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Style As Theory

  title={Style As Theory},
  author={J. V. Maanen},
Devolution of Researcher Care in Organization Studies and the Moderation of Organizational Knowledge
We critically assess how the devolution of researcher care moderates knowledge development in organization studies. Defining researcher care as what scholars are concerned and passionate about, we ...
Work-worlds colliding: Self-reflexivity, power and emotion in organizational ethnography
While organizational ethnographers have embraced the concept of self-reflexivity, problems remain. In this article we argue that the prevalent assumption that self-reflexivity is the soleExpand
Metaphor as the Foundation of Organizational Studies
This article is the first part of a Citation Classics and Foundational Works feature focused on metaphor and organizational studies. The second part of the feature is a personal reflection by GarethExpand
The story of us: On the nexus between metaphor and story in writing scientific articles
Inquiring along the lines of reflexivity into the style of scientific articles as portrayed in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA), an attempt is made to bringExpand
Articulating identities
One symptom of individualism in liquid modernity is the search for `identity'. Using the five theoretically discrete articles in this special issue as both a `rich' discursive resource and a point ofExpand
Epilogue: Trade-Offs among Editorial Goals in Complex Publishing Environments
Those who edit journals published by their universities and those who receive payments from commercial publishers may hear their colleagues asking why resources are going to that specific field or topic rather than to other topics or fields. Expand
Case study has been regarded an important research strategy in many fields. In investigating complex situation, such as construction projects, case study approach has been proven reliable to captureExpand
The Organization and Disorganization of Organization Studiesreview Essay
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Theorizing the Multiplicity of Digital Phenomena: The Ecology of Configurations, Causal Recipes, and Guidelines for Applying QCA
A conceptual framework and prescriptive guidelines for applying QCA to develop causal recipes that account for complex digital phenomena marked by theoretical and configurational multiplicity and an ecology of configurations that elucidates the explanatory power of multiple configurations as well as their explanatory overlap are offered. Expand
The uses of ambiguity by managers in a change context : an ethnographic study
Cette these etudie comment, pour faire face a un changement organisationnel, des managers produisent et gerent differents types d’ambiguites (en reduisant, niant ou augmentant ces ambiguites). ElleExpand


Images of Organizations
PFEFFER'S Barriers to The Advance Of Organizational Science: A Rejoinder
Pfeffer's (1993) discussion of the causes and consequences of paradigm development led him to the conclusion that organizational scholars should place control over publication into the hands of aExpand
Appealing Work: An Investigation of How Ethnographic Texts Convince
This paper examines how written research accounts based on ethnography appeal to readers to find them convincing. In particular, it highlights the role of rhetoric in the readers' interaction withExpand
Barriers to the Advance of Organizational Science: Paradigm Development as a Dependent Variable
The level of paradigm development—technical certainty and consensus—characterizing a field of study has numerous consequences for the social organization and operation of that field. TheseExpand
Organization Science, Managers, and Language Games
This paper examines the relationship between organization science and managerial practice. Science and practice are viewed as interdependent, yet semiautonomous, domains which engage in their ownExpand
Deconstructing Organizational Taboos: The Suppression of Gender Conflict in Organizations
This paper begins with a story told by a corporation president to illustrate what his organization was doing to “help” women employees balance the demands of work and home. The paper deconstructs andExpand
A Semiotic Analysis of Corporate Language: Organizational Boundaries and Joint Venturing
Many people deserve recognition for helping me present the narrative semiotic method used in this study. The credit for achieving the present level of clarity is largely theirs: Stephen Barley,Expand
The Rhetoric of the Human Sciences
The Predicament of Culture: Twentieth Century Ethnography, Literature, and Art
Introduction: The Pure Products Go Crazy Part One: Discourses 1. On Ethnographic Authority 2. Power and Dialogue in Ethnography: Marcel Griaule's Initiation 3. On Ethnographic Self-Fashioning: ConradExpand
Interpretive social science