Stories and Maps: Postmodernism and Professional Communication

“Communication used to be about telling stories, about listening to narratives of discovery, learning, redemption, and war. Not just little stories, but bi

“Communication used to be about telling stories, about listening to narratives of discovery, learning, redemption, and war. Not just little stories, but big stories: heaven, hell, utopia. Relatively recently, though, the map has started to replace the story as our fundamental way of knowing. The new emphasis on spatial rather than temporal or historical concerns goes by a number of titles — postcapitalism, networked workplaces, nonhierarchical management — but the most popular (and often misunderstood) is postmodernism.”


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Date:
November 23, 2016
Author:
XPLANE