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Burns, Tom 1913-

Overview
Works: 40 works in 261 publications in 3 languages and 4,675 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conference proceedings  Guidebooks  Quotations 
Roles: Editor, Compiler, Translator, Other
Classifications: HD31, 301.092
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Publications about Tom Burns
Publications by Tom Burns
Publications by Tom Burns, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Tom Burns
The management of innovation by Tom Burns( Book )
99 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,342 libraries worldwide
"The Management of Innovation is one of the most influential books on organization theory and industrial sociology ever written. The main question it addresses - the relationship between an organization and its market and the technological environment - continues to preoccupy researchers and managers as innovation has even greater impact on organizational structures and competitiveness." "Engagingly written and wearing its scholarship lightly, the book presents the authors' now famous binary classification of 'mechanistic' or 'organic' systems. For this it has become justly famous, but the book is also a penetrating study of social systems within organizations and of organizational dynamics, covering such issues as organizational politics, the role of the chief executive and the relationship between technical staff and general managers." "For this new edition, Tom Burns has written an overview of developments in organization theory and situated the book in that context."--BOOK JACKET
Erving Goffman by Tom Burns( Book )
13 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 930 libraries worldwide
This study, written by one of the most respected sociologists at work today, is an indispensible guide to the sociology of Erving Goffman
Social theory and economic change; contributions to the Seminar on the Theory of Economic Change held at the University of Edinburgh in March 1965 by Michael Argyle( Book )
26 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in English and held by 598 libraries worldwide
Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate. Published by Routledge, 112 volumes in total are being brought together under the name The International Behavioural and Social Sciences Library: Classics from the Tavistock
The BBC : public institution and private world by Tom Burns( Book )
13 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 501 libraries worldwide
Industrial man: selected readings by Tom Burns( Book )
30 editions published between 1969 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 441 libraries worldwide
Sociology of literature and drama; selected readings by Elizabeth Burns( Book )
9 editions published between 1973 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 438 libraries worldwide
Description, explanation, and understanding : selected writings, 1944-1980 by Tom Burns( Book )
5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 146 libraries worldwide
The meta-power paradigm : impacts and transformations of agents, institutions, and social systems : capitalism, state, and democracy in a global context by Tom Burns( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
"This work presents, elaborates, and illustrates what is arguably the most important concept in the social sciences: power. It focuses particularly on a major class of power phenomena, meta-power, that is, power over power, transformative and structuring power. This encompasses powers to establish, reform, and transform social systems (institutions, power hierarchies, cultural formations, and socio-technical and infrastructural systems). Understanding meta-power is essential to the effective analysis of the formation of societal structures, their dynamics and evolution. This collection presents numerous illustrations and case studies at local, meso, and macro levels, showing how meta-powering is mobilized and operates in different contexts. The book should be of particular interest to business and management researchers, anthropologists, historians, legal scholars, political scientists, and, of course, sociologists."--Publisher's website
Essential Mallorca, Ibiza, Menorca by Tom Burns( Book )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Sociological explanation by Tom Burns( Book )
4 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Work and power : the liberation of work and the control of political power by Tom Burns( Book )
4 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
The child care service at work; report prepared for the Scottish Advisory Council on Child Care by Tom Burns( Book )
1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Power and control : social structures and their transformation by Tom Burns( Book )
5 editions published between 1976 and 1988 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Soul mates : love's magic moments by Tom Burns( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Value, social power, and economic exchange : a mathematical theory based on sociological concepts by Tom Burns( Book )
3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The spectrum of ritual : a biogenetic structural analysis by Eugene G D'Aquili( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Fictions : the novel and social reality by Michel Zéraffa( Book )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The logic of sociological explanation by Raymond Boudon( Book )
4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
El hombre industrial by Tom Burns( Book )
4 editions published between 1971 and 1981 in Spanish and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Erving Goffman by Tom Burns( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in Italian and held by 6 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Burns, Thomas, 1913-
Burns, Tom
Burns, Tom, 1913-
Languages
English (220)
Spanish (4)
Italian (4)
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