Managing Boundaries in Organizations: Multiple Perspectives

  • Neil Paulsen
  • Tor Hernes

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Tor Hernes, Neil Paulsen
    Pages 1-13
  3. Dianne Cyr, Haizley Trevor-Smith
    Pages 93-109
  4. Birgit H. Jevnaker
    Pages 110-128
  5. Fredrik von Corswant, Anna Dubois, Peter Fredriksson
    Pages 129-146
  6. Charo Rodríguez, Ann Langley, François Béland, Jean-Louis Denis
    Pages 147-168
  7. Anat Rafaeli, Iris Vilnai-Yavetz
    Pages 188-210
  8. Neil Paulsen, Tor Hernes
    Pages 302-308
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 309-311

About this book


Drawing together an international group of scholars, this book provides fresh and provocative perspectives on boundaries in organizations. The emergence, management and transformation of organizational boundaries is intrinsic to modern organization and poses one of the most persistent and potentially rewarding challenges to researchers and managers alike. The book offers the latest insights into the nature of boundaries, how they may be interpreted and studied, as well as implications for managing. The chapters include theoretical perspectives and cases from Europe, Canada, the USA, Australia, the Middle East and Africa.


interaction management organization organizations strategy

Editors and affiliations

  • Neil Paulsen
    • 1
  • Tor Hernes
    • 2
  1. 1.University of QueenslandAustralia
  2. 2.Lancaster UniversityUK

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