Background and activities

Emil André Røyrvik is an anthropologist with strong interdisciplinary inclinations. Based in cultural anthropology his research focuses on ethnography and theorizing in the context of political economy, professional knowledge work, organizational, managerial and expert cultures, and contemporary economic and cultural globalization. Some of his recent publications include the co-edited anthology Det Skapende Mennesket. Antropologiske Dialoger om Tegn, Ting og Tolkning (2015), and the journal article ”Brave new world? The global financial crisis’ impact on Scandinavian banking’s sales rhetoric and practices” (2015) with Ulla Forseth and Stewart R. Clegg. His monograph The Allure of Capitalism: An Ethnography of Management and the Global Economy in Crisis (published with Berghahn Books) won SINTEF’s award for excellence in research 2011.

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Journal publications

Books

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  • Aspen, Harald; Ravn, Malin Noem; Røyrvik, Emil André. (2015) Forord. Det skapende mennesket : Antropologiske dialoger om tegn, ting og tolkning.
  • Røyrvik, Emil André; Ravn, Malin Noem. (2015) Det skapende mennesket. Det skapende mennesket : Antropologiske dialoger om tegn, ting og tolkning.
  • Røyrvik, Emil André. (2013) "Oblique Ethnography: Engaging collaborative complicity among globalised corporate managers". Organisational Anthropology. Doing Ethnography in and among Complex Organisations.
  • Røyrvik, Emil André. (2012) Ethnography of globalization. Encyclopedia of Globalization.
  • Moe, Nils Brede; Dingsøyr, Torgeir; Røyrvik, Emil André. (2009) Putting Agile Teamwork to the Test – An Preliminary Instrument for Empirically Assessing and Improving Agile Software Development. Agile Processes in Software Engineering and Extreme Programming : 10th International Conference : XP2009, Pula, Italy, May 25-29 2009.
  • Røyrvik, Emil André. (2008) Lettmetall og ledelse i Midtens rike. Globalisering gjennom et århundre, Norsk aluminiumsindustri 1908-2008.
  • Bygdås, Arne Lindseth; Røyrvik, Emil André. (2004) Knowledge Hyperstories and Context-Sensitive Knowledge Enabling. Living Knowledge. The dynamics of profession service work.
  • Røyrvik, Emil Andre. (2004) Dancing the Dilemmas: the Mythological Enabling of Collective Action. Living knowledge. The dynamics of professional service work.
  • Røyrvik, Emil Andre; Bygdås, Arne Lindseth. (2004) Knowledge Hyperstories: The Use of ICT Enhanced Storytelling in Organizations. Living knowledge. The dynamics of professional service work.
  • Røyrvik, Emil André; Wulff, E.. (2004) Dancing the Dilemmas: the 'Mythological' Enabling of Collective Action. Living Knowledge. The dynamics of profession service work.