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Aesthetic Communication


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Ole Thyssen
    Pages 1-62
  3. Ole Thyssen
    Pages 63-101
  4. Ole Thyssen
    Pages 102-143
  5. Ole Thyssen
    Pages 144-177
  6. Ole Thyssen
    Pages 178-212
  7. Ole Thyssen
    Pages 213-249
  8. Ole Thyssen
    Pages 250-288
  9. Ole Thyssen
    Pages 289-290
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 291-351

About this book


This book deals with the organizational use of aesthetic means. Based on the idea that organizations are systems of communication, it is shown that consciously or not, organizations have always used aesthetic means to reinforce their communication.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Management, Politics and PhilosophyCopenhagen Business SchoolDenmark

About the authors

OLE THYSSEN is Professor of Philosophy at Copenhagen Business school, Denmark, and an author and co-author of more than 30 books on psychoanalysis, Marxism, system theory, ethics and aesthetics, among them Business Ethics and Organizational Values, (Palgrave Macmillan 2009). He has a lifelong honorary grant from the Danish state.

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