The SAGE Handbook of Organizational Behavior: Volume Two: Macro Approaches

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"Thorough and comprehensive. Thoughtful critique and new insights."
--Chris Argyris, James B. Conant Professor, Emeritus, Harvard University

This milestone Handbook brings together an impressive collection of international contributions on macro research in Organizational Behavior. Focusing on core micro Organizational Behavior issues, chapters cover key themes such as individual and group behavior.

The Sage Handbook of Organizational Behavior Volumes II provides students and scholars with an insightful and wide reaching survey of the current state of the field and is an indespensible road map to the subject area.

The chapters in this part will address how macro-organizational behavior knowledge frames and shapes specific substantive practices. The focus is on the effects of Macro Organizational Behavior as a practice.

TheHandbook is an essential resource for researchers and students across management and organization studies.

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Editorial Reviews

Choice Magazine
"This volume is a valuable addition to the organizational behavior literature. "— G. Klinefelter
CHOICE magazine - G. Klinefelter
"This volume is a valuable addition to the organizational behavior literature."
CHOICE magazine - G. Klinefelter
"This volume is a valuable addition to the organizational behavior literature."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412934275
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 12/19/2008
  • Pages: 536
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

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.

Cary L. Cooper is Distinguished Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health at Lancaster University Management School.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Why a Handbook of Macro-Organizational Behaviour? - Stewart Clegg
What Do OB Tools and Instruments Do? - André Spicer
What Does Knowledge Work Do? - Tim Ray
Freedom and Constraint under the 'Neo-Liberal' Regime of Choice - Alan Scott and Richard Weiskopf
Managerialism and Its Discontents - Martin Parker
Positive Organization Scholarship: What Does It Achieve? - Arran Caza and Kim Cameron
Learning in Practice - Elena P Antonacopoulou
Shaping Organizational Commitment - Robert Roe, Omar Solinger and Woody van Olffen
Organizational Power - Raymond Gordon
On the (Be)Coming and Going of Organizational Change: Prospect and Retrospect in Sensemaking - Ian Colville
Organizational Identity - Andrew Brown
Organizational Conflict - Stephen Ackroyd
Organizational Careers - Kerr Inkson and Yehuda Baruch
Top Management Teams and Team Working - Sarah MacCurtain and Michael West
Succession Management: Building Talent Across Organizational Generations - Jay A Conger
Leadership - David Collinson
The Labor Process, Surveillance and the Person in the Sight of the Organization - Graham Sewell
Implementing Employment Equity in Gendered Organizations for Gendered Lives - Judith Pringle, Alison M Konrad and Anne-Marie Greene
Managing Multiculturally in Organizations in a Diverse Society - Gill Kirton
The Organization of Human Resource Strategies: Narratives and Power in Understanding Labour Management in a Context of Fragmentation - Miguel Martinez Lucio
Organizational Moral Responsibility - Carl Rhodes and Alison Pullen
Organizations and Society: Sustainability Deconstructed - Suzanne Benn
Managing Organizational Expressions - Majken Schultz and Mary Jo Hatch
Management Fashion and Organizational Behaviour - Rene ten Bos and Stefan Heusinkveld
Organizational Change Management - David Wilson
We Have Always Been Oligarchs: Business Elite in Polyarchy - David Courpasson
Organizational Design - Gerard Fairtlough and Rosemary Beckham
Projects for Life: Building Narrative Capital for Positive Organizational Change - Arne Carlson and Tyrone Pitsis
Corporate Governance - Rob Watson
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