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Abstract Walt Disney enterprises are theorized as a storytelling organization in which an active-reactive interplay of premodern, modern, and postmodern discourses occur. A postmodern analysis of these multiple discourses reveals the marginalized voices and excluded stories of darker side of the Disney legend.
Tamara, a play that is also a discursive metaphor, is used to demonstrate a plurivocal multiple story interpretation theory of competing organizational discourses. Subsequent sections address storytelling organizational theory, analyses of official accounts of Disney enterprises, and less well-known, even contrary, accounts.
The implications for postmodern theory and future storytelling research projects are discussed. Walt Disney enterprises is a storytelling organization par excellence. The happy stories organization members tell about themselves are as artfully constructed and as carefully edited as their legendary characters.
But just as the question of the Wicked Witch in the film Sleeping Beauty "Mirror, mirror on the wall who is the fairest of them all? My purpose was to form a theory about this storytelling organization, use postmodern analyses to resituate the excluded stories and voices, and then analyze their relationship to the dominant legend of an official, happy, and profitable Disney studios.
This research goes behind the artful and managed happy constructions of the Disney storytelling enterprise to reveal a darker side: In the past, management theorists have written stories without attention to plurality and economic context. In the "management of writing and writing of management," the construction and choice of the happy story over competing voices is less a search for the truth than a naive political and economic complicity that marginalizes alternative stories.
I demonstrate plurality here by describing Tamara, a play that is a discursive metaphor of the storytelling organization. Discursive metaphors "read" story plurivocality -- the potential for multiple interpretation -- back into the constructions that organizations collectively "write" as their histories.
Therefore, the research question here is, What are the collective and historical dynamics of the storytelling organization, viewed as a Tamara, as it writes its story onto the employees and the public?
Previous research has not explored the multiplicity and contentiousness of collective storytelling processes. This question also speaks to important and timely concerns that organizational theorists are raising regarding the need to craft organization theories on the basis of linguistic e.
Use of a plurality of stories, voices, and realities, as well as a multiplicity of ways to interpret stories, appears in experimental fictions that the French term nouveu roman Heath, ; Zeraffa, The aim of a nouveau roman is to provide multiple forms of discourse.
By discourse, I mean the infinite play of differences in meanings mediated through socially constructed hegemonic practices, especially in stories Boje, a: In this infinite play of differences, some discourses are more hegemonic than others and thus marginalize the other discourses.
Tamara enacts a true story taken from the diary of Aelis Mazoyer. It is Italy, January 10,in the era of Mussolini. Gabriele d'Annunzio, a poet, patriot, womanizer, and revolutionary who is exceedingly popular with the people, is under virtual house arrest.
Tamara, an expatriate Polish beauty, aristocrat, and aspiring artist, is summoned from Paris to paint d'Annunzio's portrait. Instead of remaining stationary, viewing a single stage, the audience fragments into small groups that chase characters from one room to the next, from one floor to the next, even going into bedrooms, kitchens, and other chambers to chase and co-create the stories that interest them the most.
If there are a dozen stages and a dozen storytellers, the number of story lines an audience could trace as it chases the wandering discourses of Tamara is 12 factorial ,Policy Analysis: The Field Of Social Work - There will be group session and individual sessions.
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