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Integrating path dependency and path creation in a general understanding of path constitution. The role of agency and institutions in the stabilisation of technological innovations
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It is outlined how concepts from science and technology studies and institutional theory can help to elaborate the role of deliberate action and emergence in the stabilisation of technological paths over time. Expand
Three Forms of Interpretative Flexibility
Interpretative flexibility is a central concept of social constructivism in science and technology studies. We think this concept, as it exists, can and should be elaborated. In this paper, we argueExpand
New Directions for the Concept of the Institutional Script
The concept of the script has been a constant companion of institutional thinking of organization. This nano-paper is devoted to unpack aspects that have often remained implicit, particularly theExpand
The Institutionalization of an Envisioned Future. Sensemaking and Field Formation in the Case of “Industrie 4.0” in Germany
Technology-based, envisioned futures have a significant influence on the dynamics of technological development and, as a consequence, on societies. If such envisioned futures are successful, theyExpand
The social dynamics of heterogeneous innovation ecosystems
In this article, we develop a programmatic notion of innovation ecosystems, which emphasizes the analysis of different forms of distributed innovation without reducing the perspective to the role ofExpand
Modeling as the basis for innovation cycle management of PSS: Making use of interdisciplinary models
Common modeling in interdisciplinary contexts, such as innovation management, is a challenge, given that different disciplines often do not fully understand each other's models and paradigms.Expand
Master Thesis
Understanding the parameters and underlying rules of perception of high quality, complex VR environments has become more important since the availability of consumer market, real-time rendered VRExpand
The emergence of an envisioned future. Sensemaking in the case of “Industrie 4.0” in Germany
  • Uli Meyer
  • Political Science, Sociology
  • 1 May 2019
Abstract Technology-based, envisioned futures have a significant influence on the dynamics of technological development and, as a consequence, on societies. This paper uses the example of IndustrieExpand
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