How Matter Matters
Objects, Artifacts, and Materiality in Organization Studies
Edited by Paul R. Carlile, Davide Nicolini, Ann Langley, and Haridimos Tsoukas
Paul R. Carlile is Professor at Boston University School of Management. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Michigan and was an Assistant Professor of Organization Studies at MIT's Sloan School of Management. Paul studied Philosophy and Anthropology at Brigham Young University and also earned a Masters in Organizational Behavior there. Paul has also founded two information technology companies developing tools for creating and sharing knowledge.
Davide Nicolini is Professor of Organization Studies at Warwick Business School where he co-directs the IKON Research Centre and the Warwick Institute of Health. Prior to joining the University of Warwick he held positions at The Tavistock Institute in London and the University of Trento and Bergamo in Italy. His work has appeared in journals such as Organization Science, Organization Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Human Relations, Management Learning, and Social Science and Medicine. From 2009 he is associate editor of journal Management Learning. His new book Practice Theory, Work, and Organization will be published in 2012 by OUP.
Ann Langley is Professor of Management at HEC Montreal and Canada Research Chair in Strategic Management in pluralistic settings. Her research focuses on strategic change, leadership, innovation, and the use of management tools in complex organizations with an emphasis on processual research approaches. She has published over 50 articles and two books.
Haridimos Tsoukas holds the Columbia Ship Management Chair in Strategic Management at the University of Cyprus, Cyprus and is a Professor of Organization Studies at Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK. He has published widely in several leading academic journals, including the Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Studies, Organization Science, Journal of Management Studies, and Human Relations. He was the Editor-in-Chief of Organization Studies (2003-2008), and the editor (with Christian Knudsen) of The Oxford Handbook of Organization Theory: Meta-theoretical Perspectives (2003) and author of Complex Knowledge: Studies in Organizational Epistemology (2005), both published by Oxford University Press. He has also edited Organizations as Knowledge Systems (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004, with N. Mylonopoulos) and Managing the Future: Foresight in the Knowledge Economy (Blackwell, 2004, with J. Shepherd).
Karen Barad, Professor of Feminist Studies, Philosophy, and History of Consciousness, the University of California at Santa Cruz.
Paul R. Carlile, Professor, Boston University School of Management.
Paul Dourish, Professor of Informatics, the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences, UC Irvine.
Nada Endrissat, Assistant Professor, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland.
Silvia Gherardi, Full Professor of Sociology of Work and Organization, the Faculty of Sociology, the University of Trento, Italy.
Lucas D. Introna, Lecturer, the Centre for the Study of Technology and Organisation, Lancaster University.
Matthew Jones, University Lecturer in Information Management, the Judge Business School and the Department of Engineering, the University of Cambridge.
Ann Langley, Professor of Management, HEC Montréal and Canada Research Chair in Strategic Management in pluralistic settings.
Paul Leonardi, the Pentair-Nugent Associate Professor, Northwestern University.
Melissa Mazmanian, Assistant Professor, the Department of Informatics, the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences, the University of California, Irvine.
Davide Nicolini, Professor of Organization Studies, Warwick Business School.
Claus Noppeney, Research Professor, Bern University of the Arts and the Business Department, Bern University of Applied Sciences.
Bjørnar Olsen, Professor of Archaeology, the Department of Archaeology and Social Anthropology, University of Tromsø, Norway.
Wanda J. Orlikowski, the Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Information Technologies and Organization Studies, the Sloan School of Management, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Manuela Perrotta, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
Susan V. Scott, Senior Lecturer in the Information Systems and Innovation Group, Department of Management, the London School of Economics and Political Science.
John Shotter, Emeritus Professor of Communication, the Department of Communication, University of New Hampshire, and a tutor on the Professional Doctorate in System Practice, KCCF, London.
Haridimos Tsoukas, the Columbia Ship Management Chair in Strategic Management, the University of Cyprus, Cyprus and Professor of Organization Studies, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK.