Chapter 6 INC - Chapter Six Critical Approaches Critical...

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Chapter Six – Critical Approaches Critical Approaches Critical Approaches : Approaches to organizational analysis that consider organizations as sites of domination and see theory as a force that can emancipate individuals from these dominating forces. The pervasiveness of power Traditional Approach to Power Symbological Approach to Power Radical-Critical Approach to Power Morgan’s Sources of Power (Table 6.1) Control of Modes and Means of Production Modes of Production : refers to economic conditions that underlie the production process. Means of Production : the actual work processes involved in production. E.g., humanizing/dehumanizing, skilled/unskilled/deskilled (see table 6.1 –sources of power) Decision Premises : The options available to a decision-maker. According to criticaal theorists, these premises serve to restrict choice and provide an interpretation for organizational activity.
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2012 for the course POL 2107 taught by Professor Bourgault during the Spring '08 term at University of Ottawa.

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