME THREE: DEBATING ORGANIZATION CONTINGENCIES
 
PART FIVE: DEBATING CONTINGENCY THEORY
J Child
Organizational Structures, Environment and Performance
The Role of Strategic Choice  
H E Aldrich
Technology and Organization Structure
A Re-examination of the Findings of the Aston Group  
S Mindlin and H E Aldrich
Interorganizational Dependence
A Review of the Concept and a Re-examination of the Findings of the Aston Group  
L Donaldson
Strategy and Structural Adjustment to Regain Fit and Performance
In Defence of Contingency Theory  
J M Pennings
Structural Contingency Theory
A Reappraisal  
T C Powell
Organizational Alignment as Competitive Advantage
L Donaldson
Organizational Portfolio Theory
Performance-Driven Organizational Change  
 
PART SIX: THE ENVIRONMENTS OF ORGANIZATIONS
F E Emery, and E L Trist
The Causal Texture of Organizational Environments
H E Aldrich and J Pfeffer
Environments of Organizations
M T Hannan and J Freeman
The Population Ecology of Organizations
M T Hannan and J Freeman
Structural Inertia and Organizational Change
W G Astley
The Two Ecologies
Population and Community Perspectives on Organizational Evolution  
Terry L Amburgey and Rao Hayagreeva
Organizational Ecology
Past, Present, and Future Directions  
J Allmendinger and J R Hackman
Organizations in Changing Environments
The Case of East German Symphony Orchestras  
 
VOLUME FOUR: INSTITUTIONS, ECONOMICS AND ORGANIZATIONS
 
PART SEVEN: INSTITUTIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS
P Hirsch
Organizational Effectiveness and the Institutional Environment
J W Meyer and B Rowan
Institutionalized Organizations
Formal Structure as Myth and Ceremony  
M Maurice, A Sorge and M Warner
Societal Differences in Organizing Manufacturing Units
A Comparison of France, West Germany and Great Britain  
S Ranson, C R Hinings and R Greenwood
Structuring Organizational Structures
P DiMaggio and W Powell
The Iron Cage Revisited
Institutional Isomorphism and Collective Rationality in Organizational Fields  
M Granovetter
Economic Action and Social Structure
The Problem of Embededdness  
W R Scott
The Adolescence of Institutional Theory
A Sorge
Fit and the Societal Effect
Interpreting Cross-National Comparisons of Technology, Organization and Human Resources  
J Zysman
How Institutions Create Historically Rooted Trajectories of Growth
L Zucker
Institutional Theories of Organization
R Whitley
The Internationalization of Firms and Markets
Its Significance and Institutional Structuring  
P Selznick
Institutionalism 'Old' and 'New'
R Greenwood and C R Hinings
Understanding Radical Organizational Change
Bringing Together the Old and New Institutionalism  
 
PART EIGHT: ECONOMICS AND ORGANIZATIONS
R H Coase
The Nature of the Firm
H A Simon
Theories of Decision-Making Economics and Behavioural Science
J G March
Bounded Rationality, Ambiguity and the Engineering of Choice
O E Williamson
The Economics of Organizations
The Transaction Cost Approach  
C Perrow
Economic Theories of Organization
W S Hesterley, J Liebeskind, and T R Zenger
Organizational Economics
An Impending Revolution in Organization Theory  
W G Ouchi
Markets, Bureaucracies, and Clans
W W Powell
Hybrid Organizational Arrangements
New Form of Transitional Development?  
P Hirsch, R Friedman and M P Koza
Collaboration or Paradigm Shift?
Caveat Emptor and the Risk of Romance with Economic Models for Strategy and Policy Research  
N Fligstein
The Spread of the Multidivisional Firm among Large Firms, 1919-1979'
L Donaldson
The Ethereal Hand
Organizational Economics and Management Theory  
D A Palmer, R Friedland, P D Jennings and X Zhou
Late Adoption of the Multi-divisional Form by Large US Corporations
Institutional, Political and Economic Accounts  
 
