Management technology, network activism and technopolitics: a narrative

Orlando Gomes da Silva

Abstract


Network actions takes place within processes in which management technology is configured to a new work-value, immaterial, that makes indistinguishable in practice previously clearly separable fields such as leisure-work, activism-business or academic-practitioners, among others. The objective of this article is to present a narrative of the construction of a technopolitical network that acted in the relations between technologies, culture and science in Brazil. The methodological approach draws on the social construction of technology - SCOT, participant observation and manipulation of linguistic corpus. As a result the narrative characterizes the groups involved in the process, their interpretations and a structure of meanings that makes sense of the network. The conclusion proposes reflections on the conditions of possibility of life in front of the ubiquity of the management technology practically invisible and not perceived by the network actors.


Keywords


Networks; Management Technology; Activism; Immaterial Work.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17648/rsd-v7i8.335

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