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288 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
In this, the second of a two-volume paperback edition of the landmark Handbook of Organization Studies, editors Stewart R. Clegg, Cynthia Hardy, and Walter R. Nord survey the major issues and debates in management and organization. The text addresses key topics such as leadership, decision making, and innovation in organizations alongside such themes as diversity, globalization, and ecology. Students and teachers of management will find this a comprehensive and wide-ranging resource on the core issues for contemporary managers and organizations.
Stewart R Clegg, Cynthia Hardy and Walter R Nord
Introduction
Richard Whipp
Creative Deconstruction
Strategy and Organizations

 
Alan Bryman
Leadership in Organizations
Susan J Miller, David J Hickson and David C Wilson
Decision-Making in Organizations
Anne E Tenbrunsel et al
Cognitions in Organizations
Stella M Nkomo and Taylor Cox Jr
Diverse Identities in Organizations
Arthur D Shulman
Putting Group Information Technology in Its Place
Communication and Good Work Group Performance

 
Linda L Putnam, Nelson Phillips and Pamela Chapman
Metaphors of Communication and Organization
Karlene H Roberts and Martha Grabowski
Organizations, Technology and Structuring
Deborah Dougherty
Organizing for Innovation
Karl E Weick and Frances Westley
Organizational Learning
Affirming an Oxymoron

 
Carolyn P Egri and Lawrence T Pinfield
Organizations and the Biosphere
Ecologies and Environments

 
Barbara Parker
Evolution and Revolution
From International Business to Globalization

 

`This text should prove invaluable to practising administrative managers and advanced students, especially those undertaking their own research' - Journal of Administrative Management


I would like to say that this book is excellent, and it is. If you are already versed in academic theory and ideas regarding the management of organizations. For new students or mature students returning to study after a break in studies, I fear that it would inhibit their studies as much of what is discussed is inaccessible to the untrained or new academic.

Mrs Carrie Foster
Business School, Chester University
November 7, 2012

Stewart R. Clegg

Stewart Clegg is Professor at the University of Sydney in the School of Project Management and the John Grill Institute for Project Leadership and an Emeritus Professor of the University of Technology Sydney.  More About Author

Cynthia Hardy

Cynthia Hardy is a Professor in the Faculty of Management, McGill University. Her publications include Strategies for Retrenchment and Turnaround: The Politics of Survival (De Gruyter, 1990) and Managing Organizational Closure (Gower, 1985). More About Author

Walter R. Nord

Management professor Walt Nord studies organization theory and behavior and is currently researching the topic in a political/economic context. The author of numerous books, textbooks, and scholarly articles, his newest book will offer a new philosophical framework for organization studies, seeking to overcome current polarizing debates by developing an improved philosophical perspective for organization studies.... More About Author

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