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Identity Regulation as Organizational Control: Producing the Appropriate Individual


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  • Mats Alvesson
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    Article provided by Wiley Blackwell in its journal Journal of Management Studies.

    Volume (Year): 39 (2002)
    Issue (Month): 5 (07)
    Pages: 619-644

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    Handle: RePEc:bla:jomstd:v:39:y:2002:i:5:p:619-644

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    1. Empson, Laura, 2004. "Organizational identity change: managerial regulation and member identification in an accounting firm acquisition," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 29(8), pages 759-781, November.
    2. Hanne Nørreklit, 2011. "The art of managing individuality," Qualitative Research in Accounting & Management, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 8(3), pages 265-291, September.
    3. Eveline Bruijn & Gail Whiteman, 2010. "That Which Doesn’t Break Us: Identity Work by Local Indigenous ‘Stakeholders’," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 96(3), pages 479-495, October.
    4. Mollie Painter-Morland, 2013. "The Relationship between Identity Crises and Crises of Control," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 114(1), pages 1-14, April.
    5. Stéphan Pezé, 2013. "Controlling managers' 'becoming': the practice of identity regulation," Post-Print hal-00849533, HAL.
    6. Faruk Merali, 2010. "Does the explicit recognition of the commitment and contribution of staff within an organisation's CSR strategy matter?," Social Responsibility Journal, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 6(4), pages 492-509, November.
    7. Robert MacIntosh & Nic Beech, 2011. "Strategy, strategists and fantasy: a dialogic constructionist perspective," Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 24(1), pages 15-37, January.
    8. Lazanyi, Kornelia, 2011. "Organizational Consequences Of Emotional Labour In Mangenent," APSTRACT: Applied Studies in Agribusiness and Commerce, AGRIMBA, vol. 5.
    9. Morales, Jérémy & Lambert, Caroline, 2013. "Dirty work and the construction of identity. An ethnographic study of management accounting practices," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 38(3), pages 228-244.
    10. Pezé, Stéphan, 2011. "Becoming oneself through trials: a framework for identity work research," Economics Papers from University Paris Dauphine 123456789/6644, Paris Dauphine University.
    11. Jérémy Morales, 2012. "Le projet professionnel des contrôleurs de gestion : analyser des données pour aider les managers à prendre des décisions rationnelles," Post-Print hal-00690934, HAL.
    12. Gendron, Yves & Spira, Laura F., 2010. "Identity narratives under threat: A study of former members of Arthur Andersen," Accounting, Organizations and Society, Elsevier, vol. 35(3), pages 275-300, April.
    13. Mishra, Sushanta Kumar, . "What Emotional Labor is: A Review of Literature," IIMA Working Papers WP2006-12-05, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Research and Publication Department.
    14. Gun Abrahamsson & Hans Englund & Jonas Gerdin, 2011. "Organizational identity and management accounting change," Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 24(3), pages 345-376, April.
    15. Pezé, Stéphan, 2012. "How do organizations control managers ongoing identity? A study of micro-practices of identity regulation," Economics Papers from University Paris Dauphine 123456789/10083, Paris Dauphine University.
    16. Pezé, Stéphan, 2012. "Controlling Managers ‘Becoming’: The Practices of Identity Regulation," Economics Papers from University Paris Dauphine 123456789/10084, Paris Dauphine University.
    17. Annick Bourguignon & Olivier Saulpic & Philippe Zarlowski, 2009. "When The Enterprise Culture Meets Identities: A Case Study," Post-Print halshs-00459629, HAL.
    18. Joe O’Mahoney, 2011. "Advisory Anxieties: Ethical Individualisation in the UK Consulting Industry," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 104(1), pages 101-113, November.
    19. Niki A. Nieuwenboer & Muel Kaptein, 2008. "Spiraling Down into Corruption: A Dynamic Analysis of the Social Identity Processes that Cause Corruption in Organizations to Grow," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 83(2), pages 133-146, December.
    20. Welch, Denice E. & Welch, Lawrence S., 2006. "Commitment for hire? The viability of corporate culture as a MNC control mechanism," International Business Review, Elsevier, vol. 15(1), pages 14-28, February.
    21. Janne Järvinen, 2009. "Shifting NPM agendas and management accountants' occupational identities," Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 22(8), pages 1187-1210, November.
    22. Bernadette Loacker & Sara Muhr, 2009. "How Can I Become a Responsible Subject? Towards a Practice-Based Ethics of Responsiveness," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 90(2), pages 265-277, December.
    23. Stéphan Pezé, 2011. "Becoming oneself through trials: a framework for identity work research," Post-Print hal-00608893, HAL.
    24. Harris, Lloyd C. & Ogbonna, Emmanuel, 2011. "Antecedents and consequences of management-espoused organizational cultural control," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 64(5), pages 437-445, May.
    25. Ulucanlar, S. & Faulkner, A. & Peirce, S. & Elwyn, G., 2013. "Technology identity: The role of sociotechnical representations in the adoption of medical devices," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 98(C), pages 95-105.


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