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.

New Rules for Research

All that has been said in Chapter 3 and in parts of Chapter 4 warns against a naïve empiricism, that is a belief that data can be separated from theory and interpretation, that data and empirically validated claims should be privileged in knowledge development, and that data are capable of revealing the objective ...

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