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Reason's neglect : rationality and organizing

Author: Barbara Townley
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reason, and the need to Be Rational, are essential dimensions of society and the organizations we live and work in. Yet the 'rationalization' of working processes, or the 'rationality' studied in  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reason's neglect.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2008009961
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Townley
ISBN: 9780199298358 0199298351 9780199298365 019929836X
OCLC Number: 897003591
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 288 p.) illustrations
Contents: 1. Foucault and Rationality ; PART I: DISEMBEDDED RATIONALITY ; 2. Economic Rationality ; 3. Bureaucratic Rationality ; 4. Technocratic Rationality ; PART II: EMBEDDED RATIONALITY ; 5. Institutional Rationality ; 6. Contextual Rationality ; 7. Situational Rationality ; PART III: THE 'OTHER' OF REASON ; 8. Embodied Rationality ; PART IV: CONCLUSIONS ; 9. Collective Rationality ; 10. Practical Reason
Responsibility: Barbara Townley

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The book is as intruiging as its title * Stuart R. Clegg, Organization Studies *

 
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