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This volume brings together some of the best writing published in the journal Management Learning since its re-launch under this title in 1994. The selection very much reflects the mission of the journal to act as a showcase for innovative, international and interdisciplinary work which covers a wide gamut of issues connected to management, organizations, learning and knowledge. The field of management learning, widely drawn in this way, brings together some of the key preoccupations within several areas of management, organization studies and social science more generally. Learning and knowledge have become central themes within thee areas for several reasons, both practical and theoretical. These include the way that organizational learning is seen as a key source of competitive advantage, and the wider analysis that ...

Head Games: Introducing Tomorrow's Business Elites to Institutionalized Inequality
Head games: Introducing tomorrow's business elites to institutionalized inequality
J. MichaelCavanaugh

He (Durkheim) accepted the same popular idea that modern man has escaped from the control of institutions, which was shared by most of his contemporaries … The high triumph of institutional thinking is to make the institutions completely invisible. (Douglas, 1986: 98)

Many, perhaps most, of our white students in the United States think that racism doesn't affect them because they are not people of color; they do not see ‘whiteness’ as a racial identity. Many men likewise think that Women's Studies does not bear on their own existences because they are not female; they do not see themselves as having gendered identities. Insisting on the universal ‘effects’ ...

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