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This book takes up a question that has rarely been raised in the field of management: 'Could modern Western colonialism have important implications for the practices and theories that inform management and organizations?' Employing the frameworks of postcolonial theory, an international group of scholars addresse this question, and offer remarkable insights about the implications of the colonial encounter for management. Wide-ranging in scope, the book covers major topics like cross-cultural management, control and resistance, corporate culture, the discourse of exoticization in museums and tourism, and stakeholder issues, and sheds new light on the troubling legacy of colonialism. Scholars and practitioners searching for a new idiom of management will find this book's critique of contemporary management invaluable.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312294052
ISBN-10: 0312294050
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x 22mm)
Pages: 309
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 19-May-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Anshuman Prasad

ANSHUMAN PRASAD is Associate Professor of Management and Director, Doctoral Program, at the School of Business, University of New Haven, Connecticut. He has taught at the University of Calgary, and in the International MBA Program of the Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration. He is a co-editor of Managing the Organizational Melting Pot: Dilemmas of Workplace Diversity.

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