Business, Management & Accounting: Critical Management Studies

  • Trust, Power and Public Relations in Financial Markets book cover

    Trust, Power and Public Relations in Financial Markets

    1st Edition

    By Clea Bourne

    The public relations profession positions itself as expert in building trust throughout global markets, particularly after crisis strikes. Successive crises have tainted financial markets in recent years. Calls to restore trust in finance have been particularly pressing, given trust’s crucial role…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • Feminism: A Key Idea for Business and Society book cover

    Feminism

    A Key Idea for Business and Society, 1st Edition

    By Celia V. Harquail

    In this concise book, feminist thought is made accessible and relevant to both students and management practitioners. An empowering introduction to an often-overlooked key idea, this book illuminates how feminist thinking can liberate our understanding of work and management. Feminism: A Key Idea…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Business and Management

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

    How Speech Acting and the Struggle of Narratives Generate Organization

    1st Edition

    By Thorvald Gran

    How Speech Acting and the Struggle of Narratives Generate 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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    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, 1st Edition

    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.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Neoliberalism: The Business of Making Capitalism Moral book cover

    The Ethics of Neoliberalism

    The Business of Making Capitalism Moral, 1st Edition

    By Peter Bloom

    The 21st century is the age of "neo-liberalism" – a time when the free market is spreading to all areas of economic, political and social life. Yet how is this changing our individual and collective ethics? Is capitalism also becoming our new morality? From the growing popular demand for corporate…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge

  • The Social Function of Accounts: Reforming Accountancy to Serve Mankind book cover

    The Social Function of Accounts

    Reforming Accountancy to Serve Mankind, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Restructuring Capitalism: Materialism and Spiritualism in Business book cover

    Restructuring Capitalism

    Materialism and Spiritualism in Business, 1st Edition

    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.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Culture: Embodied Cognition and the Origin of Culture in Organizations book cover

    Rethinking Culture

    Embodied Cognition and the Origin of Culture in Organizations, 1st Edition

    By David G. White

    Organizational or corporate ‘culture’ is the most overused and least understood word in business, if not society. While the topic has been an object of keen academic interest for nearly half a century, theorists and practitioners still struggle with the most basic questions: What is organizational…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • The Work of Communication: Relational Perspectives on Working and Organizing in Contemporary Capitalism book cover

    The Work of Communication

    Relational Perspectives on Working and Organizing in Contemporary Capitalism, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Kuhn, Karen L Ashcraft, Francois Cooren

    The Work of Communication: Relational Perspectives on Working and Organizing in Contemporary Capitalism revolves around a two-part question: "What have work and organization become under contemporary capitalism—and how should organization studies approach them?" Changes in the texture of capitalism…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • The Organization of Craft Work: Identities, Meanings, and Materiality book cover

    The Organization of Craft Work

    Identities, Meanings, and Materiality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emma Bell, Gianluigi Mangia, Scott Taylor, Maria Laura Toraldo

    This edited book focuses on the organization and meaning of craft work in contemporary society. It considers the relationship between craft and place and how this enables the construction of a meaningful relationship with objects of production and consumption. The book explores the significance of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • The Management of Power book cover

    The Management of Power

    1st Edition

    By Paul G. Swingle

    This volume, first published in 1976, is addressed to the analysis of power and conflict in and of organizations. The author’s organizing concept is that one can understand and harness or alter the energy of organizations so that they may function more intelligently and humanely. In focusing on the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Management

  • Critical Social Theory and the End of Work book cover

    Critical Social Theory and the End of Work

    1st Edition

    By Edward Granter

    Critical Social Theory and the End of Work examines the development and sociological significance of the idea that work is being eliminated through the use of advanced production technology. Granter’s engagement with the work of key American and European figures such as Marx, Marcuse, Gorz,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

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