A Grammar of Organizing
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2009 - Business & Economics - 200 pages
A Grammar of Organizing provides a new, innovative perspective on the organizational challenges now facing companies in complex and dynamic business situations.
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2 The orientation of activities in time and space
3 The challenges of coordination
4 Influence taking a political stand on organizing
5 Identity construction mixing cultural diversity and integration in organizing
6 Agreements acknowledging the social processes of organizing
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