Revisiting phenomenology: its potential for management research
Ehrich, Lisa C. (2005) Revisiting phenomenology: its potential for management research. In Challenges or organisations in global markets, British Academy of Management Conference, 13 - 15 September, 2005, Said Business School, Oxford University.
To date there is much disagreement about the meaning of phenomenology possibly because the term has been used so widely. For instance, phenomenology has been conceptualised as a philosophy, a research method and an overarching perspective from which all qualitative research is sourced. The aim of this paper is it endeavours to make phenomenology more accessible and in turn a more attractive research methodology to use in management related research. The paper begins by exploring some of the well-known versions of phenomenological philosophy emanating from its founding father, Edmund Husserl. It then explores phenomenology as a research approach. Here two well-known applications of phenomenology are compared and contrasted to show some of the different assumptions underpinning these approaches. The paper makes the claim that phenomenological research methodology, while relatively unused in management research, has much to offer.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Additional Information:||[This conference paper was published on a CD rom: details are as follows: British Academy of Management (2005) Conference Proceedings 2005, Challenges of Organisations in global markets. 13-15 September 2005, Said Business School, Oxford UK.|
|Keywords:||phenomenology, research, management|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Business and Management not elsewhere classified (150399)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2005 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||13 Dec 2005|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:11|
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