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Public Services Management
Dirk vom Lehn is Reader in Organisational Sociology and a member of Public Services Management & Organisation (PSMO). His research is primarily concerned with people’s experience of exhibits and exhibitions in museums and with occupational practice of optometrists. It draws on ethnomethodology and conversation analysis (EMCA) as well as on recent developments in the analysis of video-recordings.
Dirk currently works on a project titled “Citizen Heritage” funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC) and directed by Professor Hannah Lewi at the University of Melbourne. He also pursues an interest in the development of ethnomethodology and its relationship to phenomenology.
Dirk has published in international journals in sociology and marketing, including Sociology, Research on Language and Social Interaction, the International Journal of Research in Marketing, and the Journal of Marketing Management. He has recently published a book on Harold Garfinkel (Routledge) and a Special Issue on Phenomenology-based Ethnography in the Journal of Contemporary Ethnography.
08 June 2018
01 June 2018
Phenomenology-based Ethnography for Management Studies and Organizational Analysis
30 April 2018
Stelzereien und ihre Nachahmung auf dem Schulhof: ethnomethodologische Videoanalyse
01 January 2018
Rezension zu: Beate Weidner: Kommunikative Herstellung von Infotainment. Gespraechsanalytische und Multimodale Analysen einer TV-Kochsendung. Berlin/Boston: Walter de Gruyter 2017
28 March 2018
Creating Interdependencies: Managing Incidents in Large Organizational Environments
18 December 2017
Institutions, Interaction and Social Theory
06 December 2017
Objective Measures and Subjective Reports: Examining Optometric Practice
15 August 2017
Harold Garfinkel: experimenting with social order
01 July 2017
Brilliant App Design
04 May 2017
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