Journal of Organizational Ethnography: Volume 6 Issue 1


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Organization studies as symmetrical ethnology

Barbara Czarniawska

The purpose of this paper is to challenge some of the taken for granted assumptions of contemporary ethnographic practice by exploring reasons for fieldwork and the debt…

Social media and the promise of excellence in internal communication

Mark Verheyden

For many years the excellence theory (Grunig, 1992), with its ideal of two-way symmetrical communication, has been the dominant normative framework in public relations…

Breaking white silences in South African-Dutch collaboration in higher education: Auto-ethnographic reflections of two “university clones”

Frans Kamsteeg, Harry Wels

The purpose of this paper is to show the complex positionality and the complexity that comes with the study of whiteness in South African higher education by Dutch, white…

Singing the critical life: folk, place, and the palimpsest of rhythms in the beat of the city

David Weir

The purpose of this paper is to provide an ethnographic account of a folk music venue from the perspective of a participant observer.

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