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Slow and Fast: An experiential storytelling dialogue about festivals

Kociatkiewicz, Jerzy and Kostera, Monika (2010) Slow and Fast: An experiential storytelling dialogue about festivals. Working Paper. EBS Working Papers, Colchester.

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Abstract

Speed has a long history of usage in managerial discourse, both as a metric of efficiency and as a point of resistance. In this text we explore its validity as a category for organizing experience, through autoethnographic exploration of participation in experience economy events. We present slow and fast as distinct modes of experiencing the same festivals, and explore the possibility of arriving at a syzygic mode uniting the two oppositions (while preserving their inherent contradictions). Finally, we reflect on the possibility of utilizing ethnographic bursts of experience as a tool for more nuanced management education.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ethnography, Experience, Festival, Management Education, Myth, Reflexivity, Speed, Storytelling
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Essex Business School
Depositing User: Jenny Connolly
Date Deposited: 02 Jan 2014 12:53
Last Modified: 02 Jan 2014 12:53
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/8113

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