Monthly Archives: April 2011

Polyvocality

In my previos blog, I told you that in postmodern research there is room for more ‘voices’ to construct reality. I saw the comments of some of you, that you did not understand how that works… So, in this blog … Continue reading

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Local Realities and Rationalities

Yesterday, we talked in class about polyvocality, multiple voices  in stories and local rationalities in a post-modern inquiry. Perhaps you already have seen the performance I uploaded earlier? (if not, click here!) In this post I want to explain polyvocality … Continue reading

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Performance 2

Article: Boje, D. (1995). Stories of the storytelling organization: A postmodern analysis of Disney as ‘Tamara-Land.’ Academy of Management Journal, 38, 997-1035. Form: Video and story telling. The video consists of different images of the characters in the story ‘Snow … Continue reading

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The power of a researcher

In one of my earlier posts about the course on postmodernism I already made a reference to the way Ceglowski struggles with her power as a researcher. At that moment I did not yet completely understand what she meant with … Continue reading

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We finished our first performance!!!

The performance went quite well today! It definitely caused a lot of discussions. First of all about the idea of you as a researcher being at such a meeting. Some people thought one should not want this, while others believed … Continue reading

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Performance 1

Article: Ceglowski, D. (2002) Research as relationship. Ch 1 in The Qualitative Inquiry Reader. Denzin, N.K. & Lincoln, Y. S. (eds). Sage. Form: 3 short acts of role play. The acts were about a male manager firing a female employee. While … Continue reading

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The importance of relationships

This morning, we had a meeting with our group on the performance we will do this week for our course on postmodernism. I forgot to tell you this in my previous post, but the setup of the course is that … Continue reading

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