`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

Into Pandemonium

Into Pandemonium

Pandemonium, the Palace of Satan rises, suddenly built out of the Deep

(Milton, Paradise Lost, Bk I, The Argument)

The Streets of Pandemonium

Pandemonium is that most unnatural of all things–a city still with the countryside deep within it.

The streets of the city around you contain the countryside, not in the usual sense of that where nature is exhibited and controlled in parks ...

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