Polyphonic Organisations

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    Abstract

    For many years, private companies have been intuitively understood as part of the economy in the same way that political parties are considered a part of politics and museums are considered a part of art. Today, concepts are linked together in ways that create immediate wonder. We have coupled concepts such as “the political organisation”, “the learning organisation”, “the expressive organisation”, “the market-oriented political party“, “investment in ethics”, etc. These concepts seduce us and produce new horizons for the workings of business but they also engender scepticism. Is an investment in ethics really ethical? Is a political organisation really social-minded?
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationCopenhagen
    PublisherDepartment of Management, Politics and Philosophy, CBS
    Number of pages28
    ISBN (Print)8791181003
    Publication statusPublished - 2001
    SeriesMPP Working Paper
    Number13/2001
    ISSN1396-2817

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