Contemporary Organization Theory
December 2005, Wiley-Blackwell
Organization Theory, 1985–2005: Campbell Jones and Rolland Munro.
1. Giorgio Agamben and the community without identity: René ten Bos.
2. Are we all good? Zygmunt Bauman’s response to Hobbes: Ruud Kaulingfreks.
3. Gibson Burrell: Diabolical architect: Philip Hancock and Melissa Tyler.
4. Judith Butler: On organizing subjectivities: Janet Borgerson.
5. Othering Organization Theory: Marta Calás and Linda Smircich: Joanna Brewis.
6. Stewart Clegg: Towards a Machiavellian Organization Theory?: Peter Fleming and André Spicer.
7. Robert Cooper: Beyond organization: Sverre Spoelstra.
8. Immaculate defecation: Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari in Organization Theory: Bent Meier Sørensen.
9. André Gorz: Autonomy and equity in the post-industrial age: Finn Bowring.
10. David Knights and Hugh Willmott: The subjugation of identity and...and...and...organization-to-come...: Damian O’Doherty.
11. The ordering of things: Organization in Bruno Latour: Jan Harris.
12. Organizations as decision machines: Niklas Luhmann’s theory of organized social systems: Armin Nassehi.
13. Antagonism, contradiction, time: Conflict and organization in Antonio Negri: Matteo Mandarini.
14. The Theatre of Measurement: Michel Serres: Steven D. Brown.
15. Practical deconstructivist feminist Marxist organization theory: Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak: Campbell Jones.
16. Partial organization: Marilyn Strathern and the elicitation of relations: Rolland Munro.
17. Karl Weick: Concepts, style and reflection: Barbara Czarniawska.
18. Everything you wanted to know about Organization Theory...but were afraid to ask Slavoj Zˇ izˇek: Steffen Böhm and Christian De Cock.
Notes on contributors.
Rolland Munro is Professor of Organization Theory and Director of the Centre for Culture and Social Theory at Keele University, UK.
- This research monograph reviews the advances in thinking about organization.
- Introduces and evaluates the work of eighteen key theorists writing over the last two decades.
- Comments directly on the approach of those writers who have most stimulated and enlargened the recent study of organization.
- Articulates a vision of the possible future of organization theory.
Amalya L. Oliver, Hebrew University of Jerusalem <!--end-->