Polyarchy as an alternative

  • David Courpasson
  • Jean-Claude Thoenig


Manager rebellion can be seen in another light by analyzing the company in terms of a political regime, in which power is held temporarily, is contingent on issues that are debated, decisions that are made and consequences of actions that have been taken, and which is a scarce resource distributed unequally between individuals, groups and units who compete with one another.1


Senior Management Private Life Middle Manager Political Regime Joint Regulation 
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© David Courpasson & Jean-Claude Thoenig 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • David Courpasson
    • 1
  • Jean-Claude Thoenig
    • 2
  1. 1.EMLYON Business SchoolFrance
  2. 2.University Paris-Dauphine and CNRS, INSEADFrance

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