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  • Special Issue Call for Papers – QROM

    Special Issue Call for Papers – QROM

    This call is for narratives that are critically reflexive of the research process. Paper submissions should aim to answer the following question: How can we problematize and re-conceptualize good research in organization and management studies? The deadline for submission is March 31, 2017.

  • 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."

  • Organizational Ethnography

    "For the longest time, I felt somehow de-legitimate as an ethnographer, seeing as how I lacked the formal education and degree(s) – the credentialing – that would make me a bona fide member of the tribe."

  • Interviewing in Organizations

    "Major parts of the knowledge presented in current textbooks of psychology stem from psychoanalytical interviews, a method that does not exist in textbooks of psychological methods."