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  1. Management and the Dominance of Managers

    By Thomas Diefenbach

    Series: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

    Managers are powerful. The organizations of our time are in essence managerial organizations, even our societies are managerial societies. This book looks behind the portrait of management as value-free ‘technicality’ and challenges the image of managers as the selfless pursuer of an organization’s...

    Published October 19th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Social Capital

    Edited by Nan Lin

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences

    ‘Social capital’ is a major conceptual and theoretical idea that has received in the last three decades much attention across many social-science disciplines. In this relatively short period, it has developed into a major research paradigm guiding voluminous research conducted in North America,...

    Published September 7th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Organization in Open Source Communities

    At the Crossroads of the Gift and Market Economies

    By Evangelia Berdou

    Series: Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

    This book contributes new insights into the organization of free/open source (F/OS) software communities by examining the links between learning, division of labour and commercialization, demonstrating the need for a synthesis of work on both community organization and cooperation to understand F/...

    Published August 24th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Haunting the Knowledge Economy

    By Jane Kenway, Elizabeth Bullen, Johannah Fahey, Simon Robb

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    This highly original book provides an engaging and critical introduction to the knowledge economy. The knowledge economy is a potent force pervading global and national policy circles. Yet few people outside the field of economics understand its central ideas and practices. This book makes these...

    Published August 17th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Young Women in Japan

    Transitions to Adulthood

    By Kaori H. Okano

    Series: ASAA Women in Asia Series

    Young Women in Japan: Transitions to adulthood received a CHOICE "Outstanding Academic Title of the Year 2010" award from the American Library Association. This book examines young women in Japan, focusing in particular on their transitions to adulthood, their conceptions of adulthood and...

    Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Organizational Behaviour

    Performance Management in Practice

    By Richard Pettinger

    This book offers a fresh and comprehensive approach to the essentials that constitute the discipline of organizational behaviour with a strong emphasis on the application of organizational behaviour and performance management in practice. It concentrates on the development of effective...

    Published June 27th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Maid In China

    Media, Morality, and the Cultural Politics of Boundaries

    By Wanning Sun

    Series: Routledge Studies in Asia's Transformations

    Maid in China is the first systematic, book-length investigation of internal rural migration in post-Mao China focused on the day-to-day production and consumption of popular media. Taking the rural maid in the urban home as its point of departure, the book weaves together three years of engaged...

    Published May 31st 2010 by Routledge

  8. The Political Economy of Work

    By David Spencer

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

    Against the background of increasing interest in the changing nature and quality of work, The Political Economy of Work offers a new and unique assessment of the theoretical analysis of work. The author challenges some common preconceptions about work and promotes an original approach to the field,...

    Published May 16th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Making Public Services Management Critical

    Edited by Graeme Currie, Jackie Ford, Nancy Harding, Mark Learmonth

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    This book brings together public services policy and public services management in a novel way that is likely to resonate with academics, policy makers and practitioners engaged in the organization of public services delivery as it is from a perspective that challenges many received ideas in...

    Published December 7th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Industrial Relations in Education

    Transforming the School Workforce

    By Bob Carter, Howard Stevenson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

    All phases of education from pre-school to post-compulsory, in virtually all parts of the world, have experienced unprecedented reform and restructuring in recent years. Restructuring has largely been driven by a global agenda that has promoted the development of human capital as the key to...

    Published December 7th 2009 by Routledge