Understanding how business affects and is affected by the wider world is a challenge made more difficult by the disaggregation between various disciplines, from operations research to corporate governance. This series features concise books that break out from disciplinary silos to facilitate understanding by analysing key ideas that shape and influence business, organizations and management.
Each book focuses in a key idea, locating it in relation to other fields, facilitating deeper understanding of its applications and meanings, and providing critical discussion of the contribution of relevant authors and thinkers. The books provide students and scholars with thought-provoking insights that aid the study and research of business and management.
As the fundamental organizational principle, hierarchy is everywhere. Perhaps because of its ubiquity, the idea of hierarchy is relatively under-analyzed as the strains on society imposed by organizational inequality have grown. This concise book provides an accessible overview of this fundamental…
Paperback – 2019-04-11
Key Ideas in Business and Management