6.2 Digitalization: Digital Tools and Organizational Transformation

  • Einar Iveroth Uppsala University
  • Jan Lindvall Uppsala University
  • Jan Löwstedt Stockholm University
Keywords: Digitalization, Decision Making, Sustainability, Management Control, Organizational Change and Transformation, Routines


Digital technologies/tools (e.g. algorithms, machine learning, business intelligence and "robots") plays a vital role in improving the everyday life for individuals, organizations and society. However, in many aspects, we still lack academic studies about these "intelligent" technologies, with all its applications and consequences for work and business. The focus in this track is on how new organizational solutions (e.g. different micro-foundations; roles, routines, rules/norms) can be inspired and supported by different digital tools. All this in a new augmented reality. A special focus will be given to organizational transformation and sustainability issues related to the ongoing digitalization.


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