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In sum, the sexual rhetoric of leadership is testimony to the rivalry of males in their search to dominate and subordinate females, as well as the labor of all nature. Leadership is the dance with the abyss, the trip into the void.
The leader symbolizes a journey into the abyss, an adventurous penetration, and a return with the goddess Fortuna's fortune prizes and possessions. Phallic Language of Leadership - Lacan's term of transcendental signifier building on Freud's signifier, phallic looks at how leadership agency stands outside language, history, and the hierarchy of discourse communities Scheurich, To lead, women must also assume the phallic position, since that is the transcendental signifier of leader in Western society.
Western heterosexual male fears of the desire for [sexual] penetration and of sexual inadequacy, and castration anxieties are linked together in theories of modern leadership.
Leadership from this psychoanalytic perspective is the symbolic rape of organization, market, and nature, and the love man wooing the damsel in the pending merger. Leadership studies and theories are rich in phallic phantasm. While I do not want to reduce all leadership to the phallic, my point would be to analyze what is there.
A phallic rhetoric accompanies strategic and power leadership, as well as simple texts on initiating structure with consideration. The phallic emphasis on the language of leadership is so rarely studied, that one have to wonder if some active repression is going on here. There are some exceptions to the lack of phallic leadership and power study.
Most bureaucratic leadership study serves to dephallicize the leadership and subordination spectacle. Ferguson's analysis of bureaucracy is an exception, with her analysis of the male feminization that is the bureaucratic exercise of subordination.
Then there is McDaniel's study of Franklin D. As representational body, the Leader signifies not merely "for" the people but "as" the people's Ich-Meal or "ego ideal"-a fantasmic image of themselves, their values, aesthetic sensibilities-in and through which they may find themselves worthy of admiration, respect, love, etc.
The media conspired with FDR to construct erect the spectacle image of a powerful leader to the public.
Just as the reform era itself created opportunities for intensive research on Chinese bureaucratic practice, the content of the reforms influenced the specific research agenda in important ways. Decentralization of decision-making authority was a key reform initiative, and much research sought to understand better the dynamics of a system in. Ironically, the nature and role of bureaucracy in both the pre and post-democratic period remained almost the same except for an increase in number of ministries, divisions, departments and. I am going to suggest that the culture provided to employees by managers can significantly impact upon their performance within the organization and therefore reducing the probability of conflicts and subjugation in this post-bureaucratic era.
Then there was former President Bush, who projected a wimpish image. Finally, there is Bill Clinton, the leader with libidinal energy engaged in conquests in the White House. Leadership is a an exercise in power to see who is the most male.
People seem to identify leadership with an aggressive personality structure, someone able to conquer others, and bend them to their will. Tenderness, nurturing, passive, and fearful are signs of weakness in popular conceptions of leadership.Postclassical China.
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Everest High School. STUDY. The ruling dynasty of Korea during the postclassical era. They established a Council of Nobles with ranks due to heredity, and based their government on Chinese court and philosophy.
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Therefore, we say that we have emerged into a post-bureaucratic economy where many firms toy with creative org structures: temp workers, freelancers, gig, shared workers, and flat-org’s, to name a few recent developments. How the Trump era is changing the federal bureaucracy.
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Discussing one-man rule, the re-Partyization of the bureaucracy, and the end of China's reform era. Title: Regulating self-managing teams– Challenges in a post-bureaucratic era: Published in: Management of Innovation and Technology, No. 3, p