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  • Adolescents, Family and Consumer Behaviour

    A Behavioral Study of Adolescents in Indian Urban Families, 1st Edition

    By Harleen Kaur, Chandan Deep Singh

    This book investigates the impact of adolescents on consumer behaviour in families, particularly in the light of extensive changes in the socio-cultural environment of India. The composition, behaviour, and values of Indian families are unique, and, thus, so are the influences on adolescents. Young…

    Hardback – 2020-01-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Business and Management

  • A History of Leadership

    1st Edition

    By Morgen Witzel

    The evolution of leadership into a widely accepted concept occurred without any shared understanding and acceptance of its meaning and relevance in contemporary society. Why do some people become leaders? What is the source and legitimacy of leadership power? This book journeys into the heart of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge

  • The Rise of Business Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Bernard Mees

    In 1973, Daniel Bell argued that corporations in post-industrial societies increasingly needed to behave in accord with widely accepted social norms, particularly in terms of ethical behavior and social responsibility. Yet widespread criticism of business behavior was not an invention of the 1960s…

    Hardback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Business Ethics

  • Gender, Embodiment and Fluidity in Organization and Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert McMurray, Alison Pullen

    This third volume in the Routledge Focus on Women Writers in Organization Studies series challenges us to think again about the implications of gender, embodiment and fluidity for organizing and managing. The themes of this book disrupt our understanding of dualisms between sex (men and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Women Writers in Organization Studies

  • Making Managers in Canada, 1945-1995

    Companies, Community Colleges, and Universities, 1st Edition

    By Jason Russell

    Management education and training was a key influence on Canadian capital and labour in the post-World War II decades, however it has been the subject of comparatively little academic inquiry. In many ways, historians have frequently learned about management behavior in unionized workplaces by…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11 
    Routledge

  • Management and Organizational History

    A Research Overview, 1st Edition

    By Albert J. Mills, Milorad M. Novicevic

    Management and organizational history has grown into an established field of research with competing and contrasting approaches and methods that are relevant for management and organization studies. This short-form book provides readers with expert insights on intellectual interventions in…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20
    Routledge
    State of the Art in Business Research

  • Beyond Rationality in Organization and Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert McMurray, Alison Pullen

    Spanning the 20th and 21st centuries, the writers considered in this first book of the Routledge Focus on Women Writers in Organization Studies series make an important contribution to how we think about rationality in managing, leading and working. It provides a space in which to think…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Women Writers in Organization Studies

  • Mismanagement, “Jumpers,” and Morality

    Covertly Concealed Managerial Ignorance and Immoral Careerism in Industrial Organizations, 1st Edition

    By Reuven Shapira

    Executives’ morality and ethics became major research topics following recent business scandals, but the research missed a major explanation of executives’ immorality: career advancement by "jumping" between firms that causes ignorance of job-pertinent tacit local knowledge, tempting "jumpers" to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Management Control Systems in Japan

    1st Edition

    By Takashi Shimizu

     As the world's third-ranking economic power, Japan's style of management, such as the lifetime employment system, the seniority system, and an enterprise union, has been well studied. However, little else is known about the Japanese management control systems (MCSs) and management…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • Japanese Management in Evolution

    New Directions, Breaks, and Emerging Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tsutomu Nakano

    Japanese Management in Evolution illustrates the significant changes that have been taking place in Japanese business by focusing on "emerging industries" in the relatively neglected service and "creative" sectors as well as other key industries, and to put those changes in historical perspective…

    Paperback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge

  • Power, Politics and Exclusion in Organization and Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert McMurray, Alison Pullen

    There is a long tradition of research on politics, power and exclusion in areas such as sociology, social policy, politics, women’s studies and philosophy. While power has received considerable attention in mainstream management research and teaching, it is rarely considered in terms of politics…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Women Writers in Organization Studies

  • Multinational Enterprise, Political Risk and Organisational Change

    From Total War to Cold War, 1st Edition

    By Neil Forbes, Takafumi Kurosawa, Ben Wubs

    Hitherto, the organization of international business has been studied mostly from a managerial point of view or by examining the relationship between firms and the economy. Yet, the development of the modern, multinational firm - the most important type of business organisation - has been strongly…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

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