Dignity and the Organization

Dignity in Organizing from the Perspective of Hannah Arendt's WorldlinessArendtian Worldliness as Plurality and DurabilityThe Urge to AppearThe Dignity of a Durable Human WorldCulture in a World without TraditionDignity in Human Activities and Organizing as Conditioning DignityOrganizing as Conditioning Human FreedomFreedom and Equality as Feats of OrganizationThe Dignity ofCommon SensePersonal Taste and a Longing to BelongThoe Reality SenseLiquidation of Freedom by Defeating Common Sense and Enacting Laws of MovementIndignation as a "Natural Response” to Breaches of IndignityDignity in Management and OrganizationObedience in Authoritarian OrganizationsPolis as Organized Remembrance and as Space of AppearanceExploitation of Human Potential for Action as Undignifying or TotalitarianWhat Does It Mean to Share a Common World?Organizing and Management as Conditioning DignityReflective Boundary ManagementOrganizing by Engaging in Sensus Communis on DignityArendtian CultureSummaryReferencesDignity and Membership: A Route to the Heart of How Dignity Is Done in Everyday InteractionDignity: Transcendent Human Property or Performative Social Outcome?Knowing Dignity: Performativity and AccountsMembership as Method: The Accomplishment and Accounting of Everyday DignityDoing Dignity: The Benefits and Consequences of a Performative ApproachSummaryReferencesDignity and Species Difference Within OrganizationsIs It Meaningful to Talk About Animal Dignity?Does 'Animal Dignity' Make Sense in the 'Real World' of Organizations?Animals in the Making as Actors in NetworksDignity: A Radical RespecificationConclusionSummaryReferencesDignity at the Level of the Firm: Beyond the Stakeholder ApproachIntroduction: The Role of the Firm under DiscussionThe Concept of Human DignityDignity and the Integrative Social Contracts Theory (ISCT)Human Dignity Inside the Firm: From Theory to PracticeSummary of the ChapterReferencesMarx, Alienation and the Denial of Dignity of WorkMarx and AlienationMarx's Categories of AlienationAlienation from ProductAlienation and the Process of ProductionAlienation, Dignity and the Division of LabourAlienation and Species-BeingAlienated from Others; Undignified RelationshipsAlienation, Dignity Denial and Private PropertyStrength of Marx's View of AlienationUsing Marx's Theory of Alienation to Research Dignity at WorkCharacteristics of the ICT IndustryICT Professionals and the Work ProcessControl of the Work ProcessAllocation of WorkThe Changing Nature of IT ContractsAwarding Contracts: The Impact on EmploymentBeing Transferred to a New EmployerThe "Bench"The Impact of the BenchICT Professionals and the Denial of DignityResisting Alienated and Undignified LabourReferencesDignity Restoration: The Indirect Goal of Social Enterprises' ActivitySocial Enterprises: Tools in the Hands of Social Entrepreneurs to Catalyse Positive Social ChangeThe Southeast Credit Union: The Social Enterprise Reviving Human DignityThe Southeast Credit Union (SCU)First Principle: Offering Financial HelpSecond Principle: Teaching Money ManagementThird Principle: Giving Experience and Building ConfidenceDiscussion: Dignity Restoration Behind the Actions of Social EnterprisesReferences'Dignity and Leadership: Implications of Leaders' Language and Their Assumptions of Human NatureDignity and Leadership: An Under-Explored LinkDignity and LeadershipLeaders' Respect Dignity through Culture and LanguageStudies of Leaders' Language in the WorkplaceConclusionSummaryReferencesFrom Human Resource Management to Human Dignity Development: A Dignity Perspective on HRM and the Role of Workplace DemocracyHuman Dignity in the WorkplaceUnderpinnings of Human DignityImplications of Human Dignity for Organizations and (Strategic) HRMDemocracy in the WorkplaceFoundation of Workplace DemocracyWorkplace Democracies and Human DignityHuman Dignity, Workplace Democracy and the Employee Life CycleBranding and ResourcingPerformance and Reward ManagementTalent Management, Learning and DevelopmentEmployment RelationsExit ManagementConclusionReferencesOffice Design and Dignity at Work in the Knowledge EconomyOffices and Work Spaces in the Knowledge EconomyFeatures of the Physical Work Environment and Their Effects on EmployeesPhysical Space, Power, and Dignity: The Road AheadSummaryReferencesDignity by Design: A Shift from Formalistic to Humanistic Design in OrganizationsFormalistic DesignFrom Formalistic to Evidence Based Design in the Healthcare SectorSetting the Stage for Humanistic Design in the Healthcare IndustryTransition to Humanistic DesignMoving Towards Humanistic Design in Other SectorsConclusionReferencesConcluding Observations
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