`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

Third Exhibit: Satyrsville

Third exhibit: Satyrsville

Hate stronger, under shew of love well-feigned The way which to her ruin now I tend

(Milton, Paradise Lost, Bk IX, II. 492–3)

Satyriasis

The exhibition hall in which we now find ourselves reflects an organizational phenomenon of central importance. This is satyriasis or ...

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