ISBN-10:
0198297068
ISBN-13:
9780198297062
Pub. Date:
06/01/2000
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Storytelling in Organizations: Facts, Fictions, and Fantasies

Storytelling in Organizations: Facts, Fictions, and Fantasies

by Yiannis Gabriel

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ISBN-13: 9780198297062
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 06/01/2000
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Yiannis Gabriel is a lecturer at The Management School, University of Bath. He is currently engaged in a study of organizational folklore, collecting, classifying, and interpreting a large number of organizational myths and stories. He is the author of Freud and Society (Routledge, 1983), Working Lives in Catering (Routledge, 1988), and joint author of Organizing and Organizations (Sage, 1993), The Unmanageable Consumer (Sage, 1995), and Experiencing Organizations (Sage, 1996). He has also written numerous articles that bring together his research interests in psychoanalytic theory and organization studies. He is Joint Editor of Management Learning.

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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