Organization Studies and Epistemic Coloniality in Latin America: Thinking Otherness from the Margins

@article{IbarraColado2006OrganizationSA,
  title={Organization Studies and Epistemic Coloniality in Latin America: Thinking Otherness from the Margins},
  author={E. Ibarra‐Colado},
  journal={Organization},
  year={2006},
  volume={13},
  pages={463 - 488}
}
This paper discusses the current state of Organization Studies in Latin America, disclosing the epistemic coloniality that prevails in the region. Adopting an approach based on the recognition of the relevance of the geopolitical space as place of enunciation, the paper sustains the relevance of the ‘outside’ and ‘otherness’ to understand organizational realities in America Latina. The argument is developed in three sections. The first section establishes the main characteristic of the… Expand
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