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Author Leggett, William, 1967- author

Title The flexible imagination : at work in the transnational corporate offices of Jakarta, Indonesia / William Leggett
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, [2013]
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Contents Locating the anthropologist -- The colonial imagination -- Drama and the colonial imagination -- Terror and the colonial imagination -- Institutionalizing the colonial imagination -- The work of culture -- The flexible imagination
Summary "A behind-the-scenes ethnography examining the social interactions between employees from different cultural and national backgrounds who work together for several notorious Fortune 500 corporations out of Southeast Asia. Describes how people cope with unfamiliar surroundings and the mundane-ness of office work through a select use of historical, cultural, and economic imaginaries"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Business anthropology -- Indonesia -- Jakarta.
Corporate culture -- Indonesia -- Jakarta -- Cross-cultural studies.
International business enterprises -- Social aspects -- Indonesia -- Jakarta.
Organizational behavior -- Indonesia -- Jakarta -- Cross-cultural studies.
White collar workers -- Indonesia -- Jakarta -- Social life and customs.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0739181157 (electronic bk.)
9780739181157 (electronic bk.)