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Coping with Excess: How Organizations, Communities and Individuals Manage Overflows (Paperback)
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Coping with Excess: How Organizations, Communities and Individuals Manage Overflows (Paperback)

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Paperback 320 Pages / Published: 26/12/2014
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What does a stockbroker in Istanbul navigating the rush of incoming trading figures have in common with a mother in Stockholm trying to organize a growing pile of baby clothes? They are both coping with excess or overflow. This book explores the ways in which institutions, corporations and individuals define and manage situations of `too much' - too much information, too many choices, too many commodities or too many tasks. By analyzing a wide range of settings - from corporate firms and public administration to everyday domestic routines - the book offers an in-depth understanding of the complexities of overflow phenomena. It questions when, where and why overflow emerges and for whom this is a problem or a blessing. This broad introduction to a striking contemporary phenomenon will prove an enlightening read for a wide-ranging audience including academics and researchers in the disciplines of business and management, political science, economic history and sociology.

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781782548584
Number of pages: 320
Dimensions: 156 x 234 mm

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