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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, and Helsinki School of Economics. 

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 A Research Agenda for Management and Organization Studies (edited, 2016). 

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.

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Narrative, interviews and organizations
Barbara Czarniawska
I Gubrium, Jaber F., and Holstein James (eds.) Handbook of interview research. Context and Method., Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications, Chapter in book 2002
Chapter in book

Förbjuden kunskap: Varför tystas forskningsresultaten i undervisningen?
Barbara Czarniawska
I: Vanebo, Jan Ole och Nylehn, Börre (red.) Organisasjonfaget, Innholg og formidling. Rapport fra Lillehammerkonferansen 2001., Chapter in book 2002
Chapter in book

A tale of three cities, or the glocalization of city management
Barbara Czarniawska
Oxford: Oxford University Press, Report 2002


Gestire grandi città. Storie di Roma al passaggio del millennio
Barbara Czarniawska, Carmelo Mazza, Tatiana Pipan
Milano: FrancoAngeli, Book 2001

Organizing metropolitan space and discourse
Barbara Czarniawska, Rolf Solli
Malmö, Liber Ekonomi, Edited book 2001
Edited book

The Web Woman: Female Personal Assistats and Business on the Web
Barbara Czarniawska, Eva Gustavsson
Paper presented at the conference of Göteborg Network for Interdisciplinary Studies of Science and Technology (GNISST), May 30, 2001., Conference paper 2001
Conference paper

Having hope in paralogy
Barbara Czarniawska
Human Relations, London, Journal article 2001
Journal article

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