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Coping With Excess: How Organizations, Communities and Individuals Manage OverflowsWhat does a stockbroker in Istanbul navigating the rush of incoming trading figures have in common with a mother in Stockholm trying to organize a growing pile of baby clothes? They are both coping with excess or overflow. This book explores the ways in which institutions, corporations and individuals define and manage situations of ‘too much’ – too much information, too many choices, too many commodities or too many tasks.By analyzing a wide range of settings – from corporate firms and public a…

Coping with Excess: How Organizations, Communities and Individuals Manage Overflows by Barbara Czarniawska (2013-12-27)What does a stockbroker in Istanbul navigating the rush of incoming trading figures have in common with a mother in Stockholm trying to organize a growing pile of baby clothes? They are both coping with excess or overflow. This book explores the ways in which institutions, corporations and individuals define and manage situations of ‘too much’ – too much information, too many choices, too many commodities or too many tasks.By analyzing a wide range of settings – from corporate firms and public a…

Coping with Excess: How Organizations, Communities and Individuals Manage OverflowsWhat does a stockbroker in Istanbul navigating the rush of incoming trading figures have in common with a mother in Stockholm trying to organize a growing pile of baby clothes? They are both coping with excess or overflow. This book explores the ways in which institutions, corporations and individuals define and manage situations of ‘too much’ – too much information, too many choices, too many commodities or too many tasks.By analyzing a wide range of settings – from corporate firms and public a…