In Managing Organizations Stewart Clegg, Cynthia Hardy and Walter Nord explore the major issues and debates in management and organization. The textbook addresses key topics such as leadership, decision-making and innovation in organizations alongside such themes as diversity, globalization and ecology. Students and teachers of management will find this a comprehensive and wide-ranging resource on the core issues for contemporary managers and organizations.
In this, the second of a two-volume paperback edition of the landmark "Handbook of Organization Studies", the editors survey the major issues and debated in management and organization. Topics include: leadership; decision-making; innovation in organizations; diversity; and globalization.
Introduction - Stewart R Clegg, Cynthia Hardy and Walter R Nord Creative Deconstruction - Richard Whipp Strategy and Organizations Leadership in Organizations - Alan Bryman Decision-Making in Organizations - Susan J Miller, David J Hickson and David C Wilson Cognitions in Organizations - Anne E Tenbrunsel et al Diverse Identities in Organizations - Stella M Nkomo and Taylor Cox Jr Putting Group Information Technology in Its Place - Arthur D Shulman Communication and Good Work Group Performance Metaphors of Communication and Organization - Linda L Putnam, Nelson Phillips and Pamela Chapman Organizations, Technology and Structuring - Karlene H Roberts and Martha Grabowski Organizing for Innovation - Deborah Dougherty Organizational Learning - Karl E Weick and Frances Westley Affirming an Oxymoron Organizations and the Biosphere - Carolyn P Egri and Lawrence T Pinfield Ecologies and Environments Evolution and Revolution - Barbara Parker From International Business to Globalization
`This text should prove invaluable to practising administrative managers and advanced students, especially those undertaking their own research' - Journal of Administrative Management