VOLUME FIVE: POLITICAL RELATIONS AND ARENAS
 
PART NINE: POWER AND THE POLITICS OF ORGANIZING
D J Hickson, C R Hinings, C A Lee, R L Schneck and J M Pennings
A Strategic Contingencies Theory of Intra-Organizational Power
G Salancik and J Pfeffer
The Bases and Uses of Power in Organizational Decision-Making
A M Pettigrew
Strategy Formulation as a Political Process
K McNeil
Understanding Organizational Power
Building on the Weberian Legacy  
W G Astley and P S Sachdeva
Structural Sources of Intraorganizational Power
A Theoretical Synthesis  
H Mintzberg
The Organization as a Political Arena
M Cal[ac]as and L Smircich
Voicing Seduction to Silence Leadership
P J Frost and C P Egri
The Political Process of Innovation
S R Clegg
Radical Revisions
Power, Discipline and Organizations  
J R Barker
Tightening the Iron Cage
Concertive Control in Self-Managing Teams  
G Sewell
The Discipline of Teams
The Control of Team-Based Industrial Work Through Electronic and Peer Surveillance  
D Knights and D McCabe
Are There No Limits to Authority?
A Romme, L Georges
Domination, Self-Determination and Circular Organizing
R Munro
Power and Discretion
Membership Work in the Time of Technology  
D Courpasson
Managerial Strategies of Domination
Power in Soft Bureaucracies  
 
PART TEN: INTER-ORGANIZATIONAL COLLABORATION AND ALLIANCES
K J Benson
The Interorganizational Network as a Political Economy
B Gray
Conditions Facilitating Interorganizational Collaboration
M S Granovetter
The Strength of Weak Ties
H B Thorelli
Networks
Between Markets and Hierarchies  
A Grandori and G Soda
Inter-Firm Networks
Antecedents, Mechanism and Forms  
P S Ring and A H Van de Ven
Developmental Processes of Cooperative Interorganizational Relationships
C C Snow, R E Miles and H J Coleman Jr
Managing 21st Century Network Organizations
M Ebers and J C Jarillo
The Construction, Forms, and Consequences of Industrial Networks
B Uzzi
Social Structure and Competition in Interfirm Networks
The Paradox of Embeddedness  
S Newell and J Swan
Trust and Inter-Organizational Networking
 
VOLUME SIX: DISCURSIVE SUBJECTS AND QUALITATIVE RESEARCH
 
PART ELEVEN: DISCURSIVE SUBJECTS
C W Mills
Situated Actions and Vocabulary of Motive
A Gouldner
Cosmopolitans and Locals
D Roy
Banana Time
Job Satisfaction and Informal Interaction  
H Garfinkel
Studies of the Routine Grounds of Everyday Activities
E Bittner
The Police on Skid Row
A Study of Peacekeeping  
M Lynch
Technical Work and Critical Inquiry
Investigations in a Scientific Laboratory  
H Molotch and D Boden
Talking Social Structure
Discourse, Dominance and the Watergate Hearings  
D Silverman
Studying Organizational Interaction
Ethnomethodology's Contribution to the `New Institutionalism'  
 
PART TWELVE: RESEARCHING ORGANIZING QUALITATIVELY
C W Mills
On Intellectual Craftsmanship
J Van Maanen
The Fact of Fiction in Organizational Ethnography
P K Manning
Metaphors of the Field
Varieties of Organizational Discourse  
A M Pettigrew
Longitudinal Field Research on Change Theory and Practice
J Martin
Deconstructing Organizational Taboos
The Suppression of Gender Conflict in Organizations  
D Golden-Biddle and K Locke
Appealing Work
An Investigation of How Ethnographic Texts Convince  
P Jeffcut
From Interpretation to Representation in Organization Analysis
 
Postmodernism, Ethnography, and Organizational Symbolism
D Boje
Stories of the Storytelling Organization
A Postmodern Analysis of Disney as 'Tamara-Land'  
T J JICK
Mixing Qualitative and Quantitative Methods
Triangulation in Action  
M Alvesson and D Karreman
Varieties of Discourse
On the Study of Organizations through Discourse Analysis  
L Heracleous and J Hendry
Discourse and the Study of Organizations
Towards a Structurational Perspective  
 
