publication . Article . 2016

Beyond bureaucracy and entrepreneurialism:examining the multiple discursive codes informing the work, careers and subjectivities of management graduates

Bernadette Loacker; Martyna Śliwa;
Open Access English
  • Published: 11 Apr 2016
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This paper examines how discursive codes and demands associated with ‘bureaucratic and entrepreneurial regimes’ of work and career organization shape the work, careers and subjectivities of management graduates. The study is based on an analysis of 30 narratives of management professionals who graduated from an Austrian business school in the early 1970s or 2000s. Its insights suggest that variegated discursive codes manifest in the graduates’ articulated professional practices and subjectivities, thereby challenging established assumptions regarding the organization of work and careers. While the practices and subjectivities of the 1970s graduates are often inf...
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free text keywords: Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, Cultural Studies, Public relations, business.industry, business, Subjectivity, Narrative, Bureaucracy, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Sociology, Social science
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publication . Article . 2016

Beyond bureaucracy and entrepreneurialism:examining the multiple discursive codes informing the work, careers and subjectivities of management graduates

Bernadette Loacker; Martyna Śliwa;