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By D. Douglas Caulkins, Ann T. Jordan

ISBN-10: 1405199822

ISBN-13: 9781405199827

The 1st entire advisor to anthropological reports of advanced organizations• deals the 1st entire connection with the anthropological examine of complicated organizations
• information how organizational concept and learn in enterprise has followed anthropology’s key thought of tradition, inspiring new insights into organizational dynamics and development
• Highlights pioneering theoretical views starting from symbolic and semiotic methods to neuroscientific frameworks for learning modern organizations
• Addresses the comparative and cross-cultural dimensions of firm organisations and of non-governmental organisations operating within the globalizing economy
• subject matters coated comprise organizational dynamics, entrepreneurship, innovation, social networks, cognitive versions and workforce development, organizational dysfunctions, worldwide networked agencies, NGOs, unions, digital groups, company tradition and social responsibility
• offers a physique of labor that displays the breadth and intensity of the sector of organizational anthropology and makes the case for the significance of the sector within the anthropology of the twenty-first century

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