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Management : a Sociological Introduction.

Author: Keith Grint
Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Grint, Keith.
Management : A Sociological Introduction.
Hoboken : Wiley, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Grint
ISBN: 9780745666785 0745666787
OCLC Number: 852758650
Description: 1 online resource (288 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; 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, Whatdo Managers Do, and Why do they Do What They Do?; 4 From Silent Monitors: The Long and Relatively Unhappy Life of Management 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 Possibilities10 Reflections; Bibliography; Index.

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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.

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