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From Iron Fist to Invisible Hand

Irene S. Wu.

October 2008; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: innovation. 208 pages.

This book uses telecommunications policy as a window to examine major contradictions in China's growth as an economic and political superpower. While China policy analysts wonder why the...

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Culture and Management in the Americas

Alfredo Behrens.

April 2009; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: business strategy. 384 pages.

Latin Americans are culturally different from North Americans in ways that so far have been inaccurately portrayed in the management literature. This book argues that these differences...

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Multinational Corporations and Global Justice

Florian Wettstein.

October 2009; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: organizational theory and behaviour. 424 pages.

This book addresses the changing role and responsibilities of large multinational corporations (MNCs) in the global political economy. This cross- and inter-disciplinary work makes...

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Learning From the Global Financial Crisis

Edited by Paul Shrivastava and Matt Statler.

February 2012; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: organizational theory and behaviour. 376 pages.

This book is motivated by the simple hope that the cloud of the global financial crisis may yet have a silver lining—that political leaders, economists, and management scholars might seize...

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Creating New Knowledge in Management

Ellen O'Connor.

December 2011; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: knowledge management. 264 pages.

This book rediscovers lost sources in the work of Mary Parker Follett and Chester Barnard, providing a foundation for management as a unique and coherent discipline. It begins by explaining...

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The Evolution of a New Industry

Israel Drori, Shmuel Ellis and Zur Shapira.

January 2013; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: innovation. 208 pages.

This book traces the emergence and growth of the Israeli hi-tech sector to provide a new understanding of industry evolution. In the case of Israel, the chapters here reveal how the hi-tech...

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The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change

Mie Augier and James G. March.

August 2011; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: organizational theory and behaviour. 376 pages.

Some rather remarkable changes took place in North American business schools between 1945 and 1970, altering the character of these institutions, the possibilities for their future, and the...

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Enhancing Campus Capacity for Leadership

Adrianna Kezar and Jaime Lester.

July 2011; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: organizational theory and behaviour. 368 pages.

This book explores a mostly untapped resource on college campuses—the leadership potential of staff and faculty at all levels—and contributes to the growing tradition of giving voice to...

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The Evaluation Society

Peter Dahler-Larsen.

November 2011; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: organizational theory and behaviour. 280 pages.

Evaluation—whether called by this name, quality assurance, audit, accreditation, or others—is an important social activity. Any public or private organization that “lives in public” must...

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The World Under Pressure

Carl Dahlman.

November 2011; published online June 2013.

Book. Subjects: business and management. 326 pages.

The rapid rise of China and India is reshaping our global economic and environmental systems—raising major issues of stability, governance, and sustainability. This book develops a...

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