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Metaphor and organizations

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Published by Sage Publications in London, Thousand Oaks, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Organization.,
  • Paradigms (Social sciences)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by David Grant and Cliff Oswick.
    ContributionsGrant, David, 1964-, Oswick, Cliff.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD31 .M3987 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 252 p. :
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1016654M
    ISBN 100803976291
    LC Control Number96070155

    , Metaphor and organizations / edited by David Grant and Cliff Oswick Sage Publications London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be :// Each metaphor represents a different way of understanding the existence and dynamics of organizations, their members, and their interactions with the environment. Each metaphor stems from distinct literature streams and management practice, and many will be familiar to our listeners — many have been discussed in the podcast ://

    Organizational Theory and Practice: Leadership BS Write a review of ONE of the following books, with reference to at least TWO of the social theories (atleast one from Marx, Weber and Durkheim, plus at least one from feminism and postmodernism), and toat least ONE of Morgan s metaphors (from Images of Organization). The Morgan metaphor chosen [ ] The papers in this volume deal with the issue of how corpus data relate to the questions that cognitive linguists have typically investigated with respect to conceptual mappings. The authors in this volume investigate a wide range of issues- the coherence and function of particular metaphorical models, the interaction of form and meaning, the identification of source domains of metaphorical

    Book: Organizational Communication - Theory, Research, and Practice 7: Organizational Identity and Diversity Expand/collapse global location See how different approaches to the nature of organizations lead to different perspectives on organizational identity. :_Organizational. The above is based on my reading on the subject of metaphor, machine learning and organizations over many years. I did not take the time to insert references in the text but they would create a


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Metaphors are, according to Gareth Morgan `a way of thinking and a way of seeing'. The use of metaphor underpins the expectations, behaviour and strategies governing all aspects of organizational life.

Written by a team of internationally renowned scholars, this collection of critical essays analyzes the role of metaphor in the theory of ://   The book extends existing debates concerning metaphor and the study of organizations, and also generates new concepts and theories in the field.

The introduction shows how metaphors work and familiarizes the reader with key areas of debate concerning their use. Part One considers the role of metaphor in creating new theories of organization and  › Books › Business & Money › Management & Leadership. Get this from a library.

Metaphor and organizations. [David Grant; Cliff Oswick;] -- This is a rich collection of authoritative views on the use of metaphors in organizations. It outlines key areas of debate and explains how metaphors contribute to creating new theories about   Morgan’s book is based on the premise that almost all our thinking about organizations is based on one or more of eight basic metaphors.

The main reason this book is hugely valuable is that 99% of organizational conversations stay exclusively within one :// Grant / Oswick, Metaphor and Organizations,Buch, Bücher schnell und portofrei The use of metaphor underpins the expectations, behaviour and.

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Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+down arrow) to review and One of the metaphors Morgan's book describes is the one of observing organizations as biological organisms.

Such living systems, and likewise organizations, adapt to environmental conditions, have Gareth Morgan’s monumental book, Images of Organization, revolutionized the field of organization honor of Morgan’s classic text, this edited volume, Exploring Morgan’s Metaphors: Theory, Research, and Practice in Organizational Studies, illustrates how Morgan’s eight metaphors inform research, practice, and organizational intervention in a variety of ://’s-metaphors/book Used by nea students and tutors worldwide, Managing and Organizations has been p raised for its breadth, innovative content and application to real life.

Along with its f ull coverage of all the essential topics of organizational behavior, the book offers a critical perspective that gives the reader the tools to question dominant   : Spiritual Intelligence at Work, Volume 5: Meaning, Metaphor, and Morals (Research in Ethical Issues in Organizations, Volume 5) (Research in Ethical Issues in Organizations, Volume 5) (): Moses Pava, Moses Pava:  › Books › Health, Fitness & Dieting › Psychology & Counseling.

An abstract can be found here. Images of Organization The central thesis of this book is that all theories of organization and management are based on implicit metaphor, and that metaphors play a paradoxical role: they are vital to understanding and highlighting certain aspects of organizations, while at the same time they restrict understanding by backgrounding or ignoring :// The book extends existing debates concerning metaphor and the study of organizations, and also generates new concepts and theories in the field.

The introduction shows how metaphors work and familiarizes the reader with key areas of debate concerning their The book extends existing debates concerning metaphor and the study of organizations, and also generates new concepts and theories in the field.

The introduction shows how metaphors work and familiarizes the reader with key areas of debate concerning their ://   Kosheek Sewchurran and Irwin Brown: [M]etaphor is a basic structural form of experience by which human beings engage, organize, and understand their organizational metaphor is a well-known way in which organizational experiences are characterized.

We have come to understand organizations as machines, organisms, brains, cultures, political systems, psychic prisons, This book takes the reader below the surface, down to the core of what undergirds the best organizations. Crisp, direct, spirit-guided and inspirational, this title stands out, and will influence how we think about organizations.” (Casey Reason, Founder, Casey Reason Companies) Metaphor and dialectic are modes of thinking that influence the ways in which we identify what we have in common with others, how we differ and how we manage this diversity to achieve organizational goals.

This book explores how we can become more aware of   metaphor to advance and clarify theoretical understandings of organizations is based upon (1) the degree to which that metaphor is seen to capture multiple salient features of organizations and (2) the ease with which the metaphor is understood.

We discuss the implications of these results for theorizing and research on   Each of the eight metaphors that Morgan presents in his book incorporates a group or cluster of organizational theories, as described below: The machine metaphor encompasses such theories as Taylor’s scientific management, Weber’s bureaucracy and views of organizations that emphasize closed systems, efficiency and mechanical features of ://   Metaphor helps to compare the value of variables and to expose creativity.

Using metaphor enhances communication and, according to Morgan () and Weick (), is a valuable tool for leaders/followers in organizations. Morgan listed several metaphors for organizations, and this paper identified two: organizations as brains and as psychic   ment, Weber’s bureaucracy and views of organizations that emphasize closed systems, efficiency and mechanical features of organizations.

The organism metaphor depicts organizations as open systems that focus on the human relations and contingency theories.

The brain metaphor focuses on the cognitive features of organizations and. In developing a theory of neglected organizations research findings and theories form the source domain of ortho-pedagogy were used as a metaphor and were translated to the target domain of 'Metaphor by Ritchie is a stimulating book that gives an overview of current theories on metaphor and gives interesting insights about a widely studied topic.

The book is agreeable to read and can be used both for study and reference. The use of examples taken from actual texts and the specific structure of the book make Ritchie’s work an The paper discusses three metaphors by which the mutual entitlements and obligations of employees and organizations can be understood.

The first is the transactional, market-based “balance sheet” metaphor which is used in exchange and equity theories, where accountant-style