1. The International Library of Critical Writings on Business and Management series

    This major series presents by theme an authoritative selection of the most important articles on business and management, an area that is experiencing an explosion of increasingly diverse literature. The series synthesises this research in one easily accessible reference source which will be invaluable for students, academics and policymakers. Each volume has been prepared by a leading specialist who has carefully selected the key papers on a particular topic and written a new, original introduction to the literature.

Books in this series

TOTAL: 20
  1. Sport Management

    Sport Management

    Edited by George B. Cunningham
    Sport Management provides an insightful overview of the sport management discipline. The collection includes influential articles and chapters from leading scholars in the field, covering a wide array of issues. In adopting a multilevel approach, this volume explores this topical field and addresses sport management issues at the societal, organisational, and individual level. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 328.00   Web: $ 295.20
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  2. Management and Happiness

    Management and Happiness

    Edited by Cary Cooper, Ivan T. Robertson
    This authoritative book brings together many of the leading published articles in the field of workplace wellbeing and happiness. It highlights the costs of a lack of wellbeing at work, what research suggests are the sources of depleted and enhanced wellbeing, as well as happiness at work. It also looks at the issue of what interventions are necessary to promote wellbeing and happiness in the workplace. Including an original introduction by the editors, this book will be an essential resource for anyone interested in this important ar Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 312.00   Web: $ 280.80
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  3. Management Consulting

    Management Consulting

    Edited by Stephanos Avakian, Timothy Clark
    Including a lengthy, comprehensive introduction, this important collection brings together some of the most influential papers that have contributed to our understanding of management consultancy work. The two-volume set encompasses the breadth of conceptual and empirical perspectives and explores those key ideas that have helped to advance our knowledge of this intriguing area. The volumes are divided into a series of thematic sections, affording the reader easy access to a great resource of information. Professors Clark and Avakian have written an original introduction which provides a comprehensive overview of the literature. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 754.00   Web: $ 678.60
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  4. The Evolution of Organizations

    The Evolution of Organizations

    Edited by John Child
    The Evolution of Organizations brings together a selection of significant articles by leading academics as to how organizations and their environments evolve over time. They examine the foundation of evolutionary thinking, its application to the evolution of organizational populations and industries, the question of how individual organizations evolve, and the co-evolution of organizations and their environments. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 510.00   Web: $ 459.00
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  5. Leadership Development

    Leadership Development

    Edited by Manfred F.R.K. de Vries, Konstantin Korotov
    This authoritative volume brings together a critical selection of important academic articles and practitioner-oriented papers that reflect current thinking and practices in the growing field of leadership development. It offers a solid foundation for theoretical approaches to leadership development and covers the key methodologies applicable to leadership development research and practice. This indispensable collection is edited by two leading authorities in the field and features an original introduction. It will be an essential source of reference for scholars, students and practitioners in the fields of leadership, leadership development, human resource management and education. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 381.00   Web: $ 342.90
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  6. Classics in Critical Management Studies

    Classics in Critical Management Studies

    Edited by Mats Alvesson
    This authoritative collection presents seminal papers from leading academics on the evolving field of management studies. It encompasses sections on organization theory, organizational culture and behaviour as well as management specialisms. Professor Alvesson has selected key papers to reflect the scholarly debates and pivotal arguments surrounding the development of this field of study. This indispensable volume, with an original introduction by the editor, will be of immense value to students, scholars and practitioners interested in this topical and relevant field. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 386.00   Web: $ 347.40
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  7. Organizational Culture

    Organizational Culture

    Edited by Sierk Ybema, Dvora Yanow, Ida Sabelis
    This authoritative two-volume set presents classical, contemporary and critical texts that have influenced the development of the field of organizational culture and symbolism. This indispensable collection includes seminal papers relating to meaning-making in organizations and the subjective dimensions of organizational life as well as those which chart the field’s historical roots. These volumes will be of immense value to students and scholars researching organizational culture, organizational symbolism, and the intellectual predecessors of the interpretive, linguistic, and critical turns in organizational studies of the late 1990s–2000s. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 677.00   Web: $ 609.30
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  8. Managerial Decision Making

    Managerial Decision Making

    Edited by Don A. Moore
    Managerial Decision Making is an essential and insightful volume that brings together classic articles on the subject of behavioral decision research. Professor Don Moore has selected the seminal articles that are the cornerstone of a discipline that has exploded in both productivity and influence. It covers Herbert Simon’s groundbreaking work on bounded rationality, as well as important papers on anchoring, the bias of framing, the problem of overconfidence, the preference for fairness, emotional influences and the strengths and weaknesses of human intuitive judgement. This volume will appeal to a wide readership as decision research plays an important role in such diverse areas as business, marketing, law, finance, medicine and public policy. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 343.00   Web: $ 308.70
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  9. Women and Management

    Women and Management

    Edited by Caroline Gatrell, Cary Cooper, Ellen E. Kossek
    Since the enactment of the gender equality laws in the USA in the mid 1970s, scholars and policy makers have placed much focus on the situation of women within management. In this authoritative collection, the editors have brought together seminal articles by leading academics to demonstrate that there continue to be differences between equal opportunities policies and work place practices. Areas covered in this excellent two-volume set include career breaks and the gender pay gap, women and work–life integration, the glass ceiling, and gender and diversity. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 647.00   Web: $ 582.30
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  10. Organizational Effectiveness

