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"But I thought we were friends?" Life cycles and research relationships

Beech, Nic and Hibbert, Paul and MacIntosh, Robert and McInnes, Peter (2009) "But I thought we were friends?" Life cycles and research relationships. In: Organizational Ethnography: Studying the Complexities of Everyday Life. Sage Publications Ltd, London, pp. 196-214. ISBN 978-1-84787-046-9

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Abstract

Chapter considers the impact of researcher-client relationships in 'engaged reserch' forms such as ethnography. In particular, the impact of and dynamics around the friendships that emerge during research.