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

By D. Douglas Caulkins, Ann T. Jordan

The 1st entire advisor to anthropological reports of complicated organizations• deals the 1st entire connection with the anthropological learn of complicated organizations
• info how organizational idea and examine in company has followed anthropology’s key thought 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 firm organisations and of non-governmental organisations operating within the globalizing economy
• subject matters lined comprise organizational dynamics, entrepreneurship, innovation, social networks, cognitive versions and crew development, organizational dysfunctions, worldwide networked organisations, NGOs, unions, digital groups, company tradition and social responsibility
• provides 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

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Thus, it has expanded to include work in organizational anthropology as well as design anthropology. Contributors at EPIC over the last few years include anthropologists from Intel, Xerox, Microsoft, Google, IDEO, SAP Global Business Operations, the Danish Film Institute, the Danish Design Company, PitneyBowes, in-sync, Practica Group, and Truth Consulting. Cefkin (2009) edited a book of organizational studies written primarily by design anthropologists but focusing on the organizations for which they work rather than the design projects they produce.

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JORDAN AND D. DOUGLAS CAULKINS of NGOs in that village. For example, working in Haiti, Schuller (2009) found that NGOs “glue globalization” as they are essential to the architecture of globalization. They do this by legitimizing neoliberal globalization as they provide services previously considered the responsibility of the state, and by undermining the state as international funds travel to NGOs rather than to fragmented state governments. Additionally, they employ an educated middle class that identifies with a transnational capitalist class.

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