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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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Knotting the net of actions, or organizing between organizations.
Kajsa Lindberg, Barbara Czarniawska
Presented at "A New Grammar of Organizing" at the 17th Scandinavian Academy of Management (NFF), Reykjavik, Iceland, August 14-16, 2003., Conference paper 2003
Conference paper

Forbidden knowledge. Organization theory in times of transition.
Barbara Czarniawska
Management Learning, London: Sage Publications., Journal article 2003
Journal article

The styles and the stylists of organization theory
Barbara Czarniawska
In: Tsoukas, Haridimos and Knudsen, Christian (eds.) The Oxford handbook of organization theory, Oxford: Oxford University Press , Chapter in book 2003
Chapter in book

Discourse as the means of community creation
Annica Bragd, Dorit Christensen, Barbara Czarniawska, Maria Tullberg
Presented at X APROS International Colloquium, "New World: Translating the Past, Narrating the Present & Organising the Future", 7 - 10 Dec 2003, Oaxaca, Mexico, track: Management Discourses and Practices: Old Problems, New Rhetoric., Conference paper 2003
Conference paper


Gone shopping? Universities on their way to the market
Barbara Czarniawska, Kristina Genell
Scandinavian Journal of Management, Copenhagen, Denmark, Journal article 2002
Journal article

Remembering while forgetting: The role of automorphism in reframing city management in Warsaw
Barbara Czarniawska
Public Administration Review, Malden, USA, Journal article 2002
Journal article

The process of organizing
Barbara Czarniawska
I Sorge, Arndt (ed.), Organization, London: Thomson Learning, Chapter in book 2002
Chapter in book

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

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