Tag: corporate anthropology

Gone in a Quibi: A case for anthropology in business?

Christian Elliott , November 1st, 2020


Quibi founders Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman in the company’s office (fortune.com) Quibi’s demise—just six months after the premium short-form smartphone-focused streaming service went live…


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The Messiness of Ethnography

Leonore Phillips , July 2nd, 2019


Damien Newman created “the squiggle” to convey the messiness of the design process.(CC by 2.0)   Leaving academia forced me to think more deeply and critically about ethnography…


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An Anthropologist in Silicon Valley

Alexandra Frankel , November 9th, 2018


Reflections on a career tackling some of the critical workplace challenges of our time.  I could not have imagined when I entered the PhD program in anthropology at…


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Consulting, Big Data and Social Justice w/ Dr. Tricia Wang – This Anthro Life

Ryan Collins , July 10th, 2018


Dr. Tricia Wang sees her work consulting as sitting at the crossroads of data and social justice. As a global tech ethnographer, Dr. Wang is obsessed with how…


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Anthropology has Always been Out There w/ Ed Liebow and Leslie Walker of the AAA

Ryan Collins , June 14th, 2017


This Anthro Life has teamed up with Savage Minds to bring you a special 5-part podcast and blog crossover series. While thinking together as two anthropological productions that…


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TAL + SM: Anthropology has Always been Out There

This Anthro Life , June 14th, 2017


This Anthro Life – Savage Minds Crossover Series, part 2 by Adam Gamwell and Ryan Collins, with Leslie Walker This Anthro Life has teamed up with Savage Minds…


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Free Think 6 – Who Are the 13,000?

Nina Oria-Loureiro , May 13th, 2017


FreeThink 6 – Who Are the 13,000? In this week’s Free Think, Adam and Ryan introduce a new member of our team, Matt, who will be leading a…


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Free Think 6 – Who Are the 13,000?

Nina Oria-Loureiro , May 13th, 2017


FreeThink 6 – Who Are the 13,000? In this week’s Free Think, Adam and Ryan introduce a new member of our team, Matt, who will be leading a…


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When your Business Stalls, it’s time to Evolve: Unpacking Corporate Anthropology with Dr. Andi Simon

Gamwell , January 25th, 2017


How can we make change easier? Do women lead differently from men? What is corporate anthropology? Ryan, Adam, and Aneil are back to answer these questions and more…


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Is Corporate Anthropology Selling Out? A Conversation on Consulting with Vyjayanthi Vadrevu

Gamwell , July 19th, 2016


We’re stoked to bring you TAL’s first ever three-city episode! Join Adam (in Peru!) and Ryan (in Boston!) and special guest Vyjayanthi Vadrevu (somewhere between NYC and Austin!)…


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Anthropology in Business?

Anne Kelsey , March 7th, 2016


         “We Are All Anthropologists Now” aired on BBC Radio 4 in February of this year as part of a series that explores anthropology in…


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