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New and Published Books

  1. From Corporate to Social Media

    Critical Perspectives on Corporate Social Responsibility in Media and Communication Industries

    By Marisol Sandoval

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The corporate and the social are crucial themes of our times. In the first decade of the twenty-first century, both individual lives and society were shaped by capitalist crisis and the rise of social media. But what marks the distinctively social character of "social media"? And how does it relate...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Stigma and the Shaping of the Pornography Industry

    By Georgina Voss

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The idea of ‘pornography’ is often employed to invoke titillation, anger, and disgust. Stigma and the Shaping of the Pornography Industry explores the effects that this stigmatized identity has on the pornography industry itself. From the video era to the emergence of the internet, to trade shows,...

    Published May 12th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  4. International Management and International Relations

    A Critical Perspective from Latin America

    Edited by Ana Guedes, Alex Faria

    Over the last few decades, the field of management enlarged its boundaries, especially in international terms, in a very rapid fashion—mainly because of the arrival of the so-called era of globalization. Many renowned scholars have criticized the universal approach given to ‘management’ in the...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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