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Diagrammatics of organization

This open issue brings together a series of papers that engage with the diagrammatics of organization. This involves an examination of how particular subjects are produced within networks of power relations: the entrepreneur within enterprise culture, the compulsive buyer within consumer society, the spectator within the world of art, the cognitive labourer within the knowledge economy, and the good citizen within advanced liberalism.

'A career is nothing without a personal life': On the social machine in the call for authentic employees


Original brands. Authentic managers. Employees that express themselves at work. Authenticity seems to be an increasingly central marker for an efficient and flexible organization. According to bestsellers such as Authenticity: What Consumers Really Want ‘business today… is all about being real’ (Gilmore and Pine, 2007: 1).

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