Understanding Organizational Culture by Mats Alvesson

Understanding Organizational Culture Author: Mats Alvesson
eBook Title: Understanding Organizational Culture
ISBN10: 0857025570
ISBN13: 978-0857025579
Language: English
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd; 2 edition (December 6, 2012)
Category: Business & Money
Subcategory: Business Culture
Size ePub vers.: 1711 kb
Size PDF vers.: 1716 kb
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The new edition of this groundbreaking text in Organizational Studies has been revised and updated to keep apace with developments within Organizational Culture.

Unlike other prescriptive books about organizations, Understanding Organizational Culture challenges and provokes critical thinking, giving insight in to the field of organizational culture. Mats Alvesson answers questions of definition, explores alternative perspectives, and expands on substantive issues before discussing key issues of research synthesizes for students the advances in the field of organizational culture. The author also uses examples to develop and illustrate ideas on how cultural thinking can be used in managerial and non-managerial organizational theory and theory-supported practice.

This new edition contains added pedagogical features to increase accessibility and contains expanded coverage of topics such as globalization.

It is essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Management and Organization Studies, particularly for modules in Organizational Behaviour, Organizational Theory and on MBA programmes.