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Organisation Theory Essay.

Four Organizational Theory perspectives, namely Modernist, Critical theorist, Symbolic Interpretivist and Postmodernist, produce different narratives about technology.

Choose two Organizational Theory perspectives. Based on your selected perspectives, identify and draw out the two readings out of the given list that match your chosen perspectives.

Critically analyze the two readings and evaluate how their ontological and epistemological positions result in a different understanding and narrative of technology within organizations.

1. The four readings are given in Section 8.3.

2. Select two from the four Organisational Theory Perspectives.

3. Critically evaluate how your two chosen perspectives contribute a different understanding and narrative of technology within organisations.

4. Use readings from your own research and the textbook to form substantive arguments

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In addition to the textbook and lecture materials, the four provided readings are as follows:

1. Selwyn, N. (2002). ‘E-stablishing'an inclusive society? Technology, social exclusion and UK government policy making. Journal of Social Policy, 31(01), 1-20.

2. Spanos, Y. E., Prastacos, G. P., &Poulymenakou, A. (2002). The relationship between information and communication technologies adoption and management. Information & Management, 39(8), 659-675.

3. Cukier, W., Ngwenyama, O., Bauer, R., & Middleton, C. (2009). A critical analysis of media discourse on information technology: preliminary results of a proposed method for critical discourse analysis. Information Systems Journal, 19(2), 175-196.

4. Ciborra, C. U., &Lanzara, G. F. (1994). Formative contexts and information technology: Understanding the dynamics of innovation in organizations.Accounting, management and information technologies, 4(2), 61-86.

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