By Susanne Ekman
Bargains a close and pleasing research of the day-by-day interactions among managers and staff in inventive wisdom extensive firms. in accordance with bright examples, the publication exhibits how either managers and staff entertain contradictory understandings in their mutual dedication.
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In an organizational context, Rose attempts to make a precise incision into the complex web of interconnected processes influencing employee subjectivity: “governmental rationalities, social strategies, human technologies, and techniques of the self” (Rose, 1989: 60). He traces the various managerial techniques applied from the interwar years onwards, and describes how they became increasingly influenced by psychological science, resulting in the current condition where the emotions, fantasies and neuroses of employees have become legitimate territory for management interest and intervention.
Schmitt says: “Political activity is not possible in this way, only criticism, which can discuss everything and inflate it ideologically” (Schmitt, 1986: 159). In other words, it involves an image of the desirable society as a kind of “natural state” where each individual is secured inviolable autonomy and the possibility to pursue authentic goals. This political romanticism never moves from abstract criticism into concrete political priorities. Mysteries, performativity, and non-dualistic research In recent years, the CMS community has witnessed a kind of self-scrutiny in which writers ask themselves whether their critical habits might 38 Authority and Autonomy engender problematic blindspots and inability to produce relevant research for the world of practice.
Her interest is especially directed toward the use of metaphors about “family” used by management in order to describe the new form of organization to their employees. Casey argues that management’s invocation of family values silences critics who can be scapegoated as disloyal or selfish. The scapegoating is often carried out by team members rather than management, Casey claims, thus supporting Barker’s observation above. From a psychoanalytical perspective, Casey argues that the insistently positive family rhetoric which censors the expression of negative experiences creates a high tension in employees between experiences of being instrumentalized on the one hand and norms about being authentic on the other.
Authority and Autonomy: Paradoxes in Modern Knowledge Work by Susanne Ekman