We explore the lived experience of organizational scholars who have conducted fieldwork in unsettling contexts. Through analyzing our interviews with these scholars, we find themes around the causes and consequences of unsettling fieldwork, and the coping strategies employed. We reflect on the often overlooked emotional and relational aspects of conducting and coping with unsettling fieldwork, and offer some suggestions for how scholars might support each other, especially given the increasing prevalence of organizational scholarship that pushes boundaries by engaging unconventional topics and settings.
|Title of host publication||Research in the Sociology of Organizations|
|Subtitle of host publication||The Production of Managerial Knowledge and Organizational Theory: New Approaches to Writing, Producing and Consuming Theory (|
|Number of pages||15|
|Publication status||Published - 19 Apr 2019|