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Introducing critical management studies: key dimensions

Laurent, Taskin and Willmott, Hugh 2008. Introducing critical management studies: key dimensions. Gestion 2000. 25 (6) , pp. 27-38.

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Abstract

Critical Management Studies (CMS) comprises a range of alternatives to mainstream management theory with a view to radically transforming management practice. At its core is a deep scepticism regarding the moral defensibility and the social and ecological sustainability of prevailing conceptions and forms of management and organization. Why is the interest in Critical Management Studies growing and what does CMS refer to? What kinds of critiques does CMS develop and how are these legitimized within business and management schools? These are some questions, among others, this first contribution embraces, whilst also presenting the specificities of CMS and its relevance for management research and researchers and a wider audience.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Business (Including Economics)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Uncontrolled Keywords: Critical management studies ; Management ; Human resource management ; Organization ; Research
Publisher: DIAL
ISSN: 0773-0543
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 03:49
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/27416

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