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Critical Management Studies
Critical management studies (CMS) is a loose but extensive grouping of theoretically informed critiques of management, business and organisation, grounded originally in a critical theory perspective. Today it encompasses a wide range of perspectives that are critical of traditional theories of management and the business schools that generate these theories.Contents1 History 2 Geographical base 3 Controversy and debate 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] It is generally accepted that CMS began with Mats Alvesson and Hugh Willmott's edited collection Critical
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Anti-corporate Activism
Anti-corporate activism holds that the influence of big business corporations is a detriment to the public good and to the democratic process.Contents1 Disagreements with corporations 2 Counter-arguments 3 Alliances 4 Art activism 5 Anti-corporate web sites 6 New digital media 7 Rise of anti-corporate globalization 8 See also 9 References 10 External linksDisagreements with corporations[edit] Activists[who?] argue that corporate globalization corresponds to a displacement in the transition from a highly industrial-based economy to one where trade development is connected with the financial deregulation on the basis of circulation of capital.[citation needed][further explanation needed] An increasing number of diverse societies have been changed to free-market structure
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Marxism
Marxism
Marxism
is a method of socioeconomic analysis that views class relations and social conflict using a materialist interpretation of historical development and takes a dialectical view of social transformation. It originates from the works of 19th-century German philosophers Karl Marx
Karl Marx
and Friedrich Engels. Marxism
Marxism
uses a methodology, now known as historical materialism, to analyze and critique the development of class society and especially of capitalism as well as the role of class struggles in systemic economic, social, and political change
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University Of London
The University of London
London
is a collegiate[a] and a federal research university located in London, England
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University Of Leicester
The University of Leicester
Leicester
(/ˈlɛstər/ ( listen) LES-tər) is a public research university based in Leicester, England. The main campus is south of the city centre, adjacent to Victoria Park. The university established itself as a research-led university
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University Of Essex
The University of Essex
Essex
is a public research university in Essex, England. It was established in 1963, welcomed its first students in 1964 and received its Royal Charter
Royal Charter
in 1965. Essex's largest campus is the Colchester
Colchester
Campus within Wivenhoe
Wivenhoe
Park, less than a mile (1.6 km) from Wivenhoe
Wivenhoe
and two miles (3 km) from Colchester. Apart from the Colchester
Colchester
Campus, there is a campus in Southend-on-Sea
Southend-on-Sea
and East 15 Acting School
East 15 Acting School
is based at the Loughton Campus
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University Of Manchester
Blue, gold, purple                                                              Affiliations Universities Research Association Sutton 30 Russell Group EUA N8 Group NWUA ACUWebsite manchester.ac.ukThe University of Manchester
Manchester
is a public research university in Manchester, England, formed in 2004 by the merger of the University of Manchester
Manchester
Institute of Science and Technology and the Victoria University of Manchester.[6][7] The University of Manchester
Manchester
is a red brick university, a product of the civic university movement of the late-19th century. The main campus is south of Manchester
Manchester
city centre on Oxford Road
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Royal Holloway
Royal Holloway, University of London
University of London
(RHUL), formally incorporated as Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, is a public research university and a constituent college of the federal University of London. It has three faculties, 20 academic departments and c. 9,265 undergraduate and postgraduate students from over 100 countries.[4] The campus is located west of Egham, Surrey, 19 miles (31 km) from central London. The Egham
Egham
campus was founded in 1879 by the Victorian entrepreneur and philanthropist Thomas Holloway. Royal Holloway College was officially opened in 1886 by Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria
as an all-women college. It became a member of the University of London
University of London
in 1900
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Copenhagen Business School
Copenhagen
Copenhagen
Business School (Danish: Handelshøjskolen i København) often abbreviated and referred to as CBS (also in Danish), is a public university situated in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark. CBS was established in 1917 by the Danish Society for the Advancement of Business Education and Research (FUHU), however, it was not until 1920 that accounting became the first full study programme at CBS. Today CBS has more than 20,000 students, 2,000 employees [1] and offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programmes within business, typically with an interdisciplinary and international focus. CBS is accredited by EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System), AMBA (Association of MBAs), as well as AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), thus making it one of the few schools worldwide to hold the "triple-crown" accreditation, and along with Aarhus BSS, the only two in Denmark[2]
