Critical Representations of Work and Organizations in Popular Culture

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Show simple item record Rhodes, Carl en_US Westwood, Robert en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US 2010-05-28T09:37:03Z 2010-05-28T09:37:03Z 2008 en_US
dc.identifier 2008000963 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Rhodes Carl and Westwood Robert 2008, 'Critical Representations of Work and Organizations in Popular Culture',Routledge, London, UK en_US
dc.identifier.issn 978-0-415-35989-4 en_US
dc.identifier.other A1 en_US
dc.description.abstract This book challenges traditional organizational theory, looking to representations of work and organizations within popular culture and the ways in which these institutions have also been conceptualized and critiqued there. Through a series of essays, Rhodes and Westwood examine popular culture as a compelling and critical arena in which the complex and contradictory relations that people have with the organizations in which they work are played out. By articulating the knowledge in popular culture with that in theory, they provide new avenues for understanding work organizations as the dominant institutions in contemporary society. Rhodes and Westwood provide a critical review of how organizations are represented in various examples of contemporary popular culture. The book demonstrates how popular culture can be read as an embodiment of knowledge about organizations ? often more compelling than those common to theory ? and explores the critical potential of such knowledge and the way in which popular culture can reflect on the spirit of resistance, carnivalisation and rebellion. en_US
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dc.publisher Routledge en_US
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dc.title Critical Representations of Work and Organizations in Popular Culture en_US
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dc.publocation London, UK en_US
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dc.identifier.endpage en_US BUS.School of Management en_US
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dc.percentage 100 en_US Organisation and Management Theory en_US
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