In this tour de force, authors Stewart R. Clegg, David Courpasson, and Nelson Phillips provide a comprehensive account of power and organizations, unlocking power as the central relation of modern organizations and society. The authors present an excellent synthesis of organization, social and political theory to offer an overview of power and organizations that is historically informed, addresses current issues, and is comprehensive in scope.

Power and Efficiency

Power and efficiency

Chapter Outline

In this chapter we will:

  • Establish the emergence of a distinct concern with management and explore the historic connections between the principles of modern management and liberal utilitarianism.
  • Elaborate the precise historic constitution of modernity's arrival at ...
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