Organizational Studies Products

  • Narrative Management in Corporate Japan

    Investor Relations as Pseudo-Reform

    By Chie Yorozu

    Scandals and failures in some of the best known international Japanese-owned companies have shown that there is sometimes a considerable difference between the public and internal narratives of Japanese firms. This book explores the extent to which Japanese firms’ public claims reflect wider…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge
    Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

  • Revitalising Leadership

    Old Problems and New Answers

    By Stephen Cummings, Suze Wilson, Sarah Proctor-Thomson, Brad Jackson

    Revitalising Leadership argues that the prevailing understanding of leadership today has become stuck in a rut, focussing on so-called ‘visionary’, ‘charismatic’, ‘transformational’ and ‘authentic’ individuals as central to resolving organisational and social problems. This book aims to show how…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Leadership Research

  • Improving Criminal Justice Workplaces

    Translating theory and research into evidence-based practice

    By Paula Brough, Jennifer M. Brown, Amanda Biggs

    All organisations, whether private or public sector, seek to improve criminal justice workplace practice from an evidence base, but often find it difficult to effectively translate research findings into policy or design best-practice interventions. This book provides a direct bridge between…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Multinational Companies from Japan

    Capabilities, Competitiveness, and Challenges

    Edited by Robert Fitzgerald, Chris Rowley

    Since the bursting of Japan’s bubble economy, from 1990 onwards, its multinational companies (MNCs) have faced new competitive challenges, and questions about the management practices on which they had built their initial success in global markets. Japanese engagement in the international economy…

    Hardback – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Consumers in Context

    The BPM Research Program

    By Gordon Foxall

    This book, first published in 1996, presents a collection of papers by Gordon Foxall charting the development of the Behavioural Perspective Model (BPM) which he devised in the early 1980s and subsequently developed. The model offers a unique and original behaviour-based theory of consumer choice.…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Innovation in Public Services

    Theoretical, managerial, and international perspectives

    Edited by Stephen P. Osborne, Louise Brown, Richard M. Walker

    In response to changes in internal needs, external organizational environments, and the expectations of shareholders – most notably, citizens and politicians – innovation is now an important common-place aspect of governance and the running of public service organizations. Given the ongoing…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge

  • The Leadership of Organizational Change

    By Mark Hughes

    Understanding both leadership and change have been recurrent and popular themes within the business, management and organization studies literature. However, our understanding of leading change in combination is far more limited. The Leadership of Organizational Change offers a critical review of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Organizational Change & Development

  • The Dark Side of Emotional Labour

    By Jenna Ward, Robert McMurray

    The Dark Side of Emotional Labour explores the work that the rest of society would rather not think about, the often unseen work that is emotionally disturbing, exhausting, upsetting, and stigmatising. This is work that is simultaneously undesirable and rewarding, work whose tasks are eschewed and…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • The Routledge Companion to Philosophy in Organization Studies

    Edited by Raza Mir, Hugh Willmott, Michelle Greenwood

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Accounting

  • Queer Business

    Queering Sexualities of Organization

    By Nick Rumens

    This book provides a comprehensive and scholarly account of how queer theories can enrich our understanding of organisational life beyond managerialist concerns with efficiency and productivity, with particular emphasis on how we might examine diversity in the sexualities of organisation. It…

    Hardback – 2015-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • Studio Studies

    Operations, Topologies & Displacements

    Edited by Ignacio Farías, Alex Wilkie

    Consider the vast array of things around you, from the building you are in, the lights illuminating the interior, the computational devices mediating your life, the music in the background, even the crockery, furniture and glassware you are in the presence of. Common to all these objects is that…

    Hardback – 2015-10-13 
    Routledge
    CRESC

  • Handbook of Qualitative Organizational Research

    Innovative Pathways and Methods

    Edited by Kimberly D. Elsbach, Roderick M. Kramer

    This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of state-of-the-art, innovative approaches to qualitative research for organizational scholars. Individual chapters in each area are written by experts in a variety of fields, who have contributed some of the most innovative studies themselves in…

    Paperback – 2015-10-07 
    Routledge

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