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The Oxford Handbook of Management Theorists


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1: Morgen Witzel and Malcolm Warner: Introduction PART I PIONEERS 2: Robert F. Conti: Frederick Winslow Taylor 3: Bernard Mees: Mind, Method, and Motion: Frank and Lillian Gilbreth 4: Jean-Louis Peaucelle and Cameron Guthrie: Henri Fayol 5: John Child: Mary Parker Follett 6: Kyle Bruce: George Elton Mayo 7: Andrew Thomson and John Wilson: Lyndall Urwick 8: Joseph T. Mahoney and Andrea Gabor: Chester Barnard and the Systems Approach to Nurturing Organizations PART II POST-WAR THEORISTS 9: Frances Abraham: The Tavistock Group 10: Sandra Dawson: Deeply Engaged, Intuitively Analytical, and Determinedly Applied: Tom Burns and Joan Woodward in Context but Not in Concert 11: Milan Zeleny: W. Edwards Deming 12: Mohammed Zairi: The Life and Diverse Contributions of Dr J. M. Juran 13: Christos Pitelis: Edith Penrose's Contribution to Economic and Management Scholarship 14: Peter Starbuck: Peter F. Drucker (Peter Georg Ferdinand Drucker) 15: J.C. Spender: Herbert Alexander Simon: Philosopher of the Organizational Life-World PART III BUSINESS SCHOOL THEORISTS 16: William Lazonick: Alfred Chandler's Managerial Revolution: Developing and Utilizing Productive Resources 17: Ray Loveridge: The Aston Studies: A Journey towards a Science of Administration? 18: Mie Augier: James March, Richard Cyert, and the Evolving Field of Organizations 19: Monir Tayeb: Geert Hofstede 20: Karl Moore and Alexandra Klein: John Paul Kotter 21: Morgen Witzel: Henry Mintzberg 22: John Mathews: The Competitive Advantage of Michael Porter 23: Robert Pitkethly: Ikujiro Nonaka 24: Susan Segal-Horn: Sumantra Ghoshal 25: Peter Williamson and Keeley Wilson: C. K. Prahalad

About the Author

Morgen Witzel is a well-known writer and lecturer on management, and one of the world's leading management historians. He is the author of eighteen books on management history, which have been translated into nine languages, and an extensive number of articles, essays, and reviews for various publications. He is currently a Fellow of the Centre for Leadership Studies at the University of Exeter Business School. Malcolm Warner is a retired academic based in Cambridge and London. He is the author of over fifty books on management, many of which have been translated, and many articles, essays, and reviews on the subject. He has been the Editor-in-Chief of the International Encyclopedia of Business and Management: vols.1-8 (London: Thomson Learning, 2nd edition, 2002). He is also Co-Editor of the Asia Pacific Business Review. He has, in addition, been a frequent Visiting Academic at many campuses and business schools across the world. He is currently Professor and Fellow Emeritus, Wolfson College, Cambridge and the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge.

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