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Published: 15 September 2008

256 Pages | 1 halftone

ISBN: 9780199298358

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Reason's Neglect

Rationality and Organizing

Barbara Townley

  • Explores different dimensions of rationality, and the way they have been addressed
  • A revisionary consideration of themes such as bureaucracy, technology, culture, practice, etc.
  • Presents a case study of rational management being introduced in a criminal justice system
  • Clearly written, yet an engaged and challenging approach to the study of organizations

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