Three Fathers, Grandfathers, and Mother of Management and Organization Behavior

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PRE-Modern Management & Organizational Behavior Ivan Illich (1926- now) William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
The Eco Feminists
MODERN Management & Organizational Behavior

Henri Fayol (1841-1925)

 

Max Weber (1864-1920)

 

Mary Parker Follett (1868-1933) Frederick Winslow Taylor  (1856-1915)
CRITICAL MODERN Management & Organizational Behavior Karl Marx (1818 - 1883)   Adam Smith   (1723-1791)
Bertolt Brecht (1898 -1956) Mikhail Bakhtain (1895-1975) CLICK now for Bakhtin Dictonary
Max Horkheimer (1895 - 1973)   Herbert Marcuse (1898 - 1979)
Theodor W. Adorno (1903 - 1969)  Jürgen Habermas (living)
POSTMODERN Management & Organizational Behavior
Jacques Derrida (1930 - now) Friedrich Nietzsche  (1844-1900)
Jean-Paul Sartre Gilles Deleuze (1925-1995)
Michel Foucault (1926-1984) Jean-François Lyotard (1924 - 1998)
Douglas Kellner (living) Steven Best (living)

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Purpose: To inform as the the history of modern Management and Organizational Behavior Thought

A Brief Outline


Pre-mod (Before Mod)

Ivan Illich (1926- now), man for the 12th century

For Illich, the industrial revolution began when books began to have paragraphs, titles, chapters, and an index. Modernism robbed something valuable from pre-mod he seeks to recover.

Bibliography of Early Women Writers
Eco feminism - Carol Adams
Eco feminism Web Ring
Notes on eco feminism
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)


 
 

THERE ARE SO MANY MODERNS:

Systemic Mod (e.g. Taylor)

Impact on TQM
Impact on Reengineering
Impact on Pay for Performance
Disney example
Administrative Mod (e.g. Fayol)
First Organic Theory of the Firm
First Principles
Critical Mod (e.g. Critical Theory and Max Weber)
What is critical modern? 
See Tamaraland article
Critical Theory Resource page
Read why Adam Smith was critical of monopolistic capitalism. Why did Weber propose bureaucracy as a response to feudalism? FRANKFURT SCHOOL is NEXT -- See Kellner Review http://www.uta.edu/huma/illuminations/kell31.htm
LINKS to Frankfurt School
Theodor W. Adorno & Max Horkheimer
Adorno OT playing card
The Culture Industry: Enlightenment as Mass Deception from Dialectic of Enlightenment, by Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer, 1944 http://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/philosophy/works/ge/adorno.htm
From Negative Dialectics By Theodor Adorno (1966) The supramundane character of the Hegelian world spirit http://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/philosophy/works/ge/adorno1.htm
Horkheimer and Philosophy of Education http://www.educacao.pro.br/horkheimer.htm
Books by Horkheimer
Bio on Horkheime http://www.educacao.pro.br/horkheimer.htm
Adorno Works on Line http://hamp.hampshire.edu/~cmnF93/adorno.html
"The Culture Industry: Enlightenment As Mass Deception"(with Max Horkheimer) from The Dialectic of Enlightenment
"Culture Industry Reconsidered" from The Culture Industry: Selected Essays on Mass Culture
Adorno biblio http://www.mun.ca/hums/adorno.html Adorno chronology http://www.murfit.de/adorno.html (verified August, 2001). Herbert Marcuse (1898 - 1979)
Marcuse Home page with major book excerpts http://www.missouri.edu/~tapscifk/dolcevita1.html
Herbert Marcuse One Dimensional Thought Written: 1964 http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/marcuse/works/onedimen/marcuse.htm
One Dimensional Man http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/marcuse/works/onedimen/marcuse.htm
An Essay on Liberation http://web.missouri.edu/~tapscifk/dolcevita.html#marcuse1
Eros and Civilization http://web.missouri.edu/~tapscifk/dolcevita.html#marcuse4
Negations: Essays in Critical Theory http://web.missouri.edu/~tapscifk/dolcevita.html#marcuse6
Aggressiveness in Advanced Industrial Society http://www.wbenjamin.org/marcuse.html
Herbert Marcuse Internet Archive http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/marcuse/index.htm
Reason and Revolution http://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/marcuse/works/reason/marcuse1.htm
Biography http://www.marxists.org/glossary/people/m/a.htm#marcuse-herbert
Benjamin, Walter (1892 - 1940) http://www.marxists.org/glossary/people/b/e.htm#benjamin-walter Eric Fromm http://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/philosophy/works/ge/fromm.htm Jürgen Habermas (1929 - today)
The Idea of the Theory of Knowledge as Social Theory from Knowledge and Human Interests by Jürgen Habermas (1968) http://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/philosophy/works/ge/habermas.htm
Biography http://www.marxists.org/glossary/people/h/a.htm#habermas-jurgen
Late Mod (e.g. Complexity & Chaos as well as flexible production and post-Fordism in M/OB)
Chaos and postmod theory
What is chaos and complexity theory?
Boje, D. M. 2000b "Phenomenal Complexity Theory and Change at Nike: Response to Letiche."


