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New and Published Books

  1. Pierre Bourdieu, Organization, and Management

    Edited by Ahu Tatli, Mustafa Ozbilgin, Mine Karatas-Ozkan

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    Pierre Bourdieu, the French sociologist, philosopher, and anthropologist, has been widely studied and analyzed in academic circles, particularly in sociology, where his ideas about power relations in social life helped to define the contemporary field. While many other sociological theories and...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Reluctant Managers (Routledge Revivals)

    Their Work and Lifestyles

    By Richard Scase, Robert Goffee

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    ‘The manager’ is a crucial figure in debates about the future of the British economy in general and the working practices of private and public organizations in particular. He or she is to be encouraged, cajoled, exhorted or at worst obliged to pursue organizational goals of greater economy,...

    Published April 18th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Behavioural Risks in Corporate Governance

    Regulatory Intervention as a Risk Management Mechanism

    By Ngozi Vivian Okoye

    Series: Routledge Research in Corporate Law

    Recent cases of corporate failures, including the fixing of LIBOR rates and money laundering issues in the banking industry, highlight how behavioural issues on the part of company directors are significant contributory factors in corporate governance and the success or failure of companies. This...

    Published March 16th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Public Services under Reconstruction

    Client experiences, professional practices, managerial control

    By Marja Gastelaars

    This book examines the services in and around the public domain. The author analyses a number of socio-cultural changes that are generally considered relevant to these services, including the rationalising efforts of the New Public Management and the introduction of IT. The book particularly...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Managing Service Firms

    The Power of Managerial Marketing

    By Per Skålén

    Based on a conceptual analysis of marketing texts, particularly service marketing texts, and a case study of a service firm that utilizes approaches to managing organizations that have been developed within the boundaries of marketing, this book presents a critical examination of marketing as a...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Corporate Assessment (Routledge Revivals)

    Auditing a Company's Personality

    By Adrian Furnham, Barrie Gunter

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Corporate Assessment, first published in 1993, looks at four types of company audit and provides a pragmatic, readable guide for managers. The authors show how assessment of a company in terms of its culture, climate, communications and customers can enhance management vision and lead to...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Management Principles (Routledge Revivals)

    A Primer for Directors and Potential Directors

    By Walter Puckey

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published 1962 with a second edition in 1970, this book offers a comprehensive and accessible guide in the principles and practices of management. Walter Puckey considers the make-up of an organisation, the purpose of the company and the practice of management. A particularly useful title for...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Frontiers of Management (Routledge Revivals)

    Research and Practice

    Edited by Roger Mansfield

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This edited collection, first published in 1989, stems from the second annual meeting the British Academy of Management, held at Cardiff Business School in 1988. With the focus on important areas of change affecting management practice and theory – in markets, technology and organizational...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge