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Organizational Ethnography

Neyland, D.. 2008. Organizational Ethnography. London: Sage. ISBN 9781849202640 [Book]

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'This is an excellent resource for those interested in studying organizations in both formal and informal contexts' - Choice

Taking readers through the practical history of ethnography from its anthropological origins through to its use in a ever-widening variety of organizational, academic and business contexts, this book covers the whole research project process, starting with research design, and dealing with such practical issues as gaining access, note-taking, project management, analysing one’s data and negotiating an exit strategy. It is highly practical and incorporates a range of case studies, illustrating organisational ethnography at work.

This book is an invaluable resource for anyone wanting to plan and conduct their own ethnographic, observational or participant observational research in an organizational context, whatever their level of experience and regardless of whether they are studying a business organization or other types of organization such as schools and hospitals.

Item Type:

Book

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Sociology

Date:

2008

Item ID:

7689

Date Deposited:

22 Feb 2013 15:38

Last Modified:

04 Jun 2018 16:07

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/7689

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