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  1. Deconstructing the Welfare State

    Managerial Work and Organizational Change in the NHS

    By Paula Hyde, Edward Granter, John Hassard, Leo McCann

    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 September 14th 2015 by Routledge

  2. R&D Decisions

    Strategy Policy and Innovations

    Edited by Alice Belcher, John Hassard

    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 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Critical Leadership

    Leader-Follower Dynamics in a Public Organization

    By Paul Evans, John Hassard, Paula Hyde

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    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 15th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Companion to Organizational Change

    Edited by David Boje, Bernard Burnes, John Hassard

    Series: Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

    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 30th 2011 by Routledge

  5. China's State Enterprise Reform

    From Marx to the Market

    By John Hassard, Jackie Sheehan, Meixiang Zhou, Jane Terpstra-Tong, Jonathan Morris

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    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 May 31st 2010 by Routledge

  6. Disorganization Theory

    Explorations in Alternative Organizational Analysis

    By John Hassard, Mihaela Kelemen, Julie Wolfram Cox

    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 26th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Contested Bodies

    Edited by John Hassard, Ruth Holliday

    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 25th 2001 by Routledge

  8. The Theory and Philosophy of Organizations

    Critical Issues and New Perspectives

    Edited by John Hassard, Denis Pym

    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 17th 1993 by Routledge

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