Story and Narrative Noticing: Workaholism Autoethnographies

Journal of Business Ethics 84 (S2):173 - 194 (2009)

Abstract
We enter this energetic debate over causes and consequences of workaholism using autoethnography. Our main contribution is to explore when our autoethnographies of workaholism experiences is narrative, and when it is expressive, living story. The difference in narrative is a re-presentation (following representationalism of a sensory remembrance), where as living story is a matter of reflexivity upon the fragile nature of our life world. We began through analysis of workaholism narratives in our own academic lives, and in the movies of popular culture, the influence of a particular meta-narrative – that of the American Dream. We proceed to juxtapose our own living stories in their struggle with those American Dream narratives
Keywords story  narrative  ethics  workaholic  autoethnography
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DOI 10.1007/s10551-008-9702-7
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