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2013 | 141 | 9-20
Article title

Governance w optyce metodologii postmodernistycznego myślenia

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Governance in the Optics of Postmodernistic Thinking Methodology
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Abstracts
EN
The autor tackles the problem of the functioning of an organization in the context of challenges of postmodernism. The most important issues of postmodernism that are important from the organization management perspecvtive are: the loss of importance of "big narrations", the role of discourse in the process of knowledge mastering, the linkage between discourse and reality of power (which are deeply rooted in knowledge), changes in the area of research orientation (disclosing of the lack of determinism, strengthening of resistance), the role of language in the deconstruction of meanings and treating the reality as simulacrum (the simulation of substituting the real world with the descriptuion of the current order of the world). Although postmodernism in a clear form is not suitable for system thinking, attempts are being made to reconcile different postmodernistic principles with the principles of system thinking and to use methods based on different paridigms (functionalist, interpretative, emancipationist) in the spirit of postmodernism. The methodology of postmodernistic thinking applies to the new conditions of functioning of an organization.
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141
Pages
9-20
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References
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Document Type
Publication order reference
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2083-8611
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.desklight-b3191324-903a-48a1-b2ea-b749384566cf
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