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Democracy, Accountability and Participation in Industry

Management Decision

ISSN: 0025-1747

Article publication date: 1 January 1979

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Abstract

“All things are in a constant state of change”, said Heraclitus of Ephesus. The waters if a river are for ever changing yet the river endures. Every particle of matter is in continual movement. All death is birth in a new form, all birth the death of the previous form. The seasons come and go. The myth of our own John Barleycorn, buried in the ground, yet resurrected in the Spring, has close parallels with the fertility rites of Greece and the Near East such as those of Hyacinthas, Hylas, Adonis and Dionysus, of Osiris the Egyptian deity, and Mondamin the Red Indian maize‐god. Indeed, the ritual and myth of Attis, born of a virgin, killed and resurrected on the third day, undoubtedly had a strong influence on Christianity.

Citation

(1979), "Democracy, Accountability and Participation in Industry", Management Decision, Vol. 17 No. 1, pp. 8-143. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb001180

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MCB UP Ltd

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