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Organizational Aesthetics is about how the five senses and artistry inform business, non-profit, and government organizations. We mean for both terms, aesthetics and organizational, to be understood broadly to include a range of topics. Examples are the use of arts-based methods in organizations, theoretical accounts of aesthetic phenomena in organizations such as beautiful (or grotesque) leadership, and the art about/in/behind organizations. In fact, we hope that authors and artists will take us to places we haven’t even begun to describe here. The content of the journal is organized into four sections: Theory, Practice, Art, and Reviews.

Organizational Aesthetics is a publication of The Art of Management and Organization.

Current Issue: Volume 6, Issue 1 (2017)

Theory Article

Practice Articles


Guerilla knitting: An emerging approach to organize a museum project
Kristina Ahmas and Niina J. Koivunen

Pages: 57 to 79


Embodied work and leadership in a digital age – what can we learn from theatres?
Donatella De Paoli, Sigrid Røyseng, and Grete Wennes

Pages: 99 to 115

Art Pieces


The Artistic Studio - a digital story from a community art building project
Cecilie Meltzer and Ellen Speert

Pages: 53 to 53


The Age of Loneliness
Steven S. Taylor

Pages: 80 to 96


Review of “The Age of Loneliness”
Carol H. Sawyer

Pages: 97 to 98



Reviewing In-(ter)ventions in a maturing field
wendelin kuepers wk

Pages: 36 to 45



Seeing Differently: Welcome to my OCD World
Steven S. Taylor

Pages: 1 to 3

Special Topic


Steven S. Taylor, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Associate Editors

Ralph Bathurst, Massey University

Brigitte Biehl, SRH Hochschule der populären Künste hdpk

Samantha Warren, Cardiff Business School

Martin Wood, RMIT University