Researchers' roles in negotiating the institutional fabric of technologies

Raghu Garud, David Ahlstrom

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Abstract

Researchers influence the development of technologies based on their frames of reference and levels of inclusion. The authors employ these constructs to study the emergence of one technology: Cochlear implants. Their description reveals the roles that researchers play in negotiating the institutional fabric of a technology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)523-538
Number of pages16
JournalAmerican Behavioral Scientist
Volume40
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1997

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Social Psychology
  • Cultural Studies
  • Education
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Social Sciences(all)

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