La resistencia en los estudios organizacionales: Una revisión de la literatura

Translated title of the contribution: Resistance in organizational studies: A literature review

Juan Javier Saavedra-Mayorga, Mauricio Sanabria

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Power cannot be understood without its natural complement: Resistance. This concept allows the interpretation of a great variety of social and organizational phenomena, both historical and contemporary, thus it has received great attention from academia. This paper presents a literature review on resistance in the field of organization studies The results show that resistance is a complex phenomenon studied by a wide variety of approaches, ranging from philosophy and social sciences to management theories, and that it materializes in a wide spectrum of practices and discourses. This work seeks to draw attention to the importance of the problem of resistance in the construction of a critical agenda in the field of organization studies.

Translated title of the contributionResistance in organizational studies: A literature review
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)149-166
Number of pages18
Issue number78
StatePublished - 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Accounting
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Strategy and Management
  • Marketing


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