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Ethnography at Work

Brian Moeran

Ethnography at Work

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Published by Berg Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnography,
  • Work & labour,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Advertising & Promotion,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Advertising,
  • Advertising agencies,
  • Business anthropology,
  • Japan

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9632747M
    ISBN 101845204980
    ISBN 109781845204983


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Ethnography at Work follows the experiences of the author as a participant observer in the day-to-day running of a Japanese advertising agency. The book reveals the intricate behind-the-scenes planning, discussion, negotiations and strategies needed to ensure that the agency's presentation to a potential client will be preferred over that of a rival firm.

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