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The social construction of management

texts and identities

by Nancy Harding

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Management.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementNancy Harding.
    SeriesManagement, organizations and society, Management, organizations and society (London, England)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD31 .H3193 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3578278M
    ISBN 100415369428
    LC Control Number2002156106

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Book Cover; Title; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: management and the manager as social constructions; Construction; Management as text; Deconstruction; Management as science; Management as legal authority; Management as art; Management as modernity; Reconstruction; The managerial self; Conclusion: the social construction of.

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