Providing both theoretical and practical guidance, this book will assist students and researchers who need to transform data organized around the metaphor of `story' in order to illuminate the importance of crafting data into a framework that appeals to the intended audience.
Each chapter covers a different aspect of creating a story: disclosing, telling and revising for publication. Each chapter also focuses on the writing issues researchers face as they take a manuscript from invention to publication and offers useful strategies to address these issues.About the Author:
Karen Golden-Biddle is Professor of Organizational Behavior and Everett W. Lord Distinguished Faculty Scholar at Boston University School of Management. She currently serves as Senior Associate Dean, with responsibility for faculty, research and curricular innovation at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In her research, Karen studies organizational and system change, and has published more than 50 articles and two books: Composing Qualitative Research (Golden-Biddle and Locke, 2007) and Using a Positive Lens to Explore Social Change and Organizations (Golden-Biddle and Dutton, 2012). Her most recent article (2013), "How to change your organization without blowing it up," is published in Sloan Management Review.
Karen is the recipient of a number of teaching awards and was the 2003 recipient of the Robert McDonald Award for the Advancement of Research Methodology from the Academy of Management. She received her BA degree from Denison University and MBA and PhD degrees from Case Western Reserve University. Karen studies organizational and system transformation, and is especially interested in highly professionalized settings such as healthcare and universities with socially significant missions.
Karen Locke is W. Brooks George Professor of Business Administration at the College of William and Mary’s school of business, where she is a member of the management area. She joined the faculty there in 1989 after earning her Ph.D in organizational behavior from Case Western Reserve University. Her work focuses on developing a sociology of knowledge in organizational studies with an emphasis on the production of scientific texts and on the use of qualitative research for the investigation of organizational phenomena. She has published in journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, and Studies in Organization, Culture and Society, and has authored Grounded Theory In Management Research. Her current work continues her interest in the processes of qualitative researching and focuses on exploring and explicating their creative and imaginative dimensions. Karen also serves as an associate action editor for Organizational Research Methods and as a member of the editorial board of Academy of Management Journal.
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Descripción SAGE Publications, Inc, 1997. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0803974302