Fieldwork in Transforming Societies: Understanding Methodology from Experience

Fieldwork in Transforming Societies: Understanding Methodology from Experience

Hardcover(2004)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781403904287
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 04/30/2004
Edition description: 2004
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

RAMONA ALT Associate Professor at Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany
KÁROLY BALATON Professor of Management at the Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration, Hungary
KATE HUTCHINGS Senior Lecturer in the School of Management, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
KATALIN ILLES Senior Lecturer, Researcher and Consultant in the Ashcroft International Business School, Anglia Polytechnic University, Cambridge, United Kingdom
RAINHART LANG Professor in Organisation Studies at Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany
ANNE LORENTZEN Associate Professor at the Department of Development and Planning, Aalborg University, Denmark
MATTI NOJONEN Research Fellow in the Department of Management at the Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration, Finland
BRONWEN REES Senior Research Fellow and Director of the Centre for Communications and Ethics at the Ashcroft International Business School, Anglia Polytechnic University, Cambridge, United Kingdom
ANNA SOULSBY Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behaviour at the University of Nottingham Business School, United Kingdom
THOMAS STEGER Assistant Professor of European Management at Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany

Table of Contents

Doing Research in Transforming Contexts: Themes and Challenges; S.Michailova & E.Clark Identities, Roles and Qualitative Research in Central and Eastern Europe; T.Steger Who is Observing Whom? Fieldwork Roles and Ambiguities in Organisational Case Study Research; A.Soulsby Uncovering the Communist and Capitalist Shadow: Developing Relational Forms of Inquiry and Writing; K.Illes & B.Rees Constructing Enterprise Level Knowledge: Exploratory Methods and Transforming Contexts; A.Lorentzen Researching Organisations in Hungary: Practical Experience and Methodological Reflections; K.Balaton Transformation Research in East Germany: Institutions, Knowledge and Power; R.Alt & R.Lang Behind the Bamboo Curtain: Problems and Pitfalls in Researching Australian Expatriates in China; K.Hutchings Fieldwork in a Low-Trust (Post-)Communist Society; M.Nojonen

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