Heidegger, Sartre and Ricoeur to show that who a person is can be seen as a narrative accomplishment, a result of the stories we tell ourselves and others. Within this framework the manager's stories are revealed, highlighting the complex ways in which dominant expectations of what it means to be a successful individual in the modern world influences what sort of person we strive to be.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
Dr Patrick Reedy, Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour, Nottingham University Business School, UK
Table of Contents
Contents: Preface; Once upon a time; The managers' tales; Understanding Identity; Narrative identity and the existentialist quest; My generation: life stories as historical narrative; Telling tales; And they all lived happily ever after?; Bibliography; Index.