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    Exploring the Vulnerability of Practice-Like Activities: An Ethnographic Perspective.Yemisi Bolade-Ogunfodun, Matthew Sinnicks, Kleio Akrivou & German Scalzo - forthcoming - Frontiers in Sociology.
    This paper offers an ethnographic case study of a UK-based engineering company in the aftermath of its acquisition, focusing in particular on its R&D unit. The Lab struggled to maintain its practice-based work in an institutional environment that emphasised the pursuit of external goods. We use this case to develop two arguments. Firstly, we illustrate the concept of ‘practice-like’ activities and explore their vulnerability to institutional domination. Secondly, in light of the style of management on display after the takeover, we (...)
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