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Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

Global Business is changing at an ever-faster rate. This has been paralleled by an unprecedented growth of activity at undergraduate and graduate levels of study. Covering the key disciplines within business and management studies, this series makes available collections of the most important literature within the field. Each set has a strong international focus and is supplemented with a substantial introduction and thorough index.

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  1. Event Management

    Edited by Chris Rojek

    Series: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

    Edited by a leading scholar in the field, this new title from Routledge’s Critical Perspectives on Business and Management series is a four-volume collection of canonical and cutting-edge research in Event Management. The origins of the serious study of Event Management are comparatively recent,...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. Project Management

    Edited by Joana Geraldi, Jonas Söderlund

    Series: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

    Projects are all around us, from the research paper we are currently working on to the major organizational changes we observe in companies. They are a purposeful, time-limited integration of diverse knowledge to reach a unique outcome, and therefore, useful vehicles to manage deliberate change...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Business and Government

    Edited by Matthew Maguire, Graham Wilson

    Series: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

    Business and government are two of the most important actors in shaping our lives. This new four volume collection from Routledge’s Major Works series, Critical Perspectives on Business and Management, will explore four key areas of the relationship: First, what is the balance of power between...

    Published June 16th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Outsourcing and Offshoring

    Edited by Ilan Oshri

    Series: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

    The expansion of outsourcing and offshoring activities, and the emergence of new sourcing models, have profoundly challenged existing management concepts and practices. Consequently, it has become increasingly important to understand the phenomenon and its implications for business and management....

    Published May 27th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Business and the Natural Environment

    Edited by Susse Georg, Andrew J. Hoffman

    Series: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

    Over the past four decades, the concept of corporate environmentalism has passed through multiple iterations. Prompted by landmark environmental events such the publication of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring (1962), the Santa Barbara oil spill, the Cuyahoga River fire, Love Canal, Bhopal, the Exxon...

    Published November 20th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Family Business

    Edited by Joseph Astrachan, Kristi McMillan, Torsten Pieper

    Series: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

    Until the early 1980s, serious academic research on family businesses was sparse, to say the least. The scholarship that did exist was primarily based on anecdotal evidence, and mostly biased toward the negative effects of family involvement, particularly in terms of nepotism and family feuds...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Business and Gender

    Edited by Alison M. Konrad

    Series: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

    Serious thinking on business and gender has blossomed over the past few decades. What began as a tentative examination of the ways women and men might differ has evolved into a complex and vibrant field of international research and study. Edited by a leading scholar in the field, this new...

    Published April 19th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Corporate Social Responsibility

    Edited by Jean-Pascal Gond, Jeremy Moon

    Series: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

    Although the idea of social responsibility has a long and distinguished intellectual pedigree, Corporate Social Responsibility (or ‘CSR’) has re-emerged during the last fifteen years or so as a high-profile concept in both academia and business practice. This revitalized interest has come about...

    Published October 16th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Evolution of Management Thought

    Edited by Arthur G. Bedeian

    Series: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

    Because it is difficult—if not impossible—to understand contemporary management theory and practice without an appreciation of its historical heritage, this new one-stop reference resource from Routledge allows students and researchers readily to access the subject’s major works to enable a full...

    Published October 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  10. Cross-Cultural Management

    Edited by Tim G. Andrews, Richard Mead

    Series: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

    Cross-Cultural Management is a new five-volume collection in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Perspectives on Business and Management. It meets the need for an authoritative, up-to-date, and comprehensive reference work synthesizing the increasingly diverse cross-cultural management...

    Published April 28th 2009 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Business Models
    Edited by Colin Haslam, Christian Nielson, Xavier Lecocq
    To Be Published October 14th 2014
  2. Management Information Systems
    Edited by Robert D. Galliers, Mari-Klara Stein
    To Be Published February 14th 2015
  3. Corporate Reputation
    Edited by Michael L. Barnett, Tim Pollock
    To Be Published February 14th 2015

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