The Sage Handbook of Organization Studies

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Praise for the award winning First Edition:

'This handbook is organized to help teachers and students to cover the mainstream work in the field of organization studies. This is an excellent reference tool with which to study organizational theory and practice' - International Review of Administrative Sciences

'The editors have put together an impressive reference work, serious in intent and rigorous in implementation. As a publishing achievement, and a scholarly 'event' in the field, SAGE is to be congratulated. It is designed as a work of synthesis, to link past and present, general and specific' - Journal of General Management

Praise for the New Edition:

'An excellent collection of papers giving a timely overview of the field' - Gareth Morgan

'In this substantially updated, revised and extended edition of the widely acclaimed Handbook, the high standard of the contributions is maintained. Close consideration is given to newly emergent, such as networks and complexity, as well as more established topics. Metaphors of conversation and discourse are engagingly invoked to make and explore new distinctions, directions and connections. It is a key reference volume for more advanced students of this rapidly developing field' - Hugh Willmott , Diageo Professor of Management Studies, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

'Giving the authors of the Handbook of Organization Studies the opportunity to revise and update their earlier contributions makes this handbook unique. Comparing the revised chapters to their originals offers the reader unparalleled insight into how knowledge develops in our discipline. New frameworks and deeper understandings, grounded in continuing scholarship, abound in this updated classic' - Mary Jo Hatch, C. Coleman McGehee Eminent Scholars Research Professor of Banking and Commerce McIntire School of Commerce, University of Virginia

A decade after it first published to international acclaim, the seminal Handbook of Organization Studies has been updated to capture exciting new developments in the field.

Providing a retrospective and prospective overview of organization studies, the Handbook continues to challenge and inspire readers with its synthesis of knowledge and literature. As ever, contributions have been selected to reflect the diversity of the field. New chapters cover areas such as organizational change; knowledge management; and organizational networks.

Part One reflects on the relationship between theory, research and practice in organization studies.

Part Two address a number of the most significant issues to affect organization studies such as leadership, diversity and globalization.

Comprehensive and far-reaching, this important resource will set new standards for the understanding of organizational studies. It will be invaluable to researchers, teachers and advanced students alike.


Organizational Theorizing - Michael Reed
A Historically Contested Terrain
Ecological Approaches to Organizations - Joel A C Baum and Andrew V Shipilov
Organizational Economics - Jay B Barney and William Hesterly
Understanding the Relationship between Organizations and Economic Analysis
Meso Organizational Behavior - D Brent Smith, Benjamin Schneider and Marcus W Dickson
Comments on the Third Paradigm
Complexity Science and Organization Studies - Steve Maguire, Bill McKelvey, Laurent Mirabeau and Nail Oztas
Institutions and Institutional Work - Thomas B Lawrence and Roy Suddaby
Critical Theory and Postmodernism Approaches to Organizational Studies - Mats Alvesson and Stanley Deetz
From the `Woman's' Point of View' Ten Years Later - Marta B Calás and Linda Smircich
Towards a Feminist Organization Studies
Data in Organization Studies - Ralph Stablein
Making Organization Research Matter - Bent Flyvbjerg
Power, Values, and Phronesis
Researching Organizations Using Action Research - Colin Eden and Chris Huxham
The Philosophy of the Social Sciences in Organizational Studies - Stephen P Turner
Representation and Reflexivity - Stewart Clegg and Cynthia Hardy
Leadership in Organizations - Ken W Parry and Alan Bryman
Perspectives on Organizational Decision-Making - Susan J Miller and David C Wilson
A Decision Perspective on Organizations - Margaret A Neale, Ann E Tenbrunsel, Tiffany Galvin and Max H Bazerman
Social Cognition, Behavioral Decision Theory and the Psychological Links to Micro and Macro Organizational Behaviour
Diverse Identities in Organizations - Stella M Nkomo and Marcus Stewart
Revisiting Metaphors of Organizational Communication - Linda L. Putnam and Suzanne Boys
Beyond Contingency - Rita Gunther McGrath
From Structure to Structuring in the Design of the Contemporary Organization
Organizing for Innovation in the 21st Century - Deborah Dougherty
The New Corporate Environmentalism and Green Politics - John Jermier, Linda Forbes, Suzanne Benn and Renato Orsato
Green Politics and Critical-Reflective Organizational Systems
Globalization - Barbara Parker and Stewart Clegg
Emotion and Organizing - Stephen Fineman
Exploring the Aesthetic Side of Organizational Life - Pasquale Gagliardi
Organizational Culture - Joanne Martin, Peter J Frost and Olivia A O'Neill
Beyond Struggles for Intellectual Dominance
Some Dare Call It Power - Cynthia Hardy and Stewart Clegg
Networks and Organizations - Kelley A Porter and Walter W Powell
The Effect of Rhetoric on Competitive Advantage: Knowledge, Rhetoric and Resource-Based Theory - John A A Sillince
Radical Organizational Change - Royston Greenwood and C R Hinings
Seeing Organizations Differently - Peter J Frost, Jane E Dutton, Sally Maitlis, Jacoba M Lilius, Jason M Kanov and Monica C Worline
Three Lenses on Compassion


Stewart Clegg is a prolific publisher of several hundred articles in leading academic journals in strategy, social science, management and organization theory; is also the author and editor of about fifty books, as well as a Fellow of the British Academy of Social Sciences, a Distinguished Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, and the recipient of significant awards from the American Academy of Management for his contributions to management theory and practice. Cynthia Hardy is a Professor in the Faculty of Management, McGill University. Her publications include Strategies for Retrenchment and Turnaround: The Politics of Survival (De Gruyter, 1990) and Managing Organizational Closure (Gower, 1985). Management professor Walt Nord studies organization theory and behavior and is currently researching the topic in a political/economic context. The author of numerous books, textbooks, and scholarly articles, his newest book will offer a new philosophical framework for organization studies, seeking to overcome current polarizing debates by developing an improved philosophical perspective for organization studies. As an author, Nord received the George Terry Award in 1997 for co-editing the Handbook of Organization Studies, an annual award from the Academy of Management that is bestowed to a book judged to have made the most outstanding contribution to the field. The same academy named Nord a Distinguished University Professor in 2002 (USF named him Distinguished University Professor in 2003); these honors recognize significant contributions to the science and practice of management. Nord earned a BA in economics from Williams College, an MS in organizational behavior from Cornell University, and a PhD in social psychology from Washington University. Before joining USF in 1989, he taught at Tulane University, Northwestern University, Vanderbilt University, the University of British Columbia, and Washington University. He is an editor or reviewer for numerous academic journals.


"A valuable addition to business and sociology collections. Highly recommended."
EAN: 9780761949961
ISBN: 0761949968
Untertitel: Second. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2006
Seitenanzahl: 920 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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