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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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Negotiating selves: Gender at work
Barbara Czarniawska
Tamara Journal for Critical Organization Inquiry, Journal article 2013
Journal article

Organizations as obstacles to organizing
Barbara Czarniawska
Robichaud, Daniel and Cooren, François (eds.) Organization and organizing. Materiality, agency, and discourse. New York: Routledge, New York, Routledge, Chapter in book 2013
Chapter in book

Things and words
Barbara Czarniawska
Journal of Change Management, Journal article 2013
Journal article

The tales of institutional entrepreneurs.
Barbara Czarniawska
Müller, Andreas P., Becker, Lutz (eds.) Narrative and innovation. Heidelberg: Springer, Heidelberg, Springer, Chapter in book 2013
Chapter in book

Killing it softly with numbers: Übersetzungen operationellen Risikomanagements
Barbara Czarniawska
Müller, Julian & von Groddeck, Victoria (eds.) (Un)bestimmtheit, München, William Fink Verlag, Chapter in book 2013
Chapter in book

Is speed good?
Barbara Czarniawska
Scandinavian Journal of Management, Journal article 2013
Journal article

Consulting university: A reflection from inside
Barbara Czarniawska, Carmelo Mazza
Financial Accountability and Management, Journal article 2013
Journal article

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