Critical management studies in South Africa: Directions and contexts (ePub Digital Downloads)
Open access book available at https://books.aosis.co.za/index.php/ob/catalog/book/322
Volume Editor: Geoff A. Goldman
Publication date: 2021
File type: ePub
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This book shows how Critical Management Studies (CMS) scholarship is starting to develop a character of its own in South Africa. It attests to CMS slowly gaining momentum and acquiring an identity of its own amongst South African scholars. However, management studies in South Africa is dominated by capitalist ideology and positivist methodology. Although Interpretive scholarship has gained some momentum, it still falls within the parameters of ‘mainstream’, capitalist thinking. Scholarship outside the domain of capitalist thinking, such as critical scholarship, remains sorely underexplored. Being entrenched in the positivist tradition is arguably a major Achilles’ Heel for the progression of management as a field of inquiry... Read more