Skip to main content

Research Repository

Advanced Search

Relational Agency as a Dialectic of Belonging and Not Belonging within the Social Ecology of Plantation Life in Sri Lanka (2023)
Journal Article
Cunliffe, A. L., & Karunanayake, G. (2023). Relational Agency as a Dialectic of Belonging and Not Belonging within the Social Ecology of Plantation Life in Sri Lanka. Journal of Organizational Sociology, 1(1), 13-45. https://doi.org/10.1515/joso-2022-0003

We argue that lived spaces play a crucial role in influencing how people can or cannot enact their agency. Based on an interpretive ethnographic study of work in a large Sri Lankan tea plantation and drawing on the conceptual lenses of relational age... Read More about Relational Agency as a Dialectic of Belonging and Not Belonging within the Social Ecology of Plantation Life in Sri Lanka.

Digital Marketing Effectiveness of Wowmen Group Towards Gender Equity Awareness (2022)
Journal Article
Puspita Sari, A., & Karunanayake, G. (2022). Digital Marketing Effectiveness of Wowmen Group Towards Gender Equity Awareness. International Journal of Business and Technology Management, 4(3), 202-216

This study seeks to investigate digital marketing effectiveness of social media platforms and how it links to gender equity awareness. Focusing on Wowmen Group (a women’s social media platform), the research aims to uncover Wowmen Group’s perception... Read More about Digital Marketing Effectiveness of Wowmen Group Towards Gender Equity Awareness.

Organisational change from the perspectives of translation : a case study of transformation in the Libyan banking system (2018)
Thesis
Alzawawi, B. S. (2018). Organisational change from the perspectives of translation : a case study of transformation in the Libyan banking system. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4227278

This study examines an organisational change process in its real-time. Two theoretical approaches have inspired a search for explanations to the process of change occurring as part of large transforming the Libyan banking sector to become compliant w... Read More about Organisational change from the perspectives of translation : a case study of transformation in the Libyan banking system.

Working within hyphen-spaces in ethnographic research : implications for research identities and practice (2013)
Journal Article
Karunanayake, G., & Cunliffe, A. (2013). Working within hyphen-spaces in ethnographic research : implications for research identities and practice. Organizational Research Methods, 16(3), 364-392. https://doi.org/10.1177/1094428113489353

Ethnographers often find themselves wrestling with choices about their relationship with respondents: choices experienced by researchers engaged in many other methodologies. This article examines the agentic and political nature of those relationship... Read More about Working within hyphen-spaces in ethnographic research : implications for research identities and practice.

Identity as discursive practice : historical, social-cultural and political interactions in understanding workers' identities in tea plantations in Sri Lanka (2011)
Thesis
Karunanayake, G. P. (2011). Identity as discursive practice : historical, social-cultural and political interactions in understanding workers' identities in tea plantations in Sri Lanka. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4213440

This study examines how the self-identities of workers in Sri Lankan up-country tea plantations are produced, reproduced and modified in their day-to-day interactions. According to the social constructionist assumptions underpinning the research, I s... Read More about Identity as discursive practice : historical, social-cultural and political interactions in understanding workers' identities in tea plantations in Sri Lanka.