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Postmodern management

the emerging partnership between employees and stockholders

by William McDonald Wallace

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Published by Quorum Books in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industrial management.,
  • Cooperativeness.,
  • Bureaucracy.,
  • Industrial management -- Employee participation.,
  • Stockholders.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-212) and index.

    StatementWilliam McDonald Wallace.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD31 .W253 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 220 p. ;
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL693738M
    ISBN 101567201814
    LC Control Number97041004

      The purpose of this essay is to extend the post-positivist movement within the discipline of management by critically examining the contributions of postmodern management discourse. In this respect, a critical re-examination of postmodern capitalism, business ethics, organization theory and corporate culture aims at the issues as well as the Cited by: 8. Postmodern management, according to Wallace, moves beyond the shortcomings of the bureaucratic management style pervasive in American business today. Bureaucracy, the standard model of organizations, is too inflexible, cost-rigid and job defensive to survive in a postmodern world. Bureaucracies rely on paying workers rigid rates to do specific.

    Postmodern picture books are a specific genre of picture teristics of this unique type of book include non-linear narrative forms in storybooks, books that are "aware" of themselves as books and include self-referential elements, and what is known as metafiction.. A classic example of this genre is David Macaulay's award-winning Black and White (). SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library. "Exploring the Terrain of Modernism and Postmodernism in Organization Theory." In Postmodern Management and Organization Theory, edited by David M. BojeRobert P. Gephart and Tojo J. Thatchenkery, Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc., doi: /n3.

    Postmodern literature is a form of literature that is characterized by the use of metafiction, unreliable narration, self-reflexivity, intertextuality, and which often thematizes both historical and political style of experimental literature emerged strongly in the United States in the s through the writings of authors such as Kurt Vonnegut, Thomas Pynchon, and John Barth. Chapter 1: Postmodern Management and the Coming Crises of Organizational Analysis; Chapter 2: Management, Social Issues, and the Postmodern Era; Chapter 3: Exploring the Terrain of Modernism and Postmodernism in Organization Theory; Chapter 4: Storytelling at Administrative Science Quarterly: Warding off the Postmodern Barbarians.


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References. Nixon, L. (, August). Management theories–an historical perspective. Businessdate, 11(4), 5. Retrieved Augfrom Business Source Complete.

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