Doubt is our product. A destructive ideology

Early this year the Rockefeller Family Fund “announced that it would divest its holdings in fossil fuel companies. We mean to do this gradually, but in a public statement we singled out ExxonMobil for immediate divestment because of its “morally reprehensible conduct.”” (1) For decades ExxonMobil casted doubt on climate change. Despite their early and … Read more

Realistic relativism is all about politics

In the Second Edition of the Handbook of Organization Studies (2006), Stephen Turner presents an overview of the interaction between the philosophy of the social sciences and the organization studies. From the French Revolution and Bonaparte, via Marx, Weber, Popper and Kuhn he brings us to the reality of Hacking: “Reality is an attribute of … Read more