Human and Organisational Factors: Fad or not Fad? [chapter]

Jean-Christophe Le Coze
2020 SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology  
In this chapter, I take a step back in order to add some elements of discussion by embedding human and organisational factors within a broader historical and sociological context that has so far not been available in the literature. The reason for doing so is that there is a proliferation of various methods, ideas and models in this area. By comparing this phenomenon with the development, over the past two to three decades, of a management market in which consulting companies, business schools
more » ... , business schools and publishers constitute the main actors and institutions, it is shown that human and organisational factors can also be described through similar patterns. I conclude the chapter with a suggestion that one important task for industries and regulators might be to help clarify expectations considering this diversity.
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-25639-5_14 fatcat:gwnzfdaw6rftpcpulatxeotytu