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Hierarchy: A Key Idea for Business and Society
Contributor(s): Child, John
ISBN: 1138044385     ISBN-13: 9781138044388
Publisher: Routledge
    OUR PRICE: $120.00  
Product Type: Hardcover
Published: June 2019

As the fundamental organizational principle, hierarchy is everywhere. Perhaps because of its ubiquity, the idea of hierarchy is relatively under-analyzed as the strains on society imposed by organizational inequality have grown. This concise book provides an accessible overview of this fundamental idea and how it interacts with and effects the world of business and management.

Written by a world-renowned scholar, the book takes readers on a journey which traverses how hierarchy is understood in various disciplines and its evolution throughout history, before going on to analyze the advantages and disadvantages that the idea brings as a form of business organization.

With reference to literature from a range of sources, the book provides an inspirational introduction to understanding what is perhaps the key idea in business and management.

Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
BISAC Categories:
- Business & Economics | Organizational Behavior
Dewey: 302.3/5
LCCN: 2018061199
Academic/Grade Level: Scholarly/Graduate
Series: Key Ideas in Business and Management
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 9.50" H x 6.50" W x 0.75" (0.84 lbs) 150 pages
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Contributor Bio(s):

John Child is Professor of Commerce at the University of Birmingham, UK; Professor of Management at Plymouth University, UK; and Visiting Professor at Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China.