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  1. Mergers & Acquisitions

    A Critical Reader

    Edited by Annette Risberg

    Mergers and acquisitions remain one of the most common forms of growth, yet they present considerable challenges for the companies and management involved. The effects on stakeholders, including shareholders, managers and employees, must be considered as well as the wider implications for the...

    Published January 18th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Responsible Leadership

    Edited by Thomas Maak, Nicola M. Pless

    While there is a high demand for knowledge on responsible leadership, there has been, till now, no source able to meet that demand. Enron, Worldcom and other high-profile cases of management and leadership misconduct have highlighted the need for such a book to provide crucial insights on key...

    Published December 14th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Experiencing Spontaneity, Risk & Improvisation in Organizational Life

    Working Live

    Edited by Patricia Shaw, Ralph Stacey

    Series: Complexity as the Experience of Organizing

    The perspective of complex responsive processes draws on analogies from the complexity sciences, bringing in the essential characteristics of human agents, understood to emerge in social processes of communicative interaction and power relating. The result is a way of thinking about life in...

    Published December 7th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Agency and Change

    Rethinking Change Agency in Organizations

    By Raymond Caldwell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Organizational Change & Development

    This excellent book remaps the limits and possibilities of change, clearly shifting the focus from outmoded debates on agency and structure to new practice-based discourses on agency and change. Offering readers a selective and critical review of key literature and empirical research...

    Published November 16th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Complexity and the Experience of Managing in Public Sector Organizations

    Edited by Ralph Stacey, Douglas Griffin

    Series: Complexity as the Experience of Organizing

    A fundamental problem of public sector governance relates to the very way of thinking it reflects; where organization is thought of as a ‘thing’, a system designed to deliver what its designers choose. This volume questions that way of thinking and takes a perspective in which organizations are...

    Published October 19th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Understanding Change

    By Linda Holbeche

    Change is now so commonplace that people no longer talk in terms of the "whitewater epoch". Every sector of the economies of the developed world has experienced huge swathes of change in the last decade of the twentieth century alone. Increased global competition, aided and abetted by technological...

    Published October 19th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Cross-Cultural Competence

    By Slawomir Magala

    Cross-cultural management is a crucial challenge for the successful development of international business, yet it is often badly understood and poorly implemented. Misunderstandings arise as culture affects both individuals and organizations, yet attempts to understand, explain and interpret these...

    Published August 17th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Management Speak

    Why We Listen to What Management Gurus Tell Us

    By David Greatbatch, Timothy Clark

    Based on primary research into the public lectures of management gurus, this fascinating new volume analyzes how such gurus disseminate their ideas, values and visions on the international management lecture circuit. Adopting a novel conceptual/theoretical perspective, it brings together insights...

    Published August 17th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Complexity and the Experience of Leading Organizations

    Edited by Douglas Griffin, Ralph Stacey

    Series: Complexity as the Experience of Organizing

    The contributors to this book are leaders, consultants or managers in organizations who provide narrative accounts of their actual work and daily experience. They explore how the perspective of complex responsive processes assists them to make sense of their experience and so to develop their...

    Published June 15th 2005 by Routledge

  10. A Complexity Perspective on Researching Organisations

    Taking Experience Seriously

    Edited by Douglas Griffin, Ralph Stacey

    Series: Complexity as the Experience of Organizing

    Part of the Complexity as the Experience of Organizing series, this book applies complex responsiveness theory to real-life leadership experiences. It features contributions from and details the experience of organizational practitioners, leaders, consultants and managers from various organizations...

    Published June 15th 2005 by Routledge