Management: A Sociological Introduction [NOOK Book]

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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.
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Management: A Sociological Introduction

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Overview

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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Editorial Reviews

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"This is a wonderfully refreshing and stimulating book - and therearen't many books about management that can be described in theseterms!" Graeme Salaman, Open University

"The thoughtful reader will learn a great deal." Work,Employment and Society

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780745666785
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/30/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 300
  • File size: 669 KB

Meet the Author

Keith Grint is a lecturer in Management Studies and Fellow in Organizational Behaviour at Templeton College, Oxford.
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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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