VOLUME SEVEN: SYMBOLS, CULTURES, AESTHETICS, EMOTIONS AND SENSEMAKING
 
PART THIRTEEN: ORGANIZATIONS UNDERSTOOD THROUGH THEIR SYMBOLS AND CULTURES
B Turner
Sociological Aspects of Organizational Symbolism
S Barley
Semiotics and the Study of Occupational and Organizational Cultures
A Pettigrew
On Studying Organizational Cultures
L Smircich
Concepts of Culture and Organizational Analysis
S Linstead
Jokers Wild
The Importance of Humour in the Maintenance of Organization Culture  
C Ray
Corporate Culture
The Last Frontier of Control  
D Meyerson and J Martin
Cultural Change
An Integration of Three Different Views  
E Schein
Organizational Culture
S Linstead and R Grafton-Small
On Reading Organizational Culture
H Willmott
Strength is Ignorance
Slavery is Freedom; Managing Culture in Modern Organizations  
M Rosen
Breakfast at Spiro's
Dramaturgy and Dominance  
A Strati
Aesthetic Understanding of Organizational Life
B M Staw
The Escalation of Commitment to a Course of Action
H Flam
Emotional 'Man'
Corporate Actors as Emotion-Motivated Emotion Managers  
M Albrow
Sine Ira et Studio - Or Do Organizations Have Feelings?
S Barley
Technology as an Occasion for Structuring Evidence for Observations of CAT Scanners and the Social Order of Radiology Departments
K Weick
The Collapse of Sense-Making in Organizations
The Mann Gulch Disaster  
P K Manning
Organizations as Sense-Making Contexts
W Wenger
Communities of Practice and Social Learning Systems
D Knights and H Willmott
Power and Identity in Theory and Practice
 
f002 VOLUME EIGHT: PARADIGMS OF THEORY; PARADIGMS FOR PRACTICE
 
PART FIFTEEN: PARADIGMS AND ORGANIZATION STUDIES
G Hofstede
Motivation, Leadership and Organization
Do American Theories Apply Abroad?  
J Hassard
Overcoming Hermeticisim in Organization Theory
An Alternative to Paradigm Incommensurability  
A Gioia and E Pitre
Multiparadigm Perspectives on Theory Building
M W Lewis and A J Grimes
Metatriangulations
Building Theory from Multiple Paradigms  
J Pfeffer
Mortality, Reproducibility and the Persistence of Styles of Theory
J Van Maanen
Fear and Loathing in Organization Studies
B Czarniawska
Who is Afraid of Incommensurability?
C Hardy and S Clegg
Relativity Without Relativism
Reflexivity in Post-Paradigm Organization Studies  
K Weick
Theory Construction as Disciplined Reflexivity
Trade-offs in the 90s  
 
PART SIXTEEN: PARADIGMS FOR NEW ORGANIZATION FORMS
W V Heydebrand
New Organizational Forms
P Du Gay
Colossal Immodesties and Hopeful Monsters
Pluralism and Organisational Conduct  
J G March
The Future, Disposable Organizations, and the Rigidities of Imagination
J Fulk and G DeSanctis
Electronic Communication and Changing Organizational Forms
H W Volberda
Towards the Flexible Form
How to Remain Vital in Hypercompetitive Environments  
A Y Lewin, C P Long and T N Carroll
The Coevolution of New Organizational Forms
A Pettigrew, S Massini and T Numagami
Inovative Forms of Organising in Europe and Japan
T Clarke and S Clegg
Management Paradigms for the New Millennium

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Stewart R. Clegg

Stewart Clegg is a prolific publisher of several hundred articles in leading academic journals in strategy, social science, management and organization theory; is also the author and editor of about fifty books, as well as a Fellow of the British Academy of Social Sciences, a Distinguished Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, and the recipient of significant awards from the American Academy of Management for his contributions to management theory and practice. More About Author

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