The performance of authority in organizations: an example from management consulting
AbstractSketches a pragmatist model of authority by studying the case of a consultant faced with the issue of establishing his authority in the actual context of a consulting assignment, and showing how the consultant invokes various “figures” that lend weight to his actions.
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authority; boundaries; consultancy; ethnography; client relationship;
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