`A truly bizarre and sometimes filthy historical canter through abatoirs, satyriasis and Noel Edmonds' House Party, among other things, towards a theory of organisation' - The Times 'The author pursues a vigorous polemic on organisational development' - Financial Times In this irreverent and inventive book, Gibson Burrell seeks to circumvent the established frameworks which have defined our understanding of organization and organizations. He brings us tales from under the edge which enmire us in the nether side of modernist organization. By looking backwards deep into the history of Western societies, and sideways across the broad domain of social and cult

Sixth Exhibit: The Hall of Mirrors

Sixth exhibit: The hall of mirrors

all access was thronged, the Gates and Porches wide, but chief the spacious Hall

(Milton. Paradise Lost, Bk I, 11. 761–2)

We have left behind us the five exhibits which form the core of Pandemonium and in moving from Panopticon City into the area of the pillory it has been drawn to our ...

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