Hunting and Gathering in the Corporate Tribe - Archetypes of the Corporate Culture [NOOK Book]

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"The theory that corporations are evolved tribes opens entirely new ways of thinking about and analyzing modern business organizations. Hunting and Gathering in the Corporate Tribe shows how to apply the new field of corporate anthropology to the every day challenges of operating a business. Watch out. This book will shift your paradigm." - Dr. Marvin Dunnette, past President and Fellow of SIOP (The Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychologists) and author of the Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
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Hunting and Gathering in the Corporate Tribe - Archetypes of the Corporate Culture

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Overview

"The theory that corporations are evolved tribes opens entirely new ways of thinking about and analyzing modern business organizations. Hunting and Gathering in the Corporate Tribe shows how to apply the new field of corporate anthropology to the every day challenges of operating a business. Watch out. This book will shift your paradigm." - Dr. Marvin Dunnette, past President and Fellow of SIOP (The Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychologists) and author of the Handbook of Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780875861982
  • Publisher: Algora Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/1/2003
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 217
  • File size: 312 KB

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Part 1 Corporate Archetypes 7
Chapter 1 Archetypes in Corporations 9
Anima and Animus 10
Multiple Tribal Affiliations 12
Chapter 2 Soft-vs. Hard-Style Management 17
Anima as Bread Winner 18
Tribal Day Care 20
Chapter 3 Gathering in Corporate Tribes 23
Gathering as Shopping 25
Nurturing in Corporations 27
Anima and Corporate Profits 30
What Makes a Good Corporate Gatherer 31
How to Reward Corporate Gatherers 33
The Velvet Carpet 35
Vulnerabilities and Blind Spots 36
Chapter 4 On the Evolution of Animus 39
Warriors, Infanticide, and Cannibalism 40
The New Warriors 41
The Warrior Fire and Teenage Crime 42
The Recent Emergence of the Father Role 45
Chapter 5 Corporate Hunting 47
Weapons 47
Buffalo Robes 49
Corporate Hunters 50
How to Develop Corporate Hunters 51
The Corporate War Dance 52
Marketing as Scouting 52
Chapter 6 Corporate Warfare 55
Territory 57
Missiles and Bombs 62
Paintball Battles 62
Chapter 7 The Wizard Archetype 67
Wizards in Mythology and Real Life 70
Dens of Wizards 70
Corporate Wizards 71
Burning the Bitches 72
Use of Archetypes in Career Counseling 74
The Evolution of Tribal Wizards 76
Chapter 8 The Chief Archetype 77
God Kings 79
Identifying Alpha 80
Compensation and the Dominance Hierarchy 83
Alpha and Sexual Appetite 84
Alpha and Vision 85
The Alpha Role 87
Chapter 9 The Council of Elders 91
Chapter 10 The Troops 95
Chapter 11 On Becoming a Corporate Tribe 101
The Actualized Corporate Tribe 103
Part 2 World Cultures vs. the Corporate Culture 105
Chapter 12 The World's Various Cultures 107
Corporate Culture 108
The Real Corporate Culture 109
Tribes 111
Chapter 13 The Relentless Spread of the Corporate Culture 115
Business School Wizards 117
Accounting Rules as Corporate Mores 118
Globalization 121
The New Corporate Loyalty 124
Job Hoppers and Downsizers 129
Corporate Greed 130
Corporate Democracy 132
The Tribeless Remainder 133
Where is Grandpa? 136
Part 3 Nation-States and Multinational Corporations as World Tribes 139
Chapter 14 Nation-States as Tribes 141
The USA as a Tribe 142
Political Dynasties 146
Corporations and the Evolution of Nation-States 147
Economic Sanctions 149
Multinational Teams 152
Corporations and Nation-State Identity 153
Chapter 15 The Corporate Culture in China 157
The Rising Sun 161
The Pacific Impulse 162
The Corporate Culture in the Middle East 164
Part 4 Corporate Culture vs. The Agricultural Institutions of Organized Religion and War 169
Chapter 16 The Evolution of Religious Belief 171
Evil and the War on Drugs 173
Myths that Murder 175
Castles, Cathedrals, and Skyscrapers 177
Corporations and the Religion of Science 178
Intelligence Testing and Succession 180
When Culture Clash 184
The Devastating Impact of Corporate Culture 185
Religious Fundamentalists vs. the Corporate Culture 186
Chapter 17 Corporations and the Evolution of War 191
Does the Eagle Hunt for Flies? 196
Defusing Jihad 198
Chapter 18 Spreading the Corporate Culture 203
Closing Remarks 204
Index 209
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