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  1. Course Texts 1 item
    1. A very short, fairly interesting and reasonably cheap book about studying organizations - Christopher Grey 2013

      Book  You can also use the more recent edition (2017) of this text.

  2. Week 1: Introduction to Organisation Studies 3 items
    1. Core reading 1 item
      1. A very short, fairly interesting and reasonably cheap book about studying organizations - Christopher Grey 2013

        Book  (Introduction digitised) You can also use the more recent edition (2017) of this text.

    2. Additional reading 2 items
  3. Week 2: Meaning in organisation I: Semiotics – signs and symbols 10 items
    1. Core reading 3 items
      1. Organizational culture: mapping the terrain - J. Martin 2002 (electronic book)

        Book  Introduction Chapter

    2. Additional reading 7 items
      1. The Routledge companion to visual organization - E. Bell, S. Warren, J. Schroeder 2014

        Book 

  4. Week 3: Meaning and meaning-making in organisation and organising 11 items
    1. Core reading 2 items
    2. Additional reading 9 items
      1. Mythologies - Roland Barthes 1993

        Book 

  5. Week 4: Socio-materiality and organising 12 items
    1. Core Reading 3 items
      1. How Matter Matters: Objects, Artifacts, and Materiality in Organization Studies - Paul R. Carlile, Davide Nicolini, Ann Langley, Haridimos Tsoukas

        Chapter 

      2. Is Actor Network Theory Critique? - Andrea Whittle, André Spicer 04/2008

        Article 

    2. Additional Reading 9 items
      1. Material artifacts: Practices for doing strategy with ‘stuff’ - Paula Jarzabkowski, Andreas Paul Spee, Michael Smets 2013-2

        Article 

  6. Week 5: Identity and identity work in organisation 19 items
    1. Core reading 1 item
    2. Additional reading 18 items
      1. Identity work as a response to tensions: A re-narration in opera rehearsals - Nic Beech, Charlotte Gilmore, Eilidh Cochrane, Gail Greig 2012

        Article 

      2. The presentation of self in everyday life - Erving Goffman 1990

        Book  Earlier editions of this book are also available

      3. Articulating identities - S. Ybema, T. Keenoy, C. Oswick, A. Beverungen 2009

        Article 

  7. Week 6: Independent Learning Week 1 item
    1. No set readings

  8. Week 8: Reason and ethics in organization 11 items
    1. Core reading 3 items
      1. The Oxford handbook of sociology and organization studies: classical foundations - Paul S. Adler 2010, c2009

        Book  Chapter: Max Weber & The Ethics of Office – Du Gay (2010)

    2. Additional reading 8 items
  9. Week 9: Power and organization 11 items
    1. Core reading 3 items
    2. Additional reading 8 items
      1. The Foucault effect: studies in governmentality : with two lectures by and an interview with Michel Foucault - Graham Burchell, Colin Gordon, Peter M. Miller 1991

        Book  especially Foucault's lecture "Governmentality"

      2. Accounting for Foucault - Alan McKinlay, Eric Pezet 2010

        Article 

      3. Governmentality and the politics of CSR - Steen Vallentin, David Murillo 11/2012

        Article 

  10. Week 10: Markets as organising 10 items
    1. Core reading 3 items
    2. Additional reading 7 items
      1. A brief history of neoliberalism - David Harvey 2007

        Book  Available in the Library and as an e-book Chapters 1,2,3

  11. Week 7: Capital, labour and value 11 items
    1. Core reading 3 items
      Arvidsson and Zwick debate on 'Consumer Publics'
    2. Additional reading 8 items
      1. Seventeen contradictions and the end of capitalism - David Harvey 2014

        Book  Sections 1,2,5

      2. Marx: a very short introduction - Peter Singer 2000

        Book  Available in the Library and as an e-book

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