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Title: Narrative Identity Achieved Through Utterances: The Implications of Bakhtin for Managing Change and Learning
Contributor(s): Jabri, M (author)
Publication Date: 2005
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/220
Abstract: Ricoeur's work on narrative has been instrumental in moving the conception of identity from the rational mind (Cartesian) to a text of narratives of meanings, desires, and aspirations. But his effort to question the Cartesian certainty came at a price, namely an excessive emphasis on personhood. This paper explicates the relevance of Bakhtin's notion of dialogue for management by arguing for a critical examination of Ricoeur's centripetal superiority of narrative order in favour of centrifugal encounters based on a Bakhtinian (dialogical) tension, one between an active addressor and an active addressee, rather than an active reciter and a passive listener. Adopting Bakhtin's ideas has clear implications for the management of change and development of learning organisations.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Philosophy of Management, 5(3), p. 47-54
Publisher: Reason in Practice Limited
Place of Publication: Surrey UK
ISSN: 1740-3812
Field of Research (FOR): 160899 Sociology not elsewhere classified
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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