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HOW WE COME TO KNOW: UNDERSTANDING INFORMATION-SEEKING BEHAVIOR

Chun Wei Choo

in The Knowing Organization: How Organizations Use Information to Construct Meaning, Create Knowledge, and Make Decisions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176780
eISBN:
9780199789634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176780.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter surveys the research in information seeking behavior, defined as the patterns of behavior that people display when they experience information needs, make choices about where and how to ... More


Sense Making on the Shop Floor: The Narrative Dimension of Organizational Knowledge 1

Gerardo Patriotta

in Organizational Knowledge in the Making: How Firms Create, Use, and Institutionalize Knowledge

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199275243
eISBN:
9780191719684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275243.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter looks at the sense-making processes through which narratives in the workplace lead to the creation and institutionalization of organizational knowledge. The setting is the stamping shop ... More


In the Dreamtime

Diana G. Tumminia

in When Prophecy Never Fails: Myth and Reality in a Flying-Saucer Group

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195176759
eISBN:
9780199835720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195176758.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explains the Unarian practice of dream analysis as a fact-finding process that constructs reality. Dreams are used for healing, contact with Space Brothers, viewing past lives, and ... More


Conclusion: Diabetes and Its Discontents

Mari Armstrong-Hough

in Biomedicalization and the Practice of Culture: Globalization and Type 2 Diabetes in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646688
eISBN:
9781469646701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646688.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This concluding chapter summarized the central argument of the book: Biomedicalization does not flatten out differences so much as it proliferates them. As the biomedical paradigm has become central ... More


Introduction: The Evaluation Wave: From Mystery to Analysis

in The Evaluation Society

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804776929
eISBN:
9780804778121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804776929.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter takes a look at the spread and influence of evaluation in today's world, where it is becoming an administrative practice in many kinds of organizations and at most levels. It discusses ... More


The challenges of leadership

Jean Hartley and John Benington

in Leadership for healthcare

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424877
eISBN:
9781447302667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424877.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter explores the challenges of leadership which concern the principal purposes, goals or aims that leaders and leadership attempt to address. These challenges are crucial to leadership and ... More


Implementing policy: ‘We’ve given you the policy, now implement it’

Helen Dickinson

in Evidence, policy and practice: Critical perspectives in health and social care

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423191
eISBN:
9781447302254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423191.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter traces the broad contours of the implementation debates and in doing so attempts to do justice to the extensive literature surrounding policy implementation. It starts by offering a ... More


Leadership: keeping the big picture in view

Margaret Attwood, Mike Pedler, Sue Pritchard, and David Wilkinson

in Leading change: A guide to whole systems working

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344496
eISBN:
9781447302674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344496.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter contends that ‘hero leadership’ cannot be successful in tackling ‘wicked’ or intractable problems. It suggests leadership as something for the many rather than the few ‘top’ people. The ... More


Public learning

Margaret Attwood, Mike Pedler, Sue Pritchard, and David Wilkinson

in Leading change: A guide to whole systems working

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344496
eISBN:
9781447302674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344496.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Private sector organisations have learnt the importance of consortia and partnerships to handle large contracts. Public services have been slow to learn these lessons. This chapter examines how ... More


Primordial Affectivity

Giovanna Colombetti

in The Feeling Body: Affective Science Meets the Enactive Mind

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019958
eISBN:
9780262318419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019958.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter takes affectivity to refer broadly to a lack of indifference, and to a concern or interest in one’s own existence. As such, I argue, affectivity is a more pervasive and “deeper” ... More


Neither Individualistic nor Interactionist

Ezequiel Di Paolo and Hanne De Jaegher

in Embodiment, Enaction, and Culture: Investigating the Constitution of the Shared World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035552
eISBN:
9780262337120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035552.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

We summarize some of the main proposals of the enactive approach to social understanding and discuss some common misreadings of the notion of participatory sense-making. The emphasis on the role ... More


RECtifying and REConnecting

Daniel D. Hutto and Erik Myin

in Evolving Enactivism: Basic Minds Meet Content

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036115
eISBN:
9780262339773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036115.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Chapter 4 provides further examples of RECtification, this time with the aim of showing how REC can fruitfully ally with and strengthen two prominent nonrepresentational E-approaches to ... More


From Gossip to Action

Esther Eidinow

in Envy, Poison, and Death: Women on Trial in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199562602
eISBN:
9780191747304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562602.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines how the texts analysed in the previous three chapters reveal the role of gossip in expressing and generating interpretations of puzzling events. Such events are usually ... More


Enaction, Sense-Making, and Emotion

Giovanna Colombetti

in Enaction: Toward a New Paradigm for Cognitive Science

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014601
eISBN:
9780262289795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014601.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter adopts two converging strategies in order to elaborate on the problematic view contending that emotion science tends to disregard the meaning-generating role of the body and to attribute ... More


Dynamics of Organizational Practices and Identities

Patricia H. Thornton, William Ocasio, and Michael Lounsbury

in The Institutional Logics Perspective: A New Approach to Culture, Structure and Process

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199601936
eISBN:
9780191767036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199601936.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter builds on the model of microfoundations elaborated in Chapter 4 to develop a model of how different kinds of social interaction — for example decision making, sense making, and ... More


Play as Sense-Making

Thomas S. Henricks

in Play and the Human Condition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039072
eISBN:
9780252097058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039072.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter describes play as a special pattern of meaning-construction, one way in which people make sense of their qualities and character as they interact with particular elements of situations. ... More


The Play of Possibility

Thomas S. Henricks

in Play and the Human Condition

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039072
eISBN:
9780252097058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039072.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This final chapter summarizes the book's major themes, including the thesis that play is a distinctive strategy of meaning-making that finds its end in self-realization. It begins with a discussion ... More


Community Heroes, Survivors or Casualties? Exploring Risk and Resilience in the Voluntary Sector

Linda Milbourne

in Voluntary sector in transition: Hard times or new opportunities?

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847427236
eISBN:
9781447310952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427236.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter considers the recent climate of recession affecting the voluntary sector, seeking to understand both external and internal factors contributing to organisational survival in adverse ... More


Asking and Telling in Conversation

Anita Pomerantz

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190927431
eISBN:
9780197522875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927431.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The work contains nine published conversation analytic articles by Anita Pomerantz on asking and telling practices. Each paper explicates complexities involved when people ask or tell something. ... More


Music Language Dwelling

Julian Johnson

in Theology, Music, and Modernity: Struggles for Freedom

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198846550
eISBN:
9780191881633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846550.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Theology

This chapter takes seriously the idea that music does not just address some of the broad currents of modernity but also offers ways beyond some of its aporias. Its argument is that music reconfigures ... More


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