Emotion in Organizations

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Stephen Fineman
SAGE Publications, Aug 30, 1993 - Business & Economics - 256 pages
The topic of emotion has been conspicuously absent from most texts on organizing and organizational behaviour. This groundbreaking book is the first to redress this imbalance by bringing together a range of contributions that clearly demonstrate how analysis of emotion must be part of any convincing theory of organization.

The introduction explores the ways in which issues of emotion permeate central themes of organizational analysis, such as language, culture, identity, power and control. Contributors then draw on a number of case studies to examine such issues as: the relations among bureaucracy, rationality and emotion in organizations; masculinity and the gendered nature of emotional control; how organizational order, `

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Contents

Organizations as Emotional Arenas
9
Organizations Emotion and the Myth of Rationality
36
EMOTION WORK
58
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About the author (1993)

Stephen Fineman is Professor of Organizational Behaviour, School of Management, University of Bath

CONTRIBUTORS' AFFILIATIONS OUTSIDE NORTH AMERICA:

Gillian Bendelow University of Warwick

Karen P Harlos University of Otago, Dunedin

Avraham N Kluger The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Berry Mayall University of London

Anat Rafaeli Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion, Haifa

Varda Wasserman The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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