Management Lives: Power and Identity in Work Organizations

Management Lives: Power and Identity in Work Organizations

by David Knights, Hugh Willmott
     
 

Based on courses taught by the authors over many years, this innovative text is a lively and accessible analysis of people at work and the problems they have to confront. The student is introduced to a range of key themes in management such as: power and identity; consumption and bureaucracy; rational choice and meaning all through the medium of characters and

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Based on courses taught by the authors over many years, this innovative text is a lively and accessible analysis of people at work and the problems they have to confront. The student is introduced to a range of key themes in management such as: power and identity; consumption and bureaucracy; rational choice and meaning all through the medium of characters and situations in contemporary literature.

The clear theoretical framework, supported by footnotes, summaries and further reading guides, makes this an introduction to management the student will find useful as well as enjoyable.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803983342
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/07/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Managing Knowledge
Organizing Work
Identity and Insecurity at Work
Power and Inequality at Work
Managing To Manage

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