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Published: 02 July 2019

400 Pages


ISBN: 9780198840022

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Constructing Organizational Life

How Social-Symbolic Work Shapes Selves, Organizations, and Institutions

Thomas B. Lawrence and Nelson Phillips

  • Clear and concise reviews of distinct research areas in social-symbolic work for those entering management and organizational research
  • Directs readers to additional resources such as articles, books, and videos for further study
  • Uses accessible examples from business, non-profit organizations, government, social movements, technology, sport, and many others
  • Provides the historical backgrounds of key concepts for those new to the subject or studying across areas of social-symbolic work

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