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Podcast with Marie Manidis about practice, learning, knowing and ethnography


Just a quick written post today, to accompany a podcast in which I chat with Marie Manidis about practice, knowing, learning and ethnography. The references below are examples of texts written by the people we refer to in the podcast.

Lots of unanswered questions and things to take further here!


Bruni A, Gherardi S & Lucia Parolin L (2007) Knowing in a system of fragmented knowledge. Mind, Culture and Activity 14(1-2), 83-102.

Cook J & Brown S (1999) Bridging epistemologies: the generative dance between organizational knowledge and organizational  knowing. Organization Science 10(4), 381-400. 

Gherardi S (2006) Organizational knowledge: the texture of workplace learning. Oxford, Blackwell.

Gherardi S (2009) Knowing and learning in practice-based studies: an introduction. The Learning Organization 16(5), 352-359.

Gherardi S (2009) Introduction: The critical power of the practice lens. Management Learning 40(2), 115-128.

Strati A (2003) Knowing in practice: aesthetic understanding and tacit knowledge. In D Nicolini, S Gherardi & D Yanow (Eds) Knowing in organizations. Armonk, NY: M E Sharpe, 53-73.

Nicolini D, Gherardi S & Yanow D (2003) Knowing in organizations: a practice-based approach. Armonk, NY, M E Sharpe.

Orlikowski W J (2002) Knowing in practice: enacting a collective capability in distributed organizing. Organization Science 13(3), 249-273.

Strati A (2007) Sensible knowledge and practice-based learning. Management Learning 38(1), 61-77.

Schatzki T R (1996) Social practices: a Wittgensteinian approach to human activity and the social. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

Schatzki T R (2002) The site of the social: a philosophical account of the constitution of social life and change. University Park, PA, Pennsylvania State University Press.

Schatzki T R (2010) The timespace of human activity: on performance, society, and history as indeterminate teleological events. Lanham, MD, Lexington.

Schatzki T R (2012) A primer on practices. In J Higgs, R Barnett, S Billett, M Hutchings & F Trede (Eds) Practice-based education: perspectives and strategies. Rotterdam: Sense, 13-26.

Yamauchi Y (2006) Knowing and not knowing in work practice: three ethnographic studies. Unpublished PhD thesis, University of California, Los Angeles.

Yanow D (2000) Seeing organizational learning: a ‘cultural; view. Organization 7(2), 247-268.