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Studying Organization

Studying Organization
Theory and Method

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April 1999 | 480 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
In response to the needs of lecturers, the acclaimed Handbook of Organization Studies has been made available as two major paperback textbooks.

In this, the first of a two-volume paperback edition of the landmark Handbook of Organization Studies, editors Stewart Clegg and Cynthia Hardy survey the field of organization studies.

Studying Organization is an ideal textbook around which to build courses on organization theory and research methodology.

Central to the enterprise has been a concern to reflect and honour the manifest diversity of the field, including recognition of the extent to which the very notion of a single field of organization studies is debated. Part One locates the study of organization by reviewing some of the most significant theoretical paradigms to have shaped our understanding. The second part reflects on the relationships between theory and research in organization studies.

Stewart R Clegg and Cynthia Hardy
Michael Reed
Organizational Theorizing
An Historically Contested Terrain

Lex Donaldson
The Normal Science of Structural Contingency Theory
Joel A C Baum
Organizational Ecology
Jay B Barney and William Hesterly
Organizational Economics
Understanding the Relationship between Organizations and Economic Analysis

Walter R Nord and Suzy Fox
The Individual in Organizational Studies
The Great Disappearing Act?

Pamela S Tolbert and Lynne G Zucker
The Institutionalization of Institutional Theory
Mats Alvesson and Stanley Deetz
Critical Theory and Postmodernism
Approaches to Organizational Studies

Maria B Cal[ac]as and Linda Smircich
From the `Woman's' Point of View
Feminist Approaches to Organization Studies

Ralph Stablein
Data in Organizational Studies
Colin Eden and Chris Huxham
Action Research for the Study of Organizations
Stephen Fineman
Emotion and Organizing
Pasquale Gagliardi
Exploring the Aesthetic Side of Organizational Life
John Hassard
Images of Time in Work and Organization
Joanne Martin and Peter Frost
The Organizational Culture War Games
A Struggle for Intellectual Dominance

Cynthia Hardy and Stewart R Clegg
Some Dare Call It Power
Gibson Burrell
Normal Science, Paradigms, Metaphors, Discourses and Genealogies of Analysis
Richard Marsden and Barbara Townley
The Owl of Minerva
Reflections on Theory in Practice

Stewart R Clegg and Cynthia Hardy

Currently reviewing a wide set of literature in order restructure the entire course. Clegg is a well know scholar and I have heard several positive reviews on this book.

Magnus Hansson
Centre for Emprical Research on Organizational Control (CEROC), School of Business
April 8, 2014

Clegg is on form again - challenging the tired formats we have seen dominate the market.

Mr Colin Guthrie
Kingsway Centre, North Lindsey College
October 21, 2011

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