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Som en väv med stygn och sömmar. Tolkning och reflektion över IKT och organisering. En fallstudie av Svenska institutet

Rosén, Maria (2010)
Department of Strategic Communication
Abstract
Problem: Among the few studies within the field of organizational communication that deals with technology, it is unusual to reflect upon the complex relation between ICT and organization and still connect it with social practice. Purpose: To elucidate and problematize the constitution of ICT and organization, through the concepts of power relations and sense making processes. Methodology: To critically reflect over eleven interviews with technically skilled co-workers at the Swedish institute. Conclusions: Traditional ICT contributes to a positivistic view on communi- cation and has a negative influence on the co-workers sense- making. Sense-making is primarily created through creative stimulating ICT and inside “communities of practice”.... (More)
Problem: Among the few studies within the field of organizational communication that deals with technology, it is unusual to reflect upon the complex relation between ICT and organization and still connect it with social practice. Purpose: To elucidate and problematize the constitution of ICT and organization, through the concepts of power relations and sense making processes. Methodology: To critically reflect over eleven interviews with technically skilled co-workers at the Swedish institute. Conclusions: Traditional ICT contributes to a positivistic view on communi- cation and has a negative influence on the co-workers sense- making. Sense-making is primarily created through creative stimulating ICT and inside “communities of practice”. The power permeates all practices, controls time and space, but is also a productive force. (Less)
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author
Rosén, Maria
supervisor
organization
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
weick, structure, power relations, sense-making, organizational communication, ict, foucault, swedish institute
language
Swedish
id
1668564
date added to LUP
2010-09-08 00:00:00
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2018-10-18 10:14:06
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  abstract     = {Problem: Among the few studies within the field of organizational communication that deals with technology, it is unusual to reflect upon the complex relation between ICT and organization and still connect it with social practice. Purpose: To elucidate and problematize the constitution of ICT and organization, through the concepts of power relations and sense making processes. Methodology: To critically reflect over eleven interviews with technically skilled co-workers at the Swedish institute. Conclusions: Traditional ICT contributes to a positivistic view on communi- cation and has a negative influence on the co-workers sense- making. Sense-making is primarily created through creative stimulating ICT and inside “communities of practice”. The power permeates all practices, controls time and space, but is also a productive force.},
  author       = {Rosén, Maria},
  keyword      = {weick,structure,power relations,sense-making,organizational communication,ict,foucault,swedish institute},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Som en väv med stygn och sömmar. Tolkning och reflektion över IKT och organisering. En fallstudie av Svenska institutet},
  year         = {2010},
}