Liberalist Fantasies: Žižek and the Impossibility of the Open Society

@article{DeCock2007LiberalistF,
  title={Liberalist Fantasies: Ži{\vz}ek and the Impossibility of the Open Society},
  author={Christian De Cock and Steffen B{\"o}hm},
  journal={Organization},
  year={2007},
  volume={14},
  pages={815 - 836}
}
In this paper we engage with the liberalist project in organization and management studies. The first `face' of organizational liberalism is expressed through post-bureaucratic discourses which very much define the mainstream of management thought today, highlighting the need for organizational openness which can only come through a liberation of management from the closed structures of the bureaucracy. The second face of organizational liberalism defends the bureaucratic ethos of liberal… Expand
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