Book Reviews

  title={Book Reviews},
  author={J. Sutton},
  journal={Administrative Science Quarterly},
  pages={715 - 717}
  • J. Sutton
  • Published 1 December 2003
  • Administrative Science Quarterly
rience, concrete examples of success and failure and informative stories of how others have addressed the challenges of team leadership. Leading Teams is certainly well worth reading. Hackman writes extremely well, and he brings his considerable knowledge and experience to bear in all his discussions. Just as important, though, Leading Teams is provocative: it stimulates considerable thought about how teams are best designed and led. All are important attributes of a book like this-whether read… Expand
PRAJA: A Customary Village Council of the Pangwala of Himachal Pradesh
Abstract Customary village councils are pre-democratic informal councils found in almost every tribal village in India. Praja is one such customary village council, yet unique in its own terms and isExpand


On the Virtues of the Old Institutionalism
Institutions are staffed and are created to do the job of regulating organizations. This staffing, and all the creative work that is involved in financing, governing, training, and motivatingExpand
Social structure and organizations
The general topic of this chapter is the relation of the society outside organizations to the internal life of organizations. Part of the specific topics have to do with the effect of society onExpand
Normal Crimes: Sociological Features of the Penal Code in a Public Defender Office
school, has it that the categories of the criminal law, e.g., "burglary," "petty theft," "homicide," etc., are not "homogeneous in respect to causation."1 From an inspection of penal codeExpand