The SAGE Handbook of Process Organization Studies provides a comprehensive and timely overview of the field. This volume offers a compendium of perspectives on process thinking, process organizational theory, process research methodology and empirical applications. The emphasis is on a combination of pedagogical contributions and in-depth reviews of current thinking and research in each of the selected areas, combined with the development of agendas for future research. The Handbook is divided into five sections: Part One: Process Philosophy Part Two: Process Theory Part Three: Process Methodology Part Four: Process Applications Part Five: Process Perspectives

Whitehead's Process Relational Philosophy

WHITEHEAD'S PROCESS RELATIONAL PHILOSOPHY
C. Robert MesleMark R. Dibben

People say that machinery and commerce are driving beauty out of the modern world. I do not believe it. A new beauty is being added, a more intellectual beauty, appealing to the understanding as much as to the eye.

Alfred North Whitehead, 1917: 67

My point is that the final outlook of philosophic thought cannot be based upon the exact statements which form the basis of special sciences.

The exactness is a fake.

Alfred North Whitehead, 1941: 700

INTRODUCTION

Alfred North Whitehead (1861–1947) was 21 when Darwin died. He was profoundly influenced by Darwin's vision of a world in an evolutionary process rather than a fixed state. He and his graduate student, Bertrand Russell, wrote the three-volume Principia Mathematica ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles