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  1. New Capitalism in Turkey

    New Capitalism in Turkey

    Ayşe Buğra, Osman Savaşkan
    New Capitalism in Turkey explores the changing relationship between politics, religion and business through an analysis of the contemporary Turkish business environment. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 110.00   Web: $ 99.00
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  2. Configuring Value Conflicts in Markets

    Configuring Value Conflicts in Markets

    Edited by Susanna Alexius, Kristina Tamm Hallström
    Based on fourteen empirical case studies, this far-reaching book explains why and how markets are organized, through examining the role of values and value work in markets. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  3. 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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  4. CSR as a Management Idea

    CSR as a Management Idea

    Edited by Mats Jutterström, Peter Norberg
    CSR (corporate social responsibility) has become a widely diffused concept in the business world. This book explores CSR as a management idea, that is, as a tool for organizational reform. It shows that CSR has much in common with other popular management ideas such as lean production, total-quality-management, just-in-time, business-process-reengineering and six sigma, but there are also significant differences. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Free to Fail

    Free to Fail

    Hugh van der Mandele, Arjen C. van Witteloostuijn
    This challenging book tackles one of the most fundamental questions in economics: Why are commercial organizations more efficient than organizations in the public domain? Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  8. Critical Perspectives on Leadership

    Critical Perspectives on Leadership

    Edited by Jeanette Lemmergaard, Sara Louise Muhr
    Situated in the field of critical leadership studies, the chapters of this book set out to challenge the general assumption that emotionality is the antithesis of rationality. The authors expand upon the existing discussions of leadership emotions and reveal how toxicity and dysfunctionality are not merely simple, negatively coercive, or repressive phenomena, but can also have productive and enabling connotations. The book includes comprehensive overviews of traditional leadership thinking and in addition provides readers with critical reflections on concepts such as ignorance, authenticity, functional stupidity and vanity in leadership. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  9. Entrepreneurship across Generations

    Entrepreneurship across Generations

    Eleanor Hamilton
    Entrepreneurship Across Generations examines dimensions of identity, gender and learning to understand the complex fabric of family business. An interpretation of narratives from two generations in five families constitutes entrepreneurship as an inherently social, rather than individual, phenomenon. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  10. Software Ecosystems

    Software Ecosystems

    Edited by Slinger Jansen, Sjaak Brinkkemper, Michael Cusumano
    This book describes the state-of-the-art of software ecosystems. It constitutes a fundamental step towards an empirically based, nuanced understanding of the implications for management, governance, and control of software ecosystems. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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    2014   Paperback Price: $ 45.00   Web: $ 36.00
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  11. The Dynamics of Corporate Co-evolution

    The Dynamics of Corporate Co-evolution

    John Child, Kenneth K.-T. Tse, Suzana B. Rodrigues
    Offering insights of unusual richness, this book examines one of the world’s most important business environments to determine the way that organizations can develop through interaction with their environments. It fills a gap in our understanding of the evolution of the Chinese business environment and throws light on the theory of co-evolution in order to inspire management practice. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  12. Learning and Knowing in Practice-based Studies

    Learning and Knowing in Practice-based Studies

    Silvia Gherardi, Antonio Strati
    Why is it that so many aspects of organizations are now spoken of as practices? How can organizations be studied within a practice-based approach? How can workable knowledge about them be produced? The authors answer these questions theoretically and through empirical examples. They provide an overview on practice-based studies illustrating their main topics, research methods, and the theoretical reflections that support a non-rationalist and non-cognitivist view of organizations. The book addresses the principal features of practice-based theorizing and its key concepts, then concludes with methodological reflections on the practice-based approach. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 129.00   Web: $ 116.10
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  13. How to Conduct a Practice-based Study

    How to Conduct a Practice-based Study

    Silvia Gherardi
    The practice-based approach to the study of work and organizing has been widely adopted in recent years, yet its theoretical and methodological systematization has only just begun. Silvia Gherardi expertly provides an overview on the topics and issues addressed by practice-based studies. By means of a series of examples drawn from the best-known analyses using this approach, the book provides methodological guidance on how to conduct empirical research on practices, and how to interpret them from three perspectives: practices ‘from outside’ practices ‘from inside’, and the social effects produced by practices. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  14. Organizations and Archetypes

    Organizations and Archetypes

    Monika Kostera
    Archetypes are common patterns containing hidden images of human motivations, offering inspiration and awakening imagination. This book is a collection of such tales, connected to twelve organizational archetypes, where each is illustrated by more general theoretical reflections, current management and organization theory literature, as well as practical examples. Monika Kostera proposes an imagery and language for self-management and self-organization for non-corporate use including entrepreneurs and multipurpose NGOs. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 49.00   Web: $ 39.20
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  15. Family Business Dynamics

    Family Business Dynamics

    Annika Hall
    This engaging book reveals how and why family relations influence the dynamics of family owned businesses. The author examines the relevance of role and identity to the strategic development and the succession process of family businesses. She explores the individual and organisational implications of these roles and identities at different stages in the family and business life cycles. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  16. Cyberfactories

    Cyberfactories

    Barbara Czarniawska
    Have you ever wondered how organizations decide which news is important? This insightful book portrays in detail everyday work in three news agencies: Swedish TT, Italian ANSA and the worldwide Reuters. This unique study is about organizing rather than journalism, revealing two accelerating phenomena: cybernization (machines play a more and more central role in news production) and cyborgization (people rely more and more on machines). Barbara Czarniawska reveals that technological developments lead to many unexpected consequences and complications. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  17. Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Performance

    Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Performance

    Tobias Gössling
    Does it pay for businesses to act morally? This book attempts to answer this question. Taking a positive approach, it demonstrates that, under certain conditions, organizations can act responsibly and profitably at the same time. It elaborates on these conditions and provides evidence for the assumed positive relation between responsibility and profitability. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 116.00   Web: $ 104.40
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  18. An Evolutionary Approach to Entrepreneurship

    An Evolutionary Approach to Entrepreneurship

    Howard E. Aldrich
    This much-needed book draws together Howard Aldrich’s key contribution to entrepreneurship research over recent decades. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 220.00   Web: $ 198.00
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    2012   Paperback Price: $ 53.00   Web: $ 42.40
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  19. Branded Lives

    Branded Lives

    Edited by Matthew J. Brannan, Elizabeth Parsons, Vincenza Priola
    Branded Lives explores the increasingly popular concept of employee branding as a new form of employment relationship based on brand representation. In doing so it examines the ways in which the production and consumption of meaning at work are increasingly mediated by the brand. This insightful collection draws on qualitative empirical studies in a range of contexts to include services, retail and manufacturing organizations. The contributors explore the nuances of employee branding from various disciplinary standpoints such as: organization studies, marketing, human resource management and industrial relations. They take a critical perspective on work and organizations and document the lived experience of work and employment under branded conditions. In investigating the extent to which a variety of organizational strategies seek to mould workplace meanings and practices to further build and sustain brand value and the effectiveness of these in terms of employee responses, the authors question whether the attempt to ‘brand’ workers’ lives actually enhances or diminishes the meaning and experience of work. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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    2013   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  20. The Power of Networks

    The Power of Networks

    Mikkel Flyverbom
    With an ever-growing number of users, the Internet is central to the processes of globalization, cultural formations, social encounters and economic development. These aside, it is also fast becoming an important political domain. Struggles over disclosure, access and regulation are only the most visible signs that the Internet is quickly becoming a site of fierce political conflict involving states, technical groups, business and civil society. As the debate over the global politics of the Internet intensifies, this book will be a valuable guide for anyone seeking to understand the emergence, organization and shape of this new issue. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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