Journal of Organizational Ethnography: Volume 8 Issue 2


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Creativity as collaboration: Personal ideas, experiences and solidarity in an arts organisation in Mexico City

Alejandra Jaramillo-Vazquez

The purpose of this paper is to examine the relations and processes by which creativity is assembled, and how this mode of creativity responds to tensions and difficulties…

Passing and moving: negotiating fieldwork roles in football fandom research

Jessica Richards

Gaining access to the research field has received much academic attention; however, the literature focusing on the changing and/or multiple roles that researchers adopt…

Insider or outsider? Exploring the fluidity of the roles through social identity theory

Signe Bruskin

The purpose of this paper is to explore the fluidity of the fieldwork roles “insider” and “outsider.” The paper aims to move the discussion of insiders from an a priori…

The phenomenon of collaboration in a life science network

Torbjörn Friberg

The purpose of this paper is to outline the operative meaning of collaboration in a life science network.

Tensions in ethnographic observation: overt or covert?

Ruth Strudwick

The purpose of this paper is to reflect on the tensions between being covert and overt during ethnographic observations. The example of an ethnographic study of the…

“Sometimes you don’t know how to move” cultural savviness and learning the ropes of bureaucracy

Luciana Lang

Recent works by organisational anthropologists have identified bureaucracy as a major challenge for unskilled workers in the global economy. Daily encounters with…

Professionals’ involvement of relatives – only good intentions?

Stinne Glasdam, Jeppe Oute

The purpose of this paper is to explore how, and under what conditions, professionals involve relatives in clinical practice.

On becoming an organizational autoethnographer: Considering the ethical perspectives of the research application process

Fiona Armstrong-Gibbs

The purpose of this paper is to explore the process and challenges of applying an autoethnographic research method to a professional doctoral thesis ethics application. It…

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