 
 

Postmod (e.g. Aspects of Follett that are postmodern)
Postmod OT playing card
concept of interpenetration
refusal to dualize
approach to situation management
There are so many postmoderns: What is postmod? (review from affirmative to Drucker to Fordism and aesthetic approaches.
Foucault Page
Fredrich Nietzsche  (1844-1900)
The Challenge of Every Great Philosophy by Friedrich Nietzsche (1874) from Shopenhauer as Teacher http://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/philosophy/works/ge/nietzsch.htm
BEYOND GOOD AND EVIL FIRST CHAPTER. PREJUDICES OF PHILOSOPHERS by Friedrich Nietzsche (1885) http://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/philosophy/works/ge/nietzsc1.htm
The Gay Science http://www.cwu.edu/~millerj/nietzsche/gayscience.html
Birth of Tragedy http://www.edmaupin.com/Somatic/nietz_pref_birth.htm
Thus Spake Zarathustra (1883-5)  http://www.us.itd.umich.edu/~alexboko/zar/zar.html
Twilight of the Idols http://www.cwu.edu/~millerj/nietzsche/index.html
The Will to Power: Book I: Nihilism | Book III: Principles of a New Evaluation
MORE books at Pirate Nietzsche page http://www.cwu.edu/~millerj/nietzsche/index.html
Biography http://www.marxists.org/glossary/people/n/i.htm#nietzsche-friedrich
Jacques Derrida
From Spectres of Marx, by Jacques Derrida 1994 What is Ideology? http://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/philosophy/works/fr/derrida2.htm
Of Grammatology  http://www.marxists.org/reference/subject/philosophy/works/fr/derrida.htm
Biography http://www.marxists.org/glossary/people/d/e.htm#derrida-jacques
Jean-Francois Lyotard
Resource Page Rice University http://srd.yahoo.com/srst/6576189/%22Jean+Francois+Lyotard%22/*http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~wamorris/theory.html
The Postmodern Conditions - excerpts http://www.eng.fju.edu.tw/Literary_Criticism/postmodernism/lyotard_text.htm
Extensive bibliography http://srd.yahoo.com/srst/2747860/%22Jean+Francois+Lyotard%22/*http://sun3.lib.uci.edu/indiv/scctr/Wellek/lyotard/
Another biblio http://sun3.lib.uci.edu/~scctr/hri/postmodern/lyotard.html
Lyotard on postmodern http://www.california.com/~rathbone/local5.htm#postmodern
What postmod can do to psychoanalysis (article about Lyotard) http://www.california.com/~rathbone/refer.htm#Shawver-96
Boje, D. M. 2000c "Nike Corporate Writing of Academic, Business, and Cultural Practices." A shorten version will appear in Management Communication Quarterly. How to become a postmodern theorist 


 

 


 

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