() and Jeppe Agger Nielsen
Arild Wæraas: School of Economics and Business, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Postal: Norwegian University of Life Sciences, School of Economics and Business, P.O. Box 5003 NMBU, N-1432 Ås, Norway
Jeppe Agger Nielsen: Aalborg University, Postal: Department of Political Science, Aalborg University, Fibigerstræde 1, 9220 Aalbor
Abstract: Translation theory has proved to be a versatile analytical lens used by scholars working from different traditions. On the basis of a systematic literature review, this study adds to our understanding of the ‘translations’ of translation theory by identifying the distinguishing features of the most common theoretical approaches to translation within the organization and management discipline: actor-network theory, knowledge-based theory, and Scandinavian institutionalism. Although each of these approaches already has borne much fruit in research, the literature is diverse and somewhat fragmented, but also overlapping. We discuss the ways in which the three versions of translation theory may be combined and enrich each other so as to inform future research, thereby offering a more complete understanding of translation in and across organizational settings.
51 pages, December 29, 2015
Full text files
Questions (including download problems) about the papers in this series should be directed to Frode Alfnes ()
Report other problems with accessing this service to Sune Karlsson ().
This page generated on 2018-01-23 23:36:22.