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Postmodernism and the future history of management Comments on history as science

Postmodernism and the future history of management Comments on history as science Addresses themes in postmodern management which can be anticipated and better understood by taking a historical perspective on the origins and emergence of modern management. Reviews essays in this volume concerning history as science, and notes that the essays collectively address issues related to the emergence of modern management, management education and management inquiry. Notes that recent trends in organization and management practice suggest that “management” is vanishing as a social and historical category. Thus indicates possible postmodern alternatives to management which may compose its future history. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Management History (Archive) Emerald Publishing

Postmodernism and the future history of management Comments on history as science

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1996 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1355-252X
DOI
10.1108/13552529610127722
Publisher site
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Abstract

Addresses themes in postmodern management which can be anticipated and better understood by taking a historical perspective on the origins and emergence of modern management. Reviews essays in this volume concerning history as science, and notes that the essays collectively address issues related to the emergence of modern management, management education and management inquiry. Notes that recent trends in organization and management practice suggest that “management” is vanishing as a social and historical category. Thus indicates possible postmodern alternatives to management which may compose its future history.

Journal

Journal of Management History (Archive)Emerald Publishing

Published: Sep 1, 1996

Keywords: History; Postmodernism; Science

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