This collection highlights a number of directions in which organization theory could develop. It also argues the need for an historical analysis of the sociology of organizations. Other issues discussed are the ideological stance of contemporary organization theory and the limiting framework that tends to ignore the wider social context in which organizations exist.

chapter |6 pages

Introduction: Critical Issues in Organizations

ByStewart Clegg, David Dunkerley

chapter |14 pages

Women in Organizations

ByJanet Wolff

chapter |20 pages

Power, Organization Theory, Marx and Critique

ByStewart Clegg

chapter |31 pages

Technological Capitalism

ByLucien Karpik

chapter |14 pages

Organization And Protection

ByArthur McCullough, Michael Shannon

chapter |13 pages

The Powerlessness of Organization Theory

ByArthur Wassenberg