Shape-Shifting Capital: Spiritual Management, Critical by George González

By George González

Shape-Shifting Capital: non secular administration, serious conception, and the Ethnographic Project is situated on the intersection of anthropology, serious conception, and philosophy of faith. First, González explores the phenomena of “workplace spirituality” in a language that's obtainable to a normal readership. Taking modern traits in organizational administration as a case research, he argues, when it comes to a close ethnographic learn of practitioners of place of work spirituality, that the conceptual and institutional obstacles among faith, technological know-how, and capitalism are being redrawn via theologized administration appropriations of tropes borrowed from creativity idea and quantum mechanics. moment, González makes a case for a serious anthropology of faith that mixes existential matters for biography and intentionality with poststructuralist issues for strength, arguing that the ways that the personalization of metaphor bridges own and social histories additionally is helping lead to broader epistemic shifts in society. eventually, in a postsecular age during which capitalism itself is explicitly and optimistically “spiritual,” González means that it really is significant to reorient our severe energies in the direction of a gift day overview of postmodern capitalism’s boundary-blurring. González additional argues that the type of “existential deconstruction” played via what he calls “existential archeology” can serve the desires of any social feedback of neoliberal “religion” and company spirituality.

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