The Resource Crafting Strategy : Embodied Metaphors in Practice

Crafting Strategy : Embodied Metaphors in Practice

Label
Crafting Strategy : Embodied Metaphors in Practice
Title
Crafting Strategy
Title remainder
Embodied Metaphors in Practice
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The first book to present a theoretically informed approach to creative strategizing based on building metaphorical structures that represent organizations
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 658.4/092
  • 658.4012
Index
index present
LC call number
HD30.28.H4767 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Crafting Strategy : Embodied Metaphors in Practice
Publication
Note
Analogical reasoning: making sense through analogies and material analogs
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; CRAFTING STRATEGY; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures; Tables; Acknowledgments; Preface; VIGNETTE A: BASF PerForm; Post-acquisition positioning of a divisional training and development team; Context and goal; Embodied metaphors; Mode of interaction and role of leaders; Insights gained: how was this session strategically consequential for the organization/the team?; CHAPTER ONE: Strategizing out of the box; Sustaining competitive advantage requires synthetic and divergent strategic thinking; Strategizing through embodied metaphors as a practice of exploration
  • Design thinking and strategic practiceFostering strategizing out of the box: outlining the playful practice of crafting embodied metaphors; Playing seriously with strategy; VIGNETTE B: UNICEF; Drafting a blueprint of an efficient organizational structure; Context and goal; Embodied metaphors; Mode of interaction and role of leaders; Insights gained: how was this session strategically consequential for the organization/the team?; CHAPTER TWO: Metaphor and embodied realism; Metaphor as a creative force; Metaphor in organization development; Toward embodied metaphors in organization development
  • Exploring interdisciplinary cancer care serviceContext; Strategic goal of intervention; Embodied metaphors; Insights gained: how was this session strategically consequential for the team?; CHAPTER FOUR: Crafting strategy as a practice of embodied recursive enactment; "Making is thinking" -- reflections on craftsmanship from a cultural materialist perspective; Crafting as the skill of making things well; Crafting as contribution to communal development; The intimate link between hand and head; Craftsmen as icons of Enlightenment; The role of the hand in craftsmanship
  • From cognitive/semantic to spatial metaphorsToward embodied metaphors; Sensemaking through embodied metaphors; Technologies of embodied metaphors; Embodied realism; Perspectives on embodiment; From social constructionism to embodied realism; CHAPTER THREE: Analyzing embodied metaphors as an interpretive, hermeneutic endeavor; Interpretive theory; Interpretive methodology; Interpretive directions for analyzing embodied metaphors; Hermeneutics; Hermeneutic methodology; Hermeneutic directions for analyzing embodied metaphors; VIGNETTE C: Project Voltigo
  • Incomplete tools and imaginationDeveloping crafting skills through play; Conclusion: strategy work as a form of craftsmanship; Strategy as social practice -- the practice turn in strategy; Crafting strategy as recursive embodied enactment; Crafting strategy at Orange UK; Case reflection; Conclusion: "How can we know what we mean until we see what we build?"; CHAPTER FIVE: Play, analogical reasoning and dialogue in the crafting of strategy; Playing seriously: relaxing rational intentionality and manipulating objects; Serious play as a technology of foolishness
Control code
ocn782864213
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (264 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511975516
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b36728809
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)782864213
  • cbo0511975511

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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