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Anonymous Agencies, Backstreet Businesses, and Covert CollectivesRethinking Organizations in the 21st Century

Anonymous Agencies, Backstreet Businesses, and Covert Collectives: Rethinking Organizations in the 21st Century

Craig Scott

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804781381
eISBN:
9780804785631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781381.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Many organizations and their members devote extensive resources to promoting themselves and being known to others. However, not all organizations want or need their identity to be recognized and not ... More

Common Knowledge?An Ethnography of Wikipedia

Common Knowledge?: An Ethnography of Wikipedia

Dariusz Jemielniak

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789448
eISBN:
9780804791205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789448.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book describes the results of a six-year ethnographic research project on Wikipedia. It explains how Wikipedia's theoretically ahierarchical system may increase Wikipedians’ perception of ... More

Community at RiskBiodefense and the Collective Search for Security

Community at Risk: Biodefense and the Collective Search for Security

Thomas D. Beamish

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804784429
eISBN:
9780804794657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784429.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The anthrax attacks of 2001 provoked deep concern and urgency among U.S. security elites regarding bioterrorism. Coming after 9/11 and followed by the successive menace of West Nile virus, SARS, ... More

Enhancing Campus Capacity for LeadershipAn Examination of Grassroots Leaders in Higher Education

Enhancing Campus Capacity for Leadership: An Examination of Grassroots Leaders in Higher Education

Adrianna Kezar and Jaime Lester

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776479
eISBN:
9780804781626
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776479.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book explores a mostly untapped resource on college campuses—the leadership potential of staff and faculty at all levels—and contributes to the growing tradition of giving voice to grassroots ... More

The Evaluation Society

The Evaluation Society

Peter Dahler-Larsen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776929
eISBN:
9780804778121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776929.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Evaluation—whether called by this name, quality assurance, audit, accreditation, or others—is an important social activity. Any public or private organization that “lives in public” must now evaluate ... More

Learning From the Global Financial CrisisCreatively, Reliably, and Sustainably

Learning From the Global Financial Crisis: Creatively, Reliably, and Sustainably

Paul Shrivastava and Matt Statler (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770095
eISBN:
9780804778640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770095.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book is motivated by the simple hope that the cloud of the global financial crisis may yet have a silver lining—that political leaders, economists, and management scholars might seize this ... More

Multinational Corporations and Global JusticeHuman Rights Obligations of a Quasi-Governmental Institution

Multinational Corporations and Global Justice: Human Rights Obligations of a Quasi-Governmental Institution

Florian Wettstein

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762403
eISBN:
9780804772600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762403.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book addresses the changing role and responsibilities of large multinational corporations (MNCs) in the global political economy. This cross- and inter-disciplinary work makes innovative ... More

Reliability and RiskThe Challenge of Managing Interconnected Infrastructures

Reliability and Risk: The Challenge of Managing Interconnected Infrastructures

Paul Schulman and Emery Roe

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804793933
eISBN:
9780804798624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793933.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

High-reliability management of critical infrastructures-the safe and continued provision of electricity, natural gas, telecommunications, transportation, and water-is a social imperative. Loss of ... More

The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of ChangeNorth American Business Schools After the Second World War

The Roots, Rituals, and Rhetorics of Change: North American Business Schools After the Second World War

Mie Augier and James G. March

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776165
eISBN:
9780804778916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776165.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Some rather remarkable changes took place in North American business schools between 1945 and 1970, altering the character of these institutions, the possibilities for their future, and the terms of ... More

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