Actor-Network Theory is a practical, challenging and intriguing tool for studying organization. This book offers new and intriguing ways of organizational theorizing. In this book ANT is applied in the study of various aspects of organization, including technology, organizational change, virtual organization, strategy, power, market mechanisms, consumer behaviour, public administration and knowledge management.
Actor-Network Theory (ANT), with its unique approach to connecting people, artifacts, institutions and organizations, sheds light on complexities that so far have escaped works in organization theory.
Barbara Czarniawska is professor of Business Studies at the Gothenburg Research Institute, Göteborg University, Sweden. Tor Hernes is Professor of Organization and Management at the Norwegian School of Management, Oslo.