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Central Currents in Organization Studies II : Contemporary Trends - Stewart R. Clegg

Central Currents in Organization Studies II

Contemporary Trends

By: Stewart R. Clegg (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st May 2002
ISBN: 9780761974970
Number Of Pages: 1638

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Offering a solid grounding in the historical and contemporary concerns of the field, Central Currents in Organization Studies Volumes 5-8 presents an innovative and thematically coherent selection of seminal articles. This four-volume set provides an essential benchmark reference to any library concerned with the field of organization studies.

Presenting the most influential and provocative contributions to the field, this major work reviews the development of organization studies, including both mainstream and more innovative topics, leading through to recent debates on the status of organizations.

This set opens with an introductory editorial essay by Stewart Clegg where he explores issues concerning the scientific status and moral philosophy of oganization studies.

Political Relations and Arena Both in and Around Organizations
Power and the Politics of Organizing
A Strategic Contingencies Theory of Intra-Organizational Power
The Bases and Uses of Power in Organizational Decision-Making
Strategy Formulation as a Political Process
The Organization as a Political Arena
Voicing Seduction to Silence Leadership
The Political Process of Innovation
Radical Revisions
Power, Discipline and Organizations
Tightening the Iron Cage
Concertive Control in Self-Managing Teams
The Discipline of Teams
The Control of Team-Based Industrial Work Through Electronic and Peer Surveillance
Are There No Limits to Authority?
Domination, Self-Determination and Circular Organizing
Power and Discretion
Membership Work in the Time of Technology
Managerial Strategies of Domination
Power in Soft Bureaucracies
Interorganizational Collaboration and Alliances
The Interorganizational Network as a Political Economy
Conditions Facilitating Interorganizational Collaboration
The Strength of Weak Ties
Between Markets and Hierarchies
Inter-Firm Networks
Antecedents, Mechanism and Forms
Developmental Processes of Co-Operative Interorganizational Relationships
Managing 21st Century Network Organizations
Social Structure and Competition in Interfirm Networks
The Paradox of Embeddedness
Trust and Interorganizational Networking
Discursive Subjects and Qualitative Research
Discursive Subjects
Situated Actions and Vocabulary of Motive
Cosmopolitans and Locals
Banana Time
Job Satisfaction and Informal Interaction
Studies of the Routine Grounds of Everyday Activities
The Police on Skid Row
A Study of Peacekeeping
Technical Work and Critical Inquiry
Investigations in a Scientific Laboratory
Talking Social Structure
Discourse, Dominance and the Watergate Hearings
Studying Organizational Interaction
Ethnomethodology's Contribution to the 'New Institutionalism'
Researching Organizing Qualitatively
On Intellectual Craftsmanship
The Fact of Fiction in Organizational Ethnography
Longitudinal Field Research on Change Theory and Practice
Deconstructing Organizational Taboos
The Suppression of Gender Conflict in Organizations
Appealing Work
An Investigation of How Ethnographic Texts Convince
Stories of the Storytelling Organization
A Postmodern Analysis of Disney as 'Tamara-Land'
Mixing Qualitative and Quantitative Methods
Triangulation in Action
Varieties of Discourse
On the Study of Organizations through Discourse Analysis
The Social Construction of Organizational Realities
Organizations Encultured and Encoded
Sociological Aspects of Organizational Symbolism
Semiotics and the Study of Occupational and Organizational Cultures
On Studying Organizational Cultures
Concepts of Culture and Organizational Analysis
Jokers Wild
The Importance of Humour in the Maintenance of Organization Culture
Corporate Culture
The Last Frontier of Control
Organizational Culture
On Reading Organizational Culture
Aesthetic Understanding of Organizational Life
Strength Is Ignorance
Slavery is Freedom; Managing Culture in Modern Organizations
Max Weber's Relevence for the Sociology of Organizations
Organizations as Sense-Making Arenas
Breakfast at Spiro's
Dramaturgy and Dominance
The Escalation of Commitment to a Course of Action
Emotional 'Man'
Corporate Actors as Emotion-Motivated Emotion Managers
Sine Ira et Studio - Or Do Organizations Have Feelings?
Technology as an Occasion for Structuring Evidence for Observations of CAT Scanners and the Social Order of Radiology Departments
The Collapse of Sense-Making in Organizations
The Mann Gulch Disaster
Communities of Practice and Social Learning Systems
Bounded Rationality and Organizational Learning
Paradigms of Theory; Paradigms for Practice
Paradigms and Organization Studies
Overcoming Hermeticisim in Organization Theory
An Alternative to Paradigm Incommensurability
Multiparadigm Perspectives on Theory Building
Building Theory from Multiple Paradigms
Mortality, Reproducibility and the Persistence of Styles of Theory
Fear and Loathing in Organization Studies
Who is Afraid of Incommensurability?
Relativity Without Relativism
Reflexivity in Post-Paradigm Organization Studies
Theory Construction as Disciplined Reflexivity
Trade-offs in the 90s
Paradigms for New Organization Forms
New Organizational Forms
Colossal Immodesties and Hopeful Monsters
Pluralism and Organisational Conduct
A Dynamic Theory of Organizational Knowledge Creation
The Future, Disposable Organizations, and the Rigidities of Imagination
Electronic Communication and Changing Organizational Forms
Towards the Flexible Form
How to Remain Vital in Hypercompetitive Environments
Modularity, Flexibility and Knowledge Managment in Product and Organization Design
The Firm as a Distributed Knowledge System
A Contructivist Approach
The Coevolution of New Organizational Forms
Innovative Forms of Organising in Europe and Japan
Management Paradigms for the New Millennium
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ISBN: 9780761974970
ISBN-10: 0761974970
Series: Sage Library in Business and Management
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1638
Published: 1st May 2002
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 10.16
Weight (kg): 3.25