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Lund School Of Economics And Management
The Lund
Lund
School of Economics and Management (LUSEM) or Ekonomihögskolan i Lund
Lund
is a business school at Lund
Lund
University in Lund, Sweden
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Lund University
Lund
Lund
University (Swedish: Lunds universitet) is a public university, consistently ranking among the world's top 100 universities.[5][6][7][8] The university, located in the city of Lund in the province of Scania, Sweden, traces its roots back to 1425, when a Franciscan
Franciscan
studium generale was founded in Lund
Lund
next to the Lund Cathedral, making it the oldest institution of higher education in Scandinavia
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Istanbul Bilgi University
LIU EUA UNGC IAUWebsite www.bilgi.edu.tr Istanbul
Istanbul
Bilgi University (Turkish: İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi) is a university in Istanbul, Turkey, privately owned by US-based Laureate Education, which is a for-profit college corporation. In Turkish, bilgi means "knowledge". The Bilgi Education and Culture Foundation was founded on October 31, 1994, in Istanbul.[1] The school has three campuses in Istanbul.[2] As of 2016, Bilgi University has 18,000 students, nearly 1,000 academic staff members, six facilities, five institutes, five schools, three vocational schools, and 200 programs that provide education to its associate, undergraduate and graduate students
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Autonomist
Autonomism
Autonomism
or autonomist Marxism
Marxism
is a set of anti-authoritarian left-wing political and social movements and theories.[1][2][3] As a theoretical system, it first emerged in Italy in the 1960s from workerist (operaismo) communism. Later, post-Marxist and anarchist tendencies became significant after influence from the Situationists, the failure of Italian far-left movements in the 1970s, and the emergence of a number of important theorists including Antonio Negri, who had contributed to the 1969 founding of Potere Operaio, as well as Mario Tronti, Paolo Virno
Paolo Virno
and Franco "Bifo" Berardi. Georgy Katsiaficas summarizes the forms of autonomous movements saying that "In contrast to the centralized decisions and hierarchical authority structures of modern institutions, autonomous social movements involve people directly in decisions affecting their everyday lives
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Symbolic Interactionism
Symbolic interactionism
Symbolic interactionism
is a sociological theory that develops from practical considerations and alludes to people's particular utilization of dialect to make images, normal implications, for deduction and correspondence with others.[1] In other words, it is a frame of reference to better understand how individuals interact with one another to create symbolic worlds, and in return, how these worlds shapes individual behaviors.[2] Symbolic interactionism
Symbolic interactionism
comes from a sociological perspective which developed around the middle of the twentieth century and that continues to be influential in some areas of the discipline. It is particularly important in microsociology and social psychology
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Michael Hardt
Michael Hardt
Michael Hardt
(born 1960) is an American literary theorist and political philosopher. Hardt is best known for his book Empire, which was co-written with Antonio Negri. It has been praised by some as the " Communist Manifesto
Communist Manifesto
of the 21st Century".[3] Hardt and Negri suggest that several forces which they see as dominating contemporary life, such as class oppression, globalization and the commodification of services (or production of affects), have the potential to spark social change of unprecedented dimensions. A sequel, Multitude: War and Democracy in the Age of Empire
Empire
was published in August 2004. It outlines an idea first propounded in Empire, which is that of the multitude as possible locus of a democratic movement of global proportions
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Antonio Negri
Antonio "Toni" Negri (born 1 August 1933) is an Italian Marxist sociologist and political philosopher, best known for his co-authorship of Empire and secondarily for his work on Spinoza. Born in Padua, he became a political philosophy professor in his hometown university. Negri founded the Potere Operaio (Worker Power) group in 1969 and was a leading member of Autonomia
Autonomia
Operaia. As one of the most popular theorists of Autonomism, he has published hugely influential books urging "revolutionary consciousness." He was accused in the late 1970s of various charges including being the mastermind of the left-wing urban guerrilla organization[3] Red Brigades (Brigate Rosse or BR), involved in the May 1978 kidnapping of Aldo Moro, two-time Prime Minister of Italy, and leader of the Christian-Democrat Party, among others
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