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Representing Organization: Knowledge, Management, and the Information Age

Simon Lilley, Geoffrey Lightfoot, and Paulo Amaral M. N.


This textbook provides an accessible theoretical analysis of the organizational impact of information technologies. It seeks to examine and comment upon the myriad ways in which actors, organizations, and environments are represented through these technologies. Contemporary threats to organizational form and stability are considered alongside the potential that information technologies offer to both exacerbate and overcome them. It examines, amongst others, issues surrounding the material and symbolic aspects of information systems; risk and prediction; systems implementation and systems succe ... More

Keywords: organizational impact, information technologies, information systems, risk and prediction, systems implementation, knowledge management practices, accountability, computerised modelling, virtual organization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780198775416
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775416.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Simon Lilley, author
Management Centre, University of Leicester

Geoffrey Lightfoot, author
Critical Organization Studies, University for Humanistics, Utrecht and Department of Management, Keele University

Paulo Amaral M. N., author
Department of Management, Keele University