Researching secretive Internet phenomena: Netnographical methods and employees blogs

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Abstract

This paper looks at conducting research with employee bloggers - employees typically suspicious of outsiders and not recruitable via conventional gate keepers, such as HR managers. The paper provides an insider take on the methodological problems and dilemmas faced when conducting a qualitative study of employee blogging practices.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - 5 Feb 2015
Event29th Annual Conference for the Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand - University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Duration: 3 Feb 20155 Feb 2015

Conference

Conference29th Annual Conference for the Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand
Abbreviated titleAIRAANZ 2015
CountryNew Zealand
CityAuckland
Period3/02/155/02/15

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    Richards, J. (2015). Researching secretive Internet phenomena: Netnographical methods and employees blogs. Paper presented at 29th Annual Conference for the Association of Industrial Relations Academics of Australia and New Zealand , Auckland, New Zealand.