Brigitte Jordan
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Jordan, Brigitte

2014     Technology and Social Interaction: Notes on the Achievement of Authoritative Knowledge in Complex Settings. Online Journal of the International Research Association for Talent Development and Excellence (IRATDE): 6:1:95-132.

 

Jordan, Brigitte

2014     Notes on the State of Business Anthropology. Journal of Business Anthropology (Spring): 3:1:126-131.

 

Jordan, Brigitte

2013     Dancing with Tools: How Technologies Have Shaped Society and Vice Versa. Anthropology News (March/April): 54:3-4:6-7.

 

Jordan, Brigitte

2013     Introduction, Pp. 7-22 in: Advancing Ethnography in Corporate Environments: Challenges and Emerging Opportunities, Brigitte Jordan, ed. Walnut Creek, CA. Left Coast Press,

 

Jordan, Brigitte

2013     Pattern Recognition in Human Evolution and Why It Matters for Ethnography, Anthropology and Society. Chapter 12, Pp. 193-213 in: Advancing Ethnography in Corporate Environments: Challenges and Emerging Opportunities, Brigitte Jordan, ed. Walnut Creek, CA. Left Coast Press,

 

Jordan, Brigitte

2012      The Double Helix of Learning: Knowledge Transfer in Traditional and Techno-Centric Communities. Draft. Comments appreciated.

 

Jordan, Brigitte

2011      Transferring Ethnographic Competence: Personal Reflections on the Past and Future of Work Practice Analysis (DRAFT). Published as Chapter 20, pp. 344-358 in Making Work Visible: Ethnographically Grounded Case Studies of Work Practice, Margaret Szymanski and Jack Whalen, eds. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, Learning in Doing Series.

 

Jordan, Brigitte

2009     The Decoupling of Work and Place. Anthropology News (December): 50:9:47-48.

 

Jordan, Brigitte with Monique Lambert

2009     Working in Corporate Jungles: Reflections on Ethnographic Praxis in Industry. Chapter 4 in: Ethnography and the Corporate Encounter: Reflections on Research In and Of Corporations. Melissa Cefkin, ed. New York: Berghahn Books.

 

Jordan, Brigitte

2009     Blurring Boundaries: The “Real” and the “Virtual” in Hybrid Spaces. Introduction to Special Section on Knowledge Flow in Online and Offline Spaces. Human Organization 68:2:181-193.

 

Jordan, Brigitte and Anastasia Thatcher

2009     Competing Technologies in Perinatal Care: A Call for Dialogue between Low- and High-Tech Practitioners. Anthropology News 50:3:5-6.

 

Jordan, Brigitte

2008     Living a Distributed Life: Multi-Locality and Working at a Distance. Chapter 3 in: Mobile Work, Mobile Lives: Cultural Accounts of Lived Experiences. Tracy Meerwarth, Julia Gluesing and Brigitte Jordan eds. NAPA Bulletin 30:28-55. Blackwell/Wiley.

 

Jordan, Brigitte and Yutaka Yamauchi

2008     Beyond the University: Teaching Ethnographic Methods in the Corporation. Anthropology News 49:6:35. (pdf format here)

 

Jordan, Brigitte

2007     Notes on Methods for the Study of Work Practices. Unpublished manuscript. Original 1991.

 

Jordan, Brigitte

2007     Technology in Sacred Spaces. Anthropology News 48:4:29 (April).

 

Jordan, Brigitte and Brinda Dalal

2006     Persuasive Encounters: Ethnography in the Corporation. Field Methods 18:4:359-381.

 

Jordan, Brigitte

2005 [2000]     Lifescapes of the Future: Living and Working in the Third Millennium. Unpublished manuscript.

 

Jordan, Brigitte and Peter Putz

2004     Assessment as Practice: Notes on Measures, Tests and Targets. Human Organization 63:3:346-358 (pdf format here)

 

Putz, Peter and Brigitte Jordan

2004     'Cover your ass' - zum Umgang mit formalen und informalen Bewertungen in Organisationen. In B. Hackl, and G. H. Neuweg (eds.), Zur Professionalisierung pädagogischen Handelns. Beiträge aus der Sektion Lehrerbildung und Lehrerbildungsforschung in der ÖFEB: 151-176. Münster: Lit Verlag.

 

Jordan, Brigitte

2003     Corporate Anthropology in Costa Rica. A Brief Research Report. Anthropology News, December.

 

Jordan, Brigitte

2002     Notes on Trust and Why It Matters in Corporations. Unpublished ms 020911.

 

Jordan, Brigitte and Friends

2001     Communication in Hierarchical Organizations. Unpublished manuscript.

 

Ruhleder, Karen and Brigitte Jordan

2001      Co-Constructing Non-Mutual Realities: Delay-Generated Trouble in Distributed Interaction. Journal of Computer Supported Cooperative Work 10:1:113-138.

 

Ruhleder, Karen and Brigitte Jordan

2001      Managing Complex, Distributed Environments: Remote Meeting Technologies at the "Chaotic Fringe". First Monday (Peer-Reviewed Journal on the Internet) 6:5 (May 7).

 

Jordan, Brigitte

2000     Debriefing Ethnographic Fieldwork. Unpublished extensively edited version of an article by Mark Schoepfle and Oswald Werner, published in Field Methods 11:2:158-165 (1999).

 

Jordan, Brigitte

2000     From Training to Learning in the New Economy. Unpublished manuscript.

 

Jordan, Brigitte

1997      Transforming Ethnography -- Reinventing Research. CAM (Cultural Anthropology Methods Journal) 9:3: 12-17 (Oct).

