Rhetoric and the Politics of Workplace Innovation: Struggling with Empowerment and Modernization
February 4, 2014
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This text provides a critical insight into the on-going debates and controversies that surround employee empowerment and workplace innovation. It highlights competing interests and conflicting values, and illuminates some basic tensions between confident rhetoric and everyday realities. It also marks a contrast with established academic investigations in this area, combining sober analysis with advocacy to claim space for a research-based activism among coalitions of critical researchers and like-minded practitioners that can anticipate and promote genuinely enriching and empowering ways of managing and organizing work.
Rhetoric and the Politics of Workplace Innovation: Struggling with Empowerment and Modernization, by Martin Beirne. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2013. 181 p. ISBN 9780857930002
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