"There is a need for a moment in critical thinking. The space between the breaths. The moment between each second. I believe some people do not recognize or are not aware of this time, this opportunity, this moment. So many of us have not been reared…"
<h1>ACADEMIC REFLEXIVITY: Oxymoron and Vertigo</h1><h2>Position paper by David M. Boje October 13, 2009</h2>Academic Reflexivity is an oxymoron. Academics are not expected to be reflexive. We are indoctrinated into a non-reflexivity. Yes, there is a reflexive praxis, since Socrates, reinvented by Argyris and Schon, then again by Cunliffe and Shotter.Our keynote speaker Steven Linstead will have something to say about the ethos of Academic Reflexivity, perhaps its…See More
The theme for the 9th Conference has a narrative focus on the discursive construction and re-construction of crises, character, corruption and change.For full details see conference web page:http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/carbs/conferences/icod10/index.htmlSee More
"I guess Kenneth and Dariusz are starting pointing at what is academia madness, quantitative evaluation, accreditation and political games, sorry to say it but dominance of english too ( out of the 42 journals I'm suppossed to publish in, only 9…"
"I totally dislike this thought. I am slowly working on a paper in this area, and you'll get all the best angles when preparing the call ;)
But seriously: academic madness - the system we all ardently support... sounds like a perversely enough…"
"and mad academics ???? But more seriously, maybe it is time we spend some time looking at our organizations and what we do -- mcdonaldization, disneyfication, "accountability", publish or perish, rankings of schools departments and…"