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On Two-by-Two Grids: Or, the Archaeology of Management Thought

Cowton, Christopher J. (2002) On Two-by-Two Grids: Or, the Archaeology of Management Thought. Philosophy of Management, 2 (1). pp. 47-51. ISSN 1740-3812

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Abstract

Two-by-two grids are a popular means of exposition of management thought. In this note such grids are identified with Carroll diagrams, developed by the Oxford mathematician and logician Charles Dodgson. Using this insight, the nature of the conceptual tool frequently used by management authors is reflected upon. Two-by-two grids are a clear means of exposition and can be a valuable vehicle for identifying hitherto neglected aspects of a management issue, but there is also a risk that, in their relatively parsimonious treatment of management topics, they fail to capture important features of practice. Two particular areas of risk are identified and discussed.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Schools: Huddersfield Business School
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Depositing User: Jonathan Cook
Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2017 13:15
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2017 13:15
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/33101

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