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By Glynn Cochrane

This booklet outlines how Rio Tinto—one of the world’s biggest miners—redesigned and rebuilt relationships with groups after the rejection of the corporate in the course of Bougainville’s Civil struggle. Glynn Cochrane recollects how he and co-workers applied their education as social anthropologists to assist the corporate to earn an management attractiveness and aggressive enterprise virtue through setting up the case for long term, at the floor, smoke-in-the-eyes interplay with humans in neighborhood groups around the globe, regardless of the attraction of maximal potency recommendations and speedier, more uncomplicated solutions. rather than utilizing ready-made, formulaic toolkits, Rio Tinto depended on group practitioners to aim to deal with neighborhood personal tastes and cultural variations. 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, in particular in instances of upheaval. 

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