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    The Conversational Firm: Rethinking Bureaucracy in the Age of Social Media – Book Review

The Conversational Firm: Rethinking Bureaucracy in the Age of Social Media – Book Review

The Conversational Firm: Rethinking Bureaucracy in the Age of Social Media. Catherine J. Turco. Columbia University Press. 2016.

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‘Empowered workforce’, ‘flat organisation structures’: we’ve all heard the empty buzzwords and latest fads to improve office productivity. When new initiatives are implemented there is often little change at the coalface for employees and minimal rewards to a company’s bottom […]

The Polar Regions: An Environmental History – Book Review

The Polar Regions: An Environmental History. Adrian Howkins. Polity. 2015.

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It’s strange to think that where once explorers hauled their equipment stoically through the Polar landscapes, now David Cameron easily poses for ‘Hug a Husky’ photo-­ops and tourists flock in comfort. As Polar Regions: An Environmental History shows, tourism is just one of the many peculiarities of the […]