Tamara Journal of Critical Organisation Inquiry

Articles from Vol. 6, No. 3/4, 2007

Boje Feminism: Parallel Storyability of Male Vietnam Veteran and Female Sweatshop Body Traumas
ABSTRACT:Boje feminism is an alternative to Foucault feminism. One difference is Foucault feminism is discursability formation, whereas Boje feminism is storyability formation of the body, its discipline, and the power/knowledge relationship. A second...
Creating a Community of Critically Reflexive Feminist Scholars
ABSTRACT:In this paper, the authors explain and display their process for becoming more critically reflexive scholars (Cunliffe, 2003). This is accomplished through creating a community of critically reflexive scholars. Within this community of inquiry...
Eclectism Facilitates the Analysis of Organizational Evolution
ABSTRACTOrganizational evolution is presented in lieu of the concept of change, revolution, revitalization, etc. in that one can assert that organizations can only evolve, they cannot develop a new structure and paradigm from nonexistent precursors,...
Guest Editorial 6.3: Introduction to Special Guest Issue: Trandisciplinarity and Organizational Change
ABSTRACTThis special number of Tamara presents paper on transdisciplinarity and organizational change, deriving sense from a mix of approaches. The articles go from experimental pieces to case study. It is worth noticing that for the first time this...
Introducing the First Management Control System in Independent Professions: A Qualimetric Enquiry
ABSTRACTThis paper examines the question of introducing the first management control system in independent professions through the case of French notary public offices. In order to provide elements of response to the research question, a qualimetric...
INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL GUEST ISSUE 6.4 2007: Critical Feminism?
ABSTRACTThis special number of Tamara presents articles on critical feminism. Critical feminism combines critical theory with feminism. The articles in this issue make their contribution as well to the multiplicity of voices that make up feminist texts....
Master and Convert: Women and Other Strangers
ABSTRACT:This paper is about estrangement, about exile: about waiting to be called into existence. Waiting. In transit. Homesick. Lost. The paper offers an attempt to examine the position of women as foreigners, as strangers in a male world. Despite...
Musings on Feminism, Surrealism, and Synthesis
ABSTRACTThis article explores Surrealism as portrayed quite differently by the male and female artists of the movement. The article further explores the dialectical concept of synthesis as a representation of "simultaneous states" and envisions feminism...
Sexual Harassment Litigation in Britain: A Window on the Socially Irresponsible Workplace
ABSTRACT:Sexual harassment is a widespread organizational phenomenon and an evolving legal issue. There is a growing literature on sexual harassment, but a dearth of research on claims that have been pursued in the courts, especially outside the US context....
The Influence of Martial Arts on Companies
ABSTRACTWhat would have happened if the strategy concepts were not based on Clausewitz but on Sun Tzu for example? To answer this question, we recommend using metaphors with a certain number of precautions, which have to be respected. The key concepts...
Transdisciplinarity: Trying to Cross Boundaries
ABSTRACTThis paper explores the concept of transdisciplinarity, seeing it more as a useful framework than as a distinctly different research approach. As such it can help professionals from a full range of fields and people from all walks of life work...
Viewing Organizing through a Feminist Lens: The Discursive and Material Creations of Individual and Organization Identities
AbstractIn recent years, feminist scholars have made substantial inroads toward a better understanding of the intricacies and complexities of organizing. Through the metatheoretical lens of a "feminist communicology of organization," gender is seen as...
Vive la Difference in the Workplace: Feminism Meets Liberal Theory in Las Vegas Casinos
ABSTRACTThis paper discusses the broad strokes of liberal theory, feminism and universal rights. It covers opposing conservative arguments in which we review individual and social psychodynamics that we believe form the foundation for the tension between...