Anecdotal evidence: understanding organizational reality through organizational humorous tales

@article{Jemielniak2018AnecdotalEU,
  title={Anecdotal evidence: understanding organizational reality through organizational humorous tales},
  author={D. Jemielniak and Aleksandra Przegalinska and A. Stasik},
  journal={HUMOR},
  year={2018},
  volume={31},
  pages={539 - 561}
}
  • D. Jemielniak, Aleksandra Przegalinska, A. Stasik
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology
  • HUMOR
  • Abstract In the paper, we propose a new focus in qualitative organization studies, which we call organizational anecdotal evidence. The novelty of our method is in linking storytelling, studies of organizational anecdotes, and humor studies. We claim that organizational anecdotes, jokes, and short fictional stories should become a core object of organizational culture analysis, rather than be refuted as unimportant. This is so because the study of organizational anecdotes and fictional stories… CONTINUE READING

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