Perspectives on using Actor-Network Theory and Organizational Semiotics to Address Organizational Evolution

Alysson Bolognesi Prado, Maria Cecilia Calani Baranauskas

Abstract

Systems design for a changing organization has long been in the research agenda of several academic and industrial communities, and still is an open problem. This paper draws on Organizational Semiotics and Actor Network Theory to delineate a method for clarifying and representing the social forces involved in organizational changes. A case study illustrates the approach in which all actors – people, technical devices and other objects –are modelled in the social level, tracing back the norms flow, their sources, enabling to negotiate the change with the appropriate stakeholders.

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Bolognesi Prado A. and Cecilia Calani Baranauskas M. (2013). Perspectives on using Actor-Network Theory and Organizational Semiotics to Address Organizational Evolution . In Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8565-60-0, pages 173-181. DOI: 10.5220/0004437701730181


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@conference{iceis13,
author={Alysson Bolognesi Prado and Maria Cecilia Calani Baranauskas},
title={Perspectives on using Actor-Network Theory and Organizational Semiotics to Address Organizational Evolution},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,},
year={2013},
pages={173-181},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004437701730181},
isbn={978-989-8565-60-0},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,
TI - Perspectives on using Actor-Network Theory and Organizational Semiotics to Address Organizational Evolution
SN - 978-989-8565-60-0
AU - Bolognesi Prado A.
AU - Cecilia Calani Baranauskas M.
PY - 2013
SP - 173
EP - 181
DO - 10.5220/0004437701730181