"But I thought we were friends?": Life cycles and research relationships

Nic Beech, Paul Hibbert, Robert MacIntosh, Peter McInnes

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    Chapter considers the impact of researcher-client relationships in 'engaged reserch' forms such as ethnography. In particular, the impact of and dynamics around the friendships that emerge during research.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationOrganizational Ethnography: Studying the Complexities of Everyday Life
    EditorsSierk Ybema, Dvora Yanow, Harry Wels, Frans H. Kamsteeg
    Place of PublicationLondon
    PublisherSAGE Publications
    Number of pages19
    ISBN (Print)9781847870469
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2009


    • identity
    • research methods
    • reflexivity
    • ethnography
    • Management
    • Industrial Management
    • Social Sciences (General)
    • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management


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