Managerial Work and Organizational Change in the NHS
Who are NHS middle managers? What do they do, and why and how do they do it’? This book explores the daily realities of working life for mid-level managers in the UK’s National Health Service during a time of radical change and disruption to the entire edifice of publicly-funded healthcare. It is...
To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge
Strategy Policy and Innovations
R&D Decisions, Strategy, Policy and Innovations explores how research and development decisions affect all of us. They are linked inextricably to the performance of firms and of economics as a whole. Their importance means that they are of concern to a large number of practitioners, policy-makers...
To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge
Leader-Follower Dynamics in a Public Organization
Critical approaches to leadership studies have sought to challenge the normative position of leadership as residing solely within the formal leader and have gone as far as to undermine the traditionally held assumption of leadership as a "real" phenomenon. The book offers a critical account of the...
Published May 16th 2013 by Routledge
Organizations change. They grow, they adapt, they evolve. The effects of organizational change are important, varied and complex and analyzing and understanding them is vital for students, academics and researchers in all business schools. The Routledge Companion to Organizational Change offers a...
Published October 31st 2011 by Routledge
From Marx to the Market
Based on extensive original research, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the current status of state enterprise reform in China. Chinese State Enterprise Reform considers the relationship between public ownership and public enterprises, and the historical evolution of China's...
Published June 1st 2010 by Routledge
Explorations in Alternative Organizational Analysis
Organizational analysis has moved in a number of directions since its origins in mainstream theories of positivism and functionalism. This challenging book sets out an alternative agenda for the field, discussing existing critical discourses, whilst exploring a selection of emerging ideas and...
Published September 27th 2007 by Routledge
The body occupies a prime position in contemporary theoretical work, yet still there is no consensus on exactly what it is and what constitutes it. Contested Bodies brings together a number of different accounts and perspectives on the body, drawing out some of the key connections and disjunctures...
Published July 26th 2001 by Routledge
Critical Issues and New Perspectives
The Theory and Philosophy of Organizations makes a major contribution to the debate on the status of organizational theory as a discipline. The volume is divided into three sections exploring issues under the headings `theory', `anasis' and `philosophy'. In each, the limitations of `traditional' or...
Published March 18th 1993 by Routledge