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Manažer a jeho moci

Law, John (2000). Manažer a jeho moci. Biograf, 22

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This is a piece of an organisational ethnography of the management of a large scientific laboratory. It is constructed as a social-science fiction. Thus the paper is based on real events and seeks to catch their spirit. However, in the way they are told they are composite and have been both simplified and dramatised; they are therefore not an accurate description of particular events, words, or people. It is argued that agents or subjects of power should be understand as networks of social and technical relations. Consequently, Andrew, the manager of a big laboratory, is presented not only as somebody who performs the organisation, but also, at the same time, as a creature of that organization. As its effect or moment. It can be said, more generally, that we are always made by or composed of multiple organisational logics. These logics, often inconsistent, imply multiple non-coherent responsibilities.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2000 Not known
ISSN: 1211-5770
Extra Information: Translated from the English original LAW, J. (1998): The manager and his powers. Paper presented at the "Mediaset Convention", 1996 in Venice, Italy. Published by the Department of Sociology from the University of Lancaster, The editors would like to thank the author for kind permission to publish the Czech translation of the text.
Keywords: ANT; actor network theory; STS; science technology and society; management; heterogeneity; materiality; organisation; organisation theory
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 22110
Depositing User: John Law
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2010 10:32
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 10:40
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