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Field Guide to Intercultural Research

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Field Guide to Intercultural Research

9781788970112 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by David S. A. Guttormsen, Associate Professor in Organisation and Management, Department of Business, Strategy and Political Sciences, USN School of Business, University of South-Eastern Norway, Norway, Jakob Lauring, Department of Management, School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University, Denmark and Malcolm K. Chapman, formerly Centre for International Business and Leeds University Business School, University of Leeds, UK
Publication Date: January 2021 ISBN: 978 1 78897 011 2 Extent: c 416 pp
This informative Field Guide to Intercultural Research is specifically designed to be used in the field, guiding the reader away from pitfalls and towards best practice. It shares valuable fieldwork challenges and experiences, as well as insights into key methodological debates and practical recommendations relevant to both new and seasoned researchers.

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This informative Field Guide to Intercultural Research is specifically designed to be used in the field, guiding the reader away from pitfalls and towards best practice. It shares valuable fieldwork challenges and experiences, as well as insights into key methodological debates and practical recommendations relevant to both new and seasoned researchers.
 
Offering an international outlook and featuring insights from across four continents, this invaluable guide introduces new methods and approaches to data analysis, tackling various research phases, including perspectives from quantitative researchers. It focuses on the role of culture and the intercultural challenges that fieldworkers encounter, enticing readers into further conversations concerning the role of fieldwork in producing new knowledge. Expert contributors illustrate the benefits of field research in intercultural research not only to academic literature, but also to organisational policies and the societies within which we work and live.
 
Including insights from the fields of ethnography and social anthropology, this cutting edge guide is crucial reading for all students and researchers of organisational development hoping to begin their foray into fieldwork, as well as experienced scholars looking for new approaches to field research. It will also benefit management professionals and consultants in need of an expanded knowledge-base for conducting action research or other interventions in organisations.
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‘The Field Guide to Intercultural Research contains a plethora of practical, insightful, and wise advice gleaned from scholars who have spent their careers engaged in intercultural research projects. The book is an important contribution to the field and will greatly benefit doctoral students, fledgling scholars, and experienced intercultural scholars alike.’
– Mark E. Mendenhall, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, US

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