Routledge Companions are prestige collections of original contributions, expertly curated by leading scholars. Spanning the business disciplines, the books in this series incorporate established and emerging global research themes around the management and organisation of business operations, strategy and leadership.
Individually, Routledge Companions in Business and Management provide impactful one-stop-shop publications. Collectively, they represent a comprehensive learning and research resource for researchers, postgraduate students and reflective practitioners around the world.
By Chris Steyaert, Timon Beyes, Martin Parker
June 22, 2016
The position and role of the business school and its educational programmes have become increasingly prominent, yet also questioned and contested. What management education entails, and how it is enacted, has become a matter of profound concern in the field of higher education and, more generally, ...
By Tobias Jung, Susan D. Phillips, Jenny Harrow
May 02, 2016
Philanthropy – the use of private resources for public purposes – is undergoing a transformation, both in practice and as an emerging field of study. Expectations of what philanthropy can achieve have risen significantly in recent years, reflecting a substantial, but uneven, increase in global ...
By Torben Andersen
December 17, 2015
Managing risk in and across organizations has always been of vital importance, both for individual firms and for the globalized economy more generally. With the global financial crisis, a dramatic lesson was learnt about what happens when risk is underestimated, misinterpreted, or even overlooked. ...
By Matthias Finger, Christian Jaag
November 23, 2015
In recent decades, network industries around the world have gone through periods of de- and re-regulation. With vast amounts of sometimes conflicting research carried out into specific network industries, the time has come for a critical over-arching assessment of this entire industry in order...
By Raza Mir, Hugh Willmott, Michelle Greenwood
November 16, 2015
The Routledge Companion to Philosophy in Organization Studies provides a wide-ranging overview of the significance of philosophy in organizations. The volume brings together a veritable "who’s-who" of scholars that are acclaimed international experts in their specialist subject within ...
By Anshuman Prasad, Pushkala Prasad, Albert Mills, Jean Helms Mills
September 03, 2015
The scholarly field of Critical Management Studies (CMS) is in a state of flux. Against a backdrop of dramatic global shifts, CMS scholarship has lately taken a number of new and exciting directions and, at times, challenged older critical voices. Novel theoretical frameworks and diverse research ...
By Tessa Hebb, James Hawley, Andreas Hoepner, Agnes Neher, David Wood
August 20, 2015
The UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment initiative has led to around a third of the world’s financial assets being managed with a commitment to invest in a way that considers environmental, social or governance (ESG) criteria. The responsible investment trend has increased ...
By Annette Risberg, David R. King, Olimpia Meglio
July 01, 2015
Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) are events that attract considerable interest from academics and practitioners, and much research has been conducted into their impact on individuals, organizations and societies. Yet, despite all the existing research and the varied theoretical and ...
By Stewart Jones
June 08, 2015
Financial accounting theory has numerous practical applications and policy implications, for instance, international accounting standard setters are increasingly relying on theoretical accounting concepts in the creation of new standards; and corporate regulators are increasingly turning to various...
By Alison Pullen, Carl Rhodes
May 29, 2015
The Routledge Companion to Ethics, Politics and Organizations synthesizes and extends existing research on ethics in organizations by explicitly focusing on ‘ethico-politics’ - where ethics informs political action. It draws connections between ethics and politics in and around organizations and ...
By Patricia Genoe McLaren, Albert J. Mills, Terrance G. Weatherbee
June 01, 2015
The field of management and organizational history has reached a level of maturity that means an overview is long overdue. Written by a team of globally renowned scholars, this comprehensive companion analyses management and organizational history, reflecting on the most influential periods and ...
By Nigel Holden, Snejina Michailova, Susanne Tietze
May 04, 2015
This Routledge Companion provides a timely and authoritative overview of cross-cultural management as an academic domain and field of practice for academics and students. With contributions from over 60 authors from 20 countries, the book is organised in to five thematic areas: Review, survey ...