Providing a detailed discussion of the practice of doing critical research in organizations, utilizing both qualitative research processes and critical theories of organizations, this textbook will be essential for all those involved in interpreting and researching contemporary institutions and organizations. This volume gives an authoritative and insightful framework for navigating critical theories and methods across the social sciences, but in particular in relation to the study of corporate organizations.

Alternative Social Science Research Perspectives

As Burrell and Morgan (1979) developed at length, all social research takes place out of a background set of ontological, epistemological and axiological assumptions. These provide taken-for-granted understandings of the nature of the world and the people in it, preferred methods for discovering what is true or ...

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