Sage Directions in Organization Studies

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  • Copyright: 2009-12-01
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This four-volume set brings together over sixty of the key papers published in SAGE books and journals since the turn of the millennium, many of which are not easily available in traditional library holdings. Professor Stewart Clegg is widely recognized as a preeminent scholar of organization studies, and together with an international editorial board of ten renowned scholars in the field, has arranged this selection to help the reader better understand the developments in the field from different perspectives. Emphasis is placed on the 'history of the present' of organization studies, with articles that discuss contemporary issues and foreshadow further developments in the field, across popular theoretical perspectives such as discourse analysis, institutional theory, and complexity theory.

Table of Contents

The Roots of Uncertainty in Organization Theory: A Historical Constructivist Analysis
From King to Court Jester? Weber's Fall from Grace in Organizational Theory
'Dead Selves': The Birth of the Modern Career
Shouldn't Organization Theory Emerge from Adolescence?
The Study of Organizations and Organizing since 1945
Managing Foucault: Genealogies of Management
From Freemasons to the Employee: Organization, History and Subjectivity
Ties to the Past in Organization Research: A Comparative Analysis of Retrospective Methods
The New Structuralism in Organizational Theory
Institutions and Evolutions
Lords of the Dance: Professionals as Institutional Agents
Co-Evolution of Entrepreneurial Careers, Institutional Rules and Competitive Dynamics in American Film, 1895-1920
Co-Evolution of Firm Capabilities and Industry Competition: Investigating the Music Industry, 1877-1997
The Co-Evolution of Institutional Environments and Organizational Strategies: The Rise of Family Business Groups in the ASEAN Region
From Moby Dick to Free Willy: Macro-Cultural Discourse and Institutional Entrepreneurship in Emerging Institutional Fields
New Practice Creation: An Institutional Perspective on Innovation
The Institutional Entrepreneur as Modern Prince: The Strategic Face of Power in Contested Fields
A Critical Realist Approach to Institutional Entrepreneurship
How Institutions Form: Loose Coupling as Mechanism in Gouldner's Patterns of Industrial Bureaucracy
New Organizational Forms: Towards a Generative Dialogue
The Rise of Post-Bureaucracy: Theorists' Fancy or Organizational Praxis?
Process and Practice Theories
Faith, Evidence, and Action: Better Guesses in an Unknowable World
Organizing Is Both a Verb and a Noun: Weick Meets Whitehead
The Sites of Organizations
Introduction to the Symposium on the Foundations of Organizing: The Contribution from Garfinkel, Goffman and Sacks
Goffman on Organizations
Harold Garfinkel, Ethnomethodology and Workplace Studies
Organization in Actual Episodes of Work: Harvey Sacks and Organization Studies
Organs of Process: Rethinking Human Organization
Organizations as Distinction Generating and Processing Systems: Niklas Luhmann's Contribution to Organization Studies
Varieties of Discourse: On the Study of Organizations through Discourse Analysis
Standardization, Globalization and Rationalities of Government
Discourse Analysis in Organization Studies: The Case for Critical Realism
Embedded Ethics: Discourse and Power in the New South Wales Police Service
On the Multi-Modality, Materiality and Contingency of Organization Discourse
Organizational Context and the Discursive Construction of Organizing
The Application of Rhetorical Theory in Managerial Research: A Literature Review
Meaning in Organizational Communication: Why Metaphor Is the Cake, Not the Icing
Organizing Time, Space and Embodiment
On Time, Space, and Action Nets
Organizational Time: A Dialectical View
The Temporalization of Financial Markets: From Network to Flow
The Night of the Bug: Technology, Risk and (dis)Organization at the fin de siècle
Place, Space and Time: Contextualizing Workplace Subjectivities
Stretching Out and Expanding Work Practices in Time and Space: The Case of Telemedicine
Knowing Bodies at Work: Embodiment and Ephemeral Teamwork in Anaesthesia
Dance-Work: Images of Organization in Irish Dance
Organizing Identity
Identities and Insecurities: Selves at Work
The Tyranny of the Epochal: Change, Epochalism and Organizational Reform
Theorizing the Micro-Politics of Resistance: New Public Management and Managerial Identities in the UK Public Services
Cages in Tandem: Management Control, Social Identity, and Identification in a Knowledge-Intensive Firm
Double Agents: Gendered Organizational Culture, Control and Resistance
Sexuality, Power and Resistance in the Workplace
The Importance of Being 'Indian': Identity Centrality and Work Outcomes in an Off-Shored Call Center in India
Albert and Whetten Revisited: Strengthening the Concept of Organizational Identity
Mobilizing Identities: Uncertainty and Control in Strategy
Desperately Seeking Legitimacy: Organizational Identity and Emerging Industries
Cultures and Organizations
Culture and Organization Theory
Governmentality Matters: Designing an Alliance Culture of Inter-Organizational Collaboration for Managing Projects
The Political Dynamics of Organizational Culture in an Institutionalized Environment
In Search of Identity and Legitimation: Bridging Organizational Culture and Neoinstitutionalism
Hofstede's Model of National Cultural Differences and Their Consequences: A Triumph of Faith - A Failure of Analysis
D'Oh: The Simpsons, Popular Culture, and the Organizational Carnival
Pop (Culture) Goes the Organization: On Highbrow, Lowbrow and Hybrids in Studying Popular Culture within Organization Studies
Organization/s and/as Relations of Power
Reflections on Seven Ways of Creating Power
What B Would Otherwise Do: A Critique of Conceptualizations of 'Power' in Organizational Theory
The Politics of Gossip and Denial in Interorganizational Relations
Metaphors of Resistance
The Fox and the Hedgehog Go to Work: A Natural History of Workplace Collusion
Rituals and Resistance: Membership Dynamics in Professional Fields
Circuits of Power in Practice: Strategic Ambiguity as Delegation of Authority
From Binarism Back to Hybridity: A Postcolonial Reading of Management and Organization Studies
Organization Studies and Epistemic Coloniality in Latin America: Thinking Otherness from the Margins
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