The Blackwell Companion to Organizations

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Joel Baum
Wiley, Mar 12, 2002 - Business & Economics - 992 pages
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Drawing on the research of more than 50 influential international scholars, this extensive interdisciplinary survey consolidates and evaluates what is known and not known about organizations, and critically examines how we learn about and study them.

  • Contributors include 50 influential international scholars.
  • Contributions represent the most important contemporary perspectives on organizations, including networks, ecology and technology.
  • Each topic is covered at three levels of organization: intraorganizational, organizational, and interorganizational.
  • Chapters structured around five common elements for ease of use.

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Joel A. C. Baum seems at the height of his practical imagination, in the composition of this book.He uplifts the horizons of organization studies,discussing contemporary issues on three levels of organization : intraorganizational, organizational, and interorganizational, which will prove its worth on its intellectual potential in the field of management. 

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Joel A. C. Baum is Canadian National Chair in Strategy and Organization at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. His research has been published in a wide range of prestigious management and social science journals. He is a member of the editorial boards of Administrative Science Quarterly and Academy of Management Journal, Editor-in-Chief of Advances in Strategic Management, and founding co-editor of Strategic Organization – SO!.

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