Managing Overflow in Affluent Societies (Routledge Advances in Sociology)

Managing Overflow in Affluent Societies (Routledge Advances in Sociology)

Barbara Czarniawska


“It is too a lot” is a typical grievance of the fashionable age. This booklet appears to be like at how humans and associations take care of overflow - of information, consumption or offerings. The essays discover the ways that notions of overflow – framed when it comes to extra and abundance or their implicit opposites, shortage and dearth – crop up in a couple of contexts akin to sociological and monetary idea, administration consulting, patron reviews, and the politics of lifestyle. Chapters diversity from stories of overload at domestic, at paintings or on the earth of cyber info; thoughts of dealing with overflow in associations equivalent to information companies; and old comparisons. whilst, the place, how and for whom is overflow an issue or a blessing?

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