The Aesthetics of Organization

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Stephen Linstead, Heather Joy Höpfl
SAGE, Jun 6, 2000 - Business & Economics - 275 pages
Part 1 Aesthetic Theory The Aesthetic Approach in Organization Studies Antonio Strati The Art Management of Aesthetic Organizing Pierre Guillet de Monthoux Part 2 Aesthetic Processes Ashes and Madness Stephen Linstead The Play of Negativity and the Poetics of Organization The Aesthetics of Reticence Heather H[um]opfl Collections and Recollections Part 3 Aesthetics and Modes of Analysis 'Cutting a Show' Brian Rusted Grounded Aesthetics and Entertainment Organizations Routine Pleasures David Silverman The Aesthetics of the Mundane Part 4 Crafting an Aesthetic Observer Versus Audience Hugo Letiche An-Aesthetics Pippa Carter and Norman Jackson Part 5 Aesthetics, Ethics and Identity 'Suaviter in modo, fortiter in re' Harro H[um]opfl Appearance, Reality and the Early Jesuits Resurfacing an Aesthetics of Existence as an Alternative to Business Ethics Stephen Cummings Part 6 Radical Aesthetics and Change Cultivating an Aesthetic of Unfolding Frank J Barrett Jazz Improvisation of a Self-organizing System The Rhythm of the Saints Stewart Clegg Cultural Resistance, Popular Music and Collectivist Organization in Salvador, Bahia in Brazil.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Aesthetk Theory
13
The Art Management of Aesthetic Organizing
35
Aesthetic Processes
61
Collections
93
Aesthetics and Modes of Analysis
111
The Aesthetics of the Mundane
130
Crafting an Aesthetic
154
Anaesthetics
180
Aesthetics Ethics and Identity
197
Resurfacing an Aesthetics of Existence as
212
Radical Aesthetics and Change
228
Cultural Resistance
246
Name Index
264
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My background includes undergraduate and Masters degrees in English Literature from the universities of Keele and Leeds , and a further Masters in Organization Development and PhD from what is now Sheffield Hallam University . More recently I was awarded a D.LItt from Durham University . I have held Chairs in Wollongong (NSW), Sunderland . Essex and Durham before moving to York . I also spent 2 years as a Visting Scholar at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

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