RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN CRITICAL MANAGEMENT SCIENCE
UNSPECIFIED. (1992) RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN CRITICAL MANAGEMENT SCIENCE. JOURNAL OF THE OPERATIONAL RESEARCH SOCIETY, 43 (1). pp. 1-10. ISSN 0160-5682Full text not available from this repository.
For much of its history management science had a quantitative and technical emphasis. More recently, there has been a move towards more subjective approaches such as 'soft OR' and 'soft systems'. Currently, there is interest in 'critical management science' drawing on critical theory, particularly the work of Habermas. This paper reviews developments in critical management science, in particular critiques of traditional and 'soft' management science; Jackson and Keys' system of systems methodology; critical management science methodologies and the problem of power in bringing about change; and the postmodernist critique.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management|
|Journal or Publication Title:||JOURNAL OF THE OPERATIONAL RESEARCH SOCIETY|
|Official Date:||January 1992|
|Number of Pages:||10|
|Page Range:||pp. 1-10|
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