Chapter 6 Book Notes

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Chapter 6 Book Notes: The Pervasiveness of Power: Traditional approach: power to be a relatively stable entity that people or groups possess. Symbological approach: views power as a product of communicative interactions and relationships Radical critical approach- theorists are concerned with the deep structures” that produce and reproduce relationships in organizational life Control of Modes and Means of Production: Modes and means of production in the workplace constitute the substructure of society- its economic and production base. Modes of production refers to the economic conditions that underlie the production process. Means of production: refers to actual work processes- how products are made and service rendered Control of Organizational Discourse: Decision premises: serve as a source of unobstrusive control in organizational life. Ideology and Hegemony: The taken for granted assumptions about reality that influence perceptions of situations and events
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course CMS 313 taught by Professor Kee during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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