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Fieldwork or a related internship experience is an integral dimension of anthropological methodology, and important to conducting qualitative research. But when companies are on the verge of something new or uncertain … those existing formulas aren’t easily applied.” Jun Lee, a ReD partner, says that when clients are confronted with the company’s anthropological research, they often discover fundamental differences between the businesses they thought they were in, and the businesses they actually are in.

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Publisher: Routledge (October 4, 2002)

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