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- Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 27.95
Secrecy is endemic within organizations, woven into the fabric of our lives at work. Yet, until now, we've had an all-too-limited understanding of this powerful organizational force. Secrecy is a part of work, and keeping secrets is a form of work. But also, secrecy creates a social order?a hidden architecture within our organizations. Drawing on... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 199.00
The papers in this special issue critique and expand Kerlins (2013) macro-institutional framework for conceptualizing social enterprise to better capture the nuances and dynamic nature of social enterprise country models. Social enterprises, though spanning the boundaries between the nonprofit and business sectors in their immediate organizations,... more...
Celebrating Entrepreneurial and Small Firm Research Embracing Qualitative Research Philosophies and MethodsEmerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 199.00
This e-book serves as a timely point to reflect upon, critique and debate the skills and knowledge which are required by researchers to develop meaningful, informative and trust-worthy qualitative research. The editors promote social inquiry as a means of exploring and understanding the subjective nature of what one can term "lived experience"... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 27.37
Manfred Stock untersucht die soziale Konstruktion von Beschäftigung in der Moderne in einer theorievergleichenden Perspektive. Er bezieht die Gesellschaftstheorien von Marx, Weber, Durkheim und Parsons auf die aktuelle Debatte, die in der Arbeits- und Industriesoziologie, der Berufs- und Professionssoziologie sowie in der Organisationssoziologie geführt... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95
Numerous reprehensible corporate, governmental, and nonprofit activities over recent years have highlighted the existence of organizational evil. Unlike other works on the topic, this book fully develops the concept of organizational evil, conceptually weaving the interchange between evil individuals (microlevel) who ultimately create the organizational... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 120.00
Drawing on contemporary debates and responding to an analytic lacuna in organization and management studies and calls from organizational practice, Phenomenology of the Embodied Organization explores the fundamental and integral role of the body and embodiment in organizational life-worlds. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00
The Poetic Organization explores the inherent aspects of organization that revolve around poetic processes. This book is a commentary on poetic elements in organization that are critical to developmental areas of organizations, yet poetics are rarely given the attention deserved. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
One of the most pressing needs of modern society is to understand and construct organizations that are not only effective in terms of carrying out work but that also allow and encourage people to develop their full human potential. Psychoanalytic theory describes those primary processes that lie at the heart of human activity and provides new insights... more...
- Apress 2014; US$ 18.51
Given the opportunity to describe Apple as a company in just a word or two, most would respond with adjectives like: Innovative . Design-conscious . Iconic . Some would probably even say: Secretive . But here's another: Soulful . Yes, Apple has a soul, and it is not alone in that respect. A select few organizations can similarly be said to exhibit... more...