Journal of Organizational Ethnography: Volume 5 Issue 1


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Exploring resistance in rural and remote island communities

Zrinka Ana Mendas

The purpose of this paper is to discuss and use living stories to provide examples and some basic principles of cooperation as the alternative way of organising island…

Just-in-time: organizing the Lakota Sun Dance

Daniel Paul Modaff

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the organizing practices of a Lakota Sun Dance, and to contribute to the literature on rituals and ceremonies in organizational…

Participatory methodologies for intersectional research in organisations

Penelope J. Plowman

The purpose of this paper is to explore what it means to do intersectional research in an organisational ethnographic case study addressing gender, race, power and change…

Donut time: the use of humor across the police work environment

S. Marlon Gayadeen, Scott W. Phillips

– The purpose of this research is to examine ritualistic humor or joking that exists in a small, rural police department in Western New York.

The perfect fit? Being both volunteer and ethnographer in a UK foodbank

Kayleigh Garthwaite

The purpose of this paper is to explore both volunteer and ethnographer in a Trussell Trust foodbank in Stockton-on-Tees, North East England during a period of welfare…

The inspired maverick: Dirty Harry lives on the edge

Stephen Sloane

The purpose of this paper is to describe three threshold experience cases where individuals avoid and disobey hierarchy and rules in order to satisfy their own values and…

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