Caterpillar: Two stories and an argument

J. Froud, Karel Williams, Colin Haslam, Sukhdev Johal, John Williams

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    This article responds to Miller and O'Leary's account of the reorganization of Caterpillar's Decatur plant. The first section explains how Miller and O'Leary use specific discourse mechanisms and quote management. The second section provides an alternative account which uses the empirics to question management. A short concluding argument discusses the implications for critical accounting research.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)685-708
    Number of pages24
    JournalAccounting, Organizations and Society
    Issue number7
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 1998


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