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Narratives in Social Science Research
The Narrative Turn in Social Studies How Stories Are Made Collecting Stories Narratives in an Interview Situation Reading Narratives Structural Analyses Close Readings Poststructuralism,Expand
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Narrating the Organization: Dramas of Institutional Identity
Investigating the intricacy of the organization, this work argues that it is necessary to gather local information about organizational life and subject it to abstract and metaphoricalExpand
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A Narrative Approach to Organization Studies
Concocting a Device The Narrative in Social Sciences and Organization Studies Is There a Method in the Study? Anthropology as a Frame of Mind Positioning in the Field, or the Other as Myself ScienceExpand
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Shadowing: And Other Techniques for Doing Fieldwork in Modern Societies
This book offers an array of techniques to study people on the move, and is addressed to all social scientists interested in fieldwork as a way of grasping phenomena typical of the late modernity.Expand
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Consulting as a Liminal Space
The growing literature on management consulting views consultants as allies of management, in temporary positions of power. This article attempts to complement this perspective by assuming a metaphorExpand
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On Time, Space, and Action Nets
Laboratory studies, especially those by Latour and Woolgar (1979/1986) and Knorr Cetina (1981) have proved to be an invaluable source of inspiration for students of organizing. Laboratories, however,Expand
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Social Science Research: From Field to Desk
This clear, straightforward textbook embraces the practical reality of actually doing fieldwork. It tackles the common problems faced by new researchers head on, offering sensible advice andExpand
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A Theory of Organizing
Contents: 1. Perspective: A Constructionist View of Organizing 2. Starting Point: The Construction and Reconstruction of Action Nets 3. On Organizing: Narrating the Organizing and Organizing theExpand
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