Essential Guide to Qualitative Methods in Organizational Research is an excellent resource for students and researchers in the areas of organization studies, management research and organizational psychology, bringing together in one volume the range of methods available for undertaking qualitative data collection and analysis.

The volume includes 30 chapters, each focusing on a specific technique. The chapters cover traditional research methods, analysis techniques, and interventions as well as the latest developments in the field. Each chapter reviews how the method has been used in organizational research, discusses the advantages and disadvantages of using the method, and presents a case study example of the method in use. A list of further reading is supplied for those requiring additional information about a given method.

The comprehensive and accessible nature of this collection will make it an essential and lasting handbook for researchers and students studying organizations.

Group Methods of Organizational Analysis

Group methods of organizational analysis
ChrisSteyaert and RenéBouwen

Studying group contexts, wherein people meet, talk and work, is probably the most natural method for gathering knowledge about social events and human interaction, especially in an organizational context. Throughout human history and in all places and circumstances people have gathered in groups to discuss what is going on and how to make sense out of it. The local village community, the United Nations taskforce on a special mission in the field, the project team in an engineering project – all meet to be informed. Meeting as a group is in all these cases the first step by which the social community keeps track of what is going on, and for all those involved ...

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