From: Philip Hancock <P.Hancock@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 1997 12:05:55 +0100
CRITICAL MANAGEMENT STUDIES CONFERENCE
Refereed Paper Stream
THE MANAGEMENT OF EVERYDAY LIFE
CALL FOR PAPERS
The First International Conference on Critical Management Studies
is to be held at
Hulme Hall, Manchester,
Management has become a daily activity for each and everyone of us.
We manage our money, our time, our diets and even our relationships.
Management has become part of our 'everyday lives'.
This stream invites interested parties to explore the ways in which the
specialist and often technicist discourse and practices associated with the
formal activity of management have come to be incorporated into these
everyday life routines and activities.
Both the terms 'management' and 'everyday' are interpreted broadly and
contributions are welcomed from a wide range of perspectives and subject
areas. The convenors would particularly welcome papers which emerge from
work outside the mainstream of management and business studies and that
engage critically with the following broad issues:
The extent to which managerial discourses of control and technique
may be understood as colonizing aspects of everyday life
The utilization of managerial discourse and techniques in the
ongoing activities of everyday sense-making
Management technique and the constitution and maintenance of
various dimensions of personal identity
In addition to refereed paper streams, it is intended to hold a number of
interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary panels and sessions. There will also
be a number of poster sessions. Doctoral students are particularly
encouraged to participate.
Places are restricted so there will be limited space available for those who
have not submitted papers.
Please submit a 750 word abstract of your proposed paper as soon as
possible and at the latest by 30 September 1998 marking it 'Management of
Everyday Life' to the Secretary to the Conference:
Mrs Mary O'Brien
Manchester School of Management
UMIST, PO Box 88, Manchester M60 1QD
Please direct all general enquiries about the conference to the Conference
For further information regarding the 'Management Everyday Life' stream
Department of Social Sciences
Glasgow Caledonian University
Tel: [+44] 0141 331 3492
Fax: [+44] 0141 331 3439