Creative Methods in Organizational Research (Sage Series in Management Research)

Creative Methods in Organizational Research (Sage Series in Management Research)

By: Michael P. Broussine (editor), Peter Simpson (editor)Paperback

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Written for the researcher who wants to inquire into organizational life in a creative way, this innovative book will equip readers with the tools to gather and analyze data using stories, poetry, art and theatre. Ideas are substantiated by reference to appropriate theory and throughout the reader is encouraged to reflect critically on the approach they have chosen and to be alert to ethical issues. Revealing case studies show how the research approaches covered in this book work in practice. Challenging readers to reassess what is possible when conducting research, "Creative Methods in Organizational Research" will enrich the research experiences of post graduates in the fields of organization studies, management and management education.

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About Author

Mike Broussine is an independent Organizational Researcher and Consultant. He provides consultancy and action research for client organisations and his experience lies mostly in public services, especially local government. Current work includes facilitation of action-learning sets for public service leaders and policy evaluation research. Until November 2007 Mike worked full-time at the University of the West of England and was Program Director for the M.Sc. Leadership and Organization of Public Services, a leadership development program that promoted learning across the public, private and voluntary sectors. In parallel with his consultancy work Mike continues his academic role as Visiting Research Fellow at UWE. His main research interests include emotions and power relations in organizations, gender issues, organizational research methods as well as public services management and leadership. Mike's book, Creative Methods in Organizational Research, was published by SAGE in 2008.

Contents

Underlying Theories and Principles - Mike Broussine The Seductive Qualities of Creative Methods - Mike Broussine Critical Awareness Creative Dialogue - Mick Beeby and Peter Simpson Drawings and Art - Mike Broussine Stories - Peter Simpson Poetry - Louise Grisoni Masks and Theatre - Philip Kirk and Robert French Reflections - Margaret Page and Mike Broussine

Product Details

  • publication date: 09/04/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781412901345
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 184
  • ID: 9781412901345
  • weight: 290
  • ISBN10: 1412901340

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