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Global Management : Universal Theories and Local Realities - Stewart R. Clegg

Global Management

Universal Theories and Local Realities

Paperback Published: 1st December 1998
ISBN: 9780761958154
Number Of Pages: 320

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This book re-examines management theory after Globalization'. Combining key names and studies from across the world, it explores the local realities that resist universal theories and that permeate the daily lives of practising managers.

The book provides a comprehensive and critical reflection on the widely documented phenomenon of globalization in business. It assesses the implications of the diversity of individual economies and enterprises for general theories of management and concludes by presenting new approaches to the study and research of management and organizations.

Global Myths That Changed The World
How the Giraffe Got its Neck
An Organizational 'Just So' Story or, Continuous Improvement and the Limits to Managerial Orthodoxy
From Imperialism to Globalization
Internationalization and the Management Text
'If You Want Loyalty Get a Dog!'
Loyalty, Trust and the New Employment Contract
Remaking The World Locally
The Regulation of Poverty
The Failure in the Official Program against Poverty in Mexico-a Modern/Postmodern Approach
Post-Soviet Management
From State Dependency to Entrepreneurship?
Alternative Socio-Technical Systems in the Asia-Pacific Region
An International Survey of Team-Based Cellular Manufacturing
Japan in Britain, Japan in Mexico
Production Supervisory Practice in the Electronics Industry
Critiquing The Global World of Management Theories
Total Quality Management in the UK Service Sector
A Social Constructivist Study
Intelligent Organizations?
Metaphors and Organizational Action
Postmodernity, Language and Self-Regulating Systems- A Mexican Case Study
Rethinking Values, Collaboration and Global Management as Political Practices
Antagonistic Values or Complementary Value Systems? The Chances and Limitations of Dialogue in Organizations
Towards a Relational Theory of Organizational Collaboration
The Global Management of Professional Services
The Example of Accounting
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ISBN: 9780761958154
ISBN-10: 0761958150
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st December 1998
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.11 x 15.75  x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.49