Getting things done/ edited by Virpi Malin, Jonathan Murphy, Marjo Siltaoja.Material type: TextSeries: Dialogues in critical management studies, v. 2Publisher: Bingley : Emerald, 2013Description: 1 online resource (xii, 323 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781781909553 (electronic bk.)Subject(s): Business & Economics -- General | Business & Economics -- Management | Business & Economics -- Management Science | Business & management | Organizational theory & behaviour | ManagementAdditional physical formats: No titleDDC classification: 658 Online resources: eBook-Emerald
Beyond critique : towards transformative practice in critical management studies. Editors' introduction / Jonathan Murphy, Virpi Malin, Marjo Siltaoja -- What exactly did you expect from CMS? American business schools as an expression of futile relations / Richard Marens -- CMS : a solution or an extra problem for management research? / Pertti Kettunen -- Resisting the sense of futility / David Jacobs -- Getting (the wrong/right) things done : problems and possibilities in U.S. business schools / Sarah Stookey -- Academic capitalism hits the fan : the birth of Acamanic capitalism / Kimmo Alajoutsijärvi, Katariina Juusola, Marjo Siltaoja -- Changing institutions : critical management studies as a social movement / Hugh Willmott -- What is to be done? CMS as a political party / Martin Parker -- Being political and getting things done : critical management studies and the limits of antagonism / Ville-Pekka Sorsa -- What do business schools really teach? The role of critical management studies in business education / David Wicks -- Can the subaltern teach? Performativity otherwise through anthropophagy / Alex Faria, Sergio Wanderley, Yuna Reis, Ana Celano -- What to stop doing in order to get things done? A critical engagement with the discourse of critical management studies / Nimruji Jammulamadaka -- A [critical] ecological model to enabling change : promoting diversity and inclusion / Wendy Cukier ... [et al.] -- Border thinking in action : should critical management studies get anything done? / Alex Faria -- Reflections on the theory-action debate / Albert J. Mills, Jean Helms Mills.
This book explores the possibility of a progressive and transformative management which, while grounded in the analytic tradition and values of CMS, also confronts practical demands of meeting social needs. The format of the book is a discussion between and among CMS scholars with diverse viewpoints on CMS and critical engagement, and with different subject positions and domains of engagement. In the critical tradition, the book also gives voice to those who question a simple translation of theory into practice, as well as raising questions around the potential and limits to a progressively transformative management.
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