Critical realist applications in organisation and management studies / edited by Steve Fleetwood and Stephen Ackroyd.Material type: TextSeries: Critical realism--interventionsPublication details: London ; New York : Routledge, 2004.Description: 1 online resource (xv, 366 pages) : illustrationsContent type:
- online resource
- 9780203537077 (electronic bk.)
- 0203537076 (electronic bk.)
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Part 1. Meta-theory : critique and development -- An ontology for organisation and management studies / Steve Fleetwood -- Brands, boundaries and bandwagons : a critical reflection on critical management studies / Paul Thompson -- Idealism and ideology : the Caterpillar controversy in critical accounting research / Peter Armstrong -- The ontology of work : social relations and doing in the sphere of necessity / Jan Ch. Karlsson -- Human resource management and realism : a morphogenetic approach / Denise Thursfield and John Hamblett -- Part 2. Methodology : critique and development -- Methodology for management and organisation studies : some implications of critical realism / Stephen Ackroyd -- Future directions in management science modelling : critical realism and multimethodology / John Mingers -- Temporally embedded case comparison in industrial marketing research / Debbie Harrison and Geoff Easton -- Theorising networks from a critical realists standpoint : the discovery of power and contextual issues within and outside 'networks' / Alex Faria -- Competence theories / Clive Lawson -- Part 3. Substantive contributions -- Working in teams : ethnographic evidence from two 'high performance' workplaces / Rick Delbridge -- Humour and subversion in two call centres / Phil Taylor and Peter Bain -- Tracing the effects of a hospital merger / Ruth Kowalczyk -- The moral management of nursing labour power : conceptualising control and resistance / Carole and Peter Kennedy -- I say tomato, you say tamato : putting critical realism to work in the knowledge worker recruitment process / Anthony Hesketh and Phil Brown.
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