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Characters in stories of collaboration

Hibbert, Paul and McInnes, Peter and Huxham, C. and Beech, P.N.H. (2008) Characters in stories of collaboration. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 28 (1/2). pp. 59-69.

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Abstract

The paper considers the underlying characterisations that participants employ in describing individuals participating in collaborations. Drawing upon insights derived from a narrative analysis of three collaborations,the paper provides insights into the way in which stories can act as a vehicle for the adoption or adaption of good practice.