1300 36 33 32

Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here Just as newspapers do not, typically, engage with the ordinary experiences of people's daily lives, so organizational studies has also tended largely to ignore the humdrum, everyday experiences of people working in organizations. However, ethnographic approaches provide in-depth and up-close understandings of how the 'everyday-ness' of work is organized and how, in turn, work itself organizes people and the societies they inhabit. Organizational Ethnography brings contributions from leading scholars in organizational studies that serve to unpack an ethnographic perspective on organizations and organizational research. The authors explore the particular problems faced by organizational ethnographers, including: - questions of gaining access to research sites within organizations; - the many styles of writing organizational ethnography; - the role of friendship relations in the field; - problems of distance and closeness; - the doing of at-home ethnography; - ethical issues; - standards for evaluating ethnographic work. This book is a vital resource for organizational scholars and students doing or writing ethnography in the fields of business and management, public administration, education, health care, social work, or any related field in which organizations play a role.

Buy Organizational Ethnography book by Dvora Yanow from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781847870469
ISBN-10: 1847870465
Format: Paperback
(242mm x 170mm x 20mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Aug-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Organizational Ethnography book by Dvora Yanow and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write Review


Books By Author Dvora Yanow

Interpretation and Method by Dvora Yanow

Interpretation and Method

Hardback, September 2013
$222.30
Interpretive Research Design by Dvora Yanow

Interpretive Research Design

Paperback, January 2012
$57.59
Constructing Race and Ethnicity in America by Dvora Yanow

Constructing Race and Ethnicity in America

Paperback, August 2002
$57.59
Conducting Interpretive Policy Analysis by Dvora Yanow

Conducting Interpretive Policy Analysis

Paperback, September 1999
$50.39