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Too close for comfort? The challenges and unexpected consequences of immersed ethnography (2022)
Book Chapter
Weller, S. (2022). Too close for comfort? The challenges and unexpected consequences of immersed ethnography. In J. Pandeli, N. Sutherland, & H. Gaggiotti (Eds.), Organizational Ethnography (34-49). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003021582-4

This chapter considers the nature of immersed ethnography and its importance to the study of organizations, and also provides some context for the fieldwork. This is followed by an analysis of some of the methodological challenges, emotion work, and... Read More about Too close for comfort? The challenges and unexpected consequences of immersed ethnography.

Narrative practicing of the meaning of work: The gender we think and talk (2022)
Book Chapter
Kars-Unluoglu, S., Guneri-Cangarli, B., & Gaggiotti, H. (2022). Narrative practicing of the meaning of work: The gender we think and talk. In Eastern Perspectives on Women’s Roles and Advancement in Business (1-27). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-8742-3

This chapter shows how gender asymmetry is produced through narrative practices. By analyzing the work-life narratives of 14 men and 14 women working in a variety of occupations ranging from personal care to finance, from crafts to health, from creat... Read More about Narrative practicing of the meaning of work: The gender we think and talk.

Unleading during a pandemic: Scrutinising leadership and its impact in a state of exception (2022)
Journal Article
Kars-Unluoglu, S., Jarvis, C., & Gaggiotti, H. (2022). Unleading during a pandemic: Scrutinising leadership and its impact in a state of exception. Leadership, 18(2), 277-297. https://doi.org/10.1177/17427150211063382

Characterising COVID-19 pandemic as a ‘state of exception’, we might expect great hero models of leadership to come to the fore. Instead, drawing on a thematic analysis of 246 news articles, this paper illustrates something different: communities, co... Read More about Unleading during a pandemic: Scrutinising leadership and its impact in a state of exception.

Is it all in the mindset? Team coaching, psychological capital and the collaborative development of an entrepreneurial mindset (2021)
Book Chapter
Jarvis, C., Gaggiotti, H., & Kars-Unluoglu, S. (2022). Is it all in the mindset? Team coaching, psychological capital and the collaborative development of an entrepreneurial mindset. In E. Vettraino, & B. Urzelai (Eds.), Team Academy: Leadership and Teams. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

The changing nature of work attaches greater significance, by organisations, entrepreneurs and students alike, to the development of entrepreneurial capacities, with growing interest in entrepreneurial mindset and psychological capital (self-efficacy... Read More about Is it all in the mindset? Team coaching, psychological capital and the collaborative development of an entrepreneurial mindset.

Narratives of entrepreneurship: A video-game rhetorical epic? (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Kars-Unluoglu, S., Gaggiotti, H., & Jarvis, C. (2021, August). Narratives of entrepreneurship: A video-game rhetorical epic?. Paper presented at BAM 2021 Conference, Online

In this paper we explore stories mobilised by budding entrepreneurs in the creation and maintenance of an entrepreneurial identity. We explore how budding entrepreneurs, studying on an undergraduate, project-based, practice-led entrepreneurship degre... Read More about Narratives of entrepreneurship: A video-game rhetorical epic?.

Unleadership (2020)
Book Chapter
Jarvis, C., Gaggiotti, H., & Kars-Unluoglu, S. (2020). Unleadership. In Life after COVID-19: The Other Side of Crisis. Bristol: Bristol University Press

A toolkit for living in a new building: A visual post occupancy evaluation of Bristol Business School (2020)
Report
Shortt, H., Warren, S., Gaggiotti, H., Cicmil, S., Collett, L., Mohamud, M., & Reed, M. (2020). A toolkit for living in a new building: A visual post occupancy evaluation of Bristol Business School. Bristol: University of the West of England

The Bristol Business School building – that houses both Bristol Business School and Bristol Law School – is situated on the University of the West of England (UWE) Bristol Frenchay campus, and has been occupied since April 2017. It is a flagship spac... Read More about A toolkit for living in a new building: A visual post occupancy evaluation of Bristol Business School.

