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  1. Social Entrepreneurship

    Social Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Pascal Dey, Chris Steyaert
    Pascal Dey and Chris Steyaert provide a timely critique on the idea of social entrepreneurship and its reputation as a means for positive social change. The book uses different traditions and modes of critique to interrogate, disrupt and reimagine the concept of social entrepreneurship. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 150.00   Web: $ 135.00
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    2019   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  2. Elgar Introduction to Organizational Discourse Analysis

    Elgar Introduction to Organizational Discourse Analysis

    Marco Berti
    Our knowledge and understanding of organizations is both enabled and constrained by invisible relationship of power that are embedded in the ways in which we act and speak. The notion of discourse has been used by many authors to describe and study these phenomena, and this volume offers a succinct but comprehensive introduction to the vast field of critical organizational discourse analysis. Targeted at graduate and doctoral students, and at non-specialist academic who need to familiarize with the academic debate on the subject, the book harnesses the power of metaphors to describe the many faces of discourse. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  3. Research Handbook on Corporate Social Responsibility in Context

    Research Handbook on Corporate Social Responsibility in Context

    Edited by Anders Örtenblad
    Is corporate social responsibility (CSR) a universal idea? Is the same exact definition of CSR relevant for any organization, regardless of context? Or would such a definition need to be adapted to fit different types of organizations, in different cultures, industries and sectors? This book discusses how CSR preferably should be practiced in various generalized contexts. Experts share their knowledge on whether a broad definition of CSR can be practiced as is or if it first has to undergo changes, in as various generalized contexts as Buddhist and Islamic organizations, developing countries, the food processing industry, the shipping industry, and the pharmaceutical industry. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 225.00   Web: $ 202.50
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  4. Individualism and Inequality

    Individualism and Inequality

    Ralph Fevre
    A belief in individual self-determination powered the development of universal human rights and inspired social movements from anti-slavery to socialism and feminism. At the same time, every attempt to embed individualism in systems of education and employment has eventually led to increased social inequality. Across the globe individualism has been transformed from a revolutionary force into an explanation for increasingly unequal societies where dissent is largely silent. This book explores the possibility of rediscovering the original, transformative potential of individualism. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 130.00   Web: $ 117.00
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  5. Complexity and Crisis in the Financial System

    Complexity and Crisis in the Financial System

    Edited by Matthew Hollow, Folarin Akinbami, Ranald Michie
    With contributions from across the disciplines of law, history, finance, and economics, Complexity and Crisis in the Financial System offers a truly interdisciplinary study of the relationship(s) between crises and complexity in the US and UK financial markets. Taken together, the contributions in this volume not only challenge many often taken-for-granted ideas about the nature of financial crises, but also broaden our understanding of the long-term causes (and consequences) of the global financial crisis of 2007–2008. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 147.00   Web: $ 132.30
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  6. Handbook of Critical Policy Studies

    Handbook of Critical Policy Studies

    Edited by Frank Fischer, Douglas Torgerson, Anna Durnová, Michael Orsini
    Critical policy studies, as illustrated in this Handbook, challenges the conventional approaches public policy inquiry. But it offers important innovations as well, in particular its focus on discursive politics, policy argumentation and deliberation, and interpretive modes of analysis. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 240.00   Web: $ 216.00
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    2017   Paperback Price: $ 65.00   Web: $ 52.00
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  7. Coping with Excess

    Coping with Excess

    Edited by Barbara Czarniawska, Orvar Löfgren
    What does a stockbroker in Istanbul navigating the rush of incoming trading figures have in common with a mother in Stockholm trying to organize a growing pile of baby clothes? They are both coping with excess or overflow. This book explores the ways in which institutions, corporations and individuals define and manage situations of ‘too much’ – too much information, too many choices, too many commodities or too many tasks. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  8. Managing Intensity and Play at Work

    Managing Intensity and Play at Work

    Niels Åkerstrøm Andersen
    In this thought-provoking book Niels åkerstrøm Andersen uses a unique combination of deconstruction, systems theory and discourse theory to critically discuss topics such as the management of feelings, partnerships as second order promises, and work–life balance as an immune defense against over-socialized employees. He assesses the parallels between layoffs in intimate organizations and modern professional divorce discourses, and explores the dichotomy of double-bounded management commanding both ‘do as I say’ and ‘be autonomous’. In so doing, Professor Andersen encourages the reader to look at relationships in the workplace in new ways. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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    2015   Paperback Price: $ 35.00   Web: $ 28.00
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  9. Institutional Theory and Organizational Change

    Institutional Theory and Organizational Change

    Staffan Furusten
    Whether or not they are aware of it, managers do not fully control the nature and timing of their decisions. Their framework of action is limited by institutional constraints in the surrounding environment – what is technically, economically, socially and culturally possible in different contexts. With a better understanding of their environment – and how it affects how they think, what they do and why they do it – decision-makers are also better able to make more carefully considered decisions about organizational change. In this book Staffan Furusten discusses why it is difficult for organizations around the world to resist the pressures of the institutional environment and how organizations worldwide – big and small, private and public – are becoming increasingly alike. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 39.95   Web: $ 31.96
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  10. Cross-Cultural Management in Practice

