Professor Theodore Vurdubakis

Head of Department, Professor

Current Teaching

Undergraduate:

OWT.229 Business Ethics: Contempory Issues in ManagementOWT.230 Management and its Environments

Postgraduate:

ITO.001 Interpretations of Information, Technology and OrganisationsOWT.501 Organisations in the 21st Century

On the pragmatics of inscription: detecting deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon
Rajão, R., Vurdubakis, T. 07/2013 In: Theory, Culture and Society. 30, 4, p. 151-177. 27 p.
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Enacting the Global in the Age of Enterprise Resource Planning
Knox, H., O’Doherty, D., Vurdubakis, T., Westrup, C. 1/03/2012 In: Anthropology in Action. 19, 1, p. 32-46. 15 p.
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Code and Codings in Crisis : Signification, Performativity and Excess
Mackenzie, A., Vurdubakis, T. 11/2011 In: Theory, Culture and Society. 28, 6, p. 3-23. 21 p.
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Bodies, technologies and action possibilities: when is an affordance?
Bloomfield, B.P., Latham, Y., Vurdubakis, T. 06/2010 In: Sociology. 44, 3, p. 415-433. 19 p.
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The devil and customer relationship management
Knox, H., O'Doherty, D., Vurdubakis, T., Westrup, C. 2010 In: Journal of Cultural Economy. 3, 3, p. 339-359. 21 p.
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When is an Affordance? Bodies, Technologies and Action Possibilities
Bloomfield, B.P., Latham, Y., Vurdubakis, T. 2009 Lancaster : Lancaster University
Working paper

Enacting airports: space, movement and modes of ordering
Knox, H., O'Doherty, D., Vurdubakis, T., Westrup, C. 11/2008 In: Organization. 15, 6, p. 869-888. 20 p.
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The night of the bug: technology, risk and (dis)organization at the fin de siecle
Knights, D., Vurdubakis, T., Willmott, H. 08/2008 In: Management and Organizational History. 3, 3-4, p. 289-309. 21 p.
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Screenworlds: information technology and the performance of business knowledge
Knox, H., O'Doherty, D., Vurdubakis, T., Westrup, C. 2008 In: The Evolution of Business Knowledge. Oxford : Oxford University Press p. 273-294. 22 p. ISBN: 0199229600.
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IBM's chess players: on artificial intelligence and its supplements
Bloomfield, B.P., Vurdubakis, T. 2008 In: The Information Society. 24, 2, p. 69-82. 14 p.
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Electronic cash and the virtual marketplace: reflections on a revolution postponed
Knights, D., Noble, F., Vurdubakis, T., Willmott, H. 2007 In: Organization. 14, 6, p. 747-768. 22 p.
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Rites of passage: organisation as an excess of flows
Knox, H., O'Doherty, D., Vurdubakis, T., Westrup, C. 2007 In: MST News (VDI/VDE Technologiezentrum Informationstechnic). 23, 3, p. 265-284. 20 p.
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Transformative capacity, information technology and the making of business 'experts'
Knox, H., O'Doherty, D., Vurdubakis, T., Westrup, C. 2007 In: The Sociological Review. 55, 1, p. 22-41. 20 p.
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The importance of being local? Learning among Taiwan's enterprise solution providers
Yeh, C.T., Miozzo, M., Vurdubakis, T. 2006 In: Journal of Enterprise Information Management. 19, 1, p. 30-49. 20 p.
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Technology
Vurdubakis, T. 2006 In: Introducing Organizational Behavior and Management. London : Thomson Learning p. 405-438. 34 p. ISBN: 1844800350.
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The secret of Yucca Mountain
Bloomfield, B.P., Vurdubakis, T. 2005 In: Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. 23, 5, p. 735-756. 22 p.
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The league of dead dictators: knowledge, trust, deceit and electronic business
Vurdubakis, T., Knox, H., Westrup, C. 2004 In: Multidisciplinary Solutions to E-Business Challenges. Linz : Trauner Universitatsverlag p. 26-43. 18 p. ISBN: 3-85487-620-3.
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Imitation games: Turing, Menard, Van Meegeren
Bloomfield, B.P., Vurdubakis, T. 2003 In: Ethics and Information Technology. 5, 1, p. 27-38. 12 p.
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The secret of Yucca Mountain: reflections on an object in extremis
Bloomfield, B.P., Vurdubakis, T. 2003 Lancaster University : The Department of Organisation, Work and Technology
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The curse of Frankenstein: visions of technology and society in the debate over new reproductive technologies
Bloomfield, B.P., Vurdubakis, T. 2003 Lancaster University : The Department of Organisation, Work and Technology
Working paper

Allegories of creative destruction: technology and organisation in narratives of the e-economy
Knights, D., Noble, F., Vurdubakis, T., Willmott, H. 2002 In: Virtual Society? Technology, Cyperbole, Reality. Oxford : Oxford University Press p. 99-114. 16 p. ISBN: 0-19-924875-3.
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The vision thing: constructing technology and the future in management advice
Bloomfield, B.P., Vurdubakis, T. 2002 In: Critical Consulting: New Perspectives on the Management Advice Industry. Oxford : Blackwell p. 115-129. 15 p. ISBN: 0-6312-1819-X.
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Chasing shadows: control, virtuality and the production of trust
Knights, D., Noble, F., Vurdubakis, T., Willmott, H. 2001 In: Organization Studies. 22, 2, p. 311-336. 26 p.
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The outer limits: monsters, actor networks and the writing of displacement
Bloomfield, B.P., Vurdubakis, T. 1999 In: Organization. 6, 4, p. 625-647. 23 p.
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Paper traces: inscribing organisation and information technology
Bloomfield, B.P., Vurdubakis, T. 1997 In: Information Technology and Organizations: Strategies, Networks and Integration. Oxford : Oxford University Press p. 85-111. 27 p. ISBN: 0-19-828939-1.
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Visions of organisation and organisations of vision: the representational practices of information systems development
Bloomfield, B.P., Vurdubakis, T. 1997 In: Accounting, Organizations and Society. 22, 7, p. 639-668. 30 p.
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The revenge of the object: on AI as a cultural enterprise
Bloomfield, B.P., Vurdubakis, T. 1997 In: Social Analysis. 41, 1, p. 29-45. 17 p.
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Disrupted Boundaries: New Reproductive Technologies and the Language of Anxiety and Expectation
Bloomfield, B., Vurdubakis, T. 08/1995 In: Social Studies of Science. 25, 3, p. 533-551. 19 p.
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Foucault, power, resistance and all that
Knights, D., Vurdubakis, T. 1994 In: Resistance and Power in Organizations. London and New York : Routledge p. 167-198. 32 p. ISBN: 0415085888.
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Re-presenting technology: IT consultancy reports as textual reality constructions
Bloomfield, B.P., Vurdubakis, T. 1994 In: Sociology. 28, 2, p. 455-478. 24 p.
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Boundary Disputes: Negotiating the Boundary Between the Technical and the Social in the Development of IT Systems
Bloomfield, B., Vurdubakis, T. 1994 In: Information Technology and People. 7, 1, p. 9-24. 16 p.
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Calculations of risk: towards an understanding of insurance as a moral and political practice
Knights, D., Vurdubakis, T. 1993 In: Accounting, Organizations and Society. 18, 7/8, p. 729-764. 36 p.
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