The article seeks for a introduction to the work of one of the most important though schools of contemporary management sciences, the Critical Management Studies (CMS), current initially originated in Europe with increasingly followers around the world and whose theoretical and methodological inputs can contribute to the development of managerial discipline in our context, providing clues for critical and reflexive study of Colombian organizational reality. The article starts with a reflection about the current state of critical literature on business administration in Colombia. Then, the conditions of CMS emergence and main divulgation means of their works are presented. Next, there is an exposition of the elements that distinguish this one from other critical positions about management, identifying relevant concepts and authors. Finally, one of the main objects of CMS work is presented: reflection about emancipation problem.
|Translated title of the contribution
|DISCOVERING THE DARK SIDE OF MANAGEMENT: THE CRITICAL MANAGEMENT STUDIES OR A NEW WAY OF STUDYINGORGANIZATIONAL PHENOMENA
|Revista Facultad de Ciencias Económicas: Investigación y Reflexión
|Published - Dec 1 2009