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Managing in Changing Times: A Guide for the Perplexed Manager / Edition 1

Managing in Changing Times: A Guide for the Perplexed Manager / Edition 1

by Sid Lowe


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ISBN-13: 9788132102335
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 01/07/2010
Series: Response Bks.
Pages: 412
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Dr Sid Lowe, BA PGDip Mktg MA Ph D , Reader, Strategy, Marketing and Entrepreneurship

International and Cross-cultural Management Organisational Theory/ Behaviour and Marketing

Research Interest(s)

Cultural Aspects of Business Networks Process Philosophies and Management and Marketing


Cross-Cultural Management (undergrad and masters)


General Manager - Hong Kong vocational Training Company 1982-88

Table of Contents

Preface Sid Lowe ix

Notes on the Editor and Contributors xiii

Part 1 Perplexity, Management and Organisation Theory

1 Schumacher's Hierarchy Sid Lowe 3

2 Capra's Kite Sid Lowe 65

3 Perplexity, Process and Practice Kathryn Pavlovich Robert Chia 115

4 Perplexity: Preparing for the Happenings of Change John Shotter 137

5 Perplexity, Ecology and Technology Richard Ennals 179

6 Perplexity and Ethics Ian Steers 193

7 Perplexing Images: Relational Identities in Cultural Tempospaces S&lstroke;awomir Jan Magala 241

8 Perplexity and Strategy: Moving Towards an Enrolment Advantage Paradigm Jonathan Gander 261

Part 2 Perplexities in Selective International Contexts

9 Perplexity and Indigenous Leadership Karl-Erik Sveiby 281

10 Perplexity, Management and Business in India Balakrishnan Muniapan 317

11 Perplexity in Southeast Asia: De-Perplexing the Expat Astrid Kainzbauer 347

12 Perplexity and Oikomorphosis: Managing Transformation Ronnie Lessem Alexander Schieffer Sudhanshu Palsule 367

Epilogue Sid Lowe 389

Index 391

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