Though a relatively young discipline, management quickly established an orthodoxy which efficiently crowded out truly fresh critical thinking. The response to this was the birth of critical management studies (CMS) in the latter part of the twentieth century. With the passage of time and the...
To Be Published March 29th 2015 by Routledge
Resisting Gender, Gendering Resistance
This book represents the coming together of two key debates within organization studies: theorizing on gender and ways of understanding resistance. These debates have been given renewed vigour with the 'postmodern turn' in organization studies and feminist theory. Fusing these two literatures...
Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge
This exciting new text fills the gap in the management literature on organizational change. It presents a balanced view, which raises questions about the imperative of change, who’s interests are being served, how change programmes impact on employees and why organizations continually...
Published September 4th 2008 by Routledge
An Evidence-Based Approach
Just as with prescription drugs, natural health products can present substantial risks and prompt the same areas of concern. Although some of these effects may be life-threatening, current literature on these important issues is scant.With the use of natural health products on the rise, physicians...
Published January 16th 2006 by CRC Press
Applying an invaluable sensemaking framework to organizational change and combining the theory and practice of implementing change, this book represents an instructive and informative view on change in business. Its strength lies in two key areas: the discussion and explanation of a strategic...
Published December 18th 2002 by Routledge
A Reader in Perspectives of Childhood
The nature of childhood, the consideration of whether a certain age denotes innocence or not, and the desire to teach good citizenship to our children are all issues commonly discussed by today's media. This book brings together a variety of perspectives on the study of childhood: how this has...
Published December 15th 1999 by Routledge
Working in Collaboration
Working in 'partnership' in primary schools is an approach that is transforming the classrooms of the 1990s. It is now widely acknowledged that a collaborative approach can significantly improve the effectiveness of teaching. This book provides a practical, readable account of partnerships in...
Published September 4th 1996 by Routledge
Getting to Know Your Colleagues
Beginning to teach in a primary school means establishing a whole new set of relationships - with your class of course, but also with the other adults who work in the school. These include teachers and teaching assistants, support staff of various kinds from the visiting educational psychologist to...
Published January 4th 1995 by Routledge
A Handbook for Teachers
Over the past few years bilingualism has come to be seen not as a hinderance to assimiliation but as an asset which, properly nurtured, will benefit children's linguistic awareness, cultural sensitivity and cognitive functioning. Bilingualism in the Primary Classroom gives primary teachers a window...
Published May 12th 1993 by Routledge