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Co‐Constitution, Causality, and Confluence: Organizing in a World without Entities

Kenneth J. Gergen

in Process, Sensemaking, and Organizing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594566
eISBN:
9780191595721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594566.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The shift in focus from entities to process in organizational theory is both theoretically challenging and rich in potential. In this chapter I first consider two major challenges to the traditional ... More


Timescales for Understanding the Agency of Infants and Caregivers

Joanna Rączaszek-Leonardi

in Distributed Agency

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190457204
eISBN:
9780190457235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190457204.003.0017
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

From the moment of birth, the interactions of infants with their caregivers have a rich social and cultural structure. In repetitive, often goal-structured, events, infant’s attention and perception ... More


Therapy as Relational Recovery

Kenneth J. Gergen

in Relational Being: Beyond Self and Community

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199846269
eISBN:
9780190256302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199846269.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines therapeutic practices and how they contribute (or not) to relational well-being, with particular emphasis on the client-therapist relationship. It replaces the traditional focus ... More


Organizing: The Precarious Balance

Kenneth J. Gergen

in Relational Being: Beyond Self and Community

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199846269
eISBN:
9780190256302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199846269.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents an account of organizational life as relational process, replacing the traditional notion of organizations as collections of single individuals, each of whom is hired, advanced, ... More


In the Beginning Is the Relationship

Kenneth J. Gergen

in Relational Being: Beyond Self and Community

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199846269
eISBN:
9780190256302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199846269.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on the concept of co-action, or the process of collaborative action from which all meaning is generated. It argues that co-action results in meaningful realities, rationalities, ... More


Multi-Being and the Adventures of Everyday Life

Kenneth J. Gergen

in Relational Being: Beyond Self and Community

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199846269
eISBN:
9780190256302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199846269.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the dynamics of everyday relations, their harmonies, and their fatalities. More specifically, it considers the concept of multi-being and argues that immersion in multiple ... More


Knowledge as Co-Creation

Kenneth J. Gergen

in Relational Being: Beyond Self and Community

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199846269
eISBN:
9780190256302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199846269.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on knowledge as a relational achievement. Replacing the heroic accounts of the individual discoverer, it argues that what we call knowledge is a result of the process of ... More


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