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By William Leggett

ISBN-10: 0739181149

ISBN-13: 9780739181140

The versatile mind's eye: At paintings within the Transnational Corporate Offices of Jakarta, Indonesia is a behind-the-scenes ethnography studying the social interactions among participants from diverse cultural and nationwide backgrounds who interact within the halls of a few of the main infamous Fortune 500 organizations out of Southeast Asia. within the transnational company areas of Jakarta, Indonesia, there's a problematic fight for coherence and which means via expatriate and nationwide populations nonetheless new to the morphing and “flexible” international of worldwide capitalism. lots of these newly engaged within the machinations of our worldwide economic climate fight to make experience in their strange atmosphere. during this scenario, the place localities and social constellations are in a nation of continuing flux, humans depend on their mind's eye within the development of a social truth that makes sense—provides sufficient social stability—to get in the course of the regimen actions of a regular paintings day. The imaginary placed to exploit by way of these mentioned during this e-book ties jointly our bodies of knowledge—historic and present, educational and well known, monetary and cultural—in an try and create a transnational operating truth that is smart. hence, the time period “flexible mind's eye” encapsulates the variable and moving nature of those imaginary processes.

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