Organization Among Organizations

Monday, 11 July 2016: 11:00
Location: Hörsaal 17 (Juridicum)
Oral Presentation
Nils BRUNSSON, Uppsala University, Sweden
The metaphor that describes organizations as having boundaries to an environment is becoming less useful. In contemporary society organization happens both "inside" and "outside" formal organizations and organizations are engaged in organizing not only themselves but also other organizations. These developments require new ways of theorizing the phenomenon of organization.