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Author Chan, Andrew, 1960-
Title Critically constituting organization / Andrew Chan ; with a foreword by Stewart R. Clegg.
Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia, PA : John Benjamins Pub. Co., [2000]
©2000

Author Chan, Andrew, 1960-
Series Advances in organization studies ; 5
Advances in organization studies ; 5.
Subject Organization.
Author Chan, Andrew, 1960-
Series Advances in organization studies ; 5
Advances in organization studies ; 5.
Subject Organization.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 149 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-144) and index.
Contents CRITICALLY CONSTITUTING ORGANIZATION; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; PART I: HISTORY; Chapter 1. The Conditions of Organization Studies; Chapter 2. Culture as Discourse; Chapter 3. Critically Representing Culture; PART I I: KNOWLEDGE; Chapter 4. Postmodernism and Organization Theory; Chapter 5. Towards a Genealogy of Organizational Culture; PART III: POWER; Chapter 6. Discourse and Regimes of Truth; Chapter 7. Postmodern Critique and Organization Studies; Chapter 8. Conclusion Critically Constituting Organization; Notes; References; Index.
Summary In the past, contingency and neo-Marxist theorists of culture reduced culture to an effect of something other than itself and, as they made culture metaphorical, they constituted its object of inquiry -- a somewhat impossible pretension. This book extends the debate considerably. It does so through considering the work of Foucault in the context of the analysis of culture. While Foucault has had a considerable impact on organization studies, up to the present no text has systematically addressed what happens to organization culture when it encounter a Foucauldian gaze. Read this book and you wi.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585462011 (electronic bk.)
9780585462011 (electronic bk.)
902729979X
9789027299796
1556199953 (v. 5)
9027233020 (Eur.)
OCLC # 52743219
Additional Format Print version: Chan, Andrew, 1960- Critically constituting organization. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia, PA : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2000 1556199953 9027233020 (DLC) 00062132 (OCoLC)44727864


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