Essays about: "functional stupidity"

Found 3 essays containing the words functional stupidity.

  1. 1. Modes of obeying: functional stupidity, despair, seduction, cynicism and authoritarianism : Young adults in precarious workplaces

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Anders Berglund; [2019]
    Keywords : functional stupidity; preaciousness; young adult;

    Abstract : This essay aims to study workplace obedience from the perspective of young adults in precarious work environments. The study was delimited to young adults that had experienced what they viewed as irrational management. These informants were interviewed to research the new and largely untested theory of functional stupidity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Schizoid cynicism among fast-food restaurant workers

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Amanda Jonsson Pierreville; Malin Hahlin; [2018]
    Keywords : Cynicism; Functional stupidity; Psychoanalysis; Schizoid cynicism; Ethnographic case study; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Based on an ethnographic case study, this paper offers a typology of how, and under what circumstances, employees at a fast food-restaurant are cynical. By conducting participant- and non-participant observations and 10 semi-structured interviews, combined with a document analysis, we sought to understand the social realities of employees at Berger. READ MORE

  3. 3. Why all this talk about change?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Anna Haanpää; Anna Kardell; [2017]
    Keywords : Organizational Change; Sense-Making; Organizational Change Cynicism; Functional Stupidity; Public Sector; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to give an understanding of employees’ interpretations of working in an organization undergoing changes.... READ MORE