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2016 | 4 | nr 3 | 29--40
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Eros and Thanatos: a Psychoanalytic Examination of Death in the Context of Working Life

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Eros i Tanatos: psychoanalityczna perspektywa śmierci w kontekście miejsca pracy
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The unpredictability of work and the absence of lifetime institutions forces us to confront our occupational mortality. This paper grapples with the instinct towards life, Eros, and towards destruction, Thanatos,1 in the context of working life. It deals with death and explores the consequences of an anticipated workplace mortality. This paper brings a fresh approach to understanding organizational endings through the application of psychoanalytic notions of death. First I present the theoretical basis of death in psychoanalysis: the death drive and mourning and melancholia. I then examine the treatment of death in organizations before briefly applying the theory to a research case based in the City of London post the 2008 financial crisis.(original abstract)
Nieprzewidywalność warunków pracy oraz brak wiecznie żyjących instytucji konfrontują nas z zagadnieniem śmiertelności w kontekście wykonywanej pracy. Niniejszy artykuł odwołuje się do instynktu życia - Erosa - oraz instynktu destrukcji - Tanatosa - w odniesieniu do życia zawodowego. Artykuł przynosi świeże spojrzenie na koniec życia organizacji przez zastosowanie psychoanalitycznego konceptu śmierci. W artykule przedstawione zostały teoretyczne podstawy rozumienia śmierci w ujęciu psychoanalitycznym: popęd śmierci, żałoba i melancholia. Następnie opisano proces radzenia sobie ze śmiercią w organizacji na przykładzie londyńskiego City po kryzysie finansowym w 2008 roku.(abstrakt oryginalny)
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