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Comments on and Expectations of the International Journal of Business Anthropology Vol. 1 (1)
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Comments on and Expectations of the International Journal ofBusiness Anthropology Vol. 1 (1) Daisy Stevens RojasCultural Expressions Consulting  The International Journal of Business Anthropology…Continue

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Hometown:
China
About Me:
A business professor with anthropological background.
Website:
http://www.businessanthropology.blogspot.com
Area(s) of Training
anthropology, applied anthropology, ethnography, other
Area(s) of Expertise
Business Anthropology, Cross-Cultural Marketing and Management
Most Recent Degree
PhD
Current Area of Employment
Professor of business administration
General Business Anthropology, published by North American Business Press, 2010, ISBN: 978-0-9828434-0-6
Contact NABP for ordering: 866-624-2458

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Editorial Commentary: Anthropologists’ Contributions to the Business Studies

Editorial Commentary: Anthropologists’ Contributions to the Business Studies

 

Although anthropologists can and have made significant contributions to the business world (Jordan 2013), the theories and methods of this qualitative social science have not been as widely phased into business research practice as they could and should have been (Tian and Walle 2009). The most powerful tool that business anthropologists can apply and contribute to anthropological…

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Posted on October 30, 2016 at 3:17am

Foreword for General Business Anthropology (1st Edition) By Dr. Alf Walle

Anthropology is a discipline that over the last hundred or so years has developed a wide array of qualitative techniques for understanding people and their behavior.  Although its toolkit is broad, flexible, and illuminating,  for many years, these analytic methods suffered as second class citizens within the business disciplines because research tastes were skewed towards quantitative and so called “rigorous” methods.  Less formal techniques, such as those that distinguish anthropology,…

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Posted on August 24, 2012 at 9:04pm

What Anthropology Brings to Business

What Anthropology Brings to Business

 

A Foreword for the Textbook General Business Anthropology (2nd edition)

 

Alex Stewart, Marquette University

 

            Anthropology has a great deal to offer for business researchers, whether their research is applied and commercial or “pure” and foundational.  Here are seven major advantages of an anthropological approach:…

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Posted on July 20, 2012 at 9:34pm

Anthropology and Business Education: Practitioner Applications for a Qualitative Method

Anthropology and Business Education:

Practitioner Applications for a Qualitative Method

 

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While much business research has traditionally been “scientific” and statistical, the anthropological approach employs more subjective and qualitative methods that are invaluable within a number of contexts.  In recent years, anthropological (or anthropologically inspired) research tactics have…

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Posted on June 27, 2012 at 1:21pm

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At 5:36pm on November 2, 2010, Vincent XIAOGUANG QI said…
Dear Robert, Thanks for your paper call invitation. I may try to submit one when I finished some qualified on in hand. Meanwhile, may I have your working e-mail for future easy contact, please? All the best wishes, Vincent
At 6:41pm on November 2, 2010, Vincent XIAOGUANG QI said…
Thank you Robert! I had send a E-mail to you. Best wishes, Vincent
At 7:16pm on November 2, 2010, Vincent XIAOGUANG QI said…
Dear Robert, I am sending to this one rgtian@yahoo.com, and I will resend it...Best Regards,Vincent
At 7:48am on August 5, 2011, Barry R. Bainton said…

Dear Robert

 

     I sent the revised draft on July 1. Revision of UBA Vol.3 (1) No.1 Ethics

to"Robert G.Tian" <rgtian@yahoo.com>
I can resend if you give me the right address.
Barry

 
Barry R. Bainton, Ph.D., MBA
B R Bainton Associates
http://sites.google.com/site/brbaintonassociates/
Small and Family Business Consultants

 

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