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Strategy Retold: Toward a Narrative View of Strategic Discourse
Using narrative theory, this article explores strategic management as a form of fiction. After introducing several key narrative concepts, we discuss the challenges strategists have faced in makingExpand
Managing the bossless team: Lessons in distributed leadership
T i\e us^ of self-managed teams (SMTs) in work! settings not only has gained momentum but appears to be at a record high.; Th^se teams appear in many forms, such as qiiality circles, task forces,Expand
Artful Inquiry: A Symbolic Constructivist Approach to Social Science Research
This article introduces symbolic constructivism, a qualitative research approach that uses artlike, nonroutine portrayal (e.g., sculpture, photographs, drawings, dramatization, etc.) to elicit,Expand
Deliverance, Denial, and the Death Zone
Building on previous disaster research, this article presents and analyzes the May 1996 Mount Everest climbing disaster. Using a blend of psychodynamic and structuralist theory, the articleExpand
Telling changes: from narrative family therapy to organizational change and development
Explores how developments in the ground‐breaking field of narrative family therapy might be applied to organizational change efforts. After an introductory discussion of some of narrative therapy’sExpand
Shaping the External Environment
Using a qualitative, grounded theory approach, this study examined the public policy interactions of small firms. The small firms' cognitive understanding and sensemaking approaches to government areExpand
STRATEGY RETOLD: TOWARDS A NARRATIVE VIEW OF STRATEGIC DISCOURS
Using narrative theory, this paper explores strategic management as a form of fiction. After introducing several key narrative concepts, it discusses the challenges strategists have faced in makingExpand
Goal setting, planning, and organizational performance: An experimental simulation
Abstract This study is a preliminary attempt to bridge the gap between macro- and microlevel studies of the effects of goal setting and planning on performance. Much has been written about theExpand
Special Issue: Organizational Design: Going Mobile: Aesthetic Design Considerations from Calder and the Constructivists
TLDR
It is concluded that in organization design, designers must strike an ongoing, interactive balance between centric and acentric design orientations and practices, and aesthetic consideration is fundamentally important when it comes to crafting effective design, and designing processes should be given as much attention as design solutions. Expand
MAKING THE INVISIBLE VISIBLE: USING ANALOGICALLY-BASED-METHODS TO SURFACE THE ORGANIZATIONAL UNCONSCIOUS.
This article initially identifies the importance of surfacing unconscious processes in OD work; it goes on to discuss ways in which analogically mediated inquiry (AMI), used in depth psychology andExpand
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