Colour and Organization Studies

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Colour is inescapable. It fills and forms the world, shaping what can be felt and known, desired and expressed. It thus becomes social technology and organizational tool. At the same time, however, colour betrays, undermines and subverts the attempts to manage it. Based on an understanding of colour as aesthetic force and medium of transformation, the essay presents a montage of scenes that set up encounters with what colour does: how it affects organization, and how it is affected by organization; how it organizes what is given to perception, knowledge and organization itself, and how it is reorganized in return.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftOrganization Studies
Vol/bind38
Udgave nummer10
Sider (fra-til)1467-1482
Antal sider16
ISSN0170-8406
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2017

Bibliografisk note

Published online: October 5, 2016

Emneord

  • Aesthetics
  • Benjamin
  • Chromatics
  • Colour
  • Goethe
  • Organization studies

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Beyes, Timon. / Colour and Organization Studies. I: Organization Studies. 2017 ; Bind 38, Nr. 10. s. 1467-1482.
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Colour and Organization Studies. / Beyes, Timon.

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