A Companion to Organizational Anthropology (Wiley Blackwell by D. Douglas Caulkins, Ann T. Jordan

By D. Douglas Caulkins, Ann T. Jordan

The 1st accomplished consultant to anthropological experiences of advanced organizations• bargains the 1st complete connection with the anthropological research of complicated organizations
• information how organizational thought and examine in company has followed anthropology’s key proposal of tradition, inspiring new insights into organizational dynamics and development
• Highlights pioneering theoretical views starting from symbolic and semiotic ways to neuroscientific frameworks for learning modern organizations
• Addresses the comparative and cross-cultural dimensions of firm businesses and of non-governmental agencies operating within the globalizing economy
• themes coated contain organizational dynamics, entrepreneurship, innovation, social networks, cognitive types and crew development, organizational dysfunctions, worldwide networked agencies, NGOs, unions, digital groups, company tradition and social responsibility
• offers a physique of labor that displays the breadth and intensity of the sphere of organizational anthropology and makes the case for the significance of the sector within the anthropology of the twenty-first century

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