Postcolonialism and the politics of qualitative research in international business

Gabler Verlag
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M I R: Management International Review: journal of international business, 2006, 46 (4), pp. 481 - 501
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This paper offers a re-configuration of international business research by subjecting it to a postcolonial critique. This critique sees international business research as exhibiting continuities with the colonial project in the way it appropriates the Other. Qualitative research in international business often reproduces a neopositivist separation of theory and method, which can marginalize discussion of the important ontological, epistemological and political issues inherent in any research process.
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