The SAGE Handbook of Process Organization Studies provides a comprehensive and timely overview of the field. This volume offers a compendium of perspectives on process thinking, process organizational theory, process research methodology and empirical applications. The emphasis is on a combination of pedagogical contributions and in-depth reviews of current thinking and research in each of the selected areas, combined with the development of agendas for future research. The Handbook is divided into five sections: Part One: Process Philosophy Part Two: Process Theory Part Three: Process Methodology Part Four: Process Applications Part Five: Process Perspectives

Introduction: Process Thinking, Process Theorizing and Process Researching

Introduction: Process thinking, process theorizing and process researching
Ann LangleyHaridimos Tsoukas

This Handbook aims to address a question both of us have often been asked: ‘If, as an organization and management studies scholar, I want to advance my understanding of process organization studies, where do I start?’ Our ambition has been to edit a volume which we can point at and confidently say: ‘This is a good start.’ The 41 chapters that are included here provide a panorama of process organizational research which, we hope, will provide a good guide to what appears to be a range of challenging issues. Moreover, the present volume is also aimed at the seasoned process researcher who wants to see the state ...

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