MFV3D Book Archive > Culture > Download A Companion to Organizational Anthropology (Wiley Blackwell by D. Douglas Caulkins, Ann T. Jordan PDF

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

By D. Douglas Caulkins, Ann T. Jordan

The 1st accomplished advisor to anthropological reviews of advanced organizations• deals the 1st accomplished connection with the anthropological research of complicated organizations
• information how organizational thought and examine in enterprise has followed anthropology’s key proposal of tradition, inspiring new insights into organizational dynamics and development
• Highlights pioneering theoretical views starting from symbolic and semiotic ways to neuroscientific frameworks for learning modern organizations
• Addresses the comparative and cross-cultural dimensions of establishment firms and of non-governmental corporations operating within the globalizing economy
• issues coated comprise organizational dynamics, entrepreneurship, innovation, social networks, cognitive types and group construction, organizational dysfunctions, international networked enterprises, NGOs, unions, digital groups, company tradition and social responsibility
• offers a physique of labor that displays the breadth and intensity of the sphere of organizational anthropology and makes the case for the significance of the sphere within the anthropology of the twenty-first century

Show description

Read or Download A Companion to Organizational Anthropology (Wiley Blackwell Companions to Anthropology) PDF

Similar culture books

Science Is Culture: Conversations at the New Intersection of Science + Society

Seed journal brings jointly a special choice of conversations among well-liked scientists, artists, and different thinkers, with discussion designed to rip down the wall among technology and society. during this one-of-a-kind-experiment, technological know-how Is tradition bargains insights from the Steven Pinker, Tom Wolfe, Noam Chomsky, David Byrne, Errol Morris, Jonathan Lethem, and lots of extra of the world’s brightest burning minds.

Chinese Vernacular Dwelling

Chinese language Vernacular residing describes the vernacular dwellings, or apartments, all through China, corresponding to the traditional Lijiang Streets, the Huizhou residing, the Guangxi Mountain Villages, and the Zhang residing in relevant Yunnan. The book¡¯s advent discusses the architectural positive aspects of many of the forms of vernacular dwellings.

That's Disgusting: Unraveling the Mysteries of Repulsion

Why can we watch horror videos? what's the top technique to convince somebody to give up smoking? Why are we prone to purchase a given merchandise if an enticing individual has simply touched it? And what in the world is the attraction of aggressive eating?

In this energetic, colourful new booklet, Rachel Herz solutions those questions and extra, laying off gentle on a big diversity of human traits—from nutrition personal tastes and sexual charm to ethical codes and political ideology—by analyzing them during the lens of a desirable topic: disgust. probably the most complicated human feelings, disgust is the manufactured from either tradition and intuition and so it permits us a special viewpoint at the courting among nature and nurture. an element of worry and prejudice, it additionally provides us powerful—sometimes disturbing—insights into the material of society.

Herz attracts at the most modern mental stories and neurological study to provide amazing observations approximately human habit and biology. for instance, we study man’s smell issues greater than his seems or his source of revenue in settling on even if a given lady will locate him appealing, that lust and disgust turn on an analogous quarter of the mind, and that observing a gory motion picture triggers your immune method as though you have been dealing with a precise risk. We even study that washing your arms after brooding about a earlier misdeed—a los angeles girl Macbeth—can assist you think much less guilty.

What makes That’s Disgusting so striking is Herz’s skill to weave those curious findings and compelling proof right into a narrative that tackles very important questions. What issues extra: our mind wiring or our upbringing? Is there one of these factor as “normal”? and the way may possibly politicians and sellers use disgust to govern us?

Combining lucid clinical causes and interesting examine with a hearty dose of humor, That’s Disgusting illuminates concerns which are imperative to our lives: love, hate, worry, empathy, prejudice, humor, and happiness.

Extra info for A Companion to Organizational Anthropology (Wiley Blackwell Companions to Anthropology)

Sample text

New York: The Free Press. F. (1948). Incentives for productivity: the case of the Bundy Tubing Company. Applied Anthropology, 7 (2), 1–16. Wright, S. ), (1994). Anthropology of Organizations. London, UK: Routledge. PART I Critique and Theory CHAPTER 1 The Organization of Anthropology and Higher Education in the United States Davydd J. Greenwood Academic anthropology’s separation from sociology, from organizational studies, and the profession’s intellectual privileging of nonapplied work outside of the “West” together form an interrelated matrix of historical organizational choices, actions, and consequences that created US anthropology’s current professional structures as well as it internal contradictions and current institutional dilemmas.

Published 2013 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 28 DAVYDD J. GREENWOOD perspectives are useful, they do argue, in practice, that anthropological perspectives can make important contributions to organizational studies in general. , Abelmann 2009; Greenwood 2007a, b, c, 2009a, b; Greenwood and Levin 1998, 2000, 2001a, b, 2007, 2008; Nathan 2005; Shore and Wright 2000; Shumar 1997; Strathern 2000; Thorkelson 2008, 2010; Wright 2003, 2004, 2005) that anthropological theories and methods can contribute significantly to organizational studies and to the analysis and execution of urgently needed reforms in higher education.

Human Organization, 61 (3), 277–288. , et al. (2008a). Enhancing organizational change and improvement prospects: lessons from an HIV testing intervention for veterans. Human Organization, 67 (4), 443–454. L. (2008b). Behind the scenes in health care improvement: the complex structures and emergent strategies of implementation science. Social Science and Medicine, 67 (10), 1530–1540. H. (1972). Theory of Culture Change: The Methodology of Multilinear Evolution. Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Press.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.92 of 5 – based on 49 votes