A Companion to Organizational Anthropology (Wiley Blackwell by D. Douglas Caulkins, Ann T. Jordan

By D. Douglas Caulkins, Ann T. Jordan

The 1st finished consultant to anthropological stories of complicated organizations• bargains the 1st accomplished connection with the anthropological research of advanced organizations
• information how organizational idea and study in company has followed anthropology’s key idea of tradition, inspiring new insights into organizational dynamics and development
• Highlights pioneering theoretical views starting from symbolic and semiotic methods to neuroscientific frameworks for learning modern organizations
• Addresses the comparative and cross-cultural dimensions of establishment businesses and of non-governmental firms operating within the globalizing economy
• themes coated contain organizational dynamics, entrepreneurship, innovation, social networks, cognitive types and workforce construction, organizational dysfunctions, worldwide networked businesses, NGOs, unions, digital groups, company tradition and social responsibility
• offers a physique of labor that displays the breadth and intensity of the sector of organizational anthropology and makes the case for the significance of the sector within the anthropology of the twenty-first century

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In the intervening years, a variety of social sciences have found the concept of organizational networks useful for describing social relations within and between organizations. In corporate management studies, network analysis helps to answer questions about the effectiveness of different network structures. Ofem, Floyd, and Borgatti (see Chapter 6, Social Networks and Organizations) provide a discussion of the social network approach in organizations and describe the “ethnographic sandwich” in their methodology, which puts the quantitative study between two layers of ethnography.

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