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Organization-Representation : Work and Organizations in Popular Culture.

Author: John Hassard; Ruth Holliday
Publisher: London : Sage Publications, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The representation of organizations and working life in the popular media signifies, but also helps shape, contemporary practice and institutions. Organization-Representation unravels the complex social relationship between organization and its representation, offering new insights into the interaction between the popular images we create and receive, and the power relations that govern society, working life and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Hassard; Ruth Holliday
ISBN: 9780857026095 0857026097
OCLC Number: 638860704
Description: 1 online resource (284 pages)
Contents: Cover; Table of Contents; Introduction; Part I --
Realism and Representation; 1 --
The Documentary Film Movement: The Post Office Touches All Branches of Life; 2 --
Representing Reality: Cinema Verite; 3 --
The Cultural Representation of Trade Unions; Part II --
Sex and Violence; 4 --
What is Wrong with this Picture? Sex and Gender Relations in Disclosure; 5 --
Philadelphia: AIDS, Organization, Representation; 6 --
Saloon Girls: Death and Desire in the American West; Part III --
Men and Superman; 7 --
Child's Play: Representations of Organization in Children's Literature. 8 --
Management Gurus: What are We to Make of Them?9 --
Fictional Money (or, Greed Isn't so Good in the 1990s); Part IV --
Organizational Futures; 11 --
Cyborganization: Cinema as Nervous System; 12 --
Computers and Representation: Organization in the Virtual World; 13 --
Sublime Technologies and Future Organization in Science Fiction Film, 1970-95; Index.

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