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A NEW HISTORY OF MANAGEMENT

Cummings Stephen

Oprawa:
MIĘKKA

Wydawca:
Cambridge University Press

Data premiery:
2017-09-19

ISBN:
9781316502907

146,95 PLN
Wysyłamy w 21 dni

Opis produktu

Stephen Cummings is Professor of Management at Victoria University of Wellington. Previous publications include Recreating Strategy (2002) Images of Strategy (2003) Creative Strategy (2010) Handbook of Management and Creativity (2014) and Strategy Builder (2015) as well as articles in several management journals. Stephen is an Academic Fellow of the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes Zurich and Chair Elect of the Academy of Managements Critical Management Studies Division New York.This book argues that if we are to think differently about management we must first rewrite management history.Establishes a new and critical perspective on management by reassessing interpretations of the subjects founding fathers and the role of history in the development of assumptions about what constitutes good management theory and practice. It is for graduate students researchers and students of business organization and management history.Establishes a new and critical perspective on management by reassessing interpretations of the subjects founding fathers and the role of history in the development of assumptions about what constitutes good management theory and practice. It is for graduate students researchers and students of business organization and management history.Existing narratives about how we should organize are built upon and reinforce a concept of good management derived from what is assumed to be a fundamental need to increase efficiency. But this assumption is based on a presentist monocultural and generally limited view of managements past. A New History of Management disputes these foundations. By reassessing conventional perspectives on past management theories and providing a new critical outline of presentday management it highlights alternative conceptions of good management focused on ethical aims sustainability and alternative views of good practice. From this new historical perspective existing assumptions can be countered and simplistic views disputed offering a platform from which graduate students researchers and reflective practitioners can develop alternative approaches for managing and organizing in the twentyfirst century.1. Rethinking the map of management history: 2. Managements formation: the importance of the liberal context: 3. To what end? The nature of managements classical approach: 4. The birth of organization science: or what we could learn from Max Weber: 5. The institution of the business school: 6. The discovery of the human worker: 7. Textbook distortions: how management textbooks process history and limit future thinking: 8. The invention of corporate culture: 9. Remaking management history: new foundations for the future.Advance praise: Much of management thought is based on taken for granted assumptions about best practices that emerged from a very narrow space of place and time. Cummings Bridgman Hassard and Rowlinson deftly strip away these cultural and historical assumptions and raise ser

Data Publikacji: 2017-09-19
Wymiary: 228 mm 152 mm 20 mm 570 gr

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