This book presents and analyses the latest anthropological work on the development and management of organizations, examining practical problems which anthropology can help to solve.
1. Culture in anthropology and organizational studies / Susan Wright -- 2. Indigenous management and the management of indigenous knowledge / David Marsden -- 3. 'Owning' without owners, managing with few managers: lessons from Third World irrigators / Donald Curtis -- 4. Institution building: examining the fit between bureaucracies and indigenous systems / Trish Nicholson -- 5. Play of power: women, men and equality initiatives in a trade union / Cynthia Cockburn -- 6. Office affairs / Rosemary Pringle -- 7. The gendered terrains of paternalism / Deborah Kerfoot and David Knights -- 8. Culture, gender and organizational change in British welfare benefits services / Sandra Cullen -- 9. Community care as de-institutionalization? Continuity and change in the transition from hospital to community-based care / Christine McCourt Perring -- 10. Disempowerment and marginalization of clients in divorce court cases / Jean Collins.
Number Of Pages: 232
Published: 25th August 1994