In this volume, Schwartzman evaluates the range of ethnographic research that has been conducted on organizations. She also examines such important topics as: the roles and methods utilized by organizational ethnographers; the problems and prospects for conducting fieldwork in organizations; and the role that everyday but often overlooked routines - like meetings and story telling - play in the production and reproduction of organizations, institutions and society.

Fieldwork Roles and Fieldwork Processes

When [anthropologist] Kathleen Gregory Huddleston of the University of California at Irvine showed up at a Silicon Valley computer maker, she was greeted by a group of excited engineers who handed her a grab bag of ...

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