Storytelling in Organizations: Facts, Fictions, and Fantasies

Storytelling in Organizations: Facts, Fictions, and Fantasies

by Yiannis Gabriel
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0198290950

ISBN-13: 9780198290957

Pub. Date: 06/28/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The book's first part develops the theory of storytelling by building on various approaches, including narrative, folkloric, ethnographic, symbolic, social constructionist, and psychoanalytic. The second offers a set of four studies that make use of stories in exploring particular aspects of organizational life.

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The book's first part develops the theory of storytelling by building on various approaches, including narrative, folkloric, ethnographic, symbolic, social constructionist, and psychoanalytic. The second offers a set of four studies that make use of stories in exploring particular aspects of organizational life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198290957
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Towards a Theory of Organizational Storytelling
Chapter 1: Same Old Story or Changing Stories? Folkloric, Modern, and Postmodern Mutations
Chapter 2: Storytelling and Sensemaking
Chapter 3: Poetic Modes: Characters, Plots, and Emotions
Chapter 4: Stories, Symbolism, and Culture
Chapter 5: Stories, Culture, and Politics
Part II: Working with Stories
Chapter 6: Using Stories in Organizational Research
Chapter 7: Heroes, Villains, Fools, and Magic Wands: Computers in Organizational Folklore
Chapter 8: Studying Emotion Through Stories: Organizational Nostalgia
Chapter 9: The Organizational God: When Organizational Members Come Face to Face With the Supreme Leader
Chapter 10: Insults in Storytelling
Conclusion: Happily Ever After
Part I: Towards a Theory of Organizational Storytelling
Chapter 1: Same Old Story or Changing Stories? Folkloric, Modern, and Postmodern Mutations
Chapter 2: Storytelling and Sensemaking
Chapter 3: Poetic Modes: Characters, Plots, and Emotions
Chapter 4: Stories, Symbolism, and Culture
Chapter 5: Stories, Culture, and Politics
Part II: Working with Stories
Chapter 6: Using Stories in Organizational Research
Chapter 7: Heroes, Villains, Fools, and Magic Wands: Computers in Organizational Folklore
Chapter 8: Studying Emotion Through Stories: Organizational Nostalgia
Chapter 9: The Organizational God: When Organizational Members Come Face to Face With the Supreme Leader
Chapter 10: Insults in Storytelling
Conclusion: Happily Ever After

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