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Being followed by an organization: A hauntological perspective on organizational ethnography [r-libre/1544]

Matte, Frédérik, & Bencherki, Nicolas (2019). Being followed by an organization: A hauntological perspective on organizational ethnography. In Cooren, François, & Malbois, Fabienne (Ed.), Methodological and Ontological Principles of Observation and Analysis: Following and Analyzing Things and Beings in Our Everyday World (p. 202-232). New York, NY : Routledge, coll. « Routledge Studies in Communication, Organization, and Organizing ». ISBN 978-1-138-70678-1 https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315201610-8

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Abstract: This chapters proposes to reverse the conventional assumption regarding research methods, according to which researchers follow their object of study. When studying an organization, researchers must let themselves be followed – we voluntarily use the passive voice – and make their body available as a surface where different principles, artefacts, sensations, feelings and other figures are articulated and therefore get organized. We use the case of the first author’s experience in a Doctor’s Without Borders field hospital at a refugee camp in South Sudan to describe and analyze the ways in which the organization and its extreme environment affected him. The organization, rather than an external object available for his observation, took shape and became available for study as he experienced it in an embodied way.
Official URL: https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/e/978135178253...
Depositor: Bencherki, Nicolas
Owner / Manager: Nicolas Bencherki
Deposited: 01 Nov 2018 17:22
Last Modified: 01 Nov 2018 17:22

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