ISBN-10:
0761953353
ISBN-13:
9780761953357
Pub. Date:
03/29/2002
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
The Language of Organization / Edition 1

The Language of Organization / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780761953357
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 03/29/2002
Series: Organizational Theory Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 370
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

My background includes undergraduate and Masters degrees in English Literature from the universities of Keele and Leeds , and a further Masters in Organization Development and PhD from what is now Sheffield Hallam University . More recently I was awarded a D.LItt from Durham University . I have held Chairs in Wollongong (NSW), Sunderland . Essex and Durham before moving to York . I also spent 2 years as a Visting Scholar at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Table of Contents

Language/Organization - Robert Westwood and Stephen Linstead
Introduction
PART ONE: LANGUAGE, ORGANIZATION AND ACTION
Talking Sense - David S Richards
Ethnomethodology, Postmodern and Practical Action
Language That Organizes - Ian Lennie
Plans and Lists
The Language of Strategy - Simon Lilley
PART TWO: METAPHORS OF ORGANIZATION
The Scripted Organization - Dan K[um]arreman
Dramaturgy from Burke to Baudrillard
Mining for Meaning - Tojo Joseph Thatchenkery
Reading Organizations using Hermeneutic Philosophy
Reclaiming Story in Organization - David M Boje, Rossana C Alvarez and Bruce Schooling
Narratologies and Action Sciences
PART THREE: LANGUAGE, KNOWLEDGE AND POWER
The Prison-House of Language - Graham Sewell
The Penitential Discourse of Organizational Power
After Knowledge - Rolland Munro
The Language of Information
Rhetoric and Organizational Control - Stephen Linstead
A Framework for Analysis
PART FOUR: ORGANIZING SILENCE
Appropriating the Other in the Discourses of Comparative Management - Robert Westwood
Telling It Like It Is? - Joanna Brewis
Gender, Language and Organizational Theory
PART FIVE: WRITING, THEORY AND BEYOND
The Language of Organization Theory - Robert Chia and Ian King
Meaning beyond Language - Stephen Linstead and Robert Westwood
Monstrous Openings

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