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Constructing habitus: the negotiation of moral encounters at Telekom

O'Mahoney, Joseph 2007. Constructing habitus: the negotiation of moral encounters at Telekom. Work Employment & Society 21 (3) , pp. 479-496. 10.1177/0950017007080009

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Abstract

This article uses Bourdieu's concept of habitus and a relational view of agency to illuminate the role of the actor in negotiating moral norms in organizations. Drawing upon case-study evidence from a major start-up company, the article illustrates how power, time and agency intertwine in a series of 'moral encounters'. It is argued that the outcomes of these reflexive negotiations feed into the creation of dispositions which inform the creation and interpretation of subsequent action.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Business (Including Economics)
Publisher: BSA Publications
ISSN: 0950-0170
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 01:47
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/2745

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