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Chicks with Sticks: Becoming a Business School Guerilla Knitter

Biehl, Brigitte and Reynolds, Noelia Sarah (2018) 'Chicks with Sticks: Becoming a Business School Guerilla Knitter.' Organizational Aesthetics, 7 (1). ISSN 2168-8575

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Abstract

We do not report a tale of research success, but one of struggle. With yarn, space, gender, guerrilla resistance, aesthetics, narrations, and, finally, ethical approvals. The title of this editorial refers to female knitting practice and expresses a bottom up, self-ironic and maladjusted approach towards one’s own business school existence. We seek to encourage readers to try out new, arts-based forms of resistance at work, to bring in the aesthetics and the body when all words in the seemingly rational discourse fail.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD58.7 Organizational behavior, change and effectiveness. Corporate culture
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Essex Business School
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2018 16:12
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2018 17:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/21573

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