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employee experience
Methodology

The emotions count! Employee experience from the applied anthropology lens

In every company, there are many social interactions happening every day that impact the company´s performance. Interactions between employees, and/or between employees and their employers, and between employees and customers. All these human interactions affect the employee’s experience. In this article, I will talk about Employee experience (EX). I will start by addressing this topic in a… Keep Reading

business anthropologist
Opinion

Proud to call myself a “Business Anthropologist”

For the past seven years, anthropology has become the central theme of my life. My undergraduate thesis was focused on problematizing career opportunities in anthropology. Around that same time, I started a project aimed at making the career opportunities of anthropology visible, promoting the professionalization of this discipline and claiming the theoretical and methodological role… Keep Reading

emprendimiento social
Analysis

The value of anthropology in social entrepreneurship

Have you asked yourself: what role can anthropology have in the world of social entrepreneurship? This article introduces some of the contributions that anthropological research can provide to the design, promotion, support, and evaluation of social entrepreneurship initiatives. I will start by defining what social enterprises are and then explain how anthropological research can contribute… Keep Reading

hawthorne
Case studies

Hawthrone effect: first contacts between anthropology and business

Between 1924 and 1932 members of the School of Human Relations conducted research to evaluate the impact of changes in working conditions on the productivity of workers. The research consisted of a series of experiments developed at Hawthorne Works, an industrial complex located outside of Chicago, USA, belonging to Western Electrics an electronics and parts… Keep Reading

why the world needs anthropology
Reviews

Business Anthropology events in 2018

Generally, when we change the year on the calendar, people tend to look back and see how they have evolved, what they have done and reflect on it. Something similar happens to us with Business Anthropology. Year after year we try to collect the main milestones and events celebrated in the domain of B.A, and… Keep Reading

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