Young, Angus & Gainsford, Len (2007) Compliance. In Clegg, Stewart & Bailey, James (Eds.) International Encyclopaedia of Organization Studies. Sage Publications, London, pp. 236-238.

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Entry provides a concise description of obligations prescribed by laws and regulations, or procedural rules met by individuals or organisations. In the event of noncompliance, penalties are imposed. A conceptual overview, critical commentary and future directions on compliance provide the framework for this entry.

The International Encyclopedia of Organization Studies is a definitive description of the field, spanning individual, organizational, societal, and cultural perspective in a cross-disciplinary manner. The Encyclopedia is thoroughly cross-referenced and entries are based around a series of broad themes. Key Features- Offers a comprehensive overview of many of the major ideas, concepts, terms, and approaches that characterise this diverse field of organization studies

  • Illustrates the fluidity, dynamism, and innovation that now occur in organization studies-internationally
  • Brings together a team of international contributors from the fields of: Management, Psychology, Sociology, Communications, Education, Political Science, Public Administration, Anthropology, Law and other related areas.
  • Examines how organizations are devices for structuring life and lives are structured by organizations

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ID Code: 32294
Item Type: Book Chapter
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Keywords: Compliance
ISBN: 9781412915151
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Law and Society (180119)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Accountancy
Deposited On: 19 May 2010 21:55
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2015 14:13

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