The TIG on Business Anthropology is a network of practitioners and academics interested in getting to know each other, sharing work experiences and scholarly resources, and advancing research on consumer behavior, organizational culture and change, and design anthropology
Belt and Road vs. China and the World: Perspectives of the Chinese
Foreword 1 by Russell Belk The Belt and Road Initiative is a project of such historical, cultural, geographic, economic, and strategic significance that it is impossible to describe and analyze in a single volume thoroughly. This book makes no pretense of doing that. As the subtitle suggests, it presents a Chinese perspective by a scholar whose life has been spent between China, the United States, and Canada. Together with his anthropological credentials, this places Robert Tian in a unique…Read more…
Channel 2: Women, Consumption, and Paradox: Maryann McCabe’s Contribution to All of US
Tuesday, March 23
10:00 am - 11:45 am
23-2, Live Stream
Timothy Malefyt (Chair) Clinical Professor, Fordham Gabelli School of Business Full-time
Elizabeth Briody (Chair) Founder and Principal, COPAA
Rita Denny (Speaker) Executive Director, EPIC People
Antonella Fabri (Speaker) Founder, Caleidoscopio Ethnographic Research
Patricia Sunderland (Speaker) Founding Principal, Cultural Research & Analysis, Inc
Erin Taylor (Speaker) Finthropology
Jennifer Watts-Englert (Speaker) Sr User Experience Researcher and Adjunct Faculty, Paychex and Rochester Institute of Technology
Tomoko Hamada (Speaker) College Of William And Mary
Meet-up from 11:45-12:30
MALEFYT, Timothy (Fordham U) and BRIODY, Elizabeth (Cultural Keys LLC) Women, Consumption, and Paradox: Maryann McCabe’s Contribution to All of US. This panel celebrates the career and lasting impact of Maryann McCabe who peerlessly exemplifies the gathering theme of the SfAA conference in linking communities, peoples and realities for the betterment of our discipline. The panel will highlight her work as corporate anthropologist and academic colleague in which she brought forth myriad new realities: linking corporate leaders with everyday practices of consumers; aligning anthropologists seeking work in the field of applied anthropology; innovatively mixing tools and methods in consumer research. Speakers assembled will provide discussions and testimonials reflecting on her influence and impact in their careers and personal lives, and what her legacy means for posterity.
Be sure to check out some of the fascinating Business Anthropology TIG sessions happening next week! Join us to hear from a wide range of practitioners and scholars working in the field.
(PR 27-4) SATURDAY 12:00-1:45 (Pre-recorded, on demand) The Professional Anthropologist: Navigating Times of Change (Business TIG)
CHAIR: RODWELL, Elizabeth (U Houston)
RODWELL, Elizabeth (U Houston) A Pedagogy of Its Own: Training UX Researchers in Academia
BUTTS, Steve (U Plymouth) Transposing Resilience in Plymouth Business School
OTO, Tomoko and ITO, Yasunobu (JAIST) What Does It Mean to Be an Anthropologist among the Engineer Circle: A Case Study of Corporate Ethnographers in Japan
(PR 27-7) SATURDAY 2:00-3:45 (Pre-recorded, on demand) Modern Place Making: Virtual and Physical (Business TIG)
CHAIR: LARKIN, Lance (Construction Engineering Rsch Lab)
ALEKSEEVSKY, Mikhail (Ctr for Urban Anth-Moscow) Reinventing an Embassy: Applied Anthropology and Diplomatic Representation
FRYMAN, Brandon (Shoreline CC) Creating a Business Improvement District: Capacity and Community Building in Cambodia Town
LARKIN, Lance (Construction Engineering Rsch Lab) Linking Autonomous Vehicles with Sociality of Driving: Towards an Ethnography of AV and Humans on Military Bases
LEBARRON, Sarah (Vrije U) The Swarm
(PR 22-7) MONDAY 2:00-3:45 (Pre-recorded, on demand) When Fissures Under Pressure Lead to Crisis: Theories of Change and Adaption (Business TIG)
CHAIR: HIRUY, Kiros (Swinburne U)
HIRUY, Kiros and EVERSOLE, Robyn (Swinburne U) Steps to Change the World: Articulating Theories of Change with Social Enterprises in Victoria, Australia
BAILEY, Melanie Maxwell (SJSU) Facing an Automated Future: How Small U.S. Bookkeepers Are Coping With and Adapting To Changing Technology
Monday 22nd March, 2pm EST
Join us to meet fellow Business Anthropologists and folx interested in Business Anthropology! Open to all. We have a lightly facilitated session planned to allow you to get to know and socialize with other participants.
Tamara Hale is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: SfAA Business Anthropology Networking Hour
Time: Mar 22, 2021 02:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 735 3222 8558
We are working to get this on the main program!