Power and Organizations


Internationally renowned editors, Stewart R. Clegg and Mark Haugaard, have joined forces to compile two separate but related collections on power theory - a field that continues to have a huge impact across the social sciences.

Power and Organizations takes stock of power theory by reviewing its foundations, current status and emerging new directions in organization studies, while its companion, Power and Politics continues this work in the ...

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Internationally renowned editors, Stewart R. Clegg and Mark Haugaard, have joined forces to compile two separate but related collections on power theory - a field that continues to have a huge impact across the social sciences.

Power and Organizations takes stock of power theory by reviewing its foundations, current status and emerging new directions in organization studies, while its companion, Power and Politics continues this work in the context of political theory.

The collections follow chronological and thematic ordering to cover the sprawling and eclectic work on power.

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Stewart Clegg is a prolific publisher of several hundred articles in leading academic journals in strategy, social science, management and organization theory; is also the author and editor of about fifty books, as well as a Fellow of the British Academy of Social Sciences, a Distinguished Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, and the recipient of significant awards from the American Academy of Management for his contributions to management theory and practice.
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Table of Contents

Power-Dependence Relations - Richard M. Emerson
Authority and Power in Identical Organizations - James D. Thompson
Power and Union-Management Relations - Robert Dubin
Micropolitics: Mechanisms of Institutional Change - Tom Burns
Sources of Power of Lower Participants in Complex Organizations - David Mechanic
A Strategic Contingencies Theory of Intraorganizational Power - D. J. Hickson et al
Structural Conditions Of Intraorganisational Power - C. R. Hinings et al
Organizational Decision Making As A Political Process - Jeffrey Pfeffer and Gerald Salancik
Who Gets Power--and How They Hold on to it: A Strategic-Contingency Model of Power - Gerald Salancik and Jeffrey Pfeffer
Making power problematic
The Structuring Of Organizational Structures - Stewart Ranson, Bob Hinings and Royston Greenwood
The Organization as Political Arena - Henry Mintzberg
Power and Resistance - J. M. Barbalet
Radical Revisions: Power, Discipline and Organizations - Stewart R. Clegg
The Fourth Face of Power - Peter Digesser
Disconnects and Consequences in Organization Theory - Royston Greenwood and C. R. Hinings
Lives In The Balance: A Comment On Professors Hinings' And Greenwood's Disconnects And Consequences In Organization Theory - Stewart R. Clegg
Some Dare Call it Power - Cynthia Hardy and Stewart R. Clegg
Power and Discourse
Talking Social Structure: Discourse, Domination and the Watergate Hearings - Harvey L. Molotch and Deidre Boden
The Language of Power and the Power of Language - Stewart R. Clegg
Governmentality Matters: Designing an Alliance Culture of Inter-organizational Collaboration for Managing Projects' - Stewart R. Clegg et al
Between Michel Foucault And Erving Goffman: Between Discourse in the Abstract and Face-To-Face Interaction - Ian Hacking
Discourse, Power and Ideology: Unpacking the Critical Approach - Dennis Mumby
Language and the Circuits Of Power in a Merging Multinational Corporation - Eero Vaara et al
Accountably Other: Trust, Reciprocity and Exclusion in a Context of Situated Practice - Anne Warfield and Rawls and Gary David
Embedded Ethics: Discourse and Power in the New South Wales Police Service - Ray Gordon, Stewart R. Clegg and Martin Kornberger
Strategic Practice, 'Discourse' And The Everyday Interactional Constitution Of 'Power Effects' - Dalvir Samra-Fredericks
Power and Discipline
The Denial Of Slavery In Management Studies - Bill Cooke
The Disciplinary Society: From Weber To Foucault - John O'Neill
Disciplinary Power in the Modern Corporation - S. Deetz
The Cult[ure] Of The Customer - P. du Gay, P. and G. Salaman
The Calculated And The Avowed: Techniques Of Discipline And Struggles Over Identity In Big Six Public Accounting Firms - Mark A. Covaleski et al
Embodied Work, Divided Labour: Subjectivity And The Scientific Management Of The Body In Frederick W. Taylor's 1907 'Lecture On Management' - Mark Bahnisch
'Being Regimented': Aspiration, Discipline and Identity Work in the British Parachute Regiment - Thomas Thornborrow and Andrew Brown
The Discipline Of Teams: The Control Of Team-Based Industrial Work Through Electronic And Peer Surveillance - Graham Sewell
Power at Work
The Tyranny Of A Team Ideology - Amanda Sinclair
Petty Tyranny in Organizations - Blake Ashforth
The Yellow Brick Road: Total Quality Management and the Restructuring of Organizational Culture - Alan Tuckman
Power And Discretion: Membership Work In The Time Of Technology - Cynthia HardyCynthia and Leiba-O'Sullivan, Sharon. The Power Behind Empowerment: Implications For Research And Practice Rolland Munro
Where's The Power In Empowerment? Answers From Follett And Clegg - David M. Boje and Grace Ann Rosile
Conceptualizing Leadership With Respect To Its Historical-Contextual Antecedents To Power - Raymond D. Gordon
Power And Subjectivity At Work: From Degradation To Subjugation - David Knights and Hugh Willmott
Tightening The Iron Cage: Concertive Control In Self-Managing Teams - James R. Barker
Foucault, Power/Knowledge, and its Relevance for Human Resource Management - B. Townley
Individualization at Work?: Subjectivity, Teamwork and Anti-Unionism - Darren McCabe
Socialisation And Hegemonic Power - G. John Ikenberry and Charles A. Kupchan
Managerial Strategies Of Domination: Power In Soft Bureaucracies - David Courpasson
The Way it Really Happened: Competing Narratives in the Political Process of Technological Change - Patrick Dawson and David Buchanan
Accounting And Management-Labour Relations: The Politics Of Production In The 'Factory With A Problem - Mahmoud Ezzamel, Hugh Willmott and Frank Worthington
Dissolving The Iron Cages? Tocqueville, Michels, Bureaucracy - David Courpasson and Stewart R. Clegg
Power, Control and Strategy
Trust, Power And Control In Trans-Organizational Relations - Reinhard Bachmann
Circuits Of Power In Practice: Strategic Ambiguity As Delegation Of Authority - Sally Davenport and Shirley Leitch
Politics And Strategic Change Across Organizational Life Cycles - Barbara Gray and Sonny S. Ariss
Understanding Power: Bringing About Strategic Change - Cynthia Hardy
Corporate Ownership And Control: The Large Corporation And The Capitalist - Maurice Zeitlin
Understanding Organizational Power: Building On The Weberian Legacy - Kenneth Mcneil
The Effective Use Of Power - Robert C. Benfari, Harry E. Wilkinson and Charles D. Orth
The Intraorganizational Power Struggle: Rise Of Finance Personnel To Top Leadership In Large Corporations, 1919-1979 - Neil Fligstein
The Role Of Value Congruity In Intraorganizational Power - Cathy A. Enz
The Small World Of The American Corporate Elite, 1982-2001 - Gerlad F. Davis, Mina Yoo, and Wayne E. Baker
Bank Control, Owner Control, Or Organizational Dynamics: Who Controls The Large Modern Corporation? - Neil Fligstein and Peter Brantley
Political Dynamics And The Circulation Of Power: CEO Succession, In U.S. Industrial Corporations, 1960-1990 - William Ocasio
Destroying the Village to Save It: Corporate social responsibility, labour relations, and the rise and fall of American hegemony - R. Marens
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