 

Ruhleder, Karen and Brigitte Jordan

1997      Capturing Complex, Distributed Activities: Video-Based Interaction Analysis as a Component of Workplace Ethnography." Pp. 246-275 in Lee, Allen S., Jonathan Liebenau and Janice I. DeGross, Informa­tion Systems and Qualitative Research. London, UK: Chapman and Hall.

 

Ruhleder, Karen, Brigitte Jordan and Michael Elmes

1996      Wiring “The New Organization”: Integrating Collaborative Technologies and Team-Based Work. Best Paper Award, Academy of Management, Organizational Communication and Information Systems Division.

 

Jordan, Brigitte

1996      Ethnographic Workplace Studies and Computer Supported Cooperative Work. Pp. 17-42 in: The Design of Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Groupware Systems. Dan Shapiro, Michael Tauber and Roland Traunmüller, eds. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: North Holland/Elsevier Science.

 

Tanur, Judith and Brigitte Jordan

1996      Measuring Customer Satisfaction: More on Corporate Surveys as Practice. Paper prepared for the Annual Meetings of the American Statistical Association, Survey Research Section, May 17, 1996. Published in the 1996 Proceedings of the Section on Survey Research Methods, American Statistical Association, vol.2, pp. 917-922. Washington, D.C.

 

Tanur, Judith and Brigitte Jordan

1996      Measuring Employee Satisfaction: Corporate Surveys as Practice. Pp. 426-431 in: Proceedings of the Survey Research Methods Section, Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association. Also available as IRL Tech Report #11.0028 (November). Palo Alto, Institute for Research on Learning.

 

Jordan, Brigitte and Austin Henderson

1995      Interaction Analysis: Foundations and Practice. The Journal of the Learning Sciences 4(1): 39-103. Jordan, Brigitte and Austin Henderson. 1995. "Interaction Analysis: Foundations and Practice." The Journal of the Learning Sciences 4(1): 39-103.

 

Jordan, Brigitte

1992      Authoritative Knowledge and Its Construction. Introductory Remarks to Symposium on "Birth in Twelve Cultures: Papers in Honor of Brigitte Jordan. Meetings of the American Anthropological Association, San Francisco, CA. December 2, 1992.

 

Jordan, Brigitte

1992      Technology and Social Interaction: Notes on the Achievement of Authoritative Knowledge in Complex Settings. IRL Technical Report No. IRL92-0027. Palo Alto, CA: Institute for Research on Learning.

 

Suchman, Lucy and Brigitte Jordan

1990      Interactional Troubles in Face-to-Face Survey Research. Journal of the American Statistical Association (JASA) 85:409:232-241. [Review paper with comments by Stephen E. Fienberg, Robert A. Hahn, Mary Grace Kovar and Patricia Royston, Emanuel A. Schegloff, Roger Tourangeau and a rejoinder by the authors on pp. 252-253.] PLEASE NOTE: this paper is in pdf format and is 8.3 Mb in size; please be patient.

 

Jordan, Brigitte

1990      Technology and the Social Distribution of Knowledge: Issues for Primary Health Care in Developing Countries. Pp. 98-120 in: Anthropology and Primary Health Care, Jeanine Coreil and Dennis Mull, eds. Boulder: Westview Press.

 

Hunt, Linda, Brigitte Jordan, Susan Irwin and C. H.  Browner

1989      Compliance and the Patient's Perspective: Controlling Symptoms in Everyday Life. Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry 13:315-334.

 

Jordan, Brigitte

1989      Cosmopolitical Obstetrics: Some Insights from the Training of Traditional Midwives. Social Science and Medicine 28:9:925-944. [Featured article with comments by C. H. Browner, Robert A. Hahn, R. and P. M. Jeffery, Jean Lave, Carol P. MacCormack, and Lorna Amarasingham Rhodes.]

 

Jordan, Brigitte and Susan Irwin

1989      The Ultimate Failure: Court-Ordered Cesarean Section. Pp. 13-24 in: New Approaches to Human Reproduction, Linda Whiteford and Marilyn Poland, eds. Boulder: Westview Press.

 

Lozoff, Betsy, Brigitte Jordan and Stephen Malone

1988      Childbirth in Cross-Cultural Perspective. Invited article in: Marriage and Family Review 12:3/4:35-60, special issue on Transitions to Parenthood, Rob Palkovitz and Marvin Sussman, eds.

 

Jordan, Brigitte

1987     The Hut and the Hospital: Information, Power and Symbolism in the Artifacts of Birth. Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care and Education 14:1:36-40.

 

Jordan, Brigitte

1987      Crosscultural Theories of Conception, Gestation and the Newborn: The Achievement of Personhood. Invited Plenary Address, Meetings of the Society for Pre- and Perinatal Psychology, San Francisco, CA, July 11, 1987.

 

Jordan, Brigitte

1987      High Technology: The Case of Obstetrics. World Health Forum 8:3:312-319. [Part of a featured roundtable discussion together with a paper by E. O. Attinger and commentary by 12 international experts including Stanley Reiser and Ivan Illich.] (pdf format here) (entire Round Table here - caution: 17 Mb)

 

Irwin, Susan and Brigitte Jordan

1987      Knowledge, Practice and Power: Court-Ordered Cesarean Sections. In: The Anthropology of American Obstetrics, Robert Hahn, editor, special issue of Medical Anthropology Quarterly 1:3:319-334.

 

Jordan, Brigitte

1977      The Self-Diagnosis of Early Pregnancy: An Investigation of Lay Competence. Medical Anthropology 1:2:1:1-38.

 

Brigitte Jordan and Jo Ann Goldberg

1977      The Portrayal of Liquor and Liquor Consumption in Popular U.S. Magazines. Proceedings of the 23rd International Institute on the Prevention and Treatment of Alcoholism, Dresden, East Germany, June 6-10, 1977. Lausanne, Switzerland: International Council on Alcoholism and Addiction.