Reworking Authority

Reworking Authority

Leading And Following In The Post-modern Organization

eBook - 1998
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The first chapters of this book examine the covert processes by which people caught between the old and new culture of authority neither suppress nor express their feelings. Feelings are activated but not directed toward useful work. The case studies of this process are instructive and moving. The book then explores how organizations can create a culture of openness in which people become more psychologically present. In part, the process entails an understanding of the changes taking place in how we experience our own identity at work and that of "others" in society at large. To do this, the book suggests, we need a social policy of forgiveness and second chances.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1998, c1997.
Edition: 1st MIT Press paperback ed.
ISBN: 9780585065199
0585065195
Characteristics: 132 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: NetLibrary, Inc

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