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The Aesthetics of Organization - Stephen Andrew Linstead

The Aesthetics of Organization

Paperback Published: 1st April 2000
ISBN: 9780761953234
Number Of Pages: 280

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Organizational aesthetics, both as a body of theory and a method of inquiry, is a rapidly expanding area of the organizational sciences. The Aesthetics of Organization accessibly draws key contributions delineating the emerging parameters of the field. It explains the significance of concepts devised by postmodern thinkers, through which emerge meaning and order in organizations.

Methodological problems associated with investigations of the aesthetic are also highlighted so the reader can identify and understand the importance of recent ideas on vision, perspective and periphery for learning in organizations. Through the contributions of leading international theorists, organizational aesthetics is defined in greater

Aesthetic Theory
The Aesthetic Approach in Organization Studies
The Art Management of Aesthetic Organizing
Aesthetic Processes
Ashes and Madness
The Play of Negativity and the Poetics of Organization
The Aesthetics of Reticence
Collections and Recollections
Aesthetics and Modes of Analysis
'Cutting a Show'
Grounded Aesthetics and Entertainment Organizations
Routine Pleasures
The Aesthetics of the Mundane
Crafting an Aesthetic
Observer Versus Audience
Aesthetics, Ethics and Identity
'Suaviter in modo, fortiter in re'
Appearance, Reality and the Early Jesuits
Resurfacing an Aesthetics of Existence as an Alternative to Business Ethics
Radical Aesthetics and Change
Cultivating an Aesthetic of Unfolding
Jazz Improvisation of a Self-organizing System
The Rhythm of the Saints
Cultural Resistance, Popular Music and Collectivist Organization in Salvador, Bahia in Brazil
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ISBN: 9780761953234
ISBN-10: 076195323X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 1st April 2000
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.72 x 16.0  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.44