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Towards an organizational folklore of policing: the storied nature of policing and the police use of storytelling.
(Taylor & Francis., 2014)
For police officers, much of the working day consists of telling stories about everyday policing and events. Although the study of narrative and storytelling in organizational contexts is an expanding area of research, the ...
A surfeit of socks? The impact of the First World War on women correspondents to daily newspapers.
(Edinburgh University Press., 2002-03)
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 ...
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 ...
Old-fashioned or enlightened?: small retailers’ practices in e-procurement.
The paper considers how and why SME retailers use the internet in their procurement processes. Examining retailers' views and reasons, we relate these to existing technology acceptance models, employing a qualitative ...
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 ...
The transgressive that: Making the world uncanny.
In this article, we examine how the demonstrative that may be used to notice an event in the world in such a way as to suggest it has highly unusual or transgressive properties and in so doing invite others to align with ...
Ladies ‘doing their bit’ for the war effort in the north-east of Scotland.
(Women's History Network, 2015)
My son’s primary school class recently undertook a project on the First World War. One of the topics that the children could choose to study was ‘Women in the War’ and the usual subjects were included – nurses, VADs, ...
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 ...