Governing Through Technology: Information Artefacts and Social Practice

Hardcover | December 15, 2010

byJannis Kallinikos

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Information produced and disseminated by an interlocking ecology of computer-based systems and artifacts currently provides the essential means for planning organizational operations and controlling organizational performances. This book describes the vital importance that digital information acquires in restructuring organizations.

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Information produced and disseminated by an interlocking ecology of computer-based systems and artifacts currently provides the essential means for planning organizational operations and controlling organizational performances. This book describes the vital importance that digital information acquires in restructuring organizations.

JANNIS KALLINIKOS is professor in the Department of Management at the London School of Economics, UK.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9.59 × 6.33 × 0.74 inPublished:December 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230280889

ISBN - 13:9780230280885

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Table of Contents

Technology as an Object of Social Enquiry
The Regulative Regime of Technology
Boundaries and Freedoms: Re-opening the Black Box of Technology
Deconstructing Information Packages: Efficiency versus Governance
Control and Complexity in a Connected World
Cognitive Foundations of Work: The Workplace as Information
Information Tokens and Reality: A Parable of the Internet