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New and Published Books

  1. Managing in Uncertainty

    Complexity and the paradoxes of everyday organizational life

    By Chris Mowles

    The reality of everyday organizational life is that it is filled with uncertainty, contradictions and paradoxes. Yet leaders and managers are expected to act as though they can predict the future and bring about the impossible: that they can transform themselves and their colleagues, design...

    To Be Published April 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Occupy Management

    Inspirations and Ideas for Self-Organization and Self-Management

    By Monika Kostera

    It can be said that our times are characterized both by the omnipresence of organizations and by the destabilization of organized social life, caused by the erosion of its structural and moral foundations such as long-term employment, social trust or an actual observance of the proclaimed codes of...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Providers of Management Knowledge

    By Lars Engwall, Matthias Kipping, Behlül Üsdiken

    Providers of Management Knowledge traces the development of management knowledge from a time where management was considered an art – based on intuition and experience – to the commodification that we see today. How did an entire industry develop around business schools, consultants and business...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Mutual, Cooperative and Employee-Owned Businesses in the Asia Pacific

    Diversity, Resilience and Sustainable Growth

    Edited by Chris Rowley, Jonathan Michie

    The 25 years leading up to the international financial crisis have been depicted as ‘capitalism unleashed’, containing deregulation, privatisation, demutualisation and financialisation. Yet remarkably, given this economic and political context, co-operatives and mutuals appear to have been gaining...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Business and Buddhism

    By Joan Marques

    Business and Buddhism explores alternative ways of leading in the aftermath of the Great Recession and the many stories of fraud and greed that emerged. The book explores shifts in business perspectives as more value is placed on soft skills like emotional intelligence and listening, and...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Innovation Management in Robot Society

    By Kristian Wasén

    Series: Routledge Studies in Technology, Work and Organizations

    This book introduces cutting-edge issues and thought-provoking concepts on innovation management. It illustrates how robotic developments allow new powerful support functionalities for harnessing workplace innovations and new types of work in enterprises. In particular, low status jobs—heavy,...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Change Competence

    Implementing Effective Change

    By Steven ten Have, Wouter ten Have, Anne-Bregje Huijsmans, Niels van der Eng

    Series: Routledge Studies in Organizational Change & Development

    Organizations are often forced to change and adapt as a result of internal or external circumstances – whether the impetus is vision and ambition, a competing organization, societal pressure, or financial pressure. In this book, the authors posit that successful change requires the coherence of...

    Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Chinese Transformation of Corporate Culture

    By Colin Hawes

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    In recent years, Chinese policymakers and corporate leaders have focused significant attention on the concept of corporate culture. This book will reveal the political, social and economic factors behind the enormous current interest in corporate culture in China and provide a wide range of case...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Epistemic Economics and Organization

    Forms of Rationality and Governance for a Wiser Economy

    By Anna Grandori

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Competition

    This book proposes a new approach to economics, management and organization that should help in making economic organization ‘wise’, ‘innovative’ and ‘robust’ in an uncertain and risky world. Although the modern economy and society is ‘knowledge intensive’, Anna Grandori argues that the dominant...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Style Differences in Cognition, Learning, and Management

    Theory, Research, and Practice

    Edited by Stephen Rayner, Eva Cools

    This book aims to mark fifteen years of contributions to the field of style research in cognition and learning presented at the annual conference of the European Learning Styles Information Network. The style field is a multidisciplinary, global community made up of researchers in several domains...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge