Organizational Epics And Sagas: Tales of Organizations by Monika KosteraOrganizational Epics And Sagas: Tales of Organizations by Monika Kostera

Organizational Epics And Sagas: Tales of Organizations

byMonika KosteraEditorMonika

Hardcover | June 25, 2008

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The second volume in a series of three focuses on organizational virtues and vices, as well as abilities of organizations, and legendary organizations that have become mythical in themselves. These narratives are presented as organizational sagas to reveal an archetypal dimension of organizing and organizations.
MARIA AGGESTAM is a Researcher at the University of Lund, Sweden GABRIELLE DUREPOS is a Lecturer in Organizational Behaviour in the Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary's University, Nova Scotia, Canada DANIEL ERICSSON is Assistant Professor in Business Administration at the School of Management and Economics, Växjö University, Swede...
Title:Organizational Epics And Sagas: Tales of OrganizationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:196 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.78 inPublished:June 25, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230515770

ISBN - 13:9780230515772


Table of Contents

Introduction to Volume 2: The Mythologization of Organization; M.Kostera The Myth of Entrepreneurship; M.Aggestam Living with the Myth of Unattainable Technology; U.Eriksson-Zetterquist Oedipus in the Land of Organizational Darkness; Y.Gabriel The Myth of Corporate Size in Public Service Companies - the Case of Toscana Energia SPA; G.Grossi Bureaucrats and Heretics - Gendering Mythology; D.Ericsson & P.Nilsson The Myth of the Virtual Organization; K.Thorne Heroic Villains: The Badlands of Economy and Organization; M.Parker The Myth of Management as Art, the Management of Art as Myth; K.Lindqvist The Cosmogonic Duel; J.Kociatkiewicz The Pan American Dream and the Myth of the Pioneer; G.Durepos, J.Helms Mills & A.J.Mills Conclusions