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Management : A Sociological Introduction

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This is a lively introduction to management, covering an array of management orthodoxies and demonstrating, through contemporary sociological theory, that many of the old approaches are in need of reconstruction.show more

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  • Electronic book text | 300 pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Polity Press
  • United Kingdom
  • 0745666779
  • 9780745666778

Table of contents

Acknowledgements. 1. Into the Heart of Darkness: A Short Theoretical Journey. 2. The Black Ships: The Historical Development of British Management. 3. Mimetic Pyrophobes: What are Managers, What do Managers do, and Why do they do What they do?. 4. From Silent Monitors: The Long and Relatively Unhappy Life of Managing Appraisals. 5. Reengineering Utopia: Managing Radical Change. 6. The Alchemy of Leadership. 7. The Culture of Management and the Management of Culture. 8. Managing Gender Inequality through Technology. 9. Fatalism, Freewill and Control: An Index of Possibilities. 10. Reflections. Bibliography. Index.show more

About Keith Grint

Keith Grint is a lecturer in Management Studies and Fellow in Organizational Behaviour at Templeton College, Oxford.show more

Review quote

-This is a wonderfully refreshing and stimulating book - and there aren't many books about management that can be described in these terms!- Graeme Salaman, Open University -The thoughtful reader will learn a great deal.- Work, Employment and Society "This is a wonderfully refreshing and stimulating book - and there aren't many books about management that can be described in these terms!" Graeme Salaman, Open University "The thoughtful reader will learn a great deal." Work, Employment and Societyshow more