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  • Charismatic leadership and corporate cultism at Enron: the elimination of dissent, the promotion of conformity and organisational collapse. 

    Tourish, Dennis; Tourish, Naheed (Sage http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1742715005057671, 2005-11)
    TOURISH, D. and VATCHA, N., 2005. Charismatic leadership and corporate cultism at Enron: the elimination of dissent, the promotion of conformity and organisational collapse. Leadership 1(4), pp. 455-480
    Enron stands out as one of the most spectacular failures in business history. Thus far, most attention has been focused on its accountancy practices. This paper, by contrast, explores its internal culture and the leadership ...
  • The dynamics of upward communication in organisations. 

    Tourish, Naheed (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2007-10)
    This study has researched the dynamics of upward communication within organisations through the rubric of ingratiation theory (Jones, 1964) and impression management (Goffman, 1955). Upward communication was explored via ...
  • 'The Prayer Factory': spirituality at work, and the paradoxes of performativity, monoculturalism and dissent. 

    Tourish, Dennis; Tourish, Naheed (The Robert Gordon University. http://iws.rgu.ac.uk/files/D%2ETourish%2DJuly08.pdf, 2008-12)
    TOURISH, D. and TOURISH, N., 2008. ‘The Prayer Factory’: spirituality at work, and the paradoxes of performativity, monoculturalism and dissent. Aberdeen: The Robert Gordon University.
    Recent years have witnessed a significant growth of academic and practitioner interest in ‘spirituality’ within the workplace, and in particular in spirituality management and leadership development. This paper argues ...