The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management / Edition 2

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Overview

The second edition of this flagship business and management reference work is divided into 12 individual subject volumes and an index and includes a brand new volume on Entrepreneurship:

  • Comprises over 6500 specially commissioned and carefully edited entries
  • Written and edited by international teams of over 1500 of the world's best scholars and teachers
  • Features extended bibliographies of relevant, wider, international literature and the foremost global scholarship in each field
  • Flexible, multi-level use, maintained and further extended by sophisticated cross-referencing both among individual encyclopedia entries and between volumes and external sources
  • Available online, for the first time, via the EBSCO database and linked to wider literature and to an associated Blackwell Library Online, consisting of a selection of Blackwell Handbooks and Journals in the field.

Register with us to receive updates on this landmark project at www.managementencyclopedia.com where you will find further details, a special pre-publication offer and, coming soon, contributor browsing features.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“One strand running through all the volumes of the Blackwell Encyclopedia is that, while the entries may develop and explain the theoretical concepts of the field, there is also an emphasis on their practical application. This makes this set a good place to start for an overview and quick understanding of a topic – not just for students and researchers but also for practitioners.” Reference Reviews, September 2005

"Blackwell's second edition of this work is every bit as impressive as the first. Bottom Line - Extensively revised, with 30 percent new material throughout, this comprehensive resource remains one of the most authoritative general business encyclopedias available. Highly recommended for academic and special library business collections." Library Journal, August 2005

“This is a critical resource for anyone who wants to explore questions on topics such as knowledge management, globalization, change management, business ethical issues, total quality management, or benchmarking and manufacturing strategies. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Academic libraries supporting business/management programs at all academic levels and libraries building a business collection.” Choice,

Library Journal
Blackwell's second edition of this work is every bit as impressive as the first. Management guru Chris Argyris (Graduate Sch. of Business, Harvard; On Organizational Learning), coeditor of the first edition with Cooper (Lancaster Univ.), has stayed on as an advisory editor, along with William Starbuck (Stern Sch. of Business, NYU), lending credibility to the work. Devoting separate volumes to each major field of management (accounting, business ethics, entrepreneurship, finance, human resource management, international management, management information systems, managerial economics, marketing, operations management, organizational behavior, and strategic management), the set covers its turf admirably. Over 6500 entries are organized alphabetically and range in length from a paragraph to eight pages. The set's 1500 contributors are drawn from major universities and business schools worldwide and include experts from related disciplines. The Business Ethics volume, for instance, draws heavily upon philosophers as contributing authors. Many entries in this work have been updated since the first edition, as evidenced by current as well as classic bibliographic references. Each volume includes its own index, while a separate 13th volume indexes the whole set. Bottom Line Extensively revised, with 30 percent new material throughout, this comprehensive resource remains one of the most authoritative general business encyclopedias available. Highly recommended for academic and special library business collections. [The set is also available online as part of the EBSCO Publishing portfolio of reference databases. For more information, go to www.managementencyclopedia.com. -Ed.]-Carol J. Elsen, Univ. of Wisconsin, Whitewater Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631233176
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/28/2004
  • Edition description: 12 Volumes
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 4224
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 11.28 (d)

Meet the Author

Editor in Chief:
Cary Cooper is based at Lancaster University as Professor of Organizational Psychology. He is the author of over 80 books, is past editor of the Journal of Organizational Behavior and Founding President of the British Academy of Management.

Advisory Editors:
Chris Argyris
is James Bryant Conant Professor of Education and Organizational Behavior at Harvard Business School.

William Haynes Starbuck is Professor of Management and Organizational Behavior at the Stern School of Business, New York University.

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Table of Contents

The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management.

Second Edition.

Encyclopedia Editor in Chief: Cary L. Cooper.

Advisory Editors: Chris Argyris and William H. Starbuck.

Volume I: Accounting.

Edited by Colin Clubb.

Volume II: Business Ethics.

Edited by Patricia H. Werhane and R. Edward Freeman.

Volume III: Entrepreneurship.

Edited by Michael A. Hitt and R. Duane Ireland.

Volume IV: Finance.

Edited by Ian Garrett.

Volume V: Human Resource Management.

Edited by Susan Cartwright.

Volume VI: International Management.

Edited by Henry W. Lane, Martha Maznevski, Mark E. Mendenhall, Jeanne McNett and John J. O’Connell.

Volume VII: Management Information Systems.

Edited by Gordon B. Davis.

Volume VIII: Managerial Economics.

Edited by Robert E. McAuliffe.

Volume IX: Marketing.

Edited by Dale Littler.

Volume X: Operations Management.

Edited by Nigel Slack and Michael Lewis.

Volume XI: Organizational Behavior.

Edited by Nigel Nicholson.

Volume XII: Strategic Management.

Edited by John McGee.

Index

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