Hearn, Jeff (2003) Organization violations in practice: a case study in a university setting. Culture and Organization, 9 (4). pp. 253-273. ISSN 1475-9551Metadata only available from this repository.
Organizational structures and processes produce and reproduce violence and violations. To conceptualize the complex interplay of violations and organizations, we may speak of “organization violations”: the simultaneous (re)production of “organization” and “violation”. This article examines micro-organizational violations in focusing on our own organizations in academia. Contemporary constructions of organization violations are examined through a case study of a university professorial appointment process, drawing on extensive public documentation. This has included a bizarre series of events, including giving false information, invention of procedures and many exclusionary practices. It has also involved the development of a reflexive composite methodology combining participatory action research, documentary analysis, and autoethnography. Multiple perspectives on and readings of the material are presented: the experience of organization violations; developing processes of organization violation over time; national, cultural violations in exclusion of “outsiders”; intersections with gendered power; and ethics, morality and moral practices.
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management|
|Schools:||School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Applied Childhood Studies
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Research in the Social Sciences
|Depositing User:||Catherine Parker|
|Date Deposited:||22 Jul 2008 11:07|
|Last Modified:||20 Dec 2010 09:21|
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