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  1. Creativity Research

    An Inter-Disciplinary and Multi-Disciplinary Research Handbook

    Edited by Eric Shiu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

    Compared to its ‘cousin’ innovation, academic research on creativity has been less well covered in journals and books. This is despite the fact that creativity has a profound role in many different subject disciplines. This book is a unique collection of some of the latest research from&...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Interpreting the Maternal Organization

    Edited by Heather Höpfl, Monika Kostera

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Resource Development

    Over the past ten to fifteen years there has been an increasing interest in emotion in organizations, in diversity, ethics, care and the ubiquitous pursuit of quality. These concerns, however, have consistently been reduced to issues of management and regulation. There is now a growing need to...

    Published February 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Wisdom and Management in the Knowledge Economy

    By David Rooney, Bernard McKenna, Peter Liesch

    Series: Routledge Research in Strategic Management

    Today there are more technology, technologists, knowledge and experts than at any time in human history; but from a global perspective, it is difficult to argue that this accumulation of knowledge and technology has put the world in an unambiguously better position than it was in the past....

    Published February 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Foucault, Governmentality, and Organization

    Inside the Factory of the Future

    By Alan McKinlay, Philip Taylor

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    This book traces how abstract managerial ideas about maximizing production flexibility and employee freedom were translated into concrete, day-to-day practices at the Motorola plant in East Kilbride, UK. Using eyewitness accounts, the book describes how employees dealt with the increased freedom...

    Published February 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Management and Organization of Temporary Agency Work

    Edited by Bas A.S. Koene, Nathalie Galais, Christina Garsten

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    Over the past two decades the use of flexible employment relations has increased in most developed countries. The growth of temporary agency work constitutes a significant component of this development. Organizations are now facing the challenges of managing a ‘blended workforce’, i.e. a workforce...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. In the Realm of Organisation

    Essays for Robert Cooper

    Edited by Robert Chia

    This book breaks new ground, departing from an emphasis on 'organisations' as social objects and moving towards a position of analysis which situates itself in the wider context of the late modernity. The contributors of this book acknowledge the impact of Robert Cooper on their own work and...

    Published February 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Accounting and Order

    By Mahmoud Ezzamel

    Series: Routledge Studies in Accounting

    This book draws on ancient Egyptian inscriptions in order to theorize the relationship between accounting and order. It focuses especially on the performative power of accounting in producing and sustaining order in society. It explores how accounting intervened in various domains of the ancient...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Gossip and Organizations

    By Kathryn Waddington

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    Gossip is a complex and ubiquitous phenomenon, widely found and variously practiced. Gossip and Organizations provides the reader with an analysis of gossip and informal knowledge across different national, organizational and cultural contexts, drawing upon empirical findings and the author's...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Research Methods for Human Resource Management

    Edited by Karin Sanders, Julie A. Cogin, Hugh T.J. Bainbridge

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    Since the beginning of the century, there have been calls for the integration of traditional individualistic (micro) and management (macro) paradigms in Human Resource Management studies. In order to understand this so-called ’black box,’ the HR field needs research which is more sensitive to...

    Published February 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Secrecy and Tradecraft in Educational Administration

    The covert side of educational life

    By Eugenie A. Samier

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    During the last couple of decades, there has been an expansion in a number of related and overlapping fields producing evidence of covert activities: toxic cultures, destructive leadership styles, micropolitics, ethical problems in organisations and administration, abusive power and authority, and...

    Published February 9th 2014 by Routledge