The Aesthetics of Organization / Edition 1

The Aesthetics of Organization / Edition 1

by Stephen Andrew Linstead
     
 

ISBN-10: 076195323X

ISBN-13: 9780761953234

Pub. Date: 06/06/2000

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Organizational aesthetics, both as a body of theory and a method of inquiry, is a rapidly expanding area of the organizational sciences. The Aesthetics of Organization accessibly draws key contributions delineating the emerging parameters of the field. It explains the significance of concepts devised by postmodern thinkers, through which emerge meaning and order in

Overview

Organizational aesthetics, both as a body of theory and a method of inquiry, is a rapidly expanding area of the organizational sciences. The Aesthetics of Organization accessibly draws key contributions delineating the emerging parameters of the field. It explains the significance of concepts devised by postmodern thinkers, through which emerge meaning and order in organizations.

Methodological problems associated with investigations of the aesthetic are also highlighted so the reader can identify and understand the importance of recent ideas on vision, perspective and periphery for learning in organizations. Through the contributions of leading international theorists, organizational aesthetics is defined in greater

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761953234
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/06/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: AESTHETIC THEORY
The Aesthetic Approach in Organization Studies - Antonio Strati
The Art Management of Aesthetic Organizing - Pierre Guillet de Monthoux
PART TWO: AESTHETIC PROCESSES
Ashes and Madness - Stephen Linstead
The Play of Negativity and the Poetics of Organization
The Aesthetics of Reticence - Heather H[um]opfl
Collections and Recollections
PART THREE: AESTHETICS AND MODES OF ANALYSIS
'Cutting a Show' - Brian Rusted
Grounded Aesthetics and Entertainment Organizations
Routine Pleasures - David Silverman
The Aesthetics of the Mundane
PART FOUR: CRAFTING AN AESTHETIC
Observer Versus Audience - Hugo Letiche
An-Aesthetics - Pippa Carter and Norman Jackson
PART FIVE: AESTHETICS, ETHICS AND IDENTITY
'Suaviter in modo, fortiter in re' - Harro H[um]opfl
Appearance, Reality and the Early Jesuits
Resurfacing an Aesthetics of Existence as an Alternative to Business Ethics - Stephen Cummings
PART SIX: RADICAL AESTHETICS AND CHANGE
Cultivating an Aesthetic of Unfolding - Frank J Barrett
Jazz Improvisation of a Self-organizing System
The Rhythm of the Saints - Stewart Clegg
Cultural Resistance, Popular Music and Collectivist Organization in Salvador, Bahia in Brazil

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