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Towards a sociology of management consultancy: understanding advice

Salaman, John (2001). Towards a sociology of management consultancy: understanding advice. In: Clark, Timothy and Fincham, Robin eds. Critical consulting: new perspectives on the management advice industry. Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 247–260.

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Abstract

The critical analysis presented here evaluates what management consultants offer as well as analysing the emergence of their industry as a contemporary social phenomenon.
Presents the latest research from the most influential researchers in the field.
Takes an inter-disciplinary approach, chapters analyse critical theory, organizational behaviour, sociology, psychology, actor-network theory and narrative analysis.
Provides the first critical evaluation of the different actors and activities that comprise the management advice sector.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 0-631-21819-X, 978-0-631-21819-7
Academic Unit/Department: Open University Business School
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
Item ID: 1472
Depositing User: Users 12 not found.
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:46
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/1472
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