Mapping the Management Journey: Five Decades Of Management Studies

Hardcover | January 10, 2008

EditorSue Dopson, Michael Earl, Peter Snow

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The last five decades have seen a sea-change in business and in management studies. The world of business has been transformed by powerful forces: globalization, IT, outsourcing and all manner of organizational reshaping and flattening. At the same time Management Studies has seen a massiveexpansion in courses, students and teachers, driven in part by a quest for new and broader models. The ground covered by Management Studies, and the way Management Studies maps this, have changed.This book, written by specialist experts, analyses these developments in Management Studies, giving a concise guide to specific areas. Working from the broader global and technological context, it explores a range of sectors - private, public and professional - and conclude by examining specificfunctions involved in management, such as Corporate Strategy, Information Technology, Operations Management, and Marketing. The authors are all associated with Templeton College at the University of Oxford, a school known for its close work with managers, companies, and other types of organizations, through its executive education programmes and high-impact business research. This experience, and its specialistknowledge, leaves it uniquely positioned to chronicle and comment on the development of the discipline of management studies and point the way ahead.

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The last five decades have seen a sea-change in business and in management studies. The world of business has been transformed by powerful forces: globalization, IT, outsourcing and all manner of organizational reshaping and flattening. At the same time Management Studies has seen a massiveexpansion in courses, students and teachers, d...

Sue Dopson teaches on the University of Oxford's degree programme in management and also on a wide range of executive development programmes for public sector organisations and commercial companies. Her interests include the nature of managerial work; the changing role of the middle manager; career issues for managers; management in t...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:328 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.98 inPublished:January 10, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199215359

ISBN - 13:9780199215355

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Sue Dopson and Michael Earl: Introduction: New Purposes, Boundaries, and RelationshipsSection 1: The Context: A Changed Landscape1. Alan Rugman: Globalization2. Rosemary Stewart: A Tougher World: Managerial Work and Behaviour3. Chris Sauer and Jeff Sampler: A Faster World: Technology and Innovation4. Janine Nahapiet: Inside the Organization: Continuity and Change in Structures and Behaviour5. Keith Grint: Leadership: Forward to the Past?Section 2: Sectors: A Broader Ambit for Management6. Sue Dopson and Ian Kessler: The Public Sector7. Tim Morris: Professional Service Firms8. Peter Morris: Major Projects9. Jonathan Reynolds: Retailing and MarketingSection 3: Management Functions: Towards Strategic Synthesis10. Michael Earl: Knowledge and Information Management11. John McGee: Corporate Strategy12. Roger Undy: Employment Relations: From Industrial Relations to Human Resource Management13. Terry Hill: Manufacturing and Operations Management14. Keith Blois: From Industrial Marketing to Business Marketing15. Kunal Basu: 'What the President Said': Charting the Odyssey of Consumer Marketing and Consumer ResearchSection 4: Mapping the Future16. Keith Ruddle: The Agile Organisation17. Rafael Ramirez: Scenarios of the Future