Awkwardness and what to do with it

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dc.contributor.author Koning, Juliette
dc.contributor.author Ooi, Can-Seng
dc.date.accessioned 2010-07-01
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-31T12:08:46Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-31T12:08:46Z
dc.date.issued 2010-07-01
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/8060
dc.description.abstract This paper was prepared for the “Organizational Ethnography, Assessing its Impact” theme of the 26th EGOS Colloquium 2010, Lisbon. It examines awkward moments ethnographers encounter during their field studies. We present our experiences in China and Indonesia and raise issues on how ethnographers normally impart their findings. Personally uncomfortable field situations are usually marginalised or ignored, so as not to cast doubts on the quality of our field data. We argue that the quality of ethnography would actually increase when we reflect and interrogate our awkward moments. By doing so, we identify our own politics and relate our research agenda to that of our respondents. en_US
dc.format.extent 20 s. en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.publisher Center for International Business and Emerging Markets en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries CIBEM Working Paper Series;Juni 2010
dc.subject.other ethnography en_US
dc.subject.other qualitative methods en_US
dc.subject.other reflexivity en_US
dc.subject.other Chinese businesses in Indonesia en_US
dc.subject.other art worlds in China en_US
dc.title Awkwardness and what to do with it en_US
dc.type wp en_US
dc.accessionstatus modt10jun31 mamo en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Institut for International Økonomi og Virksomhedsledelse en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort INT en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of International Economics and Management en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort INT en_US
dc.idnumber x656600410 en_US
dc.publisher.city Frederiksberg en_US
dc.publisher.year 2010 en_US
dc.title.subtitle Contemplating quality and trustworthiness in organizational ethnography en_US


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