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Cats, Turtles, Grinches and Pachyderms: Mythical Inspirations for Organizational Realities in Dr Seuss

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The literature we read as children is densely populated with archetypal characters, mythical characters that serve as inspiration for organizational realities, leaders, loners and lovers among them. While some people may have vivid memories of the Ugly Duckling, the boy with his finger in the dyke, or the various villains from the Brothers Grimm, it is the characters of Dr Seuss who remain most active in my imagination and indeed at times, seem to possess it.

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Tyler, J.A. (2008). Cats, Turtles, Grinches and Pachyderms: Mythical Inspirations for Organizational Realities in Dr Seuss. In: Kostera, M. (eds) Mythical Inspirations for Organizational Realities. Palgrave Macmillan, London. https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230583597_6

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