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Capitalism Critique: Systemic Limits on Business Harmony with Nature  

Thomas N. Gladwin

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This article addresses whether market-based capitalism might chiefly be responsible for the global environment crisis and the dominant “dark” forces resisting solutions to this crisis. The ... More

Circumventing the Logic and Limits of Representation: Otherness in East–West Approaches to Paradox  

Robert Chia and Ajit Nayak

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Sep 2017
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Sep 2017
This chapter argues that paradox arises, not from our phenomenal experience, but from our efforts at conceptualizing it through the logic of comprehension dominating Western thought. It ... More

Cognitive Barriers to Environmental Action: Problems and Solutions  

Lisa L. Shu and Max H. Bazerman

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This article investigates interventions at the micro level—the level of the individual—from both the citizen and policymaker perspectives. It concentrates on recognized cognitive barriers ... More

Corporate Governance and Employee Participation  

Howard Gospel and Andrew Pendleton

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
This article examines the role and extent of employee participation in the main areas of corporate governance. It becomes apparent that there are considerable differences between countries ... More

Critical Perspectives on Business and the Natural Environment  

Subhabrata Bobby Banerjee

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This article discusses some critical perspectives on business and the natural environment (B&NE). It introduces critical management studies (CMS) and the intellectual and philosophical ... More

Employee Participation Through Non‐Union Forms of Employee Representation  

Bruce E. Kaufman and Daphne G. Taras

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
The distinctive approach considered in this article is indirect participation through forms of non-union employee representation (NER). NER has been practiced in industry for more than a ... More

Employer Strategies Towards Non‐Union Collective Voice  

Paul J. Gollan

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
Non-union collective voice (NCV) has tended to play a minimal role in many Anglo industrial relations systems, with few formal processes or legal requirements. However, the lack of ... More

Enterprise Sustainability 2.0: Aesthetics of Sustainability  

Paul Shrivastava

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This article presents some observations about repositioning the research on enterprise sustainability in a new direction. In addition to its past focus on external spaces, it also suggests ... More

Gender and Organizational Paradox  

Linda L. Putnam and Karen Lee Ashcraft

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Sep 2017
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Sep 2017
This chapter contrasts the modernist and postmodernist approaches to gender and organizational paradox, contradictions, and dialectics. Modernist scholarship highlights identity, ... More

Gender, Race, and the Restructuring of Work: Organizational and Institutional Perspectives  

Leslie McCall

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May 2006
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Sep 2009
This article builds on organizational and institutional approaches to inequality that highlight the substantial degree of variation in inequality across jobs, occupations, industries, ... More

Health Care Transparency in Organizational Perspective  

Charlotta Levay

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Apr 2016
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Jun 2016
Health care organizations are under increasing pressure to account for their performance to outside constituencies. This chapter reviews the background, nature, and consequences of ... More

Institutional Approaches to Organizations and the Natural Environment  

Michael Lounsbury, Samantha Fairclough, and Min‐Dong Paul Lee

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This article emphasizes the neoinstitutional theory in organizational analysis. It evaluates the gaps and opportunities for the study of institutional dynamics at the interface of business ... More

Institutionalization and Professionalization  

Trish Reay, Elizabeth Goodrick, and Bob Hinings

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Apr 2016
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Jun 2016
Health care systems are both highly institutionalized and highly professionalized. We suggest that both characteristics should be considered to understand the underlying power dynamics and ... More

Institutions, Wealth, and Inequality  

Lane Kenworthy

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Apr 2010
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May 2010
Wealth and inequality are among the key macro-level outcomes studied by social scientists. They are of considerable interest not only to researchers, but also to citizens and policymakers. ... More

Intergenerational Beneficence and the Success of Environmental Sustainability Initiatives in Organizational Contexts  

Leigh Plunkett Tost and Kimberly A. Wade‐Benzoni

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
This article explores how individuals psychologically experience dilemmas in which they face a tradeoff between their own self-interests in the present and the interests of future others. ... More

Labor Markets and Flexibility  

Jill Rubery

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May 2006
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Sep 2009
The labor market has traditionally been viewed through a narrow lens, trained directly on the market for wage labor and on the management of employment within well-bounded organizations. ... More

Labour Union Responses to Participation in Employing Organizations  

Gregor Gall

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
This article provides a multilayered theorization of labour unionism's relationship to participation in order to provide the basis for examining unions' experience of, and response to, ... More

Management Gurus As Celebrity Consultants  

Timothy Clark, Pojanath Bhatanacharoen, and David Greatbatch

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article identifies the (dis)similarities between the conventional corporate consultants and management gurus as celebrity consultants. It first studies the nature of management gurus ... More

Managing Meaning—Culture  

Violina Rindova and Santosh Srinivas

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Mar 2017
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Apr 2017
Management of meaning, an activity central to mobilizing action both inside and outside organizations, has been studied in the analyses of organizational culture, identity, change, ... More

Managing Organization Futures in a Changing World of Power/Knowledge  

Stewart Clegg

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Mar 2005
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Sep 2009
All forms of organization are forms of organization of social relations. All social relations involve power relations. Power is evident in these relations as relations not only of ... More

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