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VERY SHORT, FAIRLY INTERESTING AND REASONABLY CHEAP BOOK ABOUT STUDYING ORGANIZATIONS, A

PAPERBACK BY GREY, CHRIS

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ISBN
9781473953468
IMPRINT
SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD
 
 
EDITION
4TH REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
192 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
16 NOV 2016

DESCRIPTION

'Indispensable and subversive' - Simon Caulkin, The Observer 'A highly entertaining polemic.... This slim volume more than lives up to its title' - Stefan Stern, Financial Times The Fourth Edition of Studying Organizations explains the unfolding consequences for organizations of the global financial and economic crisis, has been updated with examples from the biggest recent news events, and incorporates the latest research studies and up-to-date statistics. Conceived by Chris Grey as an antidote to conventional textbooks, each book in the `Very Short, Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap' series takes a core area of the curriculum and turns it on its head by providing a critical and sophisticated overview of the key issues and debates in an informal, conversational and often humorous way. Suitable for students of organizational studies and management, professionals working in organizations and anyone curious about the workings of organizations. The accompanying regularly updated blog, read by thousands of people worldwide, keeps the book bang up to date: http://author-chrisgrey.blogspot.co.uk Need another VSFI book? Click here to browse the entire series

CONTENTS

Introduction: Why Studying Organizations Matters to Me Chapter 1: Bureaucracy and Scientific Management Chapter 2: Human Relations Theory and People Management Chapter 3: Organizational Culture and Self-Management Chapter 4: Post-Bureaucracy and Change Management Chapter 5: The New Capitalism and the End of Management? Conclusion: Why Should Studying Organizations Matter to You