Entrepreneurship: A Challenging, Fruitful Domain for Ethnography

  • Elizabeth K. Briody
  • Alex Stewart

Abstract

Entrepreneurship: A Challenging, Fruitful Domain for Ethnography

References

Adler, P. A., and P. Adler. 1987. Membership Roles in Field Research. Newbury Park, CA: Sage. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781412984973

Anderson, L. 2006. Analytic Autoethnography, Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 35(4): 373-395. https://doi.org/10.1177/0891241605280449

Atkinson, P. 2006. Rescuing Autoethnography, Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 35(4): 400-404. https://doi.org/10.1177/0891241606286980

Bernard, H. R., A. Wutich, and G.W. Ryan. 2017. Analyzing Qualitative Data. 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Blim, M. 1990. Made in Italy: Small-scale Industrialization and its Consequences. New York, NY: Praeger.

Brettell, C. B. 2009. Anthropology, Migration, and Comparative Consciousness, New Literary History 40(3): 649-671. https://doi.org/10.1353/nlh.0.0107

Briody, E. K., Trotter, R. T. II, and Meerwarth, T. L. 2010. Transforming Culture: Creating and Sustaining a Better Manufacturing Organization. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.

Caulkins, D.D., and C. Peters. 2002. Grid-group Analysis, Social Capital, and Entrepreneurship among North American Ethnic Groups, Cross-Cultural Research 36(1): 48-72. https://doi.org/10.1177/1069397102036001003

Chapple, E.D., and L.R. Sayles. 1961. The Measure of Management: Designing Organizations for Human Effectiveness. New York, NY: Macmillan.

Ellis, C.E., and A.P. Bochner. 2006. Analyzing Analytic Ethnography: An Autopsy, Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 35(4): 429-449. https://doi.org/10.1177/0891241606286979

Ember, C.R., and M. Ember. 2009. Cross-cultural Research Methods. 2nd Ed. Lanham, MD: Altamira.

Feldman, M.S., J. Bell, and M.T. Berger. 2003. Gaining Access: A Practical and Theoretical Guide for Qualitative Researchers. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press.

Gillen, J. 2016. Entrepreneurialism and Tourism in Contemporary Vietnam. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.

Golden, B.R. 1992. The Past Is the Past – Or Is It? The Use of Retrospective Accounts as Indicators of Past Strategy, Academy of Management Journal 35(4): 848-860. https://doi.org/10.5465/256318

Hayano, D. 1979. Auto-ethnography: Paradigms, Problems, and Prospects, Human Organization 38(1): 99-104.

https://doi.org/10.17730/humo.38.1.u761n5601t4g318v https://www.princetonkauffman2017.com

Jordan, A.T., and D.D. Caulkins. 2013. Expanding the Field of Organizational Ethnography for the Twenty-first Century.’ In D.D. Caulkins and A.T. Jordan (Eds.) A Companion to Organizational Ethnography, 1-23. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118325513.ch

Kondo, D.K. 1990. Crafting Selves: Power, Gender, and Discourses of Identity in a Japanese Workplace. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. https://doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226098159.001.0001

Learned, K.E. 1992. What Happened Before the Organization? A Model of Organizational Formation, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice 17(1): 39-48. https://doi.org/10.1177/104225879201700105

Learned, K.E. 1995. The Creation of Firm Resources: A Native Ethnography. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech University.

Lidow, D. 2017. An Urgent Need for More Ethnographic Study of Business Creation, Journal of Business Anthropology 6(2): 127-132, Autumn. https://doi.org/10.22439/jba.v6i2.5408

Lusk, J., and K. Harrison. 2002. The Mousedriver Chronicles: The True-life Adventures of Two First-time Entrepreneurs. New York, NY: Basic Books.

Marcus, G.E., and P.D. Hall. 1992. Lives in Trust: The Fortunes of Dynastic Families in Late Twentieth-Century America. Boulder, CO: Westview.

Meisch, L.A. 2002. Andean Entrepreneurs: Otavalo Merchants and Musicians in the Global Arena. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press.

Oxfeld, E. 1993. Blood, Sweat and Mah-Jong: Family and Enterprise in an Overseas Chinese Community. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Rencher, M. 2012. Crossing the Valley of Death: A Multi-sited, Multi-level Ethnographic Study of Growth Startups and Entrepreneurial Communities in Post-Industrial Detroit. Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Detroit, MI: Wayne State University.

Riles, A. 2011. Collateral Knowledge: Legal Reasoning in the Global Financial Markets. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. https://doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226719344.001.0001

Rosa, P., and D.D. Caulkins. 2013. Entrepreneurship Studies. In D.D. Caulkins and A.T. Jordan (Eds.) A Companion to Organizational Anthropology, 98-121. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118325513.ch4

Skinner, J. (Ed.). 2012. The Interview: An Ethnographic Approach. London, UK: Berg.

Smith, V. 2001. Ethnographies of Work and the Work of Ethnographers. In P. Atkinson, A. Coffey, S. Delamont, J. Lofland and L. Lofland (Eds.) Handbook of Ethnography, pp. 220-233. London, UK: Sage Publications.

Spradley, J.P. 2016 (originally 1979). The Ethnographic Interview. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press.

Stewart, A. 1990. The Bigman Metaphor for Entrepreneurship: A “Library Tale” with Morals on Alternatives for Further Research, Organization Science 1(2): 143-159. https://doi.org/10.1287/orsc.1.2.143

Stewart. A. 1991. A Prospectus on the Anthropology of Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 16(2): 71-91. https://doi.org/10.1177/104225879201600206

Stewart, A. 1998. The Ethnographer’s Method. Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications.

Stewart, A. 2003. Help One Another, Use One Another: Toward an Anthropology of Family Business, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice 27(4): 383-396. https://doi.org/10.1111/1540-8520.00016

Stewart, A. 2014. The Anthropology of Family Business: An Imagined Ideal.’ In L. Melin, M. Nordqvist, and P. Sharma (Eds.), SAGE Handbook of Family Business, pp. 66-82. Newbury Park, CA: Sage. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781446247556.n4

Stewart, A., and H.E. Aldrich. 2015. Collaboration Between Management and Anthropology Researchers: Obstacles and Opportunities, Academy of Management Perspectives 29(2): 173-192. https://doi.org/10.5465/amp.2013.0161

Strathern, M. 2012. Epilogue: Expectations, Auto-narrative and Beyond, In J. Skinner (Ed.) The Interview: An Ethnographic Approach, pp. 261-266. London, UK: Berg.

Wright, S. 1994. Culture in Anthropology and Organizational Studies, In S. Wright (Eds.) Anthropology of Organizations, pp. 1-31. London, UK: Routledge.

Yanagisako, S.J. 2002. Producing Culture and Capital: Family Firms in Italy. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Published
2019-11-14
Section
Themed Articles