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Anonymous Agencies, Backstreet Businesses, and Covert CollectivesRethinking Organizations in the 21st Century

Anonymous Agencies, Backstreet Businesses, and Covert Collectives: Rethinking Organizations in the 21st Century

Craig Scott

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804781381
eISBN:
9780804785631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781381.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Many organizations and their members devote extensive resources to promoting themselves and being known to others. However, not all organizations want or need their identity to be recognized and not ... More

Can Green Sustain Growth?From the Religion to the Reality of Sustainable Prosperity

Can Green Sustain Growth?: From the Religion to the Reality of Sustainable Prosperity

John Zysman and Mark Huberty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785259
eISBN:
9780804788571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785259.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Green growth promises to transform climate change mitigation from a problem to an economic sure thing. By making investment in energy efficiency and low-emissions energy the foundation of a new ... More

Common Knowledge?An Ethnography of Wikipedia

Common Knowledge?: An Ethnography of Wikipedia

Dariusz Jemielniak

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789448
eISBN:
9780804791205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789448.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book describes the results of a six-year ethnographic research project on Wikipedia. It explains how Wikipedia's theoretically ahierarchical system may increase Wikipedians’ perception of ... More

Community at RiskBiodefense and the Collective Search for Security

Community at Risk: Biodefense and the Collective Search for Security

Thomas D. Beamish

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804784429
eISBN:
9780804794657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784429.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The anthrax attacks of 2001 provoked deep concern and urgency among U.S. security elites regarding bioterrorism. Coming after 9/11 and followed by the successive menace of West Nile virus, SARS, ... More

Creating New Knowledge in ManagementAppropriating the Field's Lost Foundations

Creating New Knowledge in Management: Appropriating the Field's Lost Foundations

Ellen O'Connor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770750
eISBN:
9780804778374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770750.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This book rediscovers lost sources in the work of Mary Parker Follett and Chester Barnard, providing a foundation for management as a unique and coherent discipline. It begins by explaining that ... More

Culture and Management in the Americas

Culture and Management in the Americas

Alfredo Behrens

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760140
eISBN:
9780804771146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760140.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Latin Americans are culturally different from North Americans in ways that so far have been inaccurately portrayed in the management literature. This book argues that these differences merit a ... More

Enhancing Campus Capacity for LeadershipAn Examination of Grassroots Leaders in Higher Education

Enhancing Campus Capacity for Leadership: An Examination of Grassroots Leaders in Higher Education

Adrianna Kezar and Jaime Lester

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776479
eISBN:
9780804781626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776479.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book explores a mostly untapped resource on college campuses—the leadership potential of staff and faculty at all levels—and contributes to the growing tradition of giving voice to grassroots ... More

EpinetsThe Epistemic Structure and Dynamics of Social Networks

Epinets: The Epistemic Structure and Dynamics of Social Networks

Mihnea Moldoveanu and Joel A.C. Baum

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804777919
eISBN:
9780804789455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804777919.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

What must human agents know about what other humans – with whom they are connected – know, in order for the resulting web of ties among them to function as a social network? The explanatory success ... More

The Evaluation Society

The Evaluation Society

Peter Dahler-Larsen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776929
eISBN:
9780804778121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776929.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Evaluation—whether called by this name, quality assurance, audit, accreditation, or others—is an important social activity. Any public or private organization that “lives in public” must now evaluate ... More

The Evolution of a New IndustryA Genealogical Approach

The Evolution of a New Industry: A Genealogical Approach

Israel Drori, Shmuel Ellis, and Zur Shapira

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772709
eISBN:
9780804783996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772709.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This book traces the emergence and growth of the Israeli hi-tech sector to provide a new understanding of industry evolution. In the case of Israel, the chapters here reveal how the hi-tech sector ... More

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