A Companion to Organizational Anthropology (Wiley Blackwell by D. Douglas Caulkins, Ann T. Jordan PDF

By D. Douglas Caulkins, Ann T. Jordan

ISBN-10: 1405199822

ISBN-13: 9781405199827

The 1st finished consultant to anthropological stories of advanced organizations• bargains the 1st entire connection with the anthropological learn of complicated organizations
• information how organizational conception and learn in enterprise has followed anthropology’s key notion of tradition, inspiring new insights into organizational dynamics and development
• Highlights pioneering theoretical views starting from symbolic and semiotic methods to neuroscientific frameworks for learning modern organizations
• Addresses the comparative and cross-cultural dimensions of establishment companies and of non-governmental agencies operating within the globalizing economy
• issues coated contain organizational dynamics, entrepreneurship, innovation, social networks, cognitive versions and crew construction, organizational dysfunctions, worldwide networked firms, NGOs, unions, digital groups, company tradition and social responsibility
• offers a physique of labor that displays the breadth and intensity of the sector of organizational anthropology and makes the case for the significance of the sector within the anthropology of the twenty-first century

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