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Do historical facts speak for themselves? Imagination and intuition in management history

Do historical facts speak for themselves? Imagination and intuition in management history Notes that facts and chronologies of events do not tell the whole historical story and that the historian must speculate about meaning. Points out that this undertaking requires intuition and imagination and that management historians are not exempt from speculation in their search for meaning. Argues for a metahistorical approach in interpreting management thought and practice in the past. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Management History (Archive) Emerald Publishing

Do historical facts speak for themselves? Imagination and intuition in management history

Journal of Management History (Archive) , Volume 2 (3): 5 – Sep 1, 1996

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1996 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1355-252X
DOI
10.1108/13552529610127713
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Abstract

Notes that facts and chronologies of events do not tell the whole historical story and that the historian must speculate about meaning. Points out that this undertaking requires intuition and imagination and that management historians are not exempt from speculation in their search for meaning. Argues for a metahistorical approach in interpreting management thought and practice in the past.

Journal

Journal of Management History (Archive)Emerald Publishing

Published: Sep 1, 1996

Keywords: Business history; Decision making; Management theory

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