Journal of Organizational Ethnography: Volume 2 Issue 2


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“Getting on” and “getting by” underground: Gold miners’ informal working practice of making a plan (planisa)

Sizwe Timothy Phakathi

This paper aims to examine the interaction between formal and informal organisation of work inside the pit, with reference to the informal working or coping strategy of…

Feet of clay: confronting emotional challenges in ethnographic experience

Tara Warden

Ethnographers, as tools of data collection, are uniquely positioned in a paradoxical relationship between intense immersion and objective distance from research and…

Exploring inter‐departmental barriers between production and quality

Louise J. Suckley, Ilfryn Price, Jason Sharpe

The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the value of adopting an organizational ecological perspective to explore behavioural barriers in a UK operations & production…

Moments of identity formation and reformation: a day in the working life of an academic

Ingo Winkler

The purpose of the article is to illuminate micro‐processes and dynamics of identity work in an academic working context. It elaborates on the various and shifting…

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