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Organizational Culture and Identity discusses the literature concerned with culture in organizations and explains why the term has been invoked with such enthusiasm. Martin Parker presents further ways of thinking about organizations and culture which suggest that organizational cultures should be seen as `fragmented unities' in which members identify themselves as collective at some times and divided at others.

Culture, Language and Representation
Culture, language and representation

The previous three chapters have, in various ways, set the scene for this one. Chapter 1 critically evaluated the managerial culturalism that exploded in the early 1980s. Chapter 2 demonstrated that formulations very much like culture – whether termed ‘informal ...

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