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Barbara Czarniawska


Barbara Czarniawska

+46 31 786 1552

Postal Address: Box 603, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Viktoriagatan 13, plan 3 , 41125 Göteborg

Gothenburg Research Institute (More Information)
Box 603
405 30 Göteborg
Fax: +46 31 786 5619
Visiting Address: Viktoriagatan 13, plan 3 , 411 25 Göteborg

About Barbara Czarniawska

Barbara Czarniawska holds an MA in Social and Industrial Psychology from Warsaw University and a Ph.D.in Economic Sciences from Warsaw School of Economics. She is Doctor honoris causa at Stockholm School of Economics, Copenhagen Business School, Helsinki School of Economics, and University of Aalborg. 

At present, she is Senior Professor of Management Studies at Gothenburg Research Institute, School of Business, Economics and Law at University of Gothenburg, Sweden. In her research she applies a constructivist perspective on organizing, with the focus on action nets. Her methodological interests concern fieldwork techniques and the narrative approach in social science studies.

Latest publications in English: Social Science Research From Field to Desk (2014), A Theory of Organizing (second edition, 2014) and Robotization of Work? (2020, with Bernward Joerges. Recent edited volumes: A Research Agenda for Management and Organization Studies (2016) and Overwhelmed by Overflows? (2019, with Orvar Löfgren). 

She is a member of the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences, the Swedish Royal Engineering Academy, the Royal Society of Art and Sciences in Gothenburg, and Societas Scientiarum Finnica. Lily and Sven Thuréus Technical-Economic Award for internationally renowned research in organization theory, 2000; Wihuri International Prize "in recognition of creative work that has specially furthered and developed the cultural and economic progress of mankind", 2003.

On other web sites

Research areas

  • General Management
  • Organization Theory
  • Methodology

Teaching areas

  • Methodology

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An Emergence of Narrative Approaches in Social Sciences and in Accounting Research
Barbara Czarniawska
The Routledge companion to qualitative accounting research methods / edited by Zahirul Hoque, Lee D. Parker, Mark A. Covaleski and Kathryn Haynes. , London, Routledge, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book

Actor-Network Theory
Barbara Czarniawska
Langley, Ann & Tsoukas, Haridimos (red.) The SAGE handbook of process organization studies., London, Sage, Chapter in book 2017
Chapter in book


Feminismo sotto la bandiera USA? Ricette locali contro le discriminazioni
Barbara Czarniawska
Sviluppo & Organizzazione, Magazine article 2016
Magazine article

Reflexivity versus rigor
Barbara Czarniawska
Management Learning, Journal article 2016
Journal article

Survivors of an endangered species: doctoral programmes of the future
Barbara Czarniawska
Steyaert, Chris; Beyes, Timon and Parker, Martin (eds), The Routledge companion to reinventing management education, Routledge, Chapter in book 2016
Chapter in book

The fate of counter-narratives in fiction and in actual organizations
Barbara Czarniawska
Frandsen, Sanne; Kuhn, Timothy & Wolff Lundholt, Marianne (eds) Counter-narratives and organization, Routledge, Chapter in book 2016
Chapter in book

Marknadsföring i cyberrymden - William Gibsons värld
Barbara Czarniawska
Kulturella perspektiv - Svensk etnologisk tidsskrift, Journal article 2016
Journal article

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