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Authority and Autonomy

Paradoxes in Modern Knowledge Work

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About this book

Introduction

Offers a detailed and entertaining analysis of the daily interactions between managers and employees in creative knowledge intensive organizations. Based on vivid examples, the book shows how both managers and employees entertain contradictory understandings of their mutual commitment.

Keywords

interaction methods organization organizations

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Copenhagen Business SchoolDenmark and Lund UniversitySweden

About the authors

SUSANNE EKMAN is Assistant Professor at the Department of Organization, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. She holds an MA in Anthropology and a PhD in Management. She is primarily interested in the complex relationship between freedom and ethics and has recently pursued this issue ethnographically in the context of contemporary knowledge work.

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