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Author Long, Susan, 1948-

Title The perverse organisation and its deadly sins / Susan Long
Published London : Karnac, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 184 pages)
Contents The perverse organisation -- Understanding the perverse state of mind -- Perverse pride -- Perverse greed -- Envy -- Sloth and neglect -- Perverse wrath -- The consumer-provider pair
Summary The Perverse Organisation and its Deadly Sins begins by examining the nature of perversity and its presence in corporate and organisational life. Then, four chapters examine the "corporate sins" of perverse pride, greed, envy and sloth, each taking case studies from major organisations suffering their effects. Finally, the book enquires into the nature of the consumer/provider pair as a centrepiece of the perverse cultural dynamics of current organisational life
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 166-175) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Business ethics.
Corporate culture.
Corporations -- Corrupt practices -- Psychological aspects.
Corporations -- Corrupt practices.
Organizational behavior.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1283070588
1849406464 (electronic bk.)
9781849406468 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Perverse organization and its deadly sins