Advancing the Value of Ethnography

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EPIC publishes leading global expertise about ethnography in business and organizations. Our library includes nearly two decades of open access, peer-reviewed articles and video recordings from our annual conference and articles in our blog Perspectives. Search the library below or:

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Paper

Grounded Models: The Future of Sensemaking in a World of Generative AI

Tom Hoy et al.

Talk/Seminar

A Critical Moment for Global Change: Ethnographers Acting on Climate and Sustainability

Melissa Gregg et al.

Talk/Seminar

Deciding How to Decide with Research

Chris Butler

PechaKucha

A Personal Research Project that Turned into My Life’s Work

Shipra Kayan

PechaKucha

Friction as Sneaky Power

Ted McCarthy

PechaKucha

In Search of Cultural Entropy: A Call for New Frameworks of Analysis

Gunes Kocabag

PechaKucha

Anthro x Journo: The Value of Ethnography for Solving Journalism’s Challenges

Emily Kennedy

Sponsored

Conducting Inclusive Research across Language & Culture

Carlos Hevia & Katherine Baumann

PechaKucha

Smelling Fear: How Tattooing Inspired Me to Explain Sensation

Dustin Kiskaddon

Case Study

Researcher Positionality and Identity Validation: Framing a Demographic Questionnaire

Antonia Holton-Raphael et al.

Paper

Toward an Ethnography of Friction and Ease in Complex Systems

Benjamin Chesluk & Mike Youngblood

Paper

Friction in Government Forms: Identifying Opportunities for Innovation

Nadine Levin et al.

Paper

The Sound of Friction: How to Do Things with Listening

Michael G. Powell

Paper

Frictions in the Experience of Using Hearing Aids with a PC & Accessibility Design

Emory James Edwards et al.

Paper

The Uncommon Good: Making Room for Radical Transition Imaginaries

Azra Sungu et al.

Paper

Favoring Friction: Examining Hotel Browsing and Buying through the Lens of the Bazaar

Simon Roberts et al.

Paper

In Pursuit of Authenticity: Commodified Community, Curated Experience, and Fandom

Logan McLaughlin

Paper

The Ethnographer in the Machine: Everyday Experiences with AI-enabled Data Analysis

Suzanne Walsh & Jaroslava Pallas-Brink

PechaKucha

What You Find When You Find No One: Finding the Light out of Darkness

Laura Janisse & Frances DiMare Dailey

Panel

Navigating Frictions in Civic Tech

Nadine Levin et al.

Keynote

Folded Map: Disrupting Chicago’s Friction Through Art

Tonika Johnson

Panel

Reconfiguring Work in the Age of AI

Melissa Cefkin et al.

tunnel Panel

Future Frictions: Social Complexity in the ‘Blue Skies’ of Innovation

Marta Cuciurean-Zapan et al.

Case Study

Applied Qualitative Research in Software Companies of LATAM Industrial Sector

Salvador Suniaga