Business, Management & Accounting: Critical Management Studies

  • Public Relations as Emotional Labour: TBC book cover

    Public Relations as Emotional Labour


    By Liz Yeomans

    Inextricably linked to neoliberal market economies, Public Relations’ influence in our promotional culture is profound. Yet many aspects of the professional role are under-researched and poorly understood, such as the impact on workers of manufacturing displays of feeling to elicit a desired…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • Public Relations and Individuality: Fate, Influence and Autonomy book cover

    Public Relations and Individuality

    Fate, Influence and Autonomy

    By Simon Moore

    Our individuality is partly shaped by encounters with the external world so it is inconceivable that we are unaffected by the planned management of public communications which manages much of our external experience. Exploring one of the most important mediators between organizations and individual…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 
    Routledge New Directions in Public Relations & Communication Research

  • Leadership and Organization: A Philosophical Introduction book cover

    Leadership and Organization

    A Philosophical Introduction

    By Sverre Spoelstra

    This book is a philosophical exploration of the relationship between leadership and organization. Each chapter in the book sheds light on this relationship by exploring leadership with respect to a particular theme: charisma, authority, religion, language, authenticity, image and followership.…

    Paperback – 2018-04-19 

  • Business Decision Making book cover

    Business Decision Making

    By Alan J. Baker

    Originally published in 1981. Risk is a problem which all business decision makers have to cope with. The problem is not insurmountable, however, as there now exist well-established techniques for minimising risk and for calculating which of various available options is the optimal one to pursue.…

    Hardback – 2018-04-12 
    Routledge Library Editions: Management

  • Management and Society in Sweden book cover

    Management and Society in Sweden

    By Peter Lawrence, Tony Spybey

    This study, originally published in 1986, examines the general characteristics of Swedish management, the relevant aspects of Swedish history and society, and explores the relationship between them. The character of Sweden’s management and industrial life is the product of wider social and cultural…

    Hardback – 2018-04-12 
    Routledge Library Editions: Management

  • Evolving Work: Employing Self and Community book cover

    Evolving Work

    Employing Self and Community

    By Ronnie Lessem, Tony Bradley

    The idea of Self and the authenticity of particular identities have been rapidly dissolving in the acids of post-modern globalizing capitalism. The hegemony of patterns of work, wage-labor and the operation of labor markets in the American West (and European North) has ridden rough-shod over…

    Hardback – 2018-03-31 
    Transformation and Innovation

  • Leadership Development: A Complexity Approach book cover

    Leadership Development

    A Complexity Approach

    By Kevin Flinn

    Drawing on the complexity sciences and personal narrative accounts of experience from practitioners based in the UK, Germany, Denmark and North America, this book examines conventional leadership development methodologies with a view to identifying what is useful and what is not. It proffers an…

    Paperback – 2018-03-20 

  • Organizational Identity and Memory book cover

    Organizational Identity and Memory

    By Andrea Casey

    Organizational Identity and Memory analyzes the relationship between organizational identity and organizational memory, in particular history and commemoration. The goal is to further our understanding of the role of this relationship in processes critical to today’s organizations: the evolution of…

    Hardback – 2018-03-09 
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Entrepreneurship: A Philosophical Investigation book cover


    A Philosophical Investigation

    By Daniel Hjorth, Robin Holt

    Entrepreneurship: A Philosophical Investigation is ground-breaking in the sense that it is the first attempt in the discipline at developing a philosophy of entrepreneurship. It builds on a curious sympathy between entrepreneurship and philosophy: whereas philosophy takes thinking to the limit of…

    Hardback – 2018-03-08 
    Routledge Studies in Entrepreneurship

  • Ethics and Professional Practice in Marketing book cover

    Ethics and Professional Practice in Marketing

    By Catherine McGuinn, Kate Duke

    The purpose of any marketing strategy is to influence an environment, and the decisions of those within it, to a profitable end. With this in mind, this exciting new text considers marketing as a social activity—one that is as cultural, social and ethical as it is economic. Through this approach,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-05 

  • Business and Peace-Building: The Role of Natural Resources Companies book cover

    Business and Peace-Building

    The Role of Natural Resources Companies

    By Carol Bond

    The time is now for businesses to begin considering how they might contribute to conditions of peace. This book builds on original research foregrounding ‘peace’ as a core business outcome for natural resources industries. Especially in situations where natural resources industries have exacerbated…

    Hardback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Taste, Consumption and Markets book cover

    Taste, Consumption and Markets

    Edited by Zeynep Arsel, Jonathan Bean

    Taste is a core concept for the social sciences and an orienting notion in everyday practice. It is of equal relevance to academics and laypeople alike. Theorizations of taste are frequently multi- disciplinary, bringing an opportunity to cross-fertilize ideas and concepts. At the same time, a…

    Hardback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

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