Change within the change: Pregnancy, liminality and adventure tourism in Mexico (2020)
Journal Article
Díaz-Carrión, I. A., Vizcaino-Suárez, P., & Gaggiotti, H. (2020). Change within the change: Pregnancy, liminality and adventure tourism in Mexico. Tourism Geographies, 22(2), 370-391. https://doi.org/10.1080/14616688.2020.1713876

Despite the growing number of pregnant women engaging in outdoor adventure activities, very few studies have explored pregnancy or the specific needs and challenges of pregnant women in tourism research. To fill this gap in the literature, we examine... Read More about Change within the change: Pregnancy, liminality and adventure tourism in Mexico.

The texture of entrepreneurship programs: Revisiting experiential entrepreneurship education through the lens of the liminal–liminoid continuum (2019)
Journal Article
Gaggiotti, H., Jarvis, C., & Richards, J. (2020). The texture of entrepreneurship programs: Revisiting experiential entrepreneurship education through the lens of the liminal–liminoid continuum. Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy, 3(3), 236-264. https://doi.org/10.1177/2515127419890341

Positioning the liminal and the liminoid on a continuum, we define a ‘‘space’’ within which practice-led, experiential learning occurs. The more liminal processes within this space are associated with familiarity, wide social recognition, and relativ... Read More about The texture of entrepreneurship programs: Revisiting experiential entrepreneurship education through the lens of the liminal–liminoid continuum.

Relatedness, co-inquiring and imagination: Mimetic images of recovery (2018)
Journal Article
Gaggiotti, H., & Page, M. (2018). Relatedness, co-inquiring and imagination: Mimetic images of recovery. Society and Business Review, 13(3), 287-301. https://doi.org/10.1108/SBR-01-2017-0004

The purpose of this paper is to explore the methodological challenges of developing a shared academic-student discourse of recovery with undergraduate students in their final year at a British business school. We reflect on the meaning of recovery a... Read More about Relatedness, co-inquiring and imagination: Mimetic images of recovery.

Responsible forms of project management education: Theoretical plurality and reflective pedagogies (2017)
Journal Article
Cicmil, S., & Gaggiotti, H. (2018). Responsible forms of project management education: Theoretical plurality and reflective pedagogies. International Journal of Project Management, 36(1), 208-218. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2017.07.005

The paper aims to revive an interest in the notion of responsible project management education (RPME) in the context of related contemporary debates about the integration of reflexivity, ethics and sustainability in the business schools’ curricula; t... Read More about Responsible forms of project management education: Theoretical plurality and reflective pedagogies.

The words leader/líder and their resonances in an Italo-Latin American multinational corporation (2017)
Journal Article
Gaggiotti, H., & Marre, D. (2017). The words leader/líder and their resonances in an Italo-Latin American multinational corporation. Leadership, 13(2), 194-214. https://doi.org/10.1177/1742715017696610

© 2017, © The Author(s) 2017. The problems of ‘lost in translation’ are well known. Yet some terms of English managerial vocabulary, which are perfectly translatable in other languages, remain untranslated. One explanation of this phenomenon is what... Read More about The words leader/líder and their resonances in an Italo-Latin American multinational corporation.

Re-imagining business schools of the future as places of theorizing (2017)
Book Chapter
Gaggiotti, H., Simpson, P., & Cicmil, S. (2017). Re-imagining business schools of the future as places of theorizing. In M. Zawadzki, M. Kostera, & M. Izak (Eds.), The future of university educationPalgrave. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-46894-5

In this chapter, we argue that one of the reasons of resisting the temptation of teaching what ‘we could do and perhaps should not do’ (Eco, 2014 [1980], 107) in university Business Schools is the emphasis on the application of theories to the exclus... Read More about Re-imagining business schools of the future as places of theorizing.

