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Chapter 12 - Sequence Analysis in Routine Dynamics

from Part II - Methodological Issues in Routine Dynamics Research

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 December 2021

Martha S. Feldman
University of California, Irvine
Brian T. Pentland
Michigan State University
Luciana D'Adderio
University of Edinburgh
Katharina Dittrich
University of Warwick
Claus Rerup
Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
David Seidl
University of Zurich
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Implicitly or explicitly, sequence analysis is at the heart of research on routine dynamics. Sequence analysis takes many forms in many different disciplines, because sequence is central to temporality, process, language, and narrative. In this chapter, we focus on sequence analysis in routine dynamics research. The goal of this chapter is to help researchers use sequence analysis in their research on routine dynamics. Hence, the chapter reviews prior literature that has used sequence analysis, it shows how to carry out sequence analysis and it provides implications as well as an agenda for future research.

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