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There are many different ways of categorizing paradigms. Have a think about the similarities and differences between different categorizations – for example the Alvesson & Deetz version compared to Guba & Lincoln – does the Guba & Lincoln constructivist paradigm perhaps include what Alvesson & Deetz term interpretive – so is it a much broader category.
We are all experiencing higher levels of anxiety due to Covid, and a sense of belonging is an important part of reducing anxiety. Indeed a lack of belonging increases anxiety further. Many can no longer feel that sense of belonging through going to the workplace, and even those that can, are likely to feel a stronger sense of community than previously with their neighbours.
The Buriden’s Ass ‘method’ of decision making is used when two or more equally attractive alternatives exist and it is difficult to make a choice. It is of course based on the old fable of Buriden’s Ass, who starved to death because he was tethered halfway between two equally large and succulent piles of hay