Owen Massey McKnight (addedentry) wrote in light_cite,
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indignation

Sims, D. 'You bastard: a narrative exploration of the experience of indignation within organizations'. Organization studies 26 (2005), 1625-1640.

Abstract:
Our patience with forming interpretations and reinterpretations of others' behaviour
is not unlimited. The time comes when we lose interest in trying to understand, and
conclude that another person is behaving in a way that is simply unacceptable. This
paper explores the narratives that go with immoderate indignation, even for those best
versed in the idea that they should attempt to understand the perspective of the other.
The paper offers a reflexive comment on the difficulty of analysing such a topic, on
the grounds that the phenomenon under discussion can debilitate analytic writing. [...]
doi:10.1177/0170840605054625
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