Thinking The Art Of Management: Stepping into 'Heidegger's Shoes' by D. AtkinsonThinking The Art Of Management: Stepping into 'Heidegger's Shoes' by D. Atkinson

Thinking The Art Of Management: Stepping into 'Heidegger's Shoes'

byD. Atkinson

Hardcover | October 23, 2007

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Management-science or management-art? This text addresses this question through a philosophy of an art-related management practice, contributing a paradigmatic thesis of management practiced as an art-form. It goes beyond the extension of aesthetic understanding to management and organization study to aid understanding of management.
DAVID ATKINSON is an independent thinker and CEO of his own M&A business. He holds a PhD in Critical Management from the Lancaster University Management School, and was winner of the European Doctoral Programmes Association in Management and Business Administration (EDAMBA) 2007 thesis competition. He was also a Highly Commended Award ...
Title:Thinking The Art Of Management: Stepping into 'Heidegger's Shoes'Format:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.69 inPublished:October 23, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230553745

ISBN - 13:9780230553743


Table of Contents

Introduction: Enlightened Management: The Root of All Evil? PART I: FROM THE MANAGEMENT WORLD Framing an Art of Management A Portrait of the Organizational Manager Degot's Portrait of the Manager as Artist PART II: FROM THE ART WORLD Transcending Art's Craft The Aesthetic of Art: a Mediation of the Sublime The Portrait of the Artist A Negotiated Existence PART III: ON AN ART OF MANAGEMENT A Portrait of the Manager-Artist (after Degot) Stepping Into 'Heidegger's Shoes' Conclusion: Into the Extended Field