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  • Struggling with Lack

    "The purpose of this paper is to contribute to research on organizational identity by developing a psychoanalytic perspective. In particular, the author draws on Lacanian theorizing to explore how organizational identity discourse is informed by imaginary constructions of subjectivity."

  • Love, Violence, and Erotic Domination

    Love, Violence, and Erotic Domination

    "Feminist writers have begun to examine the complicated process by which human beings are socialized in light of psychological theories of the self."

  • Queer Theory and Leadership

    "Queer theory facilitates exploration of that which is difficult to talk about, and applying it to the managers’ talk allows articulation of their lay theory of leadership."

  • Anxiety and Ritualistic Defense

    Anxiety and Ritualistic Defense

    "Ritualistic individual behavior serves to contain anxiety stemming from the uncanny experience of momentary loss in self/object boundaries and identity."

  • Theory of Organizational Implosion

    Theory of Organizational Implosion

    "Hypotheses are presented about organization disaster and implosion, relating organizational outcomes to the nature of external controlling organizations, communications among organizational sets, and types of interdependence among organizations."