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The Aesthetic Turn in Management.
London : Taylor and Francis, 2017.
1 online resource (582 pages) : illustrations
"Organization students and scholars are able to trace the rise of aesthetics in management studies through the papers presented in this volume. The papers are arranged for individual review or thematic explorations of aesthetic thinking; including review papers and articles that focus on fashion, narrative, theatre, music and craft. This volume is a major contribution for those seeking alternatives to rational and positivist perspectives on management and who are willing to explore those alternatives beyond the usual disciplinary bases."--Provided by publisher.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Part, I The Aesthetic Turn: Arts and Appreciation in Organization and Management
chapter 1 Aesthetic Understanding of Organizational Life / Antonio Strati
chapter 2 Finding Form: Looking at the Field of Organizational Aesthetics / Steven S. Taylor Hans Hansen
chapter 3 Strategy Retold: Toward a Narrative View of Strategic Discourse / David Barry Michael Elmes
chapter 4 Organizational Kitsch / Stephen Linstead
chapter 5 The Labour of Aesthetics and the Aesthetics of Organization / Anne Witz Chris Warhurst Dennis Nickson
part, II Following and Framing Management Fashion
chapter 6 Rhetoric and Myth in Management Fashion / Alfred Kieser
chapter 7 A Fanatasy Theme Analysis of Peter Senge's Learning Organization / Bradley G. Jackson
chapter 8 Haute Couture and Prêt-à-Porter: The Popular Press and the Diffusion of Management Practices* / Carmelo Mazza José Luis Alvarez
chapter 9 Management Fashion as Image-Spectacle
The Production of Best-Selling Management Books / Timothy Clark David Greatbatch
part, III From Fashion to Fiction: Narrative and Storytelling Approaches
chapter 10 The Storytelling Organization: A Study of Story Performance in an Office-Supply Firm / David M. Boje
chapter 11 Organizational story and storytelling: a critical review / Mary E. Boyce
chapter 12 A Four Times Told Tale: Combining Narrative and Scientific Knowledge In Organization Studies / Barbara Czarniawska
chapter 13 Narratives of Organizational Identity and Identification: A Case Study of Hegemony and Resistance* / Michael Humphreys Andrew D. Brown
part, IV The Theatre and Performance of Management
chapter 14 Managing as a Performing Art / Iain L. Mangham
chapter 15 The Cultural Performance of Control / Rolland Munro
chapter 16 Playing the Part: Reflections on Aspects of Mere Performance in the Customer-Client Relationship / Heather Höpfl
chapter 17 From Dramaturgy to Theatre as Technology: The Case of Corporate Theatre* / Timothy Clark Iain Mangham
chapter 18 Spectacular metaphors
From theatre to cinema / Thomaz Wood
part, V Management Improvisation: Jazz and Beyond
chapter 19 Improvisation as a Mindset for Organizational Analysis / Karl E. Weick
chapter 20 Creativity and Improvisation in Jazz and Organizations: Implications for Organizational Learning / Frank J. Barrett
chapter 21 Towards a Theory of Organizational Improvisation: Looking Beyond the Jazz Metaphor / Ken Kamoche Miguel Pina e Cunha João Vieira da Cunha
chapter 22 The complexity of improvisation and the improvisation of complexity: Social science, art and creativity / Alfonso Montuori
part, VI Crafting Management and Management Studies
chapter 23 Crafting strategy / Henry Mintzberg
chapter 24 Crafting Organization / Julie Wolfram Cox Stella Minahan
chapter 25 Organization, Decoration / Julie Wolfram Cox Stella Minahan
chapter 26 Essai: On Paragrammatic Uses of Organizational Theory
A Provocation* / Yiannis Gabriel.
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