anthropology Category

The Challenges of Power in Practice: A Storytelling Session

The Challenges of Power in Practice: A Storytelling Session Panel Participants Natalie Hanson, SAP  (Organizer & Chair) Inga Treitler, The TerraNova Group Melissa Fisher, The Insight Works, Inc. Martin Ortleib, Sapient Corporation Panel Abstract Research in a corporate setting is competitive – driven by the bottom line.  But when we research anthropologists are brought onto teams, […]

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Anthropology & Innovation in the High Tech Sector

Anthropology & Innovation in the High Tech Sector Paper Abstract I work as a Program Manager for a large, multi-national software company.  My responsibilities include organizational planning & design; I consult with different parts of the organization to help them work more effectively together.  My anthropological perspective has served me well in these endeavors, though […]

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Electronic Communication: Implications for Human Interaction and Social Change

This paper was presented at a panel at the American Anthropological Association meetings, December 2, 1998 in Philadelphia entitled Seeing Culture: The Anthropology of Visual Communication at Temple University. Do not cite without author’s permission. Electronic Communication: Implications for Human Interaction and Social Change There are a number of different theoretical approaches in the field of […]

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