Against the Grain
Advances in Postcolonial Organization Studies
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Against the Grain by Nils Brunsson
Book DescriptionThe book offers an important look at the extraordinary power and promise of post-colonialism as a critical perspective in management and organisation studies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9788763002431
Classification: Organizational theory & behaviour
Format: Paperback (245mm x 165mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Copenhagen Business School Press
Publisher: Copenhagen Business School Press
Publish Date: 2-Jan-2012
Country of Publication: Denmark
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