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Charles Perrow once called organization studies "a zoological garden . . . where we are not even looking at the same beast," that is, a diverse field encompassing many disciplines and approaches. The field came together in the 1950s around the study of the management of work. For this encyclopedia, Clegg (business, Univ. of Technology, Sydney, Australia) and Bailey (Tucker Professor of Leadership & director, executive education, George Washington Univ. Sch. of Business) chose topics from the Handbook of Organization Studies, which Clegg coedited for Sage in 1996. However, the editors also included subjects they saw as previously marginalized, such as power relations, feminism, globalization, virtual reality, and value assumptions. The 400 entries reflect the concerted internationalism of the 350 contributors, most of whom appear to be members of the European Group for Organization Studies. At three pages each, the entries cover such topics as control, corporate branding, Hawthorne studies, multiculturalism, organizational environments, team learning, technological determinism, and values. Each entry has two sections: a "Conceptual Overview" and "Critical Commentary/Future Directions," with further readings and cross-references also included. There are no biographical entries, but the contributions of important individuals are explored. The index should be a lot better. For instance, "social responsibility" is indexed only under "corporate social responsibility." To help users possibly overcome the indexing handicap, there is a Reader's Guide of entries classified by 20 categories such as "Culture and Symbolism," "Leadership Theory," and "Technologies." There is also astraight alphabetical list of entries. The text boasts few illustrations and relatively few web sites, giving the set a dated feel.