Debating Organization: Point-Counterpoint in Organization Studies
Robert Westwood, Stewart Clegg
John Wiley & Sons, Feb 4, 2009 - Business & Economics - 424 pages
This volume introduces readers to the central debates of organization studies through a series of 'point' and 'counterpoint' debates by major figures in the field.
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PART I Foundations
Discipline or Field?
Can Organization Studies make the Transition?
Exploring Past Present and Future Trends
On the Ontological Status of Organizations
Organization as Worldmaking
7b Discourse or Institution? Institutional Theory and the Challenge of Critical Discourse Analysis
Globalization as Process
8b Globalization and the Organizations of Exclusion in Advanced Capitalism
PART III Structure and Culture
4a Position Statement for Positivism
4b Social Constructionism and Organization Studies
A Constructivist Account of Objectivity in Organization Theory
Pursuing Subjective Authenticity in Organizational Research
PART II Frames
6 Organization Environment
The Infrastructure of Organizing
Institutional Theory and Enactment
7 Power and Institutions
Towards a more Critical Institutional Perspective
10a The Case for Culture
The Case for Culture as Process
PART IV Identity and Relationships
11 Gender and Identity
Theorizing Gender and Organizing
12a The Virtues of Prudent Trust
12b Foold with Hope Men favour the Deceit or Can we Trust in Trust?
Notes on Altercation
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