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Postmodern management theory

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Published by Ashgate/Dartmouth in Aldershot, England, Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social sciences and management.,
  • Postmodernism -- Social aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Marta B. Calás and Linda Smircich.
    SeriesHistory of management thought, History of management thought (Aldershot, England)
    ContributionsCalás, Marta B., 1942-, Smircich, Linda Mary.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD30.19 .P67 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 542 p. :
    Number of Pages542
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL678791M
    ISBN 101855214520
    LC Control Number97025265

    Knowledge management involves neither knowledge nor management. Management is defined as Planning, Organizing and Controlling POC all resources required to achieve goals of the organizational strategic business plans established by senior management in an efficient and effective manner. Postmodernization allows manufacturing to be globally networked — as long as the required information can be transferred, products can be designed in one country, their components manufactured in several countries depending on skill availability and the cost of labor, assembled in another country, and sold in a variety of markets. Sambrook, S. Journal of Management Studies, 2 Human Communication Research, 18,

    This creation of markets in turn stopped the State from being the funder and service provider simultaneously, to just primarily the funder. Storytelling…for strategic flexibility…for change management. American Sociological Review, 61, A system is an interrelated set of elements functioning as a whole. Citation Clegg, S.

    Calas, L. Postmodern Public Administration - United States[ edit ] Postmodern Public Administration is linked to the capitalist model of the late 20th and 21st century. Organizational development: A process of learning and changing 2nd ed. Continuing learning in the professions. The modern practice of adult education: From pedagogy to andragogy. Bolt, J.


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Knowledge management: Making sense of an oxymoron. Woodrow Wilson defined public administration as a detailed and systematic execution of public law, he divided government institutions into two separate sectors, administration and politics.

Armon Eds. The role of change management in knowledge management. Watkins, K. Understanding Organizations as learning systems. Systems Theory is a holistic, process-oriented model of the universe in which all parts are mutually affecting.

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Enhancing technology usein student teaching: A case study. Garvin, D. Competing for the future. Retrieved August 20,from Business Source Complete.Management, social issues, and the postmodern era / Robert P.

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"Post" comes after modern (after bureaucracy, after hierarchy & after the industrial era). The postmodern organization may be defined as that comprising a networked set of diverse, self-managed, self-controlled teams with poly-centers [many centers] of coordination that fold and unfold according to the requirements of the tasks.

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