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  • 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."

  • Psychoanalytic Studies of Organizations

    Psychoanalytic Studies of Organizations

    "I suggest for those reading this review that there is an overarching theme present in the book – that of coping with, defending against, managing and containing anxiety. Each of the papers in its own way directly or indirectly addresses the anxiety organization members may feel in surrendering to an organization, and the often unpredictable, chaotic and even pathological nature of organizations that promotes anxiety."

  • 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."

  • Organizational Culture Embodiment

    "This article explores culture from an embodiment perspective. In contrast to more cognitive, social, or emotional aspects of culture, the authors focus on the physical/perceptual aspects of culture. The authors term this as “pre-reflective” or preceding conceptualization. This is a contribution to the literature which is almost purely based on cognitive approaches to culture and human experience."

  • Organizational Identity and Embodied Cognition

    "We consider how an embodied construal of OI might add to three dominant perspectives on OI..."