    Cross-Cultural Management in Practice

    Edited by Henriett Primecz, Laurence Romani, Sonja Sackmann
    Based on the view that culture is dynamic and negotiated between actors, this groundbreaking book contains a collection of ten cases on cross-cultural management in practice. The cases draw on field research revealing challenges and insights from working across nations and cultures. Each case provides recommendations for practitioners that are developed into a framework for effective intercultural interactions as well as offering illustrations and insights on how to handle actual cross-cultural issues. This enriching book covers various topics including international collaborations across and within multinational companies, organizational culture in international joint ventures and knowledge transfer. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 116.00   Web: $ 104.40
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  11. Leadership Development in the Middle East

    Leadership Development in the Middle East

    Edited by Beverly Dawn Metcalfe, Fouad Mimouni
    Leadership in the Middle East has never been as vital as it is in the wake of the global financial crisis and the Arab Spring – yet there is a lack of detailed knowledge concerning strategies for developing capacity in leadership, national skills and knowledge management. This volume aims to address this deficit. This book is the first text on the subject of leadership development in the Middle East to be published in English (drawing on both English and Arabic scholarship) and will contribute to the knowledge and understanding of leadership theory and practice in the global economy. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 186.00   Web: $ 167.40
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 57.00   Web: $ 45.60
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  12. Organizational Spaces

    Organizational Spaces

    Edited by Alfons van Marrewijk, Dvora Yanow
    This insightful book poses interesting theoretical and methodological questions for the processes of spatial design and the treatment of workspaces in organizational settings of various kinds. The contributors expertly answer the need for practical field research on spatial settings and materiality in organizations of various sorts. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  13. Ethics and Organizational Practice

    Ethics and Organizational Practice

    Edited by Sara Louise Muhr, Bent Meier Sørensen, Steen Vallentin
    This timely book provides a collection of critical explorations and discussions of managerial ethics and their moral foundations. It is concerned with theoretical, conceptual and practical matters, and thus provides an open and broad approach to a very dense field of enquiry. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  14. Critical Management Studies at Work

    Critical Management Studies at Work

    Edited by Julie Wolfram Cox, Tony G. LeTrent-Jones, Maxim Voronov, David Weir
    This book is the first of its kind to reflect on what it means to actually perform critical management studies (CMS): how consultants, researchers, teachers and managers negotiate the tensions they experience in their everyday practice. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  15. European Universities in Transition

    European Universities in Transition

    Edited by Carmelo Mazza, Paolo Quattrone, Angelo Riccaboni
    This timely and important book provides a critical analysis of the changes and challenges that currently affect European universities. Using both theoretical contributions and applied case studies, leading experts argue that universities as institutions are in need of change – although the routes that the process may take are heterogeneous. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  16. Corporate Social Responsibility

    Corporate Social Responsibility

    Subhabrata Bobby Banerjee
    This challenging and somewhat controversial book provides a critical perspective on contemporary discourses of corporate social responsibility (CSR). Subhabrata Bobby Banerjee questions the win-win assumptions of CSR and identifies the limits of the good that corporations can do, illustrating that the ability of firms to enhance social welfare is constrained by their current form and purpose; that of a shareholder value maximizing entity. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  17. Trading Places – SMEs in the Global Economy

    Trading Places – SMEs in the Global Economy

    Edited by Lester Lloyd-Reason, Leigh Sear
    Lester Lloyd-Reason and Leigh Sear bring together leading researchers and thinkers in this critical guide to the ongoing, worldwide research shaping the role played by SMEs within today’s global economy. The expert contributors contend that the past twenty years have seen an explosion in research into international SMEs, resulting in a considerable body of academic literature and thinking. This research, they argue, may merely serve to increase our lack of understanding in this area, and often results in myths and misconceptions upon which SME policies and support programmes have been developed and introduced. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 167.00   Web: $ 150.30
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  18. The Myth of Japanese Efficiency

    The Myth of Japanese Efficiency

    Dan Coffey
    Combining case studies with accessible but rigorous production models and historical background, this provocative book challenges accepted views on Japanese production methods in the world car industry. The book argues that the ‘lean and flexible’ production model popularly associated with Toyota MC is a myth, but one which sheds light on cultural responses to the attendant stresses of globalization. To illustrate this, Dan Coffey provides individual studies of process flexibility, labour productivity and the re-organization of work in the global car industry. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  19. Management Education and Humanities

    Management Education and Humanities

    Edited by Pasquale Gagliardi, Barbara Czarniawska
    Management Education and Humanities argues that management teachers and researchers seem to be increasingly dissatisfied with the way managers are usually educated in western countries. It claims that educational practices and methods would greatly benefit from reflection on the implicit assumptions and paradigms behind those practices, and debates the role that humanism and humanities might play in the formation of new managerial élites. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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    2007   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  20. Handbook of Critical Information Systems Research

    Handbook of Critical Information Systems Research

    Edited by Debra Howcroft, Eileen M. Trauth
    This important Handbook provides a unique overview of information systems (IS) research by focusing on the increasing interest in critical-related issues. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 265.00   Web: $ 238.50
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