Wanda Orlikowski


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Wanda Orlikowski is the Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Information Technologies and Organization Studies at MIT's Sloan School of Management. She received her Ph.D. from New York University. Her research examines technologies in the workplace, with a particular focus on how digital reconfigurations generate significant shifts in organizing, coordination, and accountability.  She is currently exploring sociomaterial practices in digital work.

 Orlikowski has published widely in journals such as the ACM Transactions on Information Systems, Administrative Science Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Organization Science, MIS Quarterly, and the journals of the Academy of Management. She has served as an editor for Organization Science and MIS Quarterly, and currently serves on the editorial boards of Information and Organization, Organization Science, and the Annals of the Academy of Management.

Orlikowski’s work has received numerous honors including Best Paper awards as well as the Distinguished Scholar Award of the Organizational Communication and Information Systems (OCIS) Division of the Academy of Management, and the Lasting Impact Award from the ACM’s Computer-Supported Cooperative Work Community. In 2019, Orlikowski was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Management, and in 2021, she was elected a Fellow of the British Academy.



Fellowship of the British Academy honors Orlikowski

AOM elects Orlikowski as a fellow

Wanda Orlikowski receives Distinguished Scholar Award

Wanda Orlikowski and JoAnne Yates win Best Information Systems Publications Award


"A Genealogical Account of Metadata-in-practice: Magic Numbers and Misfires in Book Publishing."

Susan V. Scott, and Wanda Orlikowski. In Proceedings of the 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, edited by John Humphreys. Atlanta, GA: August 2017.

"A Practice Perspective on Technology-Mediated Network Relations: The Use of Internet-based Self-Serve Technologies."

Schultze, Ulrike and Wanda J. Orlikowski. Information Systems Research Vol. 15, No. 1 (2004): 87-106.

"A Short Form Measure of User Information Satisfaction: Research and Practice."

Baroudi, Jack J. and Wanda J. Orlikowski. Journal of Management Information Systems Vol. 4, No. 4 (1988): 44-59.

"About Time Too: Online News and Changing Temporal Structures in the Newspaper Industry."

Matthew Jones, Kamal Munir, Wanda J. Orlikowski and Jochen Runde. In 29th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2008), Paris, France: December 2008.

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