The Oxford Handbook of Process Philosophy and Organization Studies

Paperback | December 17, 2015

EditorJenny Helin, Tor Hernes, Daniel Hjorth

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Process approaches to organization studies focus on flow, activities, and evolution, understanding organizations and organizing as processes in the making. They stand in contrast to positivist approaches that see organizations and phenomena as fixed, static, and measurable. Process approaches draw on a range of ideas and philosophies. The Handbook examines 34 philosophers and social theorists, both those commonly linked to process thinking, such as Whitehead, Bergson and James, and those that are not as often addressed from a process perspective such as Dilthey andTarde. Each chapter addresses the background and context of this thinker, their work (with a focus on the processual elements), and the potential contribution to organization and management research. For students and scholars in the field of Organization Studies this book is an entry point into thework of philosophical thinkers and social theorists for whom the world is far from being a solid place.

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Process approaches to organization studies focus on flow, activities, and evolution, understanding organizations and organizing as processes in the making. They stand in contrast to positivist approaches that see organizations and phenomena as fixed, static, and measurable. Process approaches draw on a range of ideas and philosophies. ...

Jenny Helin has a post doctoral position at Uppsala University, Sweden. Her research interests lie at the intersection of process philosophy and dialogue. She explores collaborative research practices mainly in the field of family owned businesses. Tor Hernes obtained his Ph.D from Lancaster University in 1995. He has previously worked...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:656 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.35 inPublished:December 17, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Robin Holt, Tor Hernes, Jenny Helin, and Daniel Hjorth: Process is how process does2. Jack Barbalet: Laozi's Daodejing (6th century BC)3. Ajit Nayak: Heraclitus (540-480 BC)4. Yuan Li and Wen Haiming: Confucius (551-479 BC)5. Yuan Li and Wen Haiming: Zhuang Zi6. Daniel Hjorth and Robin Holt: Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677)7. Elke Weik: Gottfried Leibniz (1646-1716)8. Sverre Raffnsoe, Matias Mol Dalsgaard, and Marius Gudmand-Hoyer: Soren Kierkegaard (1813-1855)9. Andrus Tool: Wilhelm Dilthey (1833-1911)10. Philippe Lorino: Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914)11. Thomas C. Powell: William James (1842- 1910)12. Christian Borch: Gabriel Tarde (1843-1904)13. Robin Holt and Daniel Hjorth: Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)14. Steven Linstead: Henri Bergson (1859-1941)15. Linh-Chi Vo and Mihaela Kelemen: John Dewey (1859-1952)16. Tor Hernes: Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947)17. Barbara Simpson: George Herbert Mead (1863-1931)18. Robert Chia: Nishida Kitaro (1870-1945)19. Robert Richardson, Matt Statler, and Saku Mantere: Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1952)20. Bogdan Costea and Kostas Amiridis: Martin Heidegger (1889 - 1976)21. Ann L Cunliffe, Jenny Helin, and John T Luhman: Mikhail Bakhtin (1895-1975)22. Nancy Harding: Jacques-Marie-Emile Lacan (1901-1981)23. Mike Zundel: Gregory Bateson (1904-1980)24. Richard Nielsen: Hannah Arendt (1906-1975)25. Melissa Tyler: Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986)26. Wendelin Kuepers: Maurice Merleau-Ponty (1908 - 1961)27. Carien de Jonge and Gail Whiteman: Arne Naess (1912 2009)28. Henrika Franck: Paul Ricoeur (1913-2005)29. Nick Llewellyn: Harold Garfinkel (1917-2011)30. Tore Bakken: George Spencer Brown (1923b)31. Anders R. Kristensen, Bent M. Sorensen and Thomas Lopdrup-Hjorth: Gilles Deleuze (1925-1995)32. Richard Weiskopf and Hugh Willlmott: Michel Foucault (1926-1984)33. Heather Hopfl: Luce Irigaray (1930b)34. Chris Steyaert: Michel Serres (1930b)35. Timon Beyes: Peter Sloterdijk (1947b)36. Robert Cooper: Process and Reality