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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

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

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

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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

Lucia Laurent Neva
Interviews

One woman, three disciplines: Semiotics, design & anthropology.

With this entry, we are closing the series of interviews on Design Anthropology that we have published this year 2018 on the occasion of Why the world needs Anthropologists: Designing the future. For this last interview, we have talked with a very special person. She is a designer and anthropologist and has been applying her… Keep Reading

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