Business Anthropology

National Association for the Practice of Anthropology (NAPA) – Anthropology Mentor Program

2019-02-21T17:05:18-04:00

As an applied anthropologist I am concerned with the practical uses of anthropology to create positive change.  Most often that means work outside of an academic context.  For those of us who work in this space, we are often left wondering where we can turn to connect with other practitioners, and possibly even mentors. One [...]

National Association for the Practice of Anthropology (NAPA) – Anthropology Mentor Program2019-02-21T17:05:18-04:00

Business Anthropology Definitions

2018-07-27T18:20:04-04:00

When I am talking with lay individuals who have not studied anthropology, or even some who have, I am often asked what is business anthropology.  In case you have ever encountered the same question, here are two definitions which summarize business anthropology. Global Business Anthropology Summit Definition Business Anthropology is defined by the use of [...]

Business Anthropology Definitions2018-07-27T18:20:04-04:00

Tricia Wang’s Thick Data = Ethnography + Big Data

2018-08-03T16:35:14-04:00

On a recent episode of This Anthro Life, Adam Gamwell, Ryan Collins, and Matt Artz got to interview Tricia Wang on the topic of applying ethnography to big data to produce thick data. About Tricia Wang Dr. Tricia Wang sees her work consulting as sitting at the crossroads of data and social justice. As a global tech ethnographer, Dr. Wang is [...]

Tricia Wang’s Thick Data = Ethnography + Big Data2018-08-03T16:35:14-04:00

Business Anthropology Master’s Degree Programs

2018-07-27T18:20:21-04:00

For students interested in a business anthropology master's degree programs, check out the following programs in the United States: University of North Texas - Department of Anthropology UNT offers an MA/MS in Applied Anthropology degree, both online and offline. It is where I studied and can attest to the quality of the program.  The program [...]

Business Anthropology Master’s Degree Programs2018-07-27T18:20:21-04:00

Global Business Anthropology Summit at Fordham University

2018-07-27T18:19:41-04:00

As originally posted on the Business Anthropology website, there will be a second Global Business Anthropology Summit. The 2019 Global Business Anthropology Summit will be held in New York City at Fordham University, May 29-30, 2019. The 2019 Global Business Anthropology Summit will bring together an international group of practitioners, scholars and industry experts to reflect upon future directions for the [...]

Global Business Anthropology Summit at Fordham University2018-07-27T18:19:41-04:00

Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference (EPIC) 2018 Program Announced

2018-08-20T14:58:59-04:00

The Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference (EPIC) 2018 program was announced for Honolulu, Hawaii. Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference (EPIC) 2018 Theme The 2018 theme is Evidence. The conference seeks to explore: How is evidence created, used, and abused? Research methods are proliferating, yet the connection between evidence and decisions seems more tenuous than ever. EPIC2018 [...]

Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference (EPIC) 2018 Program Announced2018-08-20T14:58:59-04:00

Business Anthropology with Dr. Alexandra Mack

2018-08-03T16:58:53-04:00

On a recent episode of This Anthro Life, Adam Gamwell, Ryan Collins, and Matt Artz got to interview Dr. Alexandra Mack on the topic of applying business anthropology to innovation in enterprises. About Dr. Alexandra Mack Using her business anthropology toolkit, Alex leads innovative problem solving and strategy development based on a deep understanding of the surrounding culture and activities. [...]

Business Anthropology with Dr. Alexandra Mack2018-08-03T16:58:53-04:00

UNT Anthropology Courses

2018-10-04T13:45:55-04:00

As previously discussed, I had enrolled in the UNT Anthropology master's program because I work in tech, and likewise was interested in the business, technology, and design anthropology concentration UNT offered. At UNT, the business, technology, and design anthropology concentration is led by Susan Squires and Christina Wasson. Both of them have extensive experience working in industry and have published numerous [...]

UNT Anthropology Courses2018-10-04T13:45:55-04:00

UNT Anthropology Master’s Program

2018-08-03T16:50:44-04:00

Picking the right anthropology masters program is important. Ideally, you should pick one based on the professors you wish to work with and/or the concentrations they offer.  I was interested in business, technology, and design anthropology, and likewise, I selected the University of North Texas (UNT) anthropology MS program because they offered a concentration in [...]

UNT Anthropology Master’s Program2018-08-03T16:50:44-04:00

2018 Global Business Anthropology Summit

2019-02-22T17:46:39-04:00

On April 24, 2018 from 8am-6pm in Tech Town, Detroit, leaders from the business anthropology community will be joining for the first annual Global Business Anthropology Summit. The Purpose of the Global Business Anthropology Summit The purpose of the Global Business Anthropology Summit is to bring together an international group of practitioners and scholars to reflect on future [...]

2018 Global Business Anthropology Summit2019-02-22T17:46:39-04:00
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