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The Resource Casing a promised land : the autobiography of an organizational detective as cultural ethnographer, H.L. Goodall, Jr

Casing a promised land : the autobiography of an organizational detective as cultural ethnographer, H.L. Goodall, Jr

Label
Casing a promised land : the autobiography of an organizational detective as cultural ethnographer
Title
Casing a promised land
Title remainder
the autobiography of an organizational detective as cultural ethnographer
Statement of responsibility
H.L. Goodall, Jr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
H. L. Goodall's ground-breaking study of what people do with symbols and what symbols do to people explores the lives led by people in organizations. His narratives take on the form of six detective mysteries in which the narrator figures into the plot of the intrigue and then works out its essential patterns. In the first mystery, ""Notes on a Cultural Evolution: The Remaking of a Software Company,"" Goodall looks at the transition of a Huntsville regional office of a Boston-based computer software company where the lives and social dramas of the participants reflect the current state of hi
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Goodall, H. Lloyd
Dewey number
302.3/5
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD58.7
LC item number
.G656 1994eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Organizational behavior
  • Corporate culture
  • Communication in organizations
  • Ethnology
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Communication in organizations
  • Corporate culture
  • Ethnology
  • Organizational behavior
Label
Casing a promised land : the autobiography of an organizational detective as cultural ethnographer, H.L. Goodall, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-203)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; What I Do and Why I Do It: Reading Myself into the Stories of Others; 1 -- Becoming an Organizational Detective; 2 -- Notes on a Cultural Evolution: The Remaking of a Software Company; 3 -- The Way the World Ends: Inside Star Wars; 4 -- Lost in Space: The Layers of Illusion Called Adult Space Camp; 5 -- Articles of Faith; 6 -- How I Spent My Summer Vacation; 7 -- The Consultant as Organizational Detective; 8 -- Notes on Method; Afterword: "Surrendering to the Mystery," or The Sooner You Arrive, the Further You Have to Go; Influences
Control code
43476675
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Expanded ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxv, 203 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780809319428
Lccn
93050654
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)43476675
Label
Casing a promised land : the autobiography of an organizational detective as cultural ethnographer, H.L. Goodall, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-203)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; What I Do and Why I Do It: Reading Myself into the Stories of Others; 1 -- Becoming an Organizational Detective; 2 -- Notes on a Cultural Evolution: The Remaking of a Software Company; 3 -- The Way the World Ends: Inside Star Wars; 4 -- Lost in Space: The Layers of Illusion Called Adult Space Camp; 5 -- Articles of Faith; 6 -- How I Spent My Summer Vacation; 7 -- The Consultant as Organizational Detective; 8 -- Notes on Method; Afterword: "Surrendering to the Mystery," or The Sooner You Arrive, the Further You Have to Go; Influences
Control code
43476675
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Expanded ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxv, 203 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780809319428
Lccn
93050654
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)43476675

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