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From ‘business culture’ to ‘brand state’: conceptions of nation and culture in business literature on cultural difference.
(Taylor & Francis, 2008-03)
This article examines changing conceptions of culture and nation in business literature from the early 1990s to the present. In the early 1990s the growth of literature concerned with depicting the cultural differences ...
Employee reactions to management communication: a study of operations personnel in the oil industry.
(Robert Gordon University, 2012-05)
Based on an intense small scale study which observed a small team of operations personnel who work in a telecommunications company within the oil industry, this thesis examined employee reactions to management communication. ...
Askesis and organizational culture.
This article makes the case for the contribution of the cultural theory of Sloterdijk and the tradition of philosophical anthropology on which it is based to an understanding of the processes of culture formation in ...
The end of ‘cosmopolitan’ capitalism? Reflections on nations, models and brands in the global economic crisis.
(Philosophy Documentation Center., 2012)
This article reflects on the philosophical implications of the crisis for the nation-state and culture in relation to business and management. The global triumph of the neo-liberal economic model in the 1990s and early ...
Zur Kierkegaardrezeption Hermann Brochs.
The discourse of corporate cosmopolitanism.
(Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of British Institute of Management., 2009-03)
This paper examines how the ideal of cosmopolitan identity is represented in selected popular global management texts. The paper argues that the corporate cosmopolitan ideal of a flexible identity draws interdiscursively ...
"Den Nicht-Ort gibt es nicht" : Handke and the spirit of place in Versuch über den stillen ort.
(Stauffenburg Verlag., 2013-12)
Handke’s concern with place has been seen as a search for a utopia, characteristic of a writer who has allegedly become increasingly ‘weltfremd’. This essay examines Handke’s most recent work, Versuch über den Stillen Ort, ...
A linguistic and cultural analysis of localisation practices on oil and gas company websites.
(Robert Gordon University, 2015-08)
Oil and Gas companies have the inevitable need to operate in a global environment and therefore have a global reach. This thesis seeks to understand the nature and degree of localisation of the websites in this industry. ...
Communications and cosmopolitanism.
(Business Expert Press., 2012)