This book presents a new way of understanding organizational ethnography due to its strong emphasis on the concept of what the word organizational means in organizational ethnography. In the past five years, a new organizational studies research field has developed involving organizational ethnographies, which is when organizations are studied using ethnographical methods. This development has shed light on the difficulties of organizational ethnography, and yet we argue that confusion remains as to what organizational ethnographical approaches are.
In Doing Organizational Ethnography, organizational is defined as polyphonic ways of organizing based on the interactions and co-production of the many voices, discourses, practices and narratives in and around organizations, thus providing readers with in-depth reflections on what organizing and organizations become when doing organizational ethnography.
This volume will offer students and scholars a profound understanding of organizational ethnography by presenting concrete examples, reflections and discussions of how to understand and adequately conceptualize the word organizational in organizational ethnography by combining organizational phenomena (e.g. strategy making, policymaking), analytical perspectives (sensemaking, narratives) and ethnographical methods (texts, interactions, shadowing in fieldwork).
|Size: ||849 KB|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781317387688 (PDF)|