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Author Leggett, William, 1967- author
Title The flexible imagination : at work in the transnational corporate offices of Jakarta, Indonesia / William H. Leggett
Imprint Lanham : Lexington Books, [2013]
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  GN450.8 .L44 2013    AVAILABLE    30520020824299
Descript xiv, 125 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 113-120) and index
Locating the anthropologist -- The colonial imagination -- Drama and the colonial imagination -- Terror and the colonial imagination -- Institutionalizing the colonial imagination -- The work of culture -- The flexible imagination
"A behind-the-scenes ethnography examining the social interactions between employees from different cultural and national backgrounds who work together for several notorious Fortune 500 corporations out of Southeast Asia. Describes how people cope with unfamiliar surroundings and the mundane-ness of office work through a select use of historical, cultural, and economic imaginaries"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Business anthropology -- Indonesia -- Jakarta
Corporate culture -- Indonesia -- Jakarta -- Cross-cultural studies
Organizational behavior -- Indonesia -- Jakarta -- Cross-cultural studies
White collar workers -- Indonesia -- Jakarta -- Social life and customs
International business enterprises -- Social aspects -- Indonesia -- Jakarta
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