Business, Management & Accounting: Critical Management Studies

  • The Social Function of Accounts: Reforming accountancy to serve mankind book cover

    The Social Function of Accounts

    Reforming accountancy to serve mankind

    By John Flower

    Accountancy as presently practised is tied to the paradigm of modern financial capitalism with its reliance on market solutions and the maximization of the firm’s profits, which are the fundamental causes of most these problems. The Social Function of Accounts argues that accountancy, as currently…

    Hardback – 2017-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Accounting

  • How Speech Acting and the Struggle of Narratives Generates Organization book cover

    How Speech Acting and the Struggle of Narratives Generates Organization

    By Thorvald Gran

    How Speech Acting and the Struggle of Narratives Generates Organization seeks to shed understanding on how speaking or speech-acting affects how we are organized and how we influence each other and wield power. It is suggested that speaking is a major clue to organization and to the creation of new…

    Hardback – 2017-07-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Crafting Qualitative Research: Beyond Positivist Traditions book cover

    Crafting Qualitative Research

    Beyond Positivist Traditions, 2nd Edition

    By Pushkala Prasad

    This book provides an overview of qualitative research models and their applications in organization and management studies. Focusing on the philosophical underpinnings and practical implications of diverse qualitative methods, this comprehensive text offers a guided tour of the options available…

    Paperback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge

  • Culture, Innovation and the Economy

    Edited by Biljana Mickov, James E Doyle

    This is a handbook for the cultural entrepreneur offering some of the best examples on, practice, franchises, research, innovation and business opportunities in the cultural sector. The key theme is the contribution and possibilities of the cultural economy as a business, with a strong supporting…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • The Crisis Management Cycle

    Theory and Practice

    By Christer Pursiainen

    The Crisis Management Cycle is the first holistic, multidisciplinary introduction to the dynamic field of crisis management theory. By drawing together the different theories and concepts of crisis management literature and practice, this book develops a theoretical framework of analysis that can…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Social and Solidarity Economy: The World’s Economy with a Social Face book cover

    Social and Solidarity Economy

    The World’s Economy with a Social Face

    By Sara Calvo, Andres Morales, Yanni Zikidis

    This book aims to provide the reader with an insight into the relevance of a section of the economy, which is often referred to as the ‘social and solidarity economy’ (SSE); and highlight some of the current issues in the field, how they are being addressed and some of their future implications.…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • Behavioural Risks in Corporate Governance: Regulatory Intervention as a Risk Management Mechanism book cover

    Behavioural Risks in Corporate Governance

    Regulatory Intervention as a Risk Management Mechanism

    By Ngozi Vivian Okoye

    Recent cases of corporate failures, including the fixing of LIBOR rates and money laundering issues in the banking industry, highlight how behavioural issues on the part of company directors are significant contributory factors in corporate governance and the success or failure of companies. This…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Corporate Law

  • Women in Sport Leadership: Research and practice for change book cover

    Women in Sport Leadership

    Research and practice for change

    Edited by Laura J. Burton, Sarah Leberman

    Although women and girls participate in sport in greater numbers than ever before, research shows there has been no significant increase in women leading sport organizations. This book takes an international, evidence-based perspective in examining women in sport leadership and offers future…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

  • Crisis Management Strategy: Competition and Change in Modern Enterprises book cover

    Crisis Management Strategy

    Competition and Change in Modern Enterprises

    By Simon A. Booth

    Crisis Management Strategy, first published in 1993, is an excellent introduction to the theory and practice of crisis management in modern enterprises. Simon Booth examines the conventional approaches followed by many firms in the face of change and crisis. He warns of the dangers of theories…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Markets and the Arts of Attachment book cover

    Markets and the Arts of Attachment

    Edited by Franck Cochoy, Joe Deville, Liz McFall

    The collection explores how sentiment and relations are organised in consumer markets. Social studies of economies and markets have much more to offer than simply adding some ‘context’, ‘culture’ or ‘soul’ to the analysis of economic practices. As this collection showcases, studying markets…

    Hardback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Restructuring Capitalism: Materialism and Spiritualism in Business book cover

    Restructuring Capitalism

    Materialism and Spiritualism in Business

    By Rogene Buchholz

    The main theme of this book is that, within contemporary capitalist societies a materialist outlook informed by science has triumphed creating the lack of a spiritual dimension to give meaning and purpose to the activities that are necessary for a capitalist society to function effectively.…

    Hardback – 2017-05-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Business Ethics

  • The Corporatization of the Business School: Minerva Meets the Market book cover

    The Corporatization of the Business School

    Minerva Meets the Market

    Edited by Tony Huzzard, Mats Benner, Dan Kärreman

    With business schools becoming increasingly market-driven, questionable trends have emerged, such as the conflation of academic and corporate management, and the notion that academics and students are market players, who respond rationally to market signals. Using individual studies from leading…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27 
    Routledge

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