More than a method? Organisational ethnography as a way of imagining the social (2016)
Journal Article
Gaggiotti, H., Kostera, M., & Krzyworzeka, P. (2017). More than a method? Organisational ethnography as a way of imagining the social. Culture and Organization, 23(5), 325-340. https://doi.org/10.1080/14759551.2016.1203312

© 2016 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. The authors–two anthropologists and an organisational theorist, all organisational ethnographers–discuss their understanding and practices of organisational ethnography (OE) as a way of... Read More about More than a method? Organisational ethnography as a way of imagining the social.

Working with Language: A Refocused Research Agenda for Cultural Leadership Studies (2016)
Journal Article
Schedlitzki, D., Ahonen, P., Edwards, G., Gaggiotti, H., & Wankhade, P. (2017). Working with Language: A Refocused Research Agenda for Cultural Leadership Studies. International Journal of Management Reviews, 19(2), 237-257. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijmr.12100

© 2016 British Academy of Management and John Wiley & Sons Ltd This paper critically reviews existing contributions from the field of cultural leadership studies with a view to highlighting the conceptual and methodological limitations of the domin... Read More about Working with Language: A Refocused Research Agenda for Cultural Leadership Studies.

Of tropes, totems and taboos: Reflections on using Morgan’s images from a cross-cultural perspective (2016)
Book Chapter
Case, P., Gaggiotti, H., Gosling, J., & Holmgren Caicedo, M. (2016). Of tropes, totems and taboos: Reflections on using Morgan’s images from a cross-cultural perspective. In K. Trehan, L. Putnam, & A. Ortenblad (Eds.), Exploring Morgan’s Metaphors: Theory, Research, and Practice in Organizational Studies, 226-243. SAGE

The chapter begins by setting up a reflexive social anthropological stance from which to explore the mimetic qualities and possibilities of Morgan’s images. It then proceeds to consider the pedagogical implications of this theoretical reinterpretatio... Read More about Of tropes, totems and taboos: Reflections on using Morgan’s images from a cross-cultural perspective.

"You don't take anything for granted": The role of anthropology in improving services, policies, and parenting practices for adoptive families (2015)
Journal Article
Román, B. S., Gaggiotti, H., & Marre, D. (2015). "You don't take anything for granted": The role of anthropology in improving services, policies, and parenting practices for adoptive families. Annals of Anthropological Practice, 39(2), 205-220. https://doi.org/10.1111/napa.12080

© 2015 American Anthropological Association. This article examines the impact of the transnational adoption research of an interdisciplinary group of researchers (AFIN). Since 2004, AFIN has successfully developed several research projects with the p... Read More about "You don't take anything for granted": The role of anthropology in improving services, policies, and parenting practices for adoptive families.

Should we teach students to theorize? Classical Greek philosophy and the learning journey (2015)
Book Chapter
Gaggiotti, H., & Simpson, P. (2015). Should we teach students to theorize? Classical Greek philosophy and the learning journey. In W. Mayrhofer, & C. Mabey (Eds.), Developing Leadership. Questions Business Schools Don’t AskSage

In this chapter we reflect on theorizing using Plato’s allegory of the Cave as a mythical representation of the journey to see the eidos, the Forms or Ideas, which Plato considered the most fundamental reality. The philosopher-as-theoros was not taug... Read More about Should we teach students to theorize? Classical Greek philosophy and the learning journey.

Nomadism and movement as epistemologies of the contemporary world (El nomadismo y el movimiento como epistemologías del mundo contemporáneo) (2015)
Journal Article
Gaggiotti, H., Kostera, M., Bresler, R., & San Román, B. (2015). Nomadism and movement as epistemologies of the contemporary world (El nomadismo y el movimiento como epistemologías del mundo contemporáneo)

In the same way that movement and nomadism as a lifestyles opposite to sedentism involve not only the abandonment of the idea of a permanent home, but also an active challenge or furtive avoidance of the state's sedentary authority, movement and noma... Read More about Nomadism and movement as epistemologies of the contemporary world (El nomadismo y el movimiento como epistemologías del mundo contemporáneo).