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An assemblage theoretic perspective on a career in progress

An assemblage theoretic perspective on a career in progress PurposeThe aim of this paper is to provide an advanced understanding of the dynamics of a scholarly career.Design/methodology/approachAn assemblage of a theoretic lens was adopted to help make sense of how the focal scholar came to have certain capacities and characteristics and how these evolved over time.FindingsThe critical determinants of the capacities of this scholar have arisen from intersections with the institutions she has been a part of and individuals with whom she has been privileged to interact.Originality/valueThis paper is the first to adapt an assemblage theoretic lens to make sense of a professional’s career accomplishments and trajectory and to draw inferences for career management from this perspective. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Historical Research in Marketing Emerald Publishing

An assemblage theoretic perspective on a career in progress

Journal of Historical Research in Marketing , Volume 11 (1): 16 – Feb 18, 2019

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1755-750X
DOI
10.1108/JHRM-12-2018-0057
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Abstract

PurposeThe aim of this paper is to provide an advanced understanding of the dynamics of a scholarly career.Design/methodology/approachAn assemblage of a theoretic lens was adopted to help make sense of how the focal scholar came to have certain capacities and characteristics and how these evolved over time.FindingsThe critical determinants of the capacities of this scholar have arisen from intersections with the institutions she has been a part of and individuals with whom she has been privileged to interact.Originality/valueThis paper is the first to adapt an assemblage theoretic lens to make sense of a professional’s career accomplishments and trajectory and to draw inferences for career management from this perspective.

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Journal of Historical Research in MarketingEmerald Publishing

Published: Feb 18, 2019

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