People, Place, and Time in the Study of Indigenous Organization

  • Tyron Rakeiora Love


This chapter looks at the part people, places, and time play in theorizing and research processes. It attempts to spell out these three conceptually distinct yet empirically related elements. It is argued that researchers new to indigenous organization studies might consider them carefully when making decisions about the nature of them in their theorizing processes. It is further argued that perspectives which treat indigenous peoples, the places important to them, and their conceptions of time as objective and value-free continue to make elementary methodological mistakes.


Indigenous organization studies Theorizing Theory Methodology People Place Time Theory Theorizing Research 


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  • Tyron Rakeiora Love
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  1. 1.UC Business SchoolUniversity of CanterburyChristchurchNew Zealand

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