Los "critical management studies" y el cuestionamiento del control cultural en la empresa

  1. Luis Belaustegi 1
  1. 1 Universidad del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea
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    Universidad del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea

    Lejona, España

    ROR https://ror.org/000xsnr85

Journal:
Trabajo: Revista iberoamericana de relaciones laborales

ISSN: 1136-3819

Year of publication: 2014

Issue Title: Emprendimiento

Issue: 31-32

Pages: 105-130

Type: Article

More publications in: Trabajo: Revista iberoamericana de relaciones laborales

Abstract

The current of thought known as CMS −Critical Management Studies− can be understood as a “fifth wave” of vigorous debate usually known as Labour Process Theory, which began with Harry Braverman´s Labor and Monopoly Capital, in 1975. Still little known in the Spanish-speaking academia, in this paper we present the most significant elaborations of said stream on the specific issue of corporate culture, a central issue in the CMS to the point that they have been considered “cultural studies” of the company. In the text we aim to define the most defining features of the “Critical Management Studies”, leaving proof of its clearly criticalemancipatory goal from the consideration of subjectivity, whereas this element identifies the totalitarian nature of the cultural management in organizations as a social technology devoted to the management of emotions and identities.

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