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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 conflict. Glynn Cochrane remembers how he and associates applied their education as social anthropologists to assist the corporate to earn an management popularity and aggressive enterprise virtue via setting up the case for long term, at the floor, smoke-in-the-eyes interplay with humans in neighborhood groups all over the world, regardless of the charm of maximal potency strategies and swifter, more straightforward solutions. rather than utilizing ready-made, formulaic toolkits, Rio Tinto trusted group practitioners to attempt to house neighborhood personal tastes and cultural modifications. This quantity presents a step by step account of ways mining businesses can use social anthropological and ethnographic insights to layout methods of operating with neighborhood groups, particularly in instances of upheaval. 

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