Rethinking Organization / Edition 1

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Overview

Over the past two decades, organization studies has become increasingly pluralistic, with a series of highly charged debates across intellectual 'divides'. It is these debates and their consequences for the current position and future development of organization studies that Rethinking Organization addresses.

The first section reviews and evaluates the most significant theoretical developments of the last two decades, focusing in particular on the various ways in which 'organization' has been conceptualized as the basis for organizational analyses. The second section examines a range of issues related to the major transformations in organizational forms currently occurring throughout advanced industrial societies. Fi

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803982888
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 12/1/1991
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 318
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - Michael Reed
DEVELOPMENTS IN THEORY
Incommensurable Paradigms? Vital Signs From Three Perspectives - Howard E Aldrich
The Symbolic Understanding of Organizations - Barry A Turner
Organization Studies and Scientific Authority - Colin Brown
Putting Theory in its Place - Nick Perry
The Social Organization of Organizational Theorizing
Paradigms Lost - Stephen Ackroyd
Paradise Regained?
CHANGING ORGANIZATIONAL FORMS
The Social Construction of Organizations and Markets - Richard Whitley
Comparative Analysis of Business Recipes
Changing Organizational Forms - Mark Wardell
From the Bottom Up
Back to the Future - Gibson Burrell
Time and Organization
The Transformation in Work - Alan Whitaker
Post-Fordism Revisited
EMERGENT PROBLEMATICS
Organization Theory in the Postmodern Era - Kenneth J Gergen
Re-Writing Gender into Organizational Theorizing - Marta B Cal[ac]as and Linda Smircich
Directions from Feminist Perspectives
Formal Organization as Representation - Robert Cooper
Remote Control, Displacement and Abbreviation
Formative Contexts and Activity Systems - Frank Blackler
Postmodern Approaches to the Management of Change
CONCLUSION
Decluding Organization - Michael Hughes

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