Making Decisions about People: The Organisational Contingencies of Illness, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Making Decisions about People

The Organisational Contingencies of Illness, 1st Edition

By Alex Dennis


222 pages

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Hardback: 9781138736160
pub: 2018-06-08

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This title was first published in 2001. Engaging with both management science and interactionist sociology, this book employs a case study of stroke rehabilitation in hospitals to clarify a range of practical organizational concerns and conceptual issues related to decision making in complex organizations.


'…certainly contains much that is of interest…' Medical Sociology News

Table of Contents

Contents: Decision making from an ethnomethodological standpoint; Analytical problems and an initial presentation of the data; Responsibility in decision making and the fallacy of relativism; Decision making in the stroke unit; Bibliography; Appendices.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General