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Repositioning Organization Theory

Impossibilities and Strategies

  • Authors
  • Steffen Böhm
Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Steffen Böhm
      Pages 3-25
  3. Philosophy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 27-27
    2. Steffen Böhm
      Pages 42-51
    3. Steffen Böhm
      Pages 52-68
  4. Organization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. Steffen Böhm
      Pages 71-103
    3. Steffen Böhm
      Pages 104-137
    4. Steffen Böhm
      Pages 138-176
  5. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 177-177
    2. Steffen Böhm
      Pages 179-192
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 193-236

About this book

Introduction

Repositioning Organization Theory studies the political positioning of organization theory. The book argues that there are two main projects in organization theory: the hegemonic project of positioning and postmodern project of depositioning. To critique the theoretical and political limits of these two projects, Böhm employs a range of critical and post-structural philosophies. Having conceptualized the need for a 'political event', the book is a passionate call for repositioning and repoliticizing organization theory. This book discusses the impossibilities of, and strategies for, such a project.

Keywords

management organization organizations

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