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Digital Factories and Socio-technical Assemblies

Digital Factories and Socio-technical Assemblies

Maryse Carmès

ISBN: 978-1-848-21907-6

Sep 2019, Wiley-ISTE

290 pages

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In what sort of assemblages, the strategies and digital policies in organization are made?   Beyond digital mantras and management slogans/fictions, what is the concrete factory of information management system?  What are the parts of the human and no human actors? Is it possible to create a new approach to understand how work change (or not), to explore the potential for a social and cognitive innovation way, considering simultaneously the increase of Data Management and the organizational analytics?

1) A complete survey of an ICT project in worldwide company (five years).

2) An in-depth examination the opposite rationalities in organization and performative process.

3) The critics of organizational wishes and of the overall view weakness with several examples (government organizations, capitalistic companies...).

4) A strong link between ethnographic methods and semiotic methods.

5) The model of reflexivity order, connectivity order, to understand digital strategies at work.

6) The assemblages perspective and digital methods development.