By Glynn Cochrane
This ebook outlines how Rio Tinto—one of the world’s greatest miners—redesigned and rebuilt relationships with groups after the rejection of the corporate in the course of Bougainville’s Civil warfare. Glynn Cochrane remembers how he and co-workers applied their education as social anthropologists to aid the corporate to earn an management attractiveness and aggressive enterprise virtue by way of setting up the case for long term, at the floor, smoke-in-the-eyes interplay with humans in neighborhood groups world wide, regardless of the charm of maximal potency options and swifter, more straightforward solutions. rather than utilizing ready-made, formulaic toolkits, Rio Tinto trusted group practitioners to attempt to deal with neighborhood personal tastes and cultural variations. This quantity offers a step by step account of the way mining businesses can use social anthropological and ethnographic insights to layout methods of operating with neighborhood groups, specifically in instances of upheaval.
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