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    Sensory ethnography: a creative turn

    Calvey, D ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3473-4769 (2021) Sensory ethnography: a creative turn. Journal of Organizational Ethnography, 10 (3). pp. 346-357. ISSN 2046-6749

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    The purpose of this paper is to provide a critical scoping and exploration of sensory ethnography. It combines a literature survey with some relevant fieldwork reflections. It aims to both recognize and appreciate the rise of sensory ethnography as a creative turn. In short, the essay provides a series of provocations and challenges around doing different descriptive ethnography. It is organized into three sections. The first section frames and unpacks sensory ethnography. The second section articulates sensory ethnography in action by outlining the author's autoethnographic journey in both martial arts and bouncing. The final concluding section, considers the future of sensory ethnography as a radicalizing and imaginative lens within organizational ethnography and related fields.

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