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Author Grey, Christopher, 1964-

Title Decoding Organization : Bletchley Park, Codebreaking and Organization Studies
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (342 pages)
Contents Cover; Decoding Organization; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations and Acronyms; Introduction: Organization Studies, History and Bletchley Park; BLETCHLEY PARK AS A RESEARCH SITE; PROBLEMS AND POSSIBILITIES IN ORGANIZATION STUDIES; ORGANIZATION STUDIES AND HISTORY; THE POSSIBILITIES OF HISTORICAL DISTANCE; APPROACH, METHODS AND SOURCES; A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF BLETCHLEY PARK; BRIEF OUTLINE OF CONTENTS; NOTES; Part I: Decoding Structures; 1: The Making of Bletchley Park; INTRODUCTION; THE COMPLEXITY OF BLETCHLEY PARK
CONCLUSIONNOTES; Part III: Decoding Work; NOTES; 5: Making Bletchley Park Work; INTRODUCTION; TRUST AND NETWORKS; MANAGEMENT AND MORALE; FORMAL CO-ORDINATIVE MECHANISMS; CONCLUSION; NOTES; 6: Understanding Bletchley Park's Work; INTRODUCTION; STANDARDIZED WORK; KNOWLEDGE WORK; CENTRALIZATION OF WORK; CONCLUSION; NOTES; Conclusion: Reviving Organization Studies; DECODING BLETCHLEY PARK; MAKING ORGANIZATION; REPRESENTING BLETCHLEY PARK; PARADOXICAL CHALLENGES; FINAL THOUGHTS; NOTES; Appendix A. Timeline 1919-2011; Appendix B. Table of Interviewees; Appendix C. Brief Profiles of Key Figures
DUAL CONTROL: BLETCHLEY PARK AS AN SIS WAR STATIONINTER-SERVICE CONFLICTS: CONTROLLING BLETCHLEY PARK; THE HUT 3 CONFLICTS: PUTTING THE HOUSE IN ORDER; CONCLUSION; NOTES; 2: The Making of Signals Intelligence at Bletchley Park; Introduction; The Breaking of Enigma and the Making of Sigint; The Reorganization of Bletchley Park; Conclusion; Notes; Part II: Decoding Cultures; NOTES; 3: Pillars of Culture at Bletchley Park; INTRODUCTION; WARTIME CULTURE; SECRECY; RECRUITMENT; CONCLUSION; NOTES; 4: Splinters of Culture at Bletchley Park; INTRODUCTION; CIVILIAN AND MILITARY; CHIEFS AND INDIANS
NotesAppendix D. Organization Charts 1940-46; Glossary of Terms; References; Index
Summary A fascinating new work that challenges preconceptions of both Bletchley Park and organization studies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Great Britain. Government Communications Headquarters -- History.
Corporate culture -- Case studies.
Corporate culture -- England -- Bletchley (Buckinghamshire) -- History -- 20th century.
Intelligence service -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Organization -- Case studies.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Cryptography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Electronic intelligence -- Great Britain.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain.
World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- Bletchley (Buckinghamshire)
Bletchley (Buckinghamshire, England) -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Case studies.
History.
Case studies.
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