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Abstract

I think of Antonio Strati as the father of Organizational Aesthetics. Although I am sure, he would say that he was just one of many who created the field in the 1990s, I look to his 1999 book Organization and Aesthetics as the foundational work. Or if I am to take a particularly American focus, I might point to his 1992 article in the Academy of Management Review as the foundational work. This feeling shows up in my insistence that every cover image of this journal includes a chair – an homage to the riddle that Antonio starts Organization and Aesthetics with. Organizational Theory and Aesthetic Philosophies revisits the ground that was broken by Organization and Aesthetics twenty years earlier. But now that the ground is broken, he can dig into the fertile bits that pique his interest and play in the dirt a bit.

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