Psychoanalysis, Critique and the Unconscious at Work

16 Pages Posted: 25 Oct 2018

Date Written: March 2, 2018


This paper addresses the way psychoanalysis has been utilised in critical studies of work, management and organisations. It considers how different understandings of the unconscious have been mobilised and utilised especially in relation to critical analysis of work and organizations with an emancipatory intent.

Keywords: Psychoanalysis, Unconscious, CMS, Critique, Tavistock, Lacan, Organization Theory, Management

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Contu, Alessia, Psychoanalysis, Critique and the Unconscious at Work (March 2, 2018). Available at SSRN: or

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