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I see me – a narrative research on doing management consulting with theatre

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dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor.advisor Tienari, Janne
dc.contributor.author Kivimäki, Stiina
dc.date.accessioned 2018-03-28T12:48:59Z
dc.date.available 2018-03-28T12:48:59Z
dc.date.issued 2018
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/30468
dc.description.abstract The objective of the research is to explore the practice of business theatre as a particular way of doing management consulting. My aim is to make sense how business theatre is done at the intersection of management consulting and participatory theatre. The point of the study is to build insight of business theatre by combining theories from management consulting and theatre through the doing perspective and the concepts of practice, practitioner and praxis. The data for the study is constructed by conducting interviews and by observing. Following the narrative research tradition, I have constructed an analysis in the form of a narrative inspired by ethnographical drama. The narrative is a way to tell the story of how business theatre is done and who are the practitioners involved, in this way describing and interpreting the practice of business theatre. Based on the findings, management consulting is done with theatre by creating a space where the participants can actively take part in jointly constructing solutions to the organizational challenges. Also, dramatizing everyday organizational life with professional actors the routinized way of doing can be made visible. Moreover, theatre creates a space where alternative ways of doing can be tried out then and there within the safety of playfulness. From the practice-based doing perspective, when mirroring organizational life the organization is not only being described, yet it is constructed in the interaction. en
dc.format.extent 98
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.title I see me – a narrative research on doing management consulting with theatre en
dc.type G2 Pro gradu, diplomityö fi
dc.contributor.school Kauppakorkeakoulu fi
dc.contributor.school School of Business en
dc.contributor.department Johtamisen laitos fi
dc.subject.keyword business theatre en
dc.subject.keyword management consulting en
dc.subject.keyword participatory theatre en
dc.subject.keyword 'doing' perspective en
dc.subject.keyword narrative research en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201803281935
dc.type.ontasot Master's thesis en
dc.type.ontasot Maisterin opinnäyte fi
dc.programme Management and International Business (MIB) en
dc.subject.helecon johtaminen fi
dc.subject.helecon liiketalous fi
dc.subject.helecon konsultointi fi
dc.subject.helecon kulttuurijohtaminen fi
dc.subject.helecon teatteri fi
dc.subject.helecon taide fi
dc.subject.helecon etnografia fi
dc.subject.helecon tarina fi
dc.ethesisid 17026
dc.location P1 I fi


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