The Human Resource Management Handbook / Edition 2

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762302482
  • Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/12/1997
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 284
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

General Introduction: Organization and Collective Action 1
Ch. 1 Affectivity and Calculation: The Relativization of Rationality 19
Ch. 2 From Instrumental Organization to Organized Anarchies: Questioning Organizational Cohesion 35
Ch. 3 The Organization and Its Environment: Fuzzy Organizational Borders 51
Epilogue to Part I 65
Ch. 4 The Structuration of Contexts of Action: Interdependence, Negotiated Exchange, and the Substitutability of Actors 77
Ch. 5 The Mixed Regulation of Fields of Action: The Notion of a Concrete System of Action 99
Ch. 6 Local Orders and Social Regulation 119
Ch. 7 Actors and their Rationality 141
Ch. 8 The Contingency of Actors: The Notion of System 163
Ch. 9 Power as Capacity of Action 183
Ch. 10 The Construction of a Grounded Theory: Induction and Pragmatic Value in Analyses 217
Ch. 11 The Importance of the Strategy for Change 237
Ch. 12 A Cognitive Orientation: The Gamble on Knowledge and Reasoning 259
Conclusion: Another Way of Relating Theory to Practice 283
References 289
Author Index 305
Subject Index 309
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