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A Companion to Organizational Anthropology

Wiley, J,
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The first comprehensive guide to anthropological studies of complexorganizations
* Offers the first comprehensive reference to the anthropologicalstudy of complex organizations
* Details how organizational theory and research in business hasadopted anthropology's key concept of culture, inspiring newinsights into organizational dynamics and development
* Highlights pioneering theoretical perspectives ranging fromsymbolic and semiotic approaches to neuroscientific frameworks forstudying contemporary organizations
* Addresses the comparative and cross-cultural dimensions ofmultinational corporations and of non-governmental organizationsworking in the globalizing economy
* Topics covered include organizational dynamics,entrepreneurship, innovation, social networks, cognitive models andteam building, organizational dysfunctions, global networkedorganizations, NGOs, unions, virtual communities, corporate cultureand social responsibility
* Presents a body of work that reflects the breadth and depth ofthe field of organizational anthropology and makes the case for theimportance of the field in the anthropology of the twenty-firstcentury


Titel: A Companion to Organizational Anthropology
Autoren/Herausgeber: D. Douglas Caulkins, Ann T. Jordan (Hrsg.)
Aus der Reihe: Blackwell Companions to Anthropology
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781118325537

Seitenzahl: 576
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

D. Douglas Caulkins is emeritus professor of anthropology atGrinnell College and emeritus director of the Donald L. WilsonProgram in Enterprise and Leadership. His research encompassesvoluntary organizations and social capital in Norway,entrepreneurship and regional development in the UK (Wales,Scotland, Northeast England), heritage sites and national identityin the UK and US, and anthropological contributions to managementtheory. He has published in various journals and books andcurrently is engaged in social entrepreneurship and organizationaldevelopment projects.
Ann T. Jordan is professor of anthropology at Universityof North Texas. She is an applied anthropologist specializing inbusiness anthropology, globalization and transnationalorganizations, Saudi Arabia, and North American Indian studies, andis the author of the books Business Anthropology and TheMaking of a Modern Kingdom: Globalization and Change in SaudiArabia. - Newsletter
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