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Attentions to business anthropologists

 Dear colleagues:  Due to my teaching assignments I cannot attend the annual meeting, however I would like to send my best regards to all of you.  Thank you for your great support in the past two…Continue

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Started Mar 21, 2011

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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Call for Papers:The Sixth International Conference on Applications of Anthropology in Business

Call for Papers The Sixth International Conference on Applications of Anthropology in Business In order to promote phenomenon-driven and context based study on management and marketing research in the business world, the Center of Business Anthropology at Tianjin Finance and Economics University, the Business School at Tianjin Finance and Economics University, and the Advanced Research College of Applied Anthropology will host “The Fourth International Conference on Applications of Anthropology…See More
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The TIG on Business Anthropology is a network of practitioners and academics interested in getting to know each other, sharing work experiences and scholarly resources, and advancing research on consumer behavior, organizational culture and change, and design anthropologySee More
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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, were…See More
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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: patient participant observation, insider vistas, methodological versatility, relevant expertise, cross-cultural alertness, a bias for…See More
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Design and Teach Business Anthropology in Chinese Context

Design and Teach Business Anthropology in Chinese Context Tian Guang Abstract: The business world is continuously changing, which forces business schools to continuously adjust their curricula and update their teaching materials, to meet the need of business world demanding for future business leaders.  To integrate various fields into their own curricula is a new trend in international higher business education industry, which brought some newly developed cross-filed study areas, and the…See More
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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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Introduction to International Journal of Business Anthropology Vol. 5 (2) by Dr. Alex Stewart

Introduction to International Journal of Business Anthropology Vol. 5 (2)

 

Alex Stewart

 

       When they study businesses, anthropologists bring a great deal of value to the table, but they also confront obstacles as they seek to apply their knowledge and their methods in this terrain. As a result, business anthropology faces the challenge of adapting, in order to overcome the obstacles, while maintaining the…

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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
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