Critical Management Studies Products

  • 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 

  • 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 Studies in Business Ethics

  • Rethinking Culture

    Embodied Cognition and the Origin of Culture in Organizations

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-05-11 
    Routledge Studies in Organizational Change & Development

  • 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 – 2017-04-17 

  • Integral Community Enterprise in Africa

    Communitalism as an Alternative to Capitalism

    By Anselm Adodo

    At a time of global economic crisis and disillusionment with capitalism, Adodo offers refreshing and positive insight into a more integral way of business management, enterprise and community development as well as holistic healing in Africa. For over three decades, Africa was the recipient of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-11 
    Transformation and Innovation

  • Sociology, Work and Organisation

    7th edition

    By Tony Watson

    The seventh edition of Sociology, Work and Organisation is outstandingly effective in explaining how we can use the sociological imagination to understand the nature of institutions of work, organisations, occupations, management and employment and how they are changing in the twenty-first century.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-03 

  • Embodying Integral Development

    A Holistic Approach

    By Ronnie Lessem

    In this fourth and final volume of the CARE-ing for Integral Development series, Ronnie Lessem integrates all that has come before in terms of: Community activation; Awakening integral consciousness; and institutionalised Research. Here he focuses on individual and community development alongside…

    Hardback – 2017-04-03 
    Transformation and Innovation

  • Innovation Driven Institutional Research

    Towards Integral Development

    By Ronnie Lessem

    This is the third volume in the CARE-ing for Integral Development series. It continues to build on the previous two works, Community Activation and Awakening Integral Consciousness, as well as preceding the fourth and final book, Embodying Integral Development. This book serves as a follow-up…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16 
    Transformation and Innovation

  • Corporate Foresight

    Anticipating the Future

    By Alberto F. De Toni, Roberto Siagri, Cinzia Battistella

    This book illustrates how to anticipate the future using more than the traditional predictive models (forecasting) based on the forward projection of past experiences, and moving into more advanced methods of anticipation logic (foresight) to build probable scenarios based on weak signals, emerging…

    Hardback – 2017-03-09 

  • Awakening Integral Consciousness

    A Developmental Perspective

    By Ronnie Lessem

    This is the second of four volumes in the CARE-ing for Integral Development series, focused on CARE: Community activation, Awakening consciousness, innovation driven institutionalized Research and transformative Education. In this book, the author focuses on ways and means of developing, in an…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21
    Transformation and Innovation

  • Foucault and Managerial Governmentality

    Rethinking the Management of Populations, Organizations and Individuals

    Edited by Alan McKinlay, Eric Pezet

    In the last two decades there has been an explosion of research inspired by Michel Foucault’s suggestion of a new concept, ‘governmentality’. The distinctive feature of modern governmentality is that across all sorts of fields, rule is predicated upon the active subject as the vehicle through…

    Hardback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Dance and Organization

    Integrating Dance Theory and Methods into the Study of Management

    By Brigitte Biehl

    Dance and Organisation is the first comprehensive work to integrate dance theory and methods into the study of management, which have developed an interest in the arts and the humanities. Dance represents dynamics and change and puts the moving body at the centre, which has been ignored and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

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