International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

A Symbolic Interactionist Framework for Critical Ethnographic Research in Management Accounting
John D. Russell, Marcelline Fusilier

This paper describes and illustrates a symbolic interactionist approach to critical ethnographic research in organizations. Aneclectic approach to interpretive sociology for management accounting researchers is developed and explicated. Also, an integrated interpretive perspective is described for the study of issues of power and ideology. The method offers the potential for new and additional insights into accounting phenomena.

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