CIRCA:Readings about Management

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=== Criticism of Management ===
=== Criticism of Management ===
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* Stewart, Matthew. The Management Myth. http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/print/2006/06/the-management-myth/4883/ Stewart criticizes management as mostly inane. A review of his book by the same titles is available at http://www.newyorker.com/arts/critics/atlarge/2009/10/12/091012crat_atlarge_lepore
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* Stewart, Matthew. The Management Myth. http://www.amazon.com/Management-Myth-Experts-Getting-Wrong/dp/B00D9TRMLO There is an exerpt with the same title from The Atlantic:  http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/print/2006/06/the-management-myth/4883/ A review of his book by the same title is available at http://www.newyorker.com/arts/critics/atlarge/2009/10/12/091012crat_atlarge_lepore
* What Monty Python Taught Me About the Software Industry. http://www.softwarequalityconnection.com/2011/04/what-monty-python-taught-me-about-the-software-industry/
* What Monty Python Taught Me About the Software Industry. http://www.softwarequalityconnection.com/2011/04/what-monty-python-taught-me-about-the-software-industry/
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* Critical Management Studies is a loose field of research that looks critically at management. See http://criticalmanagement.org/
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* Alvesson, M and Willmott, H (eds) (1992) Critical Management Studies. London: Sage. This collection introduced the subject. http://www.sagepub.com/books/Book203288?siteId=sage-us&prodTypes=any&q=critical+management+studies&fs=1
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* Leher. "Groupthink: The brainstorming myth." http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2012/01/30/120130fa_fact_lehrer?currentPage=all
=== History of Project Management ===
=== History of Project Management ===
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* Bush, Vannevar."As We May Think" - http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1945/07/as-we-may-think/303881/
* Bush, Vannevar."As We May Think" - http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1945/07/as-we-may-think/303881/
* Clark, Wallace. The Gantt Chart. https://archive.org/details/ganttchartworkin00clar
* Clark, Wallace. The Gantt Chart. https://archive.org/details/ganttchartworkin00clar
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* Taylor, Frederick Winslow. Shop Management. https://archive.org/details/shopmanagement00taylgoog
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* Follett, Mary Parker. "The Teacher-Student Relation." Administrative Science Quarterly, Vol. 15, No. 2 (Jun., 1970) http://www.jstor.org/stable/2391484 An important early voice on leadership For the background on this paper see Eberly and Smith, "Preface to 'The Teacher-Student Relation.'" http://www.jstor.org/stable/2391483
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* Taylor, Frederick Winslow. Shop Management. https://archive.org/details/shopmanagement00taylgoog Excerpts at http://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/economics/taylor/shop-management/abstract.htm
* Taylor, Frederick Winslow. ''The Principles of Scientific Management'' - At Gutenberg: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/6435
* Taylor, Frederick Winslow. ''The Principles of Scientific Management'' - At Gutenberg: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/6435
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* Wren, Bedeian, and Breeze. "The foundations of Henri Fayol’s administrative theory." http://bus.lsu.edu/management/faculty/abedeian/articles/Fayol.pdf Includes background on Fayol and excerpts.
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=== Collaboration ===
=== Collaboration ===

Revision as of 14:37, 27 October 2013

Here are some readings about management and project management.

Contents

Introductions

Criticism of Management

History of Project Management

Historical Documents


Collaboration

Meetings

Methods

Digital Humanities

Books


Web Sites

Course Outlines

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