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Introduction: Authenticity at Work

Peter Fleming

in Authenticity and the Cultural Politics of Work: New Forms of Informal Control

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547159
eISBN:
9780191720024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547159.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This chapter introduces the overall argument regarding the recent turn to authenticity in managerial discourse and practice. It places the concern with authenticity in an historical and cultural ... More


Conclusion: Authenticity and the Joy of Non‐work

Peter Fleming

in Authenticity and the Cultural Politics of Work: New Forms of Informal Control

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547159
eISBN:
9780191720024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547159.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

This concluding chapter draws together all of the treads and makes some final statements about the politics of authenticity in contemporary organizations. The analysis is especially indebted to the ... More


Authenticity and the Cultural Politics of Work: New Forms of Informal Control

Peter Fleming

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199547159
eISBN:
9780191720024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547159.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, HRM / IR

Personal authenticity was once a reference point from which critics and labour activists sought to challenge the domination of the corporation. Now it has entered into the parlance of managerial ... More


Reinventing the corporation: Sir John Cass’s Foundation Lecture read 3 March 2015

Colin Mayer

in British Academy Lectures, 2015-16

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780197266045
eISBN:
9780191851452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266045.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The corporation has undergone a fundamental change over the last few decades from an organisation with predominantly tangible assets, such as buildings and equipment, to the ‘mindful corporation’ ... More


The Long History of the Regulation of Private Business Corporations in International Law

Doreen Lustig

in Veiled Power: International Law and the Private Corporation 1886-1981

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198822097
eISBN:
9780191861185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822097.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

The conclusion challenges the prevailing narrative on the 1990s as the watershed period during which a new sensibility emerged towards the responsibility of private business corporations as subjects ... More


Tribunes of the Shareholder Class

Nelson Lichtenstein

in A Contest of Ideas: Capital, Politics, and Labor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037856
eISBN:
9780252095122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037856.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter focuses on the book The Modern Corporation and Private Property, published in August 1932 by Adolf Berle and Gardiner Means. The book instantly became a controversial classic, provided ... More


The Power of Ideas: Reflections on the Conventional Wisdom

Mike Berry

in The Affluent Society Revisited

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199686506
eISBN:
9780191766374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686506.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter looks at Galbraith’s famous discussion of ‘the conventional wisdom’, a phrase that has entered the realm of policy discourse and the general language. An argument is made that the notion ... More


Competing Imaginaries and the 1970s

Nicolás M. Perrone

in Investment Treaties and the Legal Imagination: How Foreign Investors Play By Their Own Rules

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198862147
eISBN:
9780191894831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862147.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The long 1970s was a difficult time for those promoting investment treaties and ISDS. OECD members had not adopted a multilateral convention, and the Global South was demanding a change in the rules ... More


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