    Organizational Effectiveness

    Edited by Kim S. Cameron
    This comprehensive volume identifies the foundations and scholarly development of the construct of organizational effectiveness, charting its emergence and maturing in organizational studies literature. Kim Cameron, a leading authority figure, has made a careful selection of papers that explore successive models of organizational effectiveness from the goal and system resource models to the multiple constituencies and competing values models. The final section considers the introduction of alternative approaches to and definitions of effectiveness that remain vibrant and relevant. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 434.00   Web: $ 390.60
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  11. Family Business

    Family Business

    Edited by Joseph H. Astrachan, Torsten M. Pieper, Peter Jaskiewicz
    This insightful collection conveniently presents the most influential and frequently cited family business research articles. ‘Must quote’ papers on a broad range of topics, as well as a variety of methods are included and serve as a model for forthcoming work and a foundation for future theory. Complemented by the authors’ comprehensive introduction, this volume is an essential reference tool for seasoned researchers, new students and those who work with family businesses. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 320.00   Web: $ 288.00
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  12. International Management of Research and Development

    International Management of Research and Development

    Edited by Maximilian von Zedtwitz, Julian Birkinshaw, Oliver Gassmann
    International Management of Research and Development brings together the most influential contributions to managing, organising and coordinating R&D and innovation on a global scale. In addition to papers on the fundamental principles, trends and drivers of international R&D, it covers strategies and operations of global R&D. It also provides an introduction to modern concepts such as knowledge networks, open innovation and virtual innovation. It is a key reference collection for professors and researchers wishing to understand the practical implications of industrial R&D and a valuable resource for chief technology and innovation officers keen to develop their corporate R&D more systematically. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 342.00   Web: $ 307.80
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  13. Landmark Papers on Trust

    Landmark Papers on Trust

    Edited by Reinhard Bachmann, Akbar Zaheer
    This important two-volume set presents the most influential papers published in the field of trust research since the early 1960s. It reflects the key ideas on trust which have developed in various disciplines, including management studies, social psychology, organizational sociology and economics. The many topics covered include the foundations of trust research, the role of trust in economic exchange and trust as a fundamental social coordination mechanism. This reference collection will be invaluable to scholars wishing to keep Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 769.00   Web: $ 692.10
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  14. Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management

    Organizational Learning and Knowledge Management

    Edited by William H. Starbuck
    For this three-volume set the editors have selected many of the most influential articles published since 1984 on the topics of knowledge management and the improvement of organizational learning, developmental learning by individual organizations and the development of populations of organizations. New, authoritative introductions to each volume by the editors offer a comprehensive overview and informative discussion of the issues. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 967.00   Web: $ 870.30
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  15. International Marketing: Modern and Classic Papers

    International Marketing: Modern and Classic Papers

    Edited by Stanley J. Paliwoda, John K. Ryans Jr
    This authoritative three-volume collection presents the most important articles and papers published in the field of international marketing during the last thirty years. It includes both classic articles as well as cutting-edge papers from the new breed of top researchers informed by theoretical rigour and using the most up-to-date research methodologies. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 1,073.00   Web: $ 965.70
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  16. Organization Theory

    Organization Theory

    Edited by Barbara Czarniawska
    This comprehensive collection presents organization theory in its historical context. It includes an authoritative selection of seminal articles published since the 1960s, which exercise continuing influence on contemporary thinking about organizations. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 480.00   Web: $ 432.00
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  17. Negotiation, Decision Making and Conflict Management

    Negotiation, Decision Making and Conflict Management

    Edited by Max H. Bazerman
    While negotiation has long been recognised as an activity that affects world peace it has also become a central aspect of professional life. The last two decades have witnessed the emergence of negotiation and conflict resolution as an important area of research and as an area of intense importance in professional areas such as law, government and business. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 1,157.00   Web: $ 1,041.30
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  18. Strategic Management

    Strategic Management

    Edited by Julian Birkinshaw
    This authoritative new collection of previously published articles provides a solid and broad-minded overview of the field of strategic management in business studies. It includes the seminal writings of the leading scholars in the field, and covers six different schools of thought on the nature of business strategy. While the field is only 40 years old, there is now an enormous body of literature for a student of strategic management to get to grips with. This book pulls together the relevant strands of thinking to provide all the critical readings in a single source. Also included is an introduction written by Julian Birkinshaw, one of the leading figures in the field. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 616.00   Web: $ 554.40
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  19. The Management of Innovation

    The Management of Innovation

    Edited by John Storey
    This is the definitive collection on the subject of innovation and innovation management. It brings together in two volumes the essential analyses in the field from its leading authorities. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 769.00   Web: $ 692.10
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  20. Cross-Cultural Management

    Cross-Cultural Management

    Edited by Gordon Redding, Bruce W. Stening
    2003   Hardback Price: $ 853.00   Web: $ 767.70
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