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Anonymous agencies, backstreet businesses, and covert collectives : rethinking organizations in the 21st century

Author: Craig R Scott
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford Business Books, an imprint of Stanford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text offers a framework for thinking about how organizations and their members communicate identity to relevant audiences. Considering the degree to which organizations reveal themselves, the extent to which members express their identification with the organization, and whether the audience is public or local, author Craig R. Scott describes collectives as residing in 'regions' that range from transparent to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Scott, Craig R. (Craig Richard).
Anonymous agencies, backstreet businesses, and covert collectives
(DLC) 2012033111
(OCoLC)813690827
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Craig R Scott
ISBN: 0804785635 9780804785631
OCLC Number: 829905917
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 256 pages)
Contents: To name or not to name, that is the question --
Unmasking what we know about hidden organizations --
Revealing research on organizational identity and related issues --
Unveiling a new framework of organizations and organizational regions --
Taking it to the extremes : transparent and dark organizations --
Hiding only a little : shaded organizations --
Under the radar and out of the spotlight : shadowed organizations --
Classified conclusions, implications of invisibility, and a faceless future.
Responsibility: Craig R. Scott.

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