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Fuzzy Management: Contemporary Ideas and Practices at Work

Keith Grint

Abstract

This book is designed for those who find current management orthodoxies inadequate, who are interested in alternative ideas and how they might be applied to management practice, but are not enthralled by the esoteric world of theoretical books about theory. This book offers a bridge between the ‘esoteric’ world of theory and the practical world of management by exploring and illustrating some current theories (Fuzzy Logic, Actor-Network Theory, Chaos Theory, Constructivism etc.) through discussion of some everyday management issues (strategic decision making, appraisals, negotiation, leadershi ... More

Keywords: management orthodoxies, management practice, Fuzzy Logic, Actor-Network Theory, Chaos Theory, Constructivism, strategic decision making, appraisals, negotiation, leadership

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1997 Print ISBN-13: 9780198775003
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775003.001.0001

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Keith Grint, author
Templeton College, University of Oxford
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