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UNCONVENTIONAL PRACTICES AT WORK INSIGHT AND ANALYSIS THROUGH PARTICIPANT OBSERVATION

UNCONVENTIONAL PRACTICES AT WORK INSIGHT AND ANALYSIS THROUGH PARTICIPANT OBSERVATION Analyses the special difficulties encountered by an undercoverworker researching unconventional behaviour in the workplace. Positsthat the problems of such behaviour cannot be solved without acceptingthat it is meaningful to the actors. Reports qualitativeparticipantobserver research in the entertainments industry, in thecourse of which 451 cases of unconventional practices were collected andanalysed with respect to forms of behaviour, styles modus operandi covert and overt and motives and meanings. Presents athreedimensional model and offers recommendations in the form ofguidelines for management on how to deal with these practiceseffectively. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Managerial Psychology Emerald Publishing

UNCONVENTIONAL PRACTICES AT WORK INSIGHT AND ANALYSIS THROUGH PARTICIPANT OBSERVATION

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0268-3946
DOI
10.1108/02683949210013363
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Abstract

Analyses the special difficulties encountered by an undercoverworker researching unconventional behaviour in the workplace. Positsthat the problems of such behaviour cannot be solved without acceptingthat it is meaningful to the actors. Reports qualitativeparticipantobserver research in the entertainments industry, in thecourse of which 451 cases of unconventional practices were collected andanalysed with respect to forms of behaviour, styles modus operandi covert and overt and motives and meanings. Presents athreedimensional model and offers recommendations in the form ofguidelines for management on how to deal with these practiceseffectively.

Journal

Journal of Managerial PsychologyEmerald Publishing

Published: May 1, 1992

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