'Czarniawska presents an authoritative overview of organization theory. Including the classics alongside the challenging and the provocative she gives an insight into the excitement that can be gained from the contemporary study of organized phenomena.'- Anthony Hopwood, Saďd Business School, Oxford, UK This comprehensive collection presents organization theory in its historical context. It includes an authoritative selection of seminal articles published since the 1960s, which exercise continuing influence on contemporary thinking about organizations. Volume one addresses classical themes, which predate and inform modern organization theory. The second volume examines current trends, and concludes with reflections on method and on theory writing. An excellent resource for those wishing to deepen their knowledge of organization theory. This collection will have particular appeal to people working in the fields of management studies, psychology, sociology, economics and political science.