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Humanities and Social Sciences (dawna nazwa: Ekonomia i Nauki Humanistyczne)

Humanities and Social Sciences
(dawna nazwa: Ekonomia i Nauki Humanistyczne)
25 (4/2018), DOI: 10.7862/rz.2018.hss.67

The image of a business leaders in the commercial photographic services

Waldemar Dymarczyk
Submitted by: Paweł Perz

DOI: 10.7862/rz.2018.hss.67

Abstract

Taking leading positions in companies, managers and entrepreneurs are inevitably perceived as bearers of certain values and work style of the organization they serve. On the other hand, they are usually actors of the business world, strongly emphasizing their individuality and causative abilities. Reconciling these not always congruent roles and motives is not an easy issue. However, in a more or less conscious manner, actors try to form a relatively consistent self-image. In the spatial context, the instruments for efficient self-presentation are arrangements of offices, possession, and display of status symbols, appropriate for the occupying position dress code, as well as various types of visual information available to the internal and external stakeholders of the organization. For that content to be clear and credible, professional image management specialist increasingly comes to the aid. The below article describes the issues related business actors media-image management. However, the author describes commercial photography services who offers professionally prepared concepts of a business actor and their job as the only subject of his research. The data used in the study were collected at two time points; in Jun.2013 and in Jan./Feb. 2017, and the analysis was based on the grounded theory methodology. As a result of the coding procedures described in the article, the researcher has generated several categories relating to the content and form of images of business leaders; entrepreneurs and managers.

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About this Article

TITLE:
The image of a business leaders in the commercial photographic services

AUTHORS:
Waldemar Dymarczyk

AUTHORS AFFILIATIONS:
University of Lódź, Faculty of Economics and Sociology

SUBMITTED BY:
Paweł Perz

JOURNAL:
Humanities and Social Sciences
25 (4/2018)

KEY WORDS AND PHRASES:
image management, commercial photography services, entrepreneurs image, managers image.

FULL TEXT:
http://doi.prz.edu.pl/pl/pdf/einh/435

DOI:
10.7862/rz.2018.hss.67

URL:
http://dx.doi.org/10.7862/rz.2018.hss.67

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