The Oxford Handbook of Management by Adrian Wilkinson

The Oxford Handbook of Management

EditorAdrian Wilkinson, Steven J. Armstrong, Michael Lounsbury

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Management - the pursuit of objectives through the organization and co-ordination of people - has been and is a core feature, and function, of modern society. Some "classic" forms of corporate and bureaucratic management may come to be seen as a prevalent form of organization and organizing inthe 20th century, and in the post-Fordist, global, knowledge driven contemporary world we are seeing different patterns, principles, and styles of management as old models are questioned.The functions, ideologies, practices, and theories of management have changed over time, as recorded by many scholars; and may vary according to different models of organization; and between different cultures and societies. Whilst the administrative, corporate, or factory manager may be a figure onthe wane, management as an ethos, organizing principle, culture, and field of academic teaching and research has increased dramatically in the last half century, and spread throughout the world.The purpose of this Handbook is to analyse and explore the evolution of management; the core functions and how they may have changed; its position in the culture/zeitgeist of modern society; the institutions and ideologies that support it; and likely challenges and changes in the future.This book looks at what management is, and how this may change over time. It provides an overview of management - its history, development, context, changing function in organization and society, key elements and functions, and contemporary and future challenges.

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Adrian Wilkinson is Professor of Employment Relations, and the Director of the Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing, at Griffith University, Australia. Professor Wilkinson has written on many aspects of Human Resource Management and Employment Relations. Recent research encompassed employee participation and voice; high performa...
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Title:The Oxford Handbook of ManagementFormat:HardcoverDimensions:560 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0 inPublished:April 8, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Adrian Wilkinson,Steve Armstrong and Michael Lounsbury: IntroductionSection I: Main Historic Models2. Lucy Taska: Scientific Management3. Kyle Bruce and Chris Nyland: Human Relations4. Martin Spring: Operations Management/Systems5. Peter Starbuck: Management by Objectives6. Mats Alvesson and Peter Fleming: Organizational Culture and Image7. Bob Hinings and Roston Greenwood: Open Systems (contingency theory/design)8. Stewart Clegg , Marco Berti and Walte P Jarvis: Cuture in the Past: a Philoshphical Reflection on the Prospects of ManagementSection II: The Doing/Functions of Managements9. Andy Charwood and Kim Hoquel: Managing People - Personnel, HRM, Performance10. Zoe Radnor and Nicola Bateman: Managing Operations - Production, BPR11. Jeff Pinto: Managing Projects12. Wendy Currie: Managing Knowledge and Information13. Violina Rindova: Managing Meaning - Culture14. Ronald E Riggio: Management and Leadership15. Mark Shanley: Management and Strategy16. Stefan Tengblad: Management Practice - and the Doing of Management17. David Buchanan: Managing ChangeSection III: Themes18. David Courpasson: Management as a Practice of Power19. Michel Anteby: Management and Morality/Ethics20. Graham Sewell: Management and ModernitySection IV: Management in Society and Management Organizations/Institutions21. Kevin Morell and Mark Learmouth: Evidence Based Management22. Ken Brown and Robert S. Rubin: Management Education and Business Schools23. Christian De cock and Damian Doherty: Management as an Academic Discipline24. Rick Steers and Luciara Nardon: Managing Across Cultures25. Mike Geppert and Graham Hollinshead: International Management26. Andy Sturdy, Christopher Wright and Nick Wylie: Management as Consultancy