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Triumph of Emptiness: Consumption, Higher Education, and Work Organization

Paperback, 21/08/2014, £22.49
The book views the contemporary economy as an economy of persuasion where firms and institutions assign resources to rhetoric, image and reputation rather than production of goods and services. It examines critically phenomena such as the knowledge society, consumption, higher education, organizational change, professionalization and leadership

Stupidity Paradox: The Power and Pitfalls of Functional Stupidity at Work

Paperback, 02/06/2016, £9.99
Why do smart people do stupid things at work? Welcome to the idea of functional stupidity.

Studying Management Critically

Paperback, 29/08/2003, £24.99
Offers critical understandings of key areas of management theory and practice such as accounting, strategic management, marketing, business ethics and environmental management. The text also examines the relations between power and discursive practices in the modern corporation; gender and organizations; and critical methodology.

Constructing Research Questions: Doing Interesting Research

Paperback, 18/02/2013, £29.99
The authors develop a methodology for identifying and challenging assumptions underlying existing theories and generating research questions, using examples from across the social sciences.

Reflexive Leadership: Organising in an Imperfect World

Paperback, 14/01/2017, £29.99
Making a case for a reflexive approach to leadership that is informed by in-depth studies of managers. The book aims to facilitate reflexivity in terms of challenging one's position - understanding of leadership - and considering alternatives.