Autobiographical Memory and Identities in Organizations


Suddaby, Roy , Schultz, Majken and Israelsen, Trevor (2020) Autobiographical Memory and Identities in Organizations. Oxford University Press, 373 - 390.

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Abstract

<p>Current theories of identity in organizations assume and valorize stability of identity over time. In this chapter the authors challenge this assumption by introducing contemporary understandings of the fluidity of time in the construction of autobiographical memory. They argue that, both in individual and organizational memory, narrative constructions of the self fluidly incorporate episodes from the past, present, and future in an ongoing effort to create a coherent autobiography. They elaborate the construct of autobiographical memory as constituted by autonoetic consciousness, life narrative, and collective memory and discuss the implications for identities in organizations.</p>

Item Type: Book
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Management
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2021 07:33
Last Modified: 23 Aug 2021 18:12
DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198827115.013.54
URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/3125910