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The SAGE Handbook of New Approaches in Management and Organization

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Organization Studies

632 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
"Barry and Hansen have gathered an impressive array of contributors to speculate where the management and organization field might be headed. The Handbook offers refreshing and proactive insights that confront our assumptions about organizations and challenge us to expand our thinking and inquiry. It it must reading for anyone who seeks to understand how we look at, live in, and act on organizations."
—Thomas G. Cummings, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California

Ten years ago critical theory and postmodernism were considered new and emerging theories in Business and Management. What will be the next new important theories to shape the field?

In one edited volume, David Barry and Hans Hansen have commissioned new chapters that will allow readers to stay one step ahead of the latest thinking. Contributors draw on research and practice to introduce ideas that are considered 'fringe' and controversial today, but may be key theoretical contributions tomorrow.

Each chapter sets these ideas in their historical context, lays out the key theoretical positions taken by each new approach and makes it clear why these approaches are different to more mainstream concepts. Throughout contributors refer to existing studies that show how these developing themes will change the Business and Management arena.

Researchers, teachers and advanced students who are interested in the future of Business and Management scholarship will want to read this Handbook.

Daved Barry and Hans Hansen
Introduction
 
PART ONE: LOOKING AT ORGANIZATIONS
Mats Alvesson
The Future of Critical Management Studies
Theorizing about the Future of Critical Organizational Studies

Dennis K Mumby
Getting Critical about Sensemaking

Albert J Mills
Daved Barry
The Art of...
Ian W King
How We Know What We Know
The Potentialty of Art and Aesthetics

 
Barbara Czaniawska
Alterity/Identity in Image Construction
Organizational Identity as an Emerging Perennial Domain

Dennis A Gioia
Is Identity in and of Organiztions Just a Passing Fad?

Michael G Pratt
Mike Reed
Exploring Plato's Cave
Critical Realism in the Study of Organization and Management

 
Philosophy as Core Competence

Martin Kilduff and Ajay Mehra
For Informed Pluralism, Broad Relevance and Critical Reflexivity

Hugh Willmott
Eric Guthey and Brad Jackson
Revisualizing Images in Leadership and Organization Studies
Can a Leader Be 'True to Self' and Socially Skilled?

William L Gardner and Claudia C Cogliser
The Art of Global Leadership

Nancy J Adler
Beth A Bechky
Analyzing Artifacts
Material Methods for Understanding Identity, Status and Knowledge in Organizational Life

 
Robert P Gephart Jr et al
Risk and Organisations
Toward a Culture-Symbolic Perspective

 
Elena P Antonacopoulu
On the Practise of Practice
In-Tensions and Ex-Tensions in the Ongoing Reconfiguration of Practices

 
The Nature of Research Practice

Jean M Bartunek
Lex Donaldson
Statistico-Organization Theory
Creating Organizational Management Theory

 
Updating Organization Theory

Gerry Davis
Organizational Studies Is (and Should Be) Different From Economies

Jeffrey Pfeffer
A 'Neo-Carnegie' Perspective on Organizations

William Ocasio
The Frustrating Search for Interaction Effects

Herman Aguinis and Charles A Pierce
Deborah Dougherty
From 20th Century Knowledge Management to 21st Century Challenges
Laura Brearley et al
Indigenous Perspectives on Restorying and Restoring Organizational Life
Bente Elkjaer and Marleen Huysman
Social Worlds Theory and the Power of Tension
Stephen Cummings
Strategy
Past, Present, Future

 
Haridimos Tsoukas
Towards the Ecological Ideal
Notes for a Complex Understanding of Complex Organizations

 
Anita McGahan
New Problems for Strategy
 
PART TWO: LIVING IN ORGANIZATIONS
David M Boje
Spin
Martin Parker
Schools for Organizing
George Ritzer and Craig Lair
Empty Organizations
Chris Argyris
Organizational Defences
Denials and Denial of the Denial

 
William R Torbet
Making Research/Intervention in Our Field
A Modest Proposal for ASQ and AMJ

 
Stephen S Taylor and Inga Carboni
Technique and Practices From the Arts
Antonio Strati
Aesthetics in the Study of Organizational Life
Stephen Fineman
Whither Emotion
Slawomir Magala
The Social Life of Values
Cross-Cultural Construction of Realities

 
Hugo Letiche
Humanist Organization Studies
An Intersubjective Research Agenda for Open (-plan) Fieldwork

 
Robert Chia
Feeding Marshmallows to Alligators
The Inherent Fragility of Human Organization

