The SAGE Handbook of Process Organization Studies
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© 2017 | 678 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

The SAGE Handbook of Process Organization Studies provides a comprehensive and timely overview of the field. This volume offers a compendium of perspectives on process thinking, process organizational theory, process research methodology and empirical applications. The emphasis is on a combination of pedagogical contributions and in-depth reviews of current thinking and research in each of the selected areas, combined with the development of agendas for future research.

The Handbook is divided into five sections:

  • Part One: Process Philosophy
  • Part Two: Process Theory
  • Part Three: Process Methodology
  • Part Four: Process Applications
  • Part Five: Process Perspectives
Ann Langley & Haridimos Tsoukas
Chapter 1: Introduction
 
PART I: PROCESS PHILOSOPHY
C. Robert Mesle and Mark R. Dibben
Chapter 2: Whitehead's Process Relational Philosophy
Wahida Khandker
Chapter 3: Henri Bergson: Toward a Philosophy of Becoming
Keith Robinson
Chapter 4: Gilles Deleuze and Process Philosophy
John Shotter
Chapter 5: James, Dewey, and Mead: On What Must Come before All Our Inquiries
 
PART II: PROCESS THEORY
Moshe Farjoun
Chapter 6: Contradictions, Dialectics and Paradoxes
Davide Nicolini and Pedro Monteiro
Chapter 7: The Practice Approach: For a Praxeology of Organisational and Management Studies
Philip Anderson and Alan D. Meyer
Chapter 8: Complexity Theory and Process Organization Studies
Dionysios D. Dionysiou
Chapter 9: Symbolic Interactionism
Barbara Czarniawska
Chapter 10: Actor-Network Theory
Andrea Whittle and William Housley
Chapter 11: Ethnomethodology
Loizos Heracleous
Chapter 12: Discourse Theory
Geoffrey M. Hodgson
Chapter 13: Evolutionary Theory
 
PART III: PROCESS METHODOLOGY
Merlijn van Hulst, Sierk Ybema and Dvora Yanow
Chapter 14: Ethnography and Organizational Processes
Paula Jarzabkowski, Jane Lê and Paul Spee
Chapter 15: Taking a Strong Process Approach to Analyzing Qualitative Process Data
Marshall Scott Poole, Natalie Lambert, Toshio Murase, Raquel Asencio and Joseph McDonald
Chapter 16: Sequential Analysis of Processes
Anniina Rantakari and Eero Vaara
Chapter 17: Narratives and Processuality
Stuart Albert and Jean M. Bartunek
Chapter 18: Composing a Musical Score for Academic-Practitioner Collaborative Research
Matthias Kipping and Juha-Antti Lamberg
Chapter 19: History in Process Organization Studies: What, Why and How
 
PART IV: PROCESS APPLICATIONS
Jennifer Howard-Grenville and Claus Rerup
Chapter 20: A Process Perspective on Organizational Routines
Timothy Vogus and Ian Colville
Chapter 21: Sensemaking, Simplexity, and Mindfulness
Tor Hernes and Majken Schultz
Chapter 22: A Temporal Understanding of the Connections Between Organizational Culture and Identity
Panita Surachaikulwattana and Nelson Phillips
Chapter 23: Institutions as Process
Richard Whittington
Chapter 24: Strategy as Practice, Process and Institution: Converging on Activity
Juliane Reinecke and Shahzad (Shaz) Ansari
Chapter 25: Time, temporality and Process Studies
Gail Whiteman and Steve Kennedy
Chapter 26: Sustainability as Process
Todd H. Chiles, Sara R. S. T. A. Elias and Qian Li
Chapter 27: Entrepreneurship as process
Raghu Garud, Joel Gehman, Arun Kumaraswamy and Philipp Tuertscher
Chapter 28: From the Process of Innovation to Innovation as Process
Cynthia Hardy and Robyn Thomas
Chapter 29: Power and Process: The Production of 'Knowing' Subjects and 'Known' Objects
Krista Pettit, Mary Crossan and Dusya Vera
Chapter 30: Organizational Learning and Knowledge Processes: A Critical Review
Gail T. Fairhurst
Chapter 31: Leadership Process
François Cooren, Gerald Bartels and Thomas Martine
Chapter 32: Organizational Communication as Process
Paul M. Leonardi
Chapter 33: Materiality as an Organizing Process: Toward a Process Metaphysics for Material Artifacts
Roger L.M. Dunbar & Beth A. Bechky
Chapter 34: Organizational Design as Process
Miguel Pina e Cunha, Anne S. Miner and Elena Antonacopoulou
Chapter 35: Improvisation Processes in Organizations
Kevin Dooley and Andrew Van de Ven
Chapter 36: Cycles of Divergence and Convergence: Underlying Processes of Organization Change and Innovation
 
PART V: PROCESS PERSPECTIVES
Robert Chia
Chapter 37: Process, Practices and Organizational Competitiveness: Understanding Dynamic Capabilities through A Process-Philosophical Worldview
Tor Hernes
Chapter 38: Process as the Becoming of Temporal Trajectory
Joep Cornelissen, Dennis Schoeneborn, and Consuelo Vasquez
Chapter 39: Deconstructing the Theoretical Language of Process Research: Metaphor and Metonymy in Interaction
Hugh Willmott
Chapter 40: Embedding Process: Situating Process in Work Relations
Martha S. Feldman
Chapter 41: Making Process Visible: Alternatives to Boxes and Arrows
Robin Holt
Chapter 42: Truth and Process Studies

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 32 - Organizational Communication as Process


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