Materiality and Managerial Techniques (häftad)
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Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2018
Springer International Publishing AG
Morgan-Thomas, Anna / Lorino, Philippe
5 Illustrations, black and white; XVI, 414 p. 5 illus.
210 x 148 x 22 mm
513 g
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Materiality and Managerial Techniques (häftad)

Materiality and Managerial Techniques

New Perspectives on Organizations, Artefacts and Practices

Häftad Engelska, 2019-06-04
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This edited book examines the relationship between the materiality of artefacts and managerial techniques, combining the recent scholarly interest on socio-materiality with a focus on management. Exploring managerial techniques, the social and material tools used by actors to guide or facilitate collective activities, topics include their socio-materiality, performative dimension, role in managerial control, relationship to organisational space and relationship to organisational legitimacy. This volume particularly explores the valuation and legitimation practices or processes involving managerial techniques, their modalities, specificities and involvement in collective activity within organisations. The overall aim of the chapters is to explore in different ways and instances the way in which material artefacts are able to inscribe and enforce managerial action which affects daily work practices.
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Nathalie Mitev was Associate Professor at the Department of Management, London School of Economics, and held previous positions in UK universities. She has an international reputation for in-depth qualitative research and for setting a critical agenda within information systems management. Anna Morgan-Thomas is a Senior Lecturer at the Adam Smith Business School at the University of Glasgow, Scotland. Her research explores the implications of digital technologies for marketing practices and focuses on digitization as the on-going process of saturation of organizational processes with information technology. Philippe Lorino is Distinguished Professor of Management Control and Organisation Theory at ESSEC Business School, Paris, and an adviser to the French Nuclear Safety Authority. In his research he draws from pragmatist authors, activity theory and dialogical studies to study organisations as continuous processes of organising embedded in action. Francois-Xavier d e Vaujany is Professor of Management & Organisation Studies at PSL-Universite Paris-Dauphine, France. He is particularly interested in the role of embodiment, materiality, visuality and spatiality in the processes of communication and legitimation of new managerial practices. Yesh Nama is a Lecturer in accounting at RMIT University, Australia. His research interests include Management accounting and control, methods of performance measurement, the impact of calculative and [e]valuation practices, and the application of qualitative research methodologies.


Managerial Techniques in Management and Organization Studies: Theoretical Perspectives on Managerial Artefacts (Nathalie Mitev, Anna Morgan-Thomas, Philippe Lorino, Francois-Xavier de Vaujany, and Yesh Nama) Part I Managerial Techniques as Institutions Chapter 1 - The Organizational Side of Outsourcing (Luca Giustiniano & Federica Brunetta) Chapter 2 - Budgeting the Future: Negotiating the Values of a Contemporary Liberal Democracy (Basak Sarac Lesavre) Chapter 3 - Standardizing Control and Controlling Government: the Introduction of Internal Auditing in the French Government's Central Administration (Laure Celerier) Part II Managerial Techniques as Ideology Chapter 4 - The Impact of Contemporary Management Ideas: Their Influence on the Constitution of Public Sector Management Work (Christine Shearer, Judy Johnston & Stewart Clegg) Chapter 5 - Reconfiguration of Information Flows by Public Sector IT Systems: The Question of Fairness and Ethics (Dubravka Cecez-Kecmanovic & Olivera Marjanovic) Part III Managerial Techniques as Symbolic Artefacts Chapter 6 - Shall We Just Call Them Sociomaterial Black Boxes or Take a Peek Inside? An Anthropologist's Impressionist Remarks (Pierre Lemonnier) Chapter 7 - Physical and Epistemic Objects in Museum Conservation Risk Management (Erica Coslor) Chapter 8 - Organizing, Management Tools and Practices (Philippe Lorino) Part IV Managerial Techniques as Collective Activities Chapter 9 - Imbrication in Operational Control Practices: Evidence from a Complex Process Industry Setting (Fazlin Ali and Alan Lowe) Chapter 10 - How the Materialization of a Managerial Model Contributes to its Take Up: The Case of 'Liberating Management' in France (Patrick Gilbert, Nathalie Raulet-Croset,& Ann-Charlotte Teglborg) Chapter 11 - Schatzki and Techno-Organizational Practice (Anna Morgan-Thomas) Chapter 12 - Social Impact Measurement as a Dynamic Process: A Study in a French Non-profit Organization (Julien Kleszczowski & Nathalie Raulet Croset) Chapter 13 - Managing Knowledge Management: Managing the Manifold of Epistemic Objectives in Professional Health Care Organizations (Christian T. Lystbaek) Chapter 14 - Conclusion: What next? What for? (Philippe Lorino) Postface: The Jester Returns-Selected Readings and Eclectic Opinions on Sociomateriality Going Mainstream in Management and Organization Studies (Karlheinz Kautz)