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New and Published Books

  1. 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 October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Researching with Feeling

    The Emotional Aspects of Social and Organizational Research

    Edited by Caroline Clarke, Mike Broussine, Linda Watts

    Why should researchers be interested in their feelings and emotions as they carry out research? Emotion is what it is to exist, to be human, and is present in every sphere of our lives. All activities are infused with emotion, even those that are constructed as ‘rational’, because rationality...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Power, Diversity and Public Relations

    By Lee Edwards

    Series: Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

    Power, Diversity and Public Relations addresses the lack of diversity in PR by revealing the ways in which power operates within the occupation to construct archetypal practitioner identities, occupational belonging and exclusion. It explores the ways in which the field is normatively constructed...

    Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Poetic Logic of Administration

    Styles and Changes of Style in the Art of Organizing

    By Kaj Skoldberg

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    The Poetic Logic of Administration is an investigation of the most important organizational forms of our time, theoretically as well as practically. Central to the presentation are four main trends: the rational bureaucracy, the human network, the harmonious system and the strong culture.The book...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Diversity in Organizations

    A Critical Examination

    By Cedric Herring, Loren Henderson

    Diversity in Organizations argues that ensuring a diverse workforce composition has tangible benefits for organizations. Rather than relying on touchy-feely arguments, Herring and Henderson present compelling evidence that directly links diversity to the bottom line. Readers will learn: How and...

    Published August 17th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Complexity and the Experience of Values, Conflict and Compromise in Organizations

    Edited by Ralph Stacey, Douglas Griffin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Complexity and Management

    What role do values play in organizational life? How do they shape the efficiency and effectiveness of organizational change? This volume examines what we actually mean when we use the term values and what it means to act according to values in ordinary everyday life. The contributors to this...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Global Capitalism

    Selected Essays

    By Hugo Radice

    Series: RIPE Series in Global Political Economy

    The essays in this volume were published across the 1984-2011 period, and range across a variety of topics and approaches to investigate the changing nature of global capitalism as a social order. As such, they are a valuable and instructive account of the evolution of global capitalism and of the...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Inquiry and Decision (Routledge Revivals)

    By John O'Shaughnessy

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1972, this book combines concepts from the philosophy of science and statistics with social science techniques to form a methodological text for all those engaged in the social sciences and in management. It details the processes of inquiry – namely description, explanation,...

    Published July 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Transformative Capacity of New Technologies

    A Theory of Sociotechnical Change

    By Ulrich Dolata

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    Scientific concepts on the co-evolution of technology and society, as well as recent sociotechnical system approaches, focus on the general interrelations between technology, socioeconomic structures, and institutions. Their aim is to study and explain processes and modes of technological change....

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Interactive Marketing

    Revolution or Rhetoric?

    By Christopher Miles

    Series: Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

    This book critically examines the rhetoric surrounding current trends in the adoption of tropes of interactivity in marketing communication. Concepts such as viral advertising, customer-generated content, brand communities and the whole panoply of Web 2.0-mediated marketing technologies all have...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge