The Oxford Handbook of Critical Management Studies


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1: Mats Alvesson, Hugh Willmott, and Todd Bridgman: Introduction
Part I: Theoretical Approaches
2: Andreas G. Scherer: Critical Theory and its Contribution to Critical Management Studies
3: Michael I. Reed: Critical Realism in Critical Management Studies
4: Campbell Jones: Poststructuralism in Critical Management Studies
5: Paul Thompson and Damian P. O'Doherty: Perspectives On Labor Process Theory
Part II: Key Topics and Issues
6: Tim Newton: Organizations and the Natural Environment
7: David Knights: Power at Work in Organizations
8: Robyn Thomas: Critical Management Studies on Identity: Mapping the Terrain
9: Subhabrata Bobby Banerjee, Chris Carter, and Stewart Clegg: Managing Globalization
10: David Grant, Rick Iedema, and Cliff Oswick: Discourse and Critical Management Studies
11: Joanna Brewis and Gavin Jack: Culture: Broadening the Critical Repertoire
12: Glenn Morgan and André Spicer: Critical Approaches to Organizational Change
13: Edward Wray-Bliss: Ethics: Critique, Ambivalence, and Infinite Possibilities (Unmet)
14: Michael Rowlinson, Roy Stager Jacques, and Charles Booth: Critical Management and Organizational History
15: Karen Lee Ashcraft: Gender and Diversity: Other Ways to 'Make a Difference'
16: Peter Fleming and Matteo Mandarini: Towards a Worker's Society? New Perspectives on Work and Emancipation
17: Joanne Duberley and Phil Johnson: Critical Management Methodology
Part III: Specialisms
18: Michael Saren and Peter Svensson: Marketing
19: Debra Howcroft: Information Systems
20: Nelson Phillips and Sadhvi Dar: Strategy
21: Stanley Deetz and John G. McClellan: Communication
22: Tom Keenoy: Human Resource Management
23: Mahmoud Ezzamel and Keith Robson: Accounting
Part IV: Critical Management Studies: Progress and Prospects
24: John Child: Challenging Hierarchy
25: Anthony G. Hopwood: On Striving to Give a Critical Edge to Critical Management Studies
26: Steve Frenkel: Critical Reflections on Labor Process Theory, Work, and Management
27: Alessia Contu: Critical Management Education
28: Gibson Burrell: Handbooks, Swarms, and Living Dangerously

About the Author

Mats Alvesson is Professor of Business Administration at the University of Lund, Sweden. Research interests include critical theory, gender, power, management of professional service (knowledge intensive) organizations, organizational culture and symbolism, qualitative methods and philosophy of science. Recent books include Understanding Gender and Organizations (Sage, 2009, 2nd ed with Yvonne Billing), Reflexive Methodology (Sage, 2009, 2nd ed,
with Kaj Skoldberg), Changing Organizational Culture (Routledge 2008, with Stefan Sveningsson), Knowledge Work and Knowledge-Intensive Firms (Oxford University Press, 2004), Postmodernism and Social Research (Open
University Press, 2002), Understanding Organizational Culture (Sage, 2002). Hugh Willmott is Research Professor in Organization Studies, Cardiff Business School, having held professorial positions at the Universities of Cambridge and Manchester and visiting appointments at the Universities of Copenhagen, Lund and Cranfield. He has a strong interest in the application of social theory, especially poststructuralist thinking, to the field of management and business. His recent books
include Critical Management Studies: A Reader (OUP, 2005), Introducing Organization Behaviour and Management (Cengage). He currently serves on the board of Academy of Management Review, Organization Studies, Journal
of Management Studies, and Organization.
Todd Bridgman is Senior Lecturer in Organizational Behaviour at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He was previously an ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge and Junior Research Fellow of Wolfson College, University of Cambridge. His PhD, completed at Judge Business School, was judged best doctoral thesis in Critical Management Studies at the Academy of Management 2005. His research interests include poststructuralism, management education, and
the role of the university in society. Todd is one of the founders of the CMS website

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