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The Oxford Handbook of Sociology, Social Theory, and Organization Studies

The Oxford Handbook of Sociology, Social Theory, and Organization Studies

Contemporary Currents

  • Author: Paul S. Adler,Paul Du Gay,Glenn Morgan,Michael Reed
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 0199671087
  • Category: Organizational behavior
  • Page: 752
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This title examines how contemporary currents in sociology and social theory have influenced the field of organisation studies. It aims to combat the tendency towards myopia in the organisation studies field, which encourages reliance on resources and references drawn from within the field and discourages scholars from going beyond these boundaries to find inspiration and ideas. The contributing authors show how sociologists and sociological concepts from the US and Europe have provided new insights into the functioning of organisations.

The Oxford Handbook of Sociology and Organization Studies

The Oxford Handbook of Sociology and Organization Studies

Classical Foundations

  • Author: Paul S. Adler
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 019953523X
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 679
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Organizations have profound and pervasive effects on our lives both at work and beyond. Indeed, we live in a society of organizations. Contemporary society and its organizations are in a period of accelerated, profound, and profoundly disconcerting, change. This volume brings together leading sociologists and organizational scholars to consider how various "classic" sociologists can help us understand this change. In recent decades, thefield of organization studies has become well established in both sociology departments and professional schools, most notably business schools. However, with this establishment has come a progressive shift in focus towards the concerns of academic peers and away from the big issues of our times. Ascompared with the increasingly academic focus of research in more recent decades, these classic sociologists were all deeply engaged with broader social and political issues.

The Oxford Handbook of Inter-organizational Relations

The Oxford Handbook of Inter-organizational Relations

  • Author: Steve Cropper
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
  • ISBN: 9780199282944
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 782
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Giving a structured overview of the field of interorganizational relations, this handbook presents current thinking and research from international experts. It includes the study of strategic alliances, joint ventures, partnerships, networks and other forms of relationship between organizations.

Toward Permeable Boundaries of Organizations?

Toward Permeable Boundaries of Organizations?

  • Author: Leopold Ringel,Petra Hiller,Charlene Zietsma
  • Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing
  • ISBN: 1787438287
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 392
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The classical concept of organizations as solitary 'walled-in' actors with clear operational boundaries is increasingly being challenged. This volume examines why, examines the impact of these changes on organizations and offers conceptual and empirical insights.

The Oxford Handbook of Professional Service Firms

The Oxford Handbook of Professional Service Firms

  • Author: Laura Empson,Robert Hinings,Daniel Muzio,Joseph Broschak
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 0199682399
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 520
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overview of contemporary research on PSFs, and suggests

The Oxford Handbook of Public Management

The Oxford Handbook of Public Management

  • Author: Ewan Ferlie,Laurence E. Lynn,Christopher Pollitt
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 9780199226443
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 789
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The public sector continues to play a strategic role across the world and in the last thirty years there have been major shifts in approaches to its management. This text identifies the trends in public management and the effects these have had, as well as providing a broad overview to each topic.

The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements

The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements

  • Author: James R. Lewis
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 9780199708758
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 550
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The study of New Religious Movements (NRMs) is one of the fastest-growing areas of religious studies. This Handbook covers the current state of the field and breaks new ground. Its contributors are drawn equally from sociology and religious studies and include both established scholars and "rising stars" in the field. The core chapters deal with such central issues as conversion, the brainwashing debate, millennialism, and modernization. Another section deals with NRM subfields such as neopaganism, satanism, and UFO religions. The final section considers NRMs in global perspective.

The Oxford Handbook of Health Care Management

The Oxford Handbook of Health Care Management

  • Author: Ewan Ferlie,Kathleen Montgomery,Anne Reff Pedersen
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0198705107
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 560
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This Handbook provides an authoritative overview of current issues and debates in the field of health care management. It contains over twenty chapters from well-known and eminent academic authors, who were carefully selected for their expertise and asked to provide a broad and critical overview of developments in their particular topic area. The development of an international perspective and body of knowledge is a key feature of the book. The Handbook secondly makes a case for bringing back a social science perspective into the study of the field of health care management. It therefore contains a number of contrasting and theoretically orientated chapters (e.g. on institutionalism; critical management studies). This social science based approach is a refreshing alternative to much existing work in this domain and offers a good way into current academic debates in this field. The Handbook thirdly explores a variety of important policy and organizational developments apparent within the current health care field (e.g. new organizational forms; growth of management consulting in health care organizations). It therefore explores and comments on major contemporary trends apparent in the practice field.

The Oxford Handbook of Information and Communication Technologies

The Oxford Handbook of Information and Communication Technologies

  • Author: Robin Mansell,Chrisanthi Avgerou,Danny Quah
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN: 9780199548798
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 620
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The production and consumption of ICTs have an impact at a macro level, in the way our societies operate, and in our everyday lives. This handbook is about the challenges presented by ICTs. It sets out an intellectual agenda that examines the implications for individuals, organizations, democracy, and the economy.

Internationale Wirtschaft, nationale Demokratie

Internationale Wirtschaft, nationale Demokratie

Herausforderungen für die Demokratietheorie

  • Author: Wolfgang Streeck
  • Publisher: Campus Verlag
  • ISBN: 9783593361130
  • Category: Democracy
  • Page: 209
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