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Anthropologists Wanted

Why Organizations Need Anthropology

Laurens Bakker Masja Cohen Walter Faaij

182 pages
Amsterdam University Press
In Anthropologists Wanted. Why Organizations Need Anthropology the authors present a broad and inspiring survey of anthropologists in the job market. What in fact is anthropology? What skills do anthropologists have? Where do they work? How do they add value in the workplace, according to the people who hire them? And how can anthropologists showcase their qualities to employers? The book contains unique insights for anyone who plans to study, is studying, or has studied anthropology. And for employers interested in why anthropological knowledge is important.

Anthropologists Wanted includes portraits of anthropologists and their diverse occupations, interviews with employers and academic counsellors' answers to frequently asked questions about degree programmes, anthropological skills, and tips to help you land that job.
Author Bio
Laurens Bakker is associate professor and researcher at the Anthropology department of the University of Amsterdam.Masja Cohen is Senior Advisor Social Domain at consultancy Haute Equipe.Walter Faaij is founder of Green Culture Lab and works as a corporate anthropologist on sustainability and organizational culture.