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ISBN: 9781405100724 - Utopia and Organization
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Utopia and Organization

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Martin Parker

ISBN: 9781405100724
Format: Paperback
Publisher:John Wiley and Sons Ltd


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* Asks if ideas about utopia are redundant. * Evaluates the prospects for utopian thought and practice in a world organized by market managerialism. * Treats utopia as an organizational issue, rather than focusing on literary or historical interpretations.

 

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Using examples as diverse as train accidents, novels and gardening, this book evaluates the prospects for utopian thought and practice in the context of a world organized by market managerialism. * Asks if ideas about utopia are redundant. * Evaluates the prospects for utopian thought and practice in a world organized by market managerialism. * Treats utopia as an organizational issue, rather than focusing on literary or historical interpretations. * Engages with ideas of utopia, dystopia and crypto--utopia, organization and management. * Uses diverse examples, such as train accidents, novels and gardening to explore issues in novel and thought--provoking ways.