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The Sociology of Management Knowledge Network is the outcome of a successful Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) grant, awarded on April 1, 2013.

Objectives

The overall objective of this study is to gain a greater understanding of how management knowledge in Canada is developed and what the implications are for: a) management education and the diversification and dissemination of ideas, b) gender equity, and c) Canadian identity and history in management theorizing.

 

 

Context

Sociology of Knowledge (SoK): From the work of Marx (1846 / 1971),Weber (1967), Mannheim (1968), and others, through to present-day accounts (Collins 1983; Fox 2000; Wenger 2000), knowledge (i.e., scientific knowledge) has been cast not simply as the outcome of incremental scientific processes and discoveries, but as the reflection of a myriad of socio-political actions embedded in social relationships (Kuhn 1962). Keep reading here