 
Mustafa F Ozbilgin and Myrtle P Bell
The Rise of Cartesian Dualism and Marketization in Academia
Davide Ravasi and Violina P. Rindova
Symbolic Value Creation
Diane Marie Hosking
Critically Constructing Constructionism
Gail Whiteman and Nelson Phillips
Narrative Fiction and Semi-Fiction in Organizational Studies
Cliff Oswick
Towards a Critical Engagement with Metaphor in Organization Studies
Marha S Feldman and Brian T Pentland
Routine Dynamics
Lori Rosenkopf
'Enriching Research on Exploration and Exploitation'
Instead of a Manifesto

 
George Cairns and Martyna [ac]Sliwa
Implications of Aristotle's Phronesis for Organizational Inquiry
Ole Fogh Kirkeby
Philosophy of Management
David A Cowan and Lotte Darso
Wisdom
A Backdrop for Organizational Studies

 
Heather H[um]opfl
Maternal Orgnanization
Marta B Calas and Linda Smircich
Feminist Theorizing
Martin N Davidson
Why Difference Matters in Organizations
Paula Jarzabkowski
Strategy-As-Practice
Jeffrey D Ford and Laurie W Ford
A New Focal Point
Interactions, Deliverables and Delivery

 
Shaker A Zahra and R Isil Yavuz
Entrepreneurship and Competition at the Intersection
Maintaining Strategic Resilience

 
David J Ketchen, Jr and G Thomas M Hult
Strategic Supply Chain Management
Joao Cunha and Miguel Pina E Cunha
Improvization In Organizations
Georg von Krogh
Researching the Private-Collective Innovation Model
 
PART THREE: ACTING ON ORGANIZATIONS
Timothy Clark
Performing the Organization
Organizational Theatre and Imaginative Life as Physical Presence

 
Stefan Meisiek and Mary Jo Hatch
Artful Interventions and Identity Dynamics
Pierre Guillet de Monthoux and Matt Statler
Aesthetic Play as an Organizing Principle
Stewart Clegg
If People Are Strange, Does Organizing Make Us Normal?
Majken Schultz
Identity Hijack
Olav Sorenson
The Tyranny of Theory
Adam M Grant, Jane E Dutton, and Brent D Rosso
That's Important! Making a Difference with Organizational Research
Angelo S DeNisi
Some Thoughts about Trade-offs
Hans Hansen
Abduction
Daniel G Spencer
The Dialectics of Propositional and Tacit Knowledge
Tom Keenoy
700 Sage Words
Arja Ropo and Erika Sauer
Corporeal Leaders
James G (Jerry) Hunt
The Future is Now
Robert J Sternberg
Why Leaders Fail
Edwin A Locke
How Can We Make Organizations More Ethical?
Frances Hancock and David Epston
The Craft and Art of Narrative Inquiry in Organizations
Kathleen M Sutcliffe and Timothy J Vogus
The Pragmatics of Resilience
Gretchen Spreitzer
A Note on 'The Future of Positive Organizational Scholarship'
Natalia Nikolova and Timothy Devinney
Building Community
Greg Northcraft
Shifting Sands in Communities of Scholars
Silvia Gherardi
Situated Knowledge and Situated Action
Ulrike Schultze
W(h)ither Knowledge Management
Stevan J Finlay
Indigenous Organizing
Enacting and Updating Idigenous Knowledge

 
Blake E Ashforth
'Organizational' Behaviour Is Largely Tribal Behaviour
Stephen Linstead and Alison Pullen
Un-Gendering Organization
Joanne Martin and Debra Meyerson
Gender Inequity and the Need to Study Change
Roger L M Dunbar, A Georges L Romme and William H Starbuck
Creating Better Understanding while Bulding Better Organizations
Raymond E Miles and Charles C Snow
The Shape of Things to Come
Ian Palmer and Richard Dunford
New Organization Forms: The Career of a Concept
C Chet Miller
Suppose We Took Organizational Performance Seriously
Robert Chapman Wood and Liisa Valikangas
Managers Who Can Transform Institutions
Activism and the Practices That Stick

 
George Roth
Is Change on the Outside Like Change on the Inside
Hans Hansen and Daved Barry
Where Are You Going?

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Daved Barry

Daved Barry is Professor of Creative Organization Studies in the Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy at the Copenhagen Business School, and Adjunct Professor at Nova SBE (Universidade Nova de Lisboa School of Business and Economics). Earlier he studied painting, chemistry, music, and cooking, eventually going on to complete a BA (hons) in Psychology and a PhD in Strategic Management and Organizational Psychology at the University of Maryland. In 1986 he moved to Syracuse University, NY, where he taught strategic management, and then to New Zealand where he held the Victoria University Chair in Creative Organization Studies.... More About Author

Hans Hansen

SAGE Knowledge is the ultimate social sciences digital library for students, researchers, and faculty. Hosting more than 4,400 titles, it includes an expansive range of SAGE eBook and eReference content, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, and more.

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