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Storytelling and Sensemaking

Yiannis Gabriel

in Storytelling in Organizations: Facts, Fictions, and Fantasies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290957
eISBN:
9780191684845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290957.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines the process whereby events within an organization turn into stories. It looks at an instance where a single incident fed three different stories, each based on a distinct ... More


Poetic Modes: Characters, Plots, and Emotions

Yiannis Gabriel

in Storytelling in Organizations: Facts, Fictions, and Fantasies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290957
eISBN:
9780191684845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290957.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter discusses the classification of stories through the examples of an epic, a tragic, and a comic story. It also proposes a typology of organizational stories that is helpful for the ... More


Facing God

Yiannis Gabriel

in Storytelling in Organizations: Facts, Fictions, and Fantasies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290957
eISBN:
9780191684845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290957.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter charts the dominant fantasies that subordinates have about their leaders, by focusing on a particular scene, which features regularly in organizational stories, a scene in which an ... More


Insults in Storytelling

Yiannis Gabriel

in Storytelling in Organizations: Facts, Fictions, and Fantasies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290957
eISBN:
9780191684845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290957.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter seeks to provide an introduction to the psychology of insults, through the medium of organizational stories. It charts different forms of insulting behaviour such as exclusion, ... More


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