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Title The civilized organization : Norbert Elias and the future of organization studies / edited by Ad van Iterson [and others]
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 251 pages) : illustrations
Series Advances in organization studies, 1566-1075 ; v. 10
Advances in organization studies ; 10
Contents The Civilized Organization. Norbert Elias and the future of Organization Studies; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Introduction. Norbert Elias and the civilized organization; Part I: Organizing Discourse; Chapter 1: The development of meeting behaviour in modern organizations and the rise of an upper class of professional chairpersons; Chapter 2: Blame and praise gossip in organizations Established, outsiders and the civilising process; Chapter 3: The humiliating organisation. The functions and dysfunctions of degradation; Part II: Negotiating Boundaries
Summary This book brings a major new resource to organization studies: the work of Norbert Elias. By applying his ideas in a critical but sympathetic way, the authors provide a new perspective on the never-ending stream of management fads and fashions. Standing back and taking a more detached perspective, inspired by the work of Norbert Elias (1897-1990), it becomes clear that many 'new' types of organizations are often variations on an old theme. Elias gives us considerable purchase on current debates through his emphasis on long-term historical perspectives, his highlighting of issues of power, emoti
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Elias, Norbert, 1897-1990.
Organizational behavior.
Organizational sociology.
Form Electronic book
Author Iterson, Ad van, 1952-
LC no. 2002027971
ISBN 0585471649 (electronic bk.)
1588112772 (US) (hb. ; alk. paper)
1588112780 (US) (paperback; alk. paper)
9780585471648 (electronic bk.)
9781588112774 (US) (hb. ; alk. paper)
9781588112781 (US) (paperback; alk. paper)