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  • Globalisation and Services-driven Economic Growth

    Edited by Niels Beerepoot, Bart Lambregts, Jana Kleibert

    Following drastic shifts in the spatial organization of goods production, increasingly fierce competition now forces firms also to look critically at how to organize the production of services. While digitization and advances in information and communication technologies have enabled firms to…

    Hardback – 2016-08-25 
    Routledge
    The Dynamics of Economic Space

  • Transformation Management

    Towards the Integral Enterprise

    By Ronnie Lessem, Alexander Schieffer

    The concept of transformation has long been known to the sciences and has been around in the popular vocabulary for several decades. Because it has never been fully developed as a managed process and applied to our organizations, the way in which we have been trying to deal with the complex issues…

    Paperback – 2016-08-06 
    Routledge
    Transformation and Innovation

  • Integral Economics

    Releasing the Economic Genius of Your Society

    By Ronnie Lessem, Alexander Schieffer

    Why on earth is economics perceived to come in only one or at best two different a-cultural if not a-moral guises? There are real, and many, alternatives to the economic mainstream. The trouble is, of course, that they are hidden from us. In Integral Economics Ronnie Lessem and Alexander Schieffer…

    Paperback – 2016-08-06 
    Routledge
    Transformation and Innovation

  • Creating and Re-Creating Corporate Entrepreneurial Culture

    By Alzira Salama

    Entrepreneurship is often considered only in the context of new venture creation, small business issues, and the profiles and personalities of individual entrepreneurs. The emphasis in Creating and Re-Creating Corporate Entrepreneurial Culture is very much on the 'corporate', it focuses on the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-06 
    Routledge

  • The Changing World of Farming and Food

    Security and Sustainability

    By Michael Winter, Matt Lobley

    The quest for sustainable farming, with its language of multifunctionality and environmental protection, is now confronted by the twin challenges of food security and energy security within the context of climate change. However there is no real understanding of what kind of agricultural industry…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    Routledge
    Perspectives on Rural Policy and Planning

  • Sociological Paradigms and Organisational Analysis

    Elements of the Sociology of Corporate Life, 2nd Edition

    By Gibson Burrell, Gareth Morgan

    A classic in its field, Sociological Paradigms and Organisational Analysis argues that social theory can usefully be conceived in terms of four broad paradigms, based upon different sets of meta-theoretical assumptions with regard to the nature of social science and the nature of society. The four…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28 
    Routledge

  • Sociological Paradigms and Organisational Analysis

    Elements of the Sociology of Corporate Life, 2nd Edition

    By Gibson Burrell, Gareth Morgan

    A classic in its field, Sociological Paradigms and Organisational Analysis argues that social theory can usefully be conceived in terms of four broad paradigms, based upon different sets of meta-theoretical assumptions with regard to the nature of social science and the nature of society. The four…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    Routledge

  • Organisations and Humanisation

    Perspectives on organising humanisation and humanising organisations

    Edited by Myrte van de Klundert, Robert van Boeschoten

    The term humanisation was introduced in humanistic studies to develop a humanist way of thinking about organisations and human relations. It stems from a need to think about questions of justice and living a good life in practice but not from some absolute or abstract point of view. As it is often…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18 
    Gower

  • Temporary Work, Agencies and Unfree Labour

    Insecurity in the New World of Work

    Edited by Judy Fudge, Kendra Strauss

    Unfree labor has not disappeared from advanced capitalist economies. In this sense the debates among and between Marxist and orthodox economic historians about the incompatibility of capitalism and unfree labor are moot: the International Labour Organisation has identified forced, coerced, and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Employment and Work Relations in Context

  • Why Safety Cultures Degenerate

    And How To Revive Them

    By Johan Berglund

    From Chernobyl to Fukushima, have we come full circle, where formalisation has replaced ambiguity and a decadent style of management, to the point where it is becoming counter-productive? Safety culture is a contested concept and a complex phenomenon, which has been much debated in recent years. In…

    Hardback – 2016-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Masculinities, Gender Equality and Crisis Management

    Edited by Mathias Ericson, Ulf Mellström

    The overarching mission of the rescue services comprises three main areas of responsibility: protection against disasters and accidents; crisis management; and civil defence. This mission covers a long chain of obligations in trying to improve societal prevention capabilities and manage threats,…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Integral Research and Innovation

    Transforming Enterprise and Society

    By Ronnie Lessem, Alexander Schieffer

    The core question underlying Integral Research and Innovation is: 'How can social research be turned into social or indeed "integral" innovation?' Complementing their acclaimed Transformation Management, this second book in the Transformation and Innovation Series explains how the knowledge…

    Paperback – 2016-06-15 
    Routledge
    Transformation and Innovation

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