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Management: A Sociological Introduction / Edition 1
     

Management: A Sociological Introduction / Edition 1

by Keith Grint
 

ISBN-10: 0745611494

ISBN-13: 9780745611495

Pub. Date: 11/14/1995

Publisher: Wiley

This is a lively introduction to management, covering an array of management orthodoxies and demonstrating, through contemporary sociological theory, that many of the old approaches are in need of reconstruction.

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This is a lively introduction to management, covering an array of management orthodoxies and demonstrating, through contemporary sociological theory, that many of the old approaches are in need of reconstruction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745611495
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/14/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

1. Into the Heart of Darkness: A Short Theoretical Journey.

2. The Black Ships: The Historical Development of British Management.

3. Mimetic Pyrophobes: What are Managers, What do Managers do, and Why do they do What they do?.

4. From Silent Monitors: The Long and Relatively Unhappy Life of Managing Appraisals.

5. Reengineering Utopia: Managing Radical Change.

6. The Alchemy of Leadership.

7. The Culture of Management and the Management of Culture.

8. Managing Gender Inequality through Technology.

9. Fatalism, Freewill and Control: An Index of Possibilities.

10. Reflections.

Bibliography.

Index.

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