Midterm One is scheduled for Tuesday Oct 1 at 6 pm in the regular classroom and will take
one hour and 15 minutes. The exam is worth 25% of the final grade. If you have registered
with the DRC and plan on writing the exam there you need to inform them of your intention
as soon as possible.
The exam will consist of 20 multiple choice questions (1/2 mark each) and 5 short answer
questions out of a choice of 8, (2 marks each).
About 70% of the questions are from the classes and 30% from the text with an emphasis
on area of overlap.
History of Anthropology and Business (this is the narrated PPT slide show)
The Concept of Culture
Ethnographic Metods – only to slide 20 i.e. the end of the Laundromat example.
Jordan text chapters
Ch 1 The Anthropological Approach
Ch 2. A History of Anthropology in Western Organizational Life.
Chapter 3. Techniques for Conducting Fieldwork. Only pages 23 to 27. We will cover
Interviewing and the rest of the chapter after the exam.
Ch 4. Seeing Cultural Groupings
Ch. 10. The Importance of Holism
Ferraro and Briody Chapters
Ch 1. Cultural Anthropology and Global Business
Readings and Videos
Ann T. Jordan: The Importance of Business Anthropology (The link to this article can be
found the ‘Links to readings and videos’ folder in the course documents section of
Blackboard. Also in this folder are links to the longer videos we have watched.
You do not have to know dates, titles of books, people mentioned in passing, or quotes. The
focus is on the major concepts and ideas. Sometimes a definition is given and you are
asked to choose