Critical Management Studies
'Critical Management Studies', or 'CMS', describes a diverse group of work that has adopted a critical or questioning approach to the traditional concerns of Management Studies, and the growing interest in CMS has produced a vibrant and exciting body of research.Christopher Grey and Hugh Willmott, leading authorities in this area, introduce seventeen readings which reflect these developments, and show CMS' importance. As an assessment of CMS, the Reader will be of interest to academics, researchers, and students of Management Studies. As an introduction to CMS, it will prove invaluable to students taking courses requiring familiarity with the CMS literature.
Christopher Grey is a Reader in Organization Theory at the Judge Institute of Management Studies, University of Cambridge. He is a co-editor of Essential Readings in Management Learning (with Elena Antonacopoulou, Sage, 2003), Editor-in-chief of Management Learning, European Co-editor of the Journal of Management Inquiry, and a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Management Studies, British Journal of Management, Critical Journal of International Business, Philosophy of Management, and Organization. Hugh Willmott is Diageo Professor of Management Studies at the Judge Institute of Management Studies, University of Cambridge. He is a co-editor of Critical Management Studies (Sage, 1992), and Studying Management Critically (Sage, 2003) - both with Mats Alvesson, and co-author with Mats Alvesson of Making Sense of Management: A Critical Introduction (Sage, 1996). He is a member of the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Management Studies, and Organization Studies.