Transforming Management in Central and Eastern Europe
By (author) Roderick Martin
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Transforming Management in Central and Eastern Europe by Roderick Martin
Book DescriptionTransforming Management in Central and Eastern Europe analyses changes in enterprises in seven European countries since 1989 - Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, and Slovakia. Economic trends have differed vastly between these countries, but nevertheless, there are common objectives, common problems, and significant similarities in developments. This book shows the continuities, as well as the discontinuities, between the Socialist and the post-Socialist periods. It argues that Central and Eastern European countries are developing a distinctive, hybrid form of post-Socialist economic system, largely dominated by enterprise managers in alliance with state administrations-politicized managerial capitalism. Privatization has not transformed management practices, competition has.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780198775690
(242mm x 163mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 25-Nov-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Roderick Martin
Constructing Capitalisms, Hardback (March 2013)
This book provides an analysis of the changes in business systems of four Central and Eastern European countries - Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, and Romania - since the fall of Communism in 1989, drawing on the Varieties of Capitalism debate.
Investor Engagement, Hardback (July 2007)
Western business practice has been transformed since the 1980s, especially in the US and Britain, with the growth of shareholder value. This book examines the resulting change in relations between investors and managers as investors have become actively engaged with the companies in which they invest, the rationale for this, and forms it takes.
Transforming Management in Central and Eastern Europe, Paperback (November 1999)
An analysis and comparison of changes in enterprises in seven European transitional economies since 1989. This study argues that these countries are developing a distinctive, hybrid form of politicized managerial capitalism. Competition - not privatization - has transformed management practice.
Bargaining Power, Hardback (October 1992)» View all books by Roderick Martin
Aims to provide an analytical treatment of bargaining power, looking at explanations of the balance of power between management and unions. The author argues that trade union power has declined less than global figures of declining membership suggest.
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Author Biography - Roderick Martin
Roderick Martin is Professor of Organizational Behaviour at the University of Strathclyde. Previous posts have included Professor of Organizational Behaviour, University of Glasgow; Director, University of Glasgow Business School (1992-6); Fellow of Templeton College, Oxford University (1988-91); Professor of Industrial Sociology, Imperial College, London (1984-88); and Fellow in Politics and Sociology, Trinity College, Oxford University (1969-84). He was the Chairman of the East-West Research Programme, ESRC, from 1989 to 1994, and a member of the ESRC Social Affairs Committee and Research Grants Board from 1986 to 1992. He has held visiting posts at Monash University (1975,1998), Melbourne University (1980), and the Australian Graduate School of Management (1984, 1995).
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