Organizational Theory & Behavior Products

  • Learning and Forgetting in Development NGOs

    Insights from Organisational Theory

    By Tiina Kontinen

    Learning and Forgetting in Development NGOs draws on a range of theoretical approaches and empirical evidence to explore how development organisations learn or fail to learn from experience. Despite the overwhelming discourses of NGOs as learning organisations, little is known about the phenomenon…

    Hardback – 2018-06-26 
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Understanding Community Economic Growth and Decline

    Strategies for Sustainable Development

    By Gerald L. Gordon

    This book presents a fully comprehensive look at what all communities – large and small, urban and rural – can do to grow and sustain their local economic bases. It examines the causes of economic decline for localities as well as the economic "product" being marketed to employers, the process of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 

  • The Gates Foundation's Rise to Power

    Private Authority in Global Politics

    By Adam Moe Fejerskov

    The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has established itself as one of the most powerful private forces in global politics, shaping the trajectories of international policy-making. Driven by fierce confidence and immense expectations about its ability to change the world through its normative and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-12 
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • Advancing Organizational Theory in a Complex World

    Edited by Jane Qiu, Ben Nanfeng Luo, Chris Jackson, Karin Sanders

    While research in organisational studies has become increasingly rich and complex, organisation researchers are constantly challenged by the growing quest for theoretical advancement and innovation. To conduct theoretically rigorous and innovative research, contemporary researchers and students…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07 
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Organisational Space and Beyond

    The Significance of Henri Lefebvre for Organisation Studies

    Edited by Karen Dale, Sytze F. Kingma, Varda Wasserman

    Through the focus on organizational space, using the reception and significance of the seminal work on the subject by sociologist Henri Lefebvre, this book demonstrates why and how Lefebvre's work can be used to inform and elaborate organisational studies, especially in view of the current interest…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10 
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • The Politics of Bureaucracy

    An Introduction to Comparative Public Administration, 7th Edition

    By B. Guy Peters

    Written by B. Guy Peters, a leading authority in the field, this comprehensive exploration of the political and policy making roles of public bureaucracies is now available in a fully revised seventh edition, offering extensive, well-documented comparative analysis of the effects of politics on…

    Paperback – 2018-04-27 

  • Citizen Participation in the Age of Contracting

    When Service Delivery Trumps Democracy

    By Anna A. Amirkhanyan, Kristina T. Lambright

    Citizen Participation in the Age of Contracting is based on a simple premise: in democracies, power originates with citizens. While citizen participation in government remains a central tenet of democracy, public service delivery structures are considerably more complex today than they were fifty…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • 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 – 2017-04-07
    Routledge Studies in Organizational Change & Development

  • Unchecked Corporate Power

    Why the Crimes of Multinational Corporations Are Routinized Away and What We Can Do About It

    By Gregg Barak

    Why are crimes of the suite punished more leniently than crimes of the street? When police killings of citizens go unpunished, political torture is sanctioned by the state, and the financial frauds of Wall Street traders remain unprosecuted, nothing succeeds with such regularity as the active…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21
    Crimes of the Powerful

  • Silent Citizenship

    The Politics of Marginality in Unequal Democracies

    Edited by Justin Gest, Sean Gray

    What does silent citizenship mean in a democracy? With levels of economic and political inequality on the rise across the developed democracies, citizens are becoming more disengaged from their neighbourhoods and communities, more distrustful of politicians and political parties, more sceptical of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09

  • Where are Europe’s New Borders?

    Critical Insights into Contemporary European Bordering

    Edited by Anthony Cooper

    Europe’s borders have always been historically ambiguous and dynamic, whereby borders shift and change character and new borders replace older ones. By focusing upon the title question ‘where are Europe’s new borders’, this volume looks at the present state of European bordering and questions the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-04

  • Ideas, Political Power, and Public Policy

    Edited by Daniel Beland, Martin B. Carstensen, Leonard Seabrooke

    Through the last couple of decades, scholars on both sides of the Atlantic have increasingly emphasized the importance of political ideas in understanding processes of change and stability in politics and public policy. Yet, surprisingly, relatively little has been done to more clearly and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-26
    Journal of European Public Policy Special Issues as Books

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