Problems and Methods
Chapter 9: Towards a practice theory of organizing
In this book I have taken stock of an approach which first arose in the social sciences, and in particular within organizational learning and the sociology of practice. To this end, I have developed a methodological framework for analysing situated working practices with the focus on knowing as a practice phenomenon. In these conclusions I shall recall the implicit assumptions of the previous chapters in order to clarify my argumentative structure. I shall therefore present the theoretical and methodological framework of a practice-based approach to the study of situated work, and I shall conclude with brief discussion of the opportunities offered by this approach, but also its risks.
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