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Kostera, Monika

Organizational Olympians

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Table of contents

1. Introduction to the Trilogy: Mythologies of Organizational Everyday Life
Monika Kostera

2. Introduction to Organizational Olympians: Heroes and Villains of Organizational Myths
Monika Kostera

3. Louhi, the Mistress of Northland: The Power of the Loner
Iiris Aaltio

4. Engaged Leadership: Living the Myth and Embodying the Legend of the Olympian Athlete
Elena P. Antonacopoulou

5. From Managers to Artists and Priests: On Transformation and Development of Organizational Leaders
Dorota Bourne

6. The Uncanny Organization Man: Superhero Myths and Contemporary Management Discourse
Alf Rehn, Marcus Lindahl

7. From Rags to Riches: A Fairy Tale or Living Ethos? Stories of Polish Entrepreneurship during and after the Transformation of 1989
Małgorzata Ciesielska

8. ‘I Could Have Been Like Lou Barlow, But I’m More Like Ken Barlow’: Long-Stayers as Heroes or Failures
Yvonne Guerrier

9. Little Johnny and the Wizard of OS: The PC User as a Fool Hero
Dariusz Jemielniak

10. An Emerging Legend of a Kosovar Heroine: Narrating Female Entrepreneurs
Lena Olaison

11. Gender-Content Myths and their Role in Nation Forming
Elzbieta Pakszys

12. Adulation, Abandonment and Amputation: Images of Women in Vedic Mythology
Sumohon Matilal

13. Romanian Socialist Directors: Heroes or Tricksters?
Mihaela Kelemen, Dirk Bunzel

14. The Hard-working Hero/ine among Phantoms, Donors and Dark Forces: On Mythical Features in Polish Organizational Imagination
Katarzyna Wolanik Boström

15. Mighty McManus: Mystery, Myth and Modernity
Tony Watson

16. Myth and Charisma as Symbolic Capital: The Case of Architecture
Alexander Styhre, Mats Sundgren

17. Paradise Lost: Impartiality of an Arbitrator
Joanna Jemielniak

18. The Film Producer: A Scapegoat or/and a Midwife in the Film Making Process?
Marja Soila-Wadman

19. The Witchcraft of Professionalism: The Attractiveness of Ideal Types of Professions
Karin Jonnergård

Keywords: Business and Management, Organization, Behavioral/Experimental Economics

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
236 pages
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230583580
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-35410-8

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