Storytelling and Sensemaking Resources

By David M. Boje, Ph.D.

Updated May 24th, 2016

NOTE; These are my own views as a Public Intellectual, and do not reflect those of University, City, and so on.

Most recent blog:

4 day Doctoral Seminar My 17-20 2016- Boje slides and exercises

The Hawk-Human-Habitat case and its Dialectical Storytelling Method

May 26 2016 - 2 Hour Seminar Sensemaking and Storytelling - slides

May 26 2016 - 1991 Office Supply Study that made my stripes in sensemaking and storytelling; THE STORYTELLING ORGANIZATION: A STUDY OF STORY PERFORMANCE IN AN OFFICE-SUPPLY FIRM by Boje, David .M., Administrative Science Quarterly, Mar91, Vol. 36, Issue 1 pp. 106-126.

May 26 2016 - excerpts from 2008 book STORYTELLING ORGANIZATIONS (which has antenarrative analysis of the original 1991 transcripts

Bülow, Anne Marie (Copenhagen Business School); Boje, David M. (Management Department) (2015). “The Antenarrative of Negotiation” acepted Sep 8 2015 in the Journal of Strategic Contracting and Negotiation (JSCAN). Vol. 1: 200-213, online http://jsc.sagepub.com/content/1/3/200.full.pdf+html

Anna Linda Musacchio Adorisio and David M. Boje. 2008.(Oct2 2008)"Cowboy and Wild West Myths in Community and Franchise Banking of the Southwestern United States". Chapter for Rodolphe Ocler (ed) "Semantic and organizations: Myths, fantasms, unsaid and misunderstanding,?h published by l'Harmattan (France). Max Alain Guenette is the series editor. See pre-press draft pdf.


Recent 'Antenarrative' Blog Activity for CBS activites

Main antenarrative blog page

Dialectical Storytelling Science in a Multifractal World 
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Adorno, Theodor (1966/1973)  Negative Dialectics Original German edition: Negative Dialektik, © 1966 by Suhrkamp Verlag, Frankfurt am Main English translation copyright © 1973 by Seabury Press, Incorporated First published in Great Britain in 1973 by Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd Click here for PDF of book that is searchable

Barad, K. (2010). Quantum entanglements and hauntological relations of inheritance: Dis/continuities, spacetime enfoldings, and justice-to-come.Derrida Today3(2), 240-268. Accessed online May 15 2016 at http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=

Barad, K. (2011). Nature's queer performativity. Qui Parle: Critical Humanities and Social Sciences19(2), 121-158. Accessed on line May 25, 2016 https://tidsskrift.dk/index.php/kkf/article/download/51863/95446

Benjamin, Walter (selections from 1968 Illuminations book) Click here for online PDF (searchable)

The Storyteller Click here for PDF of chapter (searchable)

The Task of Translation Click here for PDF of chapter (searchable)

Work of Art in Age of Mechanical Reproduction (1935) Click here for PDF of chapter (searchable)

On the Concept of History Click here for pdf of chapter (searchable)

Boje, D. M. (2014). Storytelling Organizational Practices: Managing in the Quantum Age. London/NY: Routledge

Boje, D. M. (2008). Storytelling Organizations. London: Sage.

Boje, D. M. (2011). Storytelling and the Future of Organizations: An Antenarrative Handbook (London: Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society) [Hardcover]Authors & Table of Contents

Boje, D. M. (2012a). Quantum Storytelling. Free book on line.

Boje, D. M. (2012b) Quantum Spirals for Business Consulting. Free book on line.

Boje, D. M., Svane, M., Henderson, T. L., & Strevel, H. B. (in press). Critical corporate social responsibility in tamara-land: The role of tetranormalizing fractals. In R. Ocler (Ed.), Book chapter for a Springer collection, Rodolphe Ocler (ed.).

Boje, M., & Svane, M., Gergerich, E. (in press). Counternarrative and Antenarrative Inquiry in Two Cross-Cultural Contexts. Cross Cultural Management.

Hegel's (1807) Phenomenology of Spirit, download from following links (or find your own copy elsewhere):

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Phenomenology of Spirit - G. W. F. Hegel.mobi 1.04 MB


Hegel, Science of Logic, tr. A. V. Miller, London, 1969

Hegel, Philosophy of Nature, Glockner edn, Vol. IX

Heidegger, M. (1962). Being and Time. Translated by John Macquarrie & Edward Robinson. NY: Harper Row. 1927 in German, 1962 English translation. see searchable text)

Marx, Karl. Grundrisse
From http://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1857/grundrisse/index.html
Converted to eBook by Andrew Lannan

McCulloh, G. E. (2015). Toward an acoustic rhetoric: Vital materialism's diffractions (Doctoral dissertation, NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY).

Yuk-kwan Ng, R., & Höpfl, H. (2011). Objects in exile: the intimate structures of resistance and consolation. Journal of Organizational Change Management24(6), 751-766.

Svane, M., & Boje, D. (2014). Merger strategy, cross-cultural involvement and polyphony. Between Cultures and Paradigms, IACCM 2014, University of Warwick, UK. Conference Proceeding. To be published in: European Journal of Cross-Cultural Competence and Management.

Svane, M., & Boje, D.; Gergerich, Erika M. (2015). Counternarrative and Antenarrative Inquiry in Two Cross-Cultural Contexts. Accepted for publication in Special Issue on counternarrative, European Journal of Cross-Cultural Competence.

Svane, M., & Boje, D. (2015). Tamara land fractal change management - in between managerialist narrative and polyphonic living stories. Sc'Moi, Standing Conference for Management and Organizational Inquiry, Las Vegas.

Žižek, S. (2012). Less than nothing: Hegel and the shadow of dialectical materialism. Verso Books.