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American Pragmatism and Organization
American Pragmatism and Organization
Edited by Mihaela Kelemen and Nick Rumens

American Pragmatism and Organization

Issues and Controversies

Emerging during the late nineteenth century in the diverse scholarship of US commentators such as Charles Sanders Peirce, William James and John Dewey, American pragmatism shaped many intellectual currents within a range of disciplines including politics, education, administrative science and religion. However, American pragmatism struggled ...

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Re-Tayloring Management
Re-Tayloring Management
Edited by Christina Evans and Leonard Holmes

Re-Tayloring Management

Scientific Management a Century On

Over a century has passed and yet there is growing evidence that knowledge workers across the globe today are as constrained by F.W. Taylor's much maligned The Principles of Scientific Management, as factory workers in the early twentieth century. Re-Tayloring Management looks critically at Taylor's philosophy, contrasting this with more contemporary ...

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The Rise and Fall of Management
The Rise and Fall of Management
Gordon Pearson

The Rise and Fall of Management

A Brief History of Practice, Theory and Context

Pearson reviews how management became a practice and body of understanding, the development of its crucial role in economic progress, and then how its corruption came about as a result of malign theory, leading to the dominance of the bonus payment culture and short term deal-making that plague us today. Understanding management's past, suggests ...

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Corporate DNA
Corporate DNA
Arnold Kransdorff

Corporate DNA

Using Organizational Memory to Improve Poor Decision-Making

When the world emerges from the current recession will you be the poorer for lack of experience? Having gone though your perceived necessary downsizing, have you left yourself wide open for experience-poor competitors to step into your experience-rich shoes? And if creeping uncompetitiveness is not to overtake you, from where will your next ...

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The Changing Public Sector: A Practical Management Guide
The Changing Public Sector: A Practical Management Guide
Malcolm Prowle

The Changing Public Sector: A Practical Management Guide

The continuing process of change in the public sector means that managers and service professionals have had to adopt new ways of working and acquire a wide range of new skills. These managerial skills need to be continually maintained and developed. This book offers a clear understanding of the main elements of each aspect of management as applied in public sector organizations. It also outlines the ongoing changes which will impact on public sector ...

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