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Despite hybrid work becoming increasingly relevant since the COVID-19 pandemic, exactly what the phenomenon entails remains a burgeoning field of research. Matti Vartiainen explores this shift in working culture and what it means for staff wellbeing and performance, as well as how remote work policies can be implemented effectively.

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From Ontological Differences to Robust Identities

In this Concise Introduction, Michael Lounsbury and Joel Gehman set out an overview of organization theory that clarifies how to cultivate a robust scholarly identity in a field rich with diverse research traditions. Providing a summary of rationalist, pragmatic and co-constitutive theories, they highlight how scholars can meaningfully contribute to the academic conversation and maximize the practical relevance of their work.

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Governance, Community and Environment

In this innovative work, Kristof Van Assche, Raoul Beunen and Monica Gruezmacher analyse the challenges and possibilities of sustainability transitions, presenting the dilemmas facing the path to sustainable communities and societies, as well as proposing creative solutions. The authors deploy evolutionary governance theory as a conceptual framing for transition strategy, highlighting the importance of understanding governance and community strategy in any potential response to environmental crises.

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Featuring state-of-the-art research from leading academics in technology and organization studies, this timely Research Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of how AI becomes embedded in decision making in organizations, from the initial considerations when implementing AI to the use of such solutions in strategic decision making.

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Adopting a multidisciplinary approach, Justin Craig and Ken Moores reinforce the positioning of business as a science and remind the reader that those involved in the practice of business are, in fact, social scientists. Showcasing a novel science of business framework, the book is populated with economic, entrepreneurial, accounting, financial, marketing and management discipline perspectives.

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Reframing the Mindset at Macro, Organizational and Individual Levels

This enlightening book presents a framework of the various factors influencing the transformation of societal thinking towards the circular economy, including individual, organizational and macro-environmental levels of analysis. The Human Dimension of the Circular Economy delivers an array of diverse perspectives on the human aspects of the Circular Economy: one of the key models for building a more sustainable future.

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How New Theory Matters in Research Work and University Governance Practice

In this compelling book, Alexander Styhre presents a comprehensive analysis of the role and purpose of theory within the university setting. Critiquing current university governance practices which assess research quality based on citation frequency data, Styhre proposes a measure of research quality based on contentful concepts in the space of reason.

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This multidisciplinary, international Research Handbook on Inequalities and Work examines disparities within contemporary working life and comes at a critical juncture of socio-historical change. As the world reels from the impact of economic insecurity, the pandemic, the Black Lives Matter and #MeToo movements, the trans liberation fight, the climate crisis and the rise of Artificial Intelligence, systemic inequalities and their impacts have been thrust into the limelight alongside the ceaseless struggle for social justice. Against this background, the Handbook provides cutting edge research studies that offers unique insight into the international nature of inequalities at work.

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Crafting the Religious Diversity Mosaic in Organisational Life

Challenges involved in the interplay between religion and business are incredibly complex, and as such this book thoughtfully considers the critical issue of inclusion and how employers should view its importance. Whilst exploring the intricacies of organised religion, it investigates how mindful religious wisdom can be harmoniously applied within corporate and not for profit environments.

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New Perspectives, Contexts and Roles

This forward-thinking book provides an invaluable contribution to the burgeoning field of research on women in family business. Combining academic rigour with first-hand narrative accounts, Women in Family Business explores classic family business concerns while considering how gender, feminism and cultural differences play a part in these organizations.

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