The Management Idea Factory: Innovation and Commodification in Management Consulting

The Management Idea Factory: Innovation and Commodification in Management Consulting

by Stefan Heusinkveld

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781134662500
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/26/2013
Series: Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 144
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Stefan Heusinkveld is Associate Professor at the VU University Amsterdam. His research focuses on the production and consumption of management ideas and, in particular, the role of management consultants and management gurus. His work has been published in journals including Human Relations, Journal of Management Studies, and Organization Studies.

Table of Contents

1. Management Ideas as Commodities  2. Studying Management Idea Production  3. Sensing the Market  4. Structural Tensions  5. Gaining Currency  6. Practicing and Preaching   7. Stretching Cycle  8. Conclusion

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