This is something of a catch-all category, including bits of methodology and some sociological critique, but the primary focus is on management as an intensely human rather than merely technical activity and on the kinds of management education that might support that.


Management: A Very Short Introduction
Oxford University Press, 2013An authoritative guide to the main principles of management
Looks at the history of management theory and modern practice
Considers management in a social and cultural context
Explores the issues of morality and accountability
Part of the bestselling Very Short Introduction series – over six million copies sold worldwide
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Exploring CEO Identities: Leadership, Accountability and Role
SSRN 2029284 (2012)
Educating Managers fo Post-Bureaucracy: The Role of the Humanities
Management Learning, 37: 267-281 (2006)
Management Education and the Humanities: The Challenge of Post-Bureaucracy
In Barbara Czarbiawska and Pasquale Gagliardi, eds, Management Education and Humanities. (London: Sage, 2006)
Discourse and the Study of Organization: Toward a Structurational Perspective
Human Relations 53: 1251-1286 (2000) (with Loizis Heracleous) 100+ cites
Cultural Theory and Contemporary Management Organization
Human Relations 52: 557-579 (1999) Reprinted in Perri 6 and Gerald Mars, eds, The Institutional Dynamics of Culture (Ashgate, 2008) 50+ cites
The Cultural Confusions of Enterprise and the Myth of the Bureaucratised Entrepreneur
International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 5: 53-58 (2004)
The Challenge of Professional Education in Management
The Cambridge Review 112: 173-177 (1991) (with Stephen Watson)
Mintzberg’s Theory of Organization Structure: A Critical Assessment and Extension
Judge Institute of Management Studies Working Paper (1997).