After reflexivity: Ethics, freedom and the writing of organization studies

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dc.contributor.author Rhodes, CH
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:58:19Z
dc.date.issued 2009-01
dc.identifier.citation Organization Studies, 2009, 30 (6), pp. 653 - 672
dc.identifier.issn 0170-8406
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/10674
dc.description.abstract Building on existing considerations of reflexivity in research writing, this essai seeks to reappraise the concept of responsibility in relation to the ethics of post-representational research methodology in organization studies. Jacques Derridas discussions of responsibility and undecidability and Emmanuel Lévinas distinction between the saying and the said are brought to bear on the ethics of the discursive construction of organizational research as a form of representing the Other. The essai argues that responding to reflexivity extends beyond textual practice and self-accounting towards a responsibility for the exercise of academic freedom. This freedom entails a radical openness that is operationalized in an ongoing reinvention that resists the institutionalization of the field of inquiry through a form of transformative knowledge. It is the legacy and promise of reflexivity in organization studies that can invigorate the imagination in research its poiesis as an ongoing project of saying the ethical.
dc.publisher Sage
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1177/0170840609104804
dc.subject ethics, writing, reflexivity, methodology, representation, Business & Management
dc.subject ethics, writing, reflexivity, methodology, representation; Business & Management
dc.title After reflexivity: Ethics, freedom and the writing of organization studies
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Organization Studies
dc.journal.volume 6
dc.journal.volume 30
dc.journal.number 6 en_US
dc.publocation London, UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 653 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 672 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.School of Management en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1503 Business and Management
dc.personcode 980438 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Business and Management en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords ethics, writing, reflexivity, methodology, representation en_US
dc.description.keywords ethics, writing, reflexivity, methodology, representation
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 980438 en_US
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pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Business
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Business/School of Management


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