Power and Resistance in Organizations (PCR)

Reading list


Compulsory Literature:

Books:



  • Friedman, S (2008): Total Leadership: Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life. Boston: Harvard Business Press.

  • Goffman, E (1961): Asylums. Essays on the social situation of mental patients and other inmates (different editions are applicable.

  • Kunda, G (2006): Engineering Culture. Control and Commitment in a High-tech Corporation. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, ISBN 9781592135462

  • Milgram, S (1969): Obedience to Authority (different editions are applicable).


 


To be found


Barker, C (1993): “Tightening the Iron Cage: Concertive Control in Self-managing Teams”, Administrative Science Quarterly, 38, 408-437. Download it from www.sub.su.se


Casey, C (1999): “’Come Join our Family’: Discipline and Integration in Corporate Organizational Culture”, Human Relations, 52, 155-178. Download it from www.sub.su.se


Costea et al (2007): “Managerialism and ‘Infinite Human Resourcefulness’: A Commentary on the ‘Therapeutic Habitus’, ‘Derecognition of Finitude’ and the Modern Sense of Self. Journal for Cultural Research, 11, 245-264. Download it from www.sub.su.se


Friedman, S (2014): Total Leadership: Be a Better Leader, Have a Richer Life. Boston: Harvard Business Press. ISBN 9781625274380


Goffman, E (1961): Asylums. Essays on the social situation of mental patients and other inmates (different editions are applicable)


Hancock, P. and M. Tyler (2004), “’MOTYour Life’: Critical Management Studies and the Management of Everyday Life”. Human Relations, 57, 619-645. Download it from www.sub.su.se


Holmqvist, M. and C. Maravelias (2011), Managing Healthy Organizations: Worksite Health Promotion and the New Self-Management Paradigm. London: Routledge.


Kunda, G (2006): Engineering Culture. Control and Commitment in a High-tech Corporation. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, ISBN 9781592135462


Maravelias, C (2003): “Post-bureaucracy – Control through Professional Freedom”, Journal of Organization Change Management. Download it from www.sub.su.se


Milgram, S (1969): Obedience to Authority (different editions are applicable)


Sewell, G (1998): “The Discipline of Teams: The Control of Team-based Industrial Work through Electronic and Peer Surveillance”, Administrative Science Quarterly, 397-428. Download it from www.sub.su.se


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Course title:
Power and Resistance in Organizations
Semester: Spring term 2020
Study period: 2
Rate of studies: 100%
Level: Graduate level (second cycle)
Credits: 7.5
Language of instruction: English

Course code: FE4227

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Course coordinator:
Toivo Lepp
Head of course:
Anselm Schneider
Examiner:
Anselm Schneider
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