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The Management of Everyday Life
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Introduction: The Management of Everyday Life; P.Hancock& M.Tyler.- PART I: MANAGEMENT AND EMBODIED LIVING.- Management and Colonization in Everyday Life; P.Hancock.- Managing under the Covers: Lifestyle Media and the Management of Sexuality in Everyday Life; M.Tyler.- Over the Limit: The Management of Drug and Alcohol Use; E.Wray-Bliss.- Managing Health in Everyday Life; B.Hughes.- Managing Sleep? The Colonization of Everyday/Night Life; P.Hancock, S.Williams& S.Boden.- PART II: MANAGEMENT AND EVERYDAY DOMESTICITY.- Through the Crack in the Time Bind: From Market Management to Family Management; A.Russell Hochschild.- Metamanagement and the Outsourcing of Domestic Life; C.Lair& G.Ritzer.- Ideal Homes? Managing the Domestic Dream; K.Dale.- PART III: MANAGING LIFESTYLE AND THE LIFECOURSE.- From 'My First Business Day' to 'The Secret Millionaire's Club': Learning to Manage from Early On; A.Rehn.- Managing Conflict: The Curious Case of Neuro-Linguistic Programming; A.Spicer& M.Boussebaa.- 'When I'm Sixty Five': The Shaping and Shapers of Retirement Identity and Experience; S.Fineman.- Epilogue.- Bringing Everyday Life Back into the Workplace: Just Be Yourself!; P.Fleming& A.Sturdy.

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For the past thirty years the distinction between work and non-work life has been blurring and has now all but dissolved. This much needed book offers multiperspectival insights into the relationship between management and everyday life and in doing so makes a significant contribution to the field. Heather Hopfl, Professor of Management, Essex Business School, University of Essex, UK Management is no longer confined to work and organizations, but is now a pervasive way of talking and thinking about all aspects of our lives. In this extraordinary book, Hancock and Tyler have assembled a collection that illuminates management theory by demonstrating how this colonisation of the everyday influences our lives. Martin Parker, Professor of Organisation and Culture, University of Leicester School of Management, UK

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PHILIP HANCOCK is Associate Professor in Organization Studies at Warwick Business School, The University of Warwick, UK.

MELISSA TYLER is Senior Lecturer in Organization Studies at Loughborough Business School, Loughborough University, UK.



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For the past thirty years the distinction between work and non-work life has been blurring and has now all but dissolved. This much needed book offers multiperspectival insights into the relationship between management and everyday life and in doing so makes a significant contribution to the field. Heather Hopfl, Professor of Management, Essex Business School, University of Essex, UK Management is no longer confined to work and organizations, but is now a pervasive way of talking and thinking about all aspects of our lives. In this extraordinary book, Hancock and Tyler have assembled a collection that illuminates management theory by demonstrating how this colonisation of the everyday influences our lives. Martin Parker, Professor of Organisation and Culture, University of Leicester School of Management, UK

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