"But I thought we were friends?" Life cycles and research relationships

Nic Beech, Paul Hibbert, Robert MacIntosh, Peter McInnes

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    Abstract

    Chapter considers the impact of researcher-client relationships in 'engaged reserch' forms such as ethnography. In particular, the impact of and dynamics around the friendships that emerge during research.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationOrganizational Ethnography: Studying the Complexities of Everyday Life
    EditorsSierk Ybema, Dvora Yanow , Harry Wels , Frans H. Kamsteeg
    Place of PublicationLondon
    PublisherSAGE Publications Ltd
    Pages196-214
    Number of pages19
    ISBN (Print)978-1-84787-046-9
    Publication statusPublished - 20 Aug 2009

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    Keywords

    • identity
    • research methods
    • reflexivity
    • ethnography

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    Beech, N., Hibbert, P., MacIntosh, R., & McInnes, P. (2009). "But I thought we were friends?" Life cycles and research relationships. In S. Ybema, D. Yanow , H. Wels , & F. H. Kamsteeg (Eds.), Organizational Ethnography: Studying the Complexities of Everyday Life (pp. 196-214). London: SAGE Publications Ltd.