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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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Writing Management
Barbara Czarniawska
Oxford: Oxford University Press, Book 1999


Another country: Explaining gender discrimination with "culture".
Barbara Czarniawska, Marta Calás
Administrative Studies. Tampere: Hallinnon tutkimuksen seura., Magazine article 1998
Magazine article

Changing organizations in a changing institutional order: The administrative reform of the city of Warsaw.
Barbara Czarniawska
Studies in Cultures, Organizations, Societies, Journal article 1998
Journal article

Organisationsteori på svenska
Barbara Czarniawska
Malmö: Liber Ekonomi, Book 1998

Constructing New Identities in Established Organization Fields - Young Universities in Old Europe
Barbara Czarniawska, Rolf Wolff
International Studies of Management & Organizations. New York: M.E. Sharpe Inc.., Journal article 1998
Journal article

The question of technology, or how organizations inscribe the world.
Barbara Czarniawska, Bernward Joerges
Organization Studies. London: Sage., Journal article 1998
Journal article

Weick, Karl E.
Barbara Czarniawska
In: Warner, Malcolm (ed.) The IEBM Handbook of Management Thinking, , London: International Thomson Publishing, Chapter in book 1998
Chapter in book


Symbolism in public administration organization studies.
Barbara Czarniawska
Administrative Theory and Praxis, Journal article 1997
Journal article

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