Journal of Organizational Ethnography: Volume 7 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Exploring the Différance between At-Home Ethnography and Ethnography Abroad

Guest Editors: Oana Brindusa Albu, Jana Costas

How “at home” is an ethnographer at home? Territories of knowledge and the making of ethnographic understanding

Letizia Caronia

The purpose of this paper is to consider “at home ethnography” and “abroad ethnography” not as labels standing for different kinds of fieldwork “out there” but rather as…

Recognizing the practitioner-self: lessons from studying rock bands at-home

Tobias Malm

The purpose of this paper is to explore and discuss some of the possibilities and risks that one can encounter in the process of doing ethnographic organization research…

Coming “home” to do glocal engaged scholarship? A reflexive account of managing competing commitments during an organizational ethnography

Kirstie McAllum

The purpose of this paper is to focus on how the author’s status as an international academic wanting to maintain “local” research relationships in the author’s country of…

Home is what we make it: Hybridity as an alternative for spatial metaphors in at-home ethnography

Boris H.J.M. Brummans, Jennie M. Hwang

The purpose of this paper is to question and reflect on the spatial metaphors that inform Mats Alvesson’s (2009) conception of an organizational home in his description of…

Whose home is it anyway? Performing multiple selves while doing organizational ethnography

Boukje Cnossen

The purpose of this paper is to nuance the idea of natural access proposed by Mats Alvesson in his description of at-home ethnography, and to offer a performative view of…

Social identities in the field: how fluctuating fieldworker identities shape our research

Anna Kirkebæk Johansson Gosovic

The purpose of this paper is to contribute to developing the understanding and practice of fieldwork in familiar settings by expanding the literature on fieldworker identities.

“At-home ethnography”: Insider, outsider and social relations in rural drinking water management in Chile

Adriana Angela Suarez Delucchi

The purpose of this paper is to problematise the idea of “at-home ethnography” and to expand knowledge about insider/outsider distinctions by using insights from…

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