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    • Scholasticism, Fair Value and Ursury, According to Odd Langholm 

      Jönsson, Sten (Gothenburg Research Institute, 2017-10-31)
      Odd Langholm, a prominent Scandinavian scholar of early economic thought, provides us with cues on how to re-consider the fundamental assumptions that go into economic valuation and modelling. “Fair value” was not ...
    • Science for sale – build or criticize science as trademark 

      Töllborg, Dennis (2008-10-21)
      Over history science has, in a more and more agnostic world, come to replace religion as the most important hegemonic factor how to decide what is correct and what is incorrect, what is necessary and what may not be done, ...
    • Sorting out the mess. A Review of Definitions of Ethical Issues in Business 

      Egels, Niklas (2005)
      Hundreds of concepts have been proposed for describing how ethical issues in business should be defined. In this paper, I review how the six most commonly used concepts have been defined. This is a contribution to the ...
    • Standardisering av värderingar. Personalutbildning inom den svenska konsumentkooperationen 

      Dobers, Peter; Tengblad, Stefan (2001-05-07)
      Under 90-talet genomfördes flera reformer för att förändra Kooperativa Förbundet, KF:s detaljhandelsverksamhet. Dessa förändringar ifrågasatte den etablerade inriktningen på medlemskap och framförde istället idéer kring ...
    • Steg på vägen till toppen - Utvärdering av arbetet efter projektet Women to the top 

      Renemark, David (2007-10-19)
      Syftet med det EU-finansierade projektet Women to the Top var att få fram fler kvinnor på toppositioner i svenska företag och offentliga organisationer, samt att skapa en plattform för detta arbete. Syftet med denna ...
    • Stiff surprise - coping with surprising discoveries in product development processes 

      Edström, Anders; Jönsson, Sten (2001)
      An incident in a product development project is analysed to see how participants cope differently with surprising situations. This generates cognitive variety in the project team which means that the situation is complex ...
    • Strategisk Bolognaanpassning? En företagsanalys av Handelshögskolan 

      Tengblad, Stefan (2006)
      Under 2006 bedrivs ett intensivt arbete med att omforma Handelshögskolans utbildningsprogram och utbildningsrutiner för att leva upp till de krav som formuleras i Bolognaprocessens olika lagar, förordningar och riktlinjer. ...
    • Strong plots: The relationship between Popular Culture and Management Practice & Theory 

      Rhodes, Carl; Czarniawska, Barbara (2004)
      In this paper we consider the relationship between popular culture and management practice. Starting with references to previously established connections between high culture and management, we turn to popular culture for ...
    • Sustainability objects as performative definitions of sustainability: The case of food waste-based biogas and biofertilizers 

      Corvellec, Hervé (2015-02)
      This article introduces the notion of sustainability objects to label objects that come with a claim to promote a more sustainable mode of living. The purpose is to show that organizations that develop such objects contribute ...
    • Svenska företag i deckarromaner 1943-2001 

      Czarniawska, Barbara (2003)
      Fiction offers many interesting insights to students of management. In the first place, many novels contain elements of historical ethnographies, portraying the ways of life – and organizing – that vanished in the past. ...
    • Sweden's largest Facebook study 

      Denti, Leif; Barbopuolos, Isak; Nilsson, Ida; Holmberg, Linda; Thulin, Magdalena; Wendeblad, Malin; Andén, Lisa; Davidsson, Emelie (Gothenburg Research Institute, 2012-03-06)
      The emergence of the Internet has made it easier for people to socially interact than ever before. Today, the most popular channel is Facebook with over 845 million users world wide. In Sweden, the number of users amount ...
    • Talks on Tracks - Debating Urban Infrastructure Projects 

      Corvellec, Hervé (2000)
      This paper retraces and analyzes the debate around a major infrastructure project in central Stockholm, the construction of a third railroad track over the islet of Riddarholm. Using the analytical framework of the New ...
    • The (d)evolution of the cyberwoman? 

      Gustavsson, Eva; Czarniawska, Barbara (2006)
      In this text, we examine Donna Haraway’s idea of a liberating potential of cyborgization first in the subsequent versions of Stepford Wives (the novel, the 1975 movie, and the 2004 movie), and second in the evolution of ...
    • The appropriate banker and the need for ontological re-positioning 

      Jönsson, Sten (Gothenburg Research Institute, 2012)
      It is obvious that the bankers of this world have failed miserably. Top managers have failed to know what was going on in their organization (or worse). At lower levels of bank the employees have failed to realize that ...
    • The controller in action- participative control here and now in product development processes 

      Edström, Anders; Jönsson, Sten (1999)
      This paper analyses a video recorded exchange in a product development management group with a specific focus on the controller in action. This specimen of data serves to illustrate how larger issues of strategy ...
    • The Digital Invisibility of Broadband and its Representation in the Modern City 

      Dobers, Peter (2001)
      City managers in several cities have tried to market their city related to information technology; i.e. Osaka as a city of intelligence, Barcelona as a city of telematics, Amsterdam as a city of information, Manchester as ...
    • The Impossibility of Corporate Ethics – For a Levinasian Approach to Managerial Ethics 

      Bevan, David; Corvellec, Hervé (2005)
      The moral philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas offers a prospectus of stark impossibility for any programme of business or corporate ethics. It differs from most traditional ethical theories in that for Levinas the ethical ...
    • The nature of control. A study of CEO behavior 

      Tengblad, Stefan (2000)
      How do CEOs exercise control over their organizations? This question is to be answered through a study, which consists of direct observation of eight Swedish CEOs in their everyday work. Of special interest is to investigate ...
    • The Organising of Expert Firms 

      Winroth, Karin (2002)
      A prevalent assumption in discussions on expert labour is that experts organise their work according to an occupational logic. The question, however, how the occupational logic come to dominate the greater part of expert ...
    • The role of valuation practices for risk identification 

      Boholm, Åsa; Corvellec, Hervé (Gothenburg Research Institute, 2015)
      This report uses a relational theory of risk within which risk is understood as a relationship between a risk object and an object at risk where the risk object threatens the value embedded in the object at risk. A case ...