Chapter 2. - UnderstandingOrganizational BehaviourinContext...

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    Understanding Organizational  Behaviour in Context Chapter 2
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A Discourse A discourse is a way of thinking and  talking that is reflected in the things we  do and the way we act.
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Strategy of Prediction strategy of prediction  involves  attempting to assess the next wave of  management practice and to implement  those practices ahead of competitors. 
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Strategy of Alignment strategy of alignment  involves  developing managerial practices that  are more in line with new ways of  thinking.
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Strategy of Avoidance strategy of avoidance  involves  resisting the temptation to adopt new  management practices simply because  they are popular and widespread.
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Key 20 th -Century  Social Discourses Capitalism Imperialism Socialism Women’s liberation
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Capitalism Capitalism  refers to a system of production  in which goods and services are produced for 
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2011 for the course MGMT 2202 taught by Professor Roda during the Spring '11 term at Dalhousie.

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Chapter 2. - UnderstandingOrganizational BehaviourinContext...

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