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  • Creative Nonfiction Case Study

    "Creative nonfiction stories offer an interpretive qualitative research vehicle that can be useful in examining challenging phenomena in public organizations..."

  • Which Identities Matter?

    Which Identities Matter?

    "Following V. D. Miller, Allen, Casey, and Johnson (2000) and Cheney (1983), we seek to characterize, rather than simply quantify, participants’ understandings of their attachments to group, organization, and profession and the stresses associated with those attachments."

  • Dilemmas in Qualitative Interviews

    Dilemmas in Qualitative Interviews

    "The paper explores some of the emotional and ethical tensions in analysing and presenting research results and briefly discusses some implications for research training."

  • Dreams of the Informant about the Researcher

    Dreams of the Informant about the Researcher

    "Moreover, just as the subjects' covert expectations of the investigator may be revealed in their dream reports and accompanying associations, the investigators may gain comparable insights by attending to their own dreams....If understanding both their patients' transference and their own counter-transference feelings is the essential task of therapists in our own society, social scientists, working in exotic settings which the parameters of the researcher-informant relationship are impossible to control, ignore this same task at their peril."

  • Free Association and Analytic Neutrality

    Free Association and Analytic Neutrality

    "Neutrality as a technical principle does not mandate a correct way of responding, nor does in commit the analyst to an emotionally vacant way of being; rather it guides that analyst to avoid using feelings, attitudes, and postures in order to control the patient's transference experience."