Adorno’s grey, Taussig’s blue: Colour, organization and critical affect

@article{Beyes2017AdornosGT,
  title={Adorno’s grey, Taussig’s blue: Colour, organization and critical affect},
  author={Timon Beyes and Christian De Cock},
  journal={Organization},
  year={2017},
  volume={24},
  pages={59 - 78}
}
In this article, we seek to open up the study of affect and organization to colour. Often simply taken for granted in organizational life and usually neglected in organizational thought, colour is an affective force by default. Deploying and interweaving the languages of affect theory, critical theory and organization studies, we discuss colour as a primary phenomenon for the study of ‘critical affect’. We then trace colour’s affect in conditioning the unfolding of organization in two… Expand
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