Ken G. Smith, Michael A. Hitt, "Great Minds in Management: The Process of Theory Development"
Oxford University Press, USA | 2005 | ISBN: 0199276811 | 616 pages | PDF | 2,3 MB
In Great Minds in Management, Ken G. Smith and Michael A. Hitt have brought together some of the most influential and original thinkers in management. Their contributions to this volume not only outline their landmark contributions to management theory, but also reflect on the process of theory development, presenting their own personal accounts of the gestation of these theories. The result is not only an ambitious and original panorama of the key ideas in management theory presented by their originators, but also a unique collection of reflections on the process of theory development, an area which to date little has been written about by those who have actually had experience of building theory. In their concluding chapter, Ken G. Smith and Michael A. Hitt draw together some common themes about the development of management theory over the last half a century, and suggest some of the conclusions to be drawn about how theory comes into being. Contributors: Chris Argyris, Albert Bandura, Jay B. Barney, Lee R. Beach, Kim Cameron, Michael R. Darby, Robert Folger, R. Edward Freeman, Michael Frese, J. Richard Hackman, Donald C. Hambrick, Michael A. Hitt, Anne S. Huff, Gary P. Latham, Edwin A. Locke, Henry Mintzberg, Terrence R. Mitchell, Richard T. Mowday, Ikujiro Nonaka, Greg R. Oldham, Jeffrey Pfeffer, Lyman W. Porter, Denise M. Rousseau, W. Richard Scott, Ken G. Smith, Barry M. Staw, Richard M. Steers, Victor H. Vroom, Karl E. Weick, Oliver E. Williamson, Sidney G. Winter, and Lynn Zucker
"This volume should be read by all aspiring scholars and is well worth inclusion in management doctoral seminars. The personal stories presented in this volume will make readers realize how theory development is not analogous to treading a lonely path, "a bolt of lightening", or even a combination of the two. It is a much more complex social dynamic process fueled by personal insight, commitment, and energy, as well as stimulation by colleagues in the scholarly and managerial communities. We thoroughly enjoyed reading the book and we believe you will too."
-- Academy of Management Review
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