Ideological Control in Nonideological Organizations.

Ideological Control in Nonideological Organizations.

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This work is both a theoretical and empirical analysis of the growing use of ideological control in business and administrative organizations. The empirical studies reported in this volume were conducted in different types of organizations and in different countries (Poland, the United States, and Sweden). Throughout this unique examination, the author emphasizes the role of ideologies as vehicles for organizational change--not, as traditionally seen, as instruments for maintaining the status quo.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 153 pages
  • 139.7 x 215.9 x 11.18mm | 331.12g
  • Praeger Publishers Inc
  • Westport, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0275927946
  • 9780275927943

Table of contents

Organizations, Control, Ideologies Ideological Control in a Planned Economy Ideologies and Other Symbolic Elements Ideological Control in a Company Ideological Control in Local Governments Ideological Control and the Role of Symbolic Acts in Organizational Life and Studies
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About Barbara Czarniawska-Joerges

BARBARA CZARNIAWSKA-JOERGES is Associate Professor of Business Administration at the Economic Research Institute, Stockholm School of Economics.
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