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Professor Brian Bloomfield

Emeritus Professor

  1. 2019
  2. Forthcoming

    Limitless? Imaginaries of cognitive enhancement and the labouring body

    Bloomfield, B. & Dale, K., 29/10/2019, (Accepted/In press) In : History of the Human Sciences.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  3. Published

    Disorganizing through texts: The case of A.K. rice’s account of socio-technical systems theory

    Banerjee, A. & Bloomfield, B., 13/03/2019, Dis/organization as Communication: Exploring the Disordering, Disruptive and Chaotic Properties of Communication. Vásquez, C. & Kuhn, T. (eds.). London: Taylor and Francis, p. 172-196 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  4. 2017
  5. Published

    Landfarming: A contested space for the management of waste from oil and gas extraction

    Bloomfield, B. P. & Doolin, B., 11/2017, In : Environment and Planning A. 49, 11, p. 2457-2476 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  6. Published

    Licence to kill? on the organization of destruction in the 21st century

    Bloomfield, B. P., Burrell, G. & Vurdubakis, T., 1/07/2017, In : Organization. 24, 4, p. 441-455 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  7. 2015
  8. Published

    Fit for work? redefining ‘normal’ and ‘extreme’ through human enhancement technologies

    Bloomfield, B. & Dale, K., 07/2015, In : Organization. 22, 4, p. 552-569 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  9. Published

    Mors ex Machina: technology, embodiment and the organization of destruction

    Bloomfield, B. P. & Vurdubakis, T., 05/2015, In : Organization Studies. 36, 5, p. 621-641 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  10. Unpublished

    Posthuman performances: the aesthetics and ethics of the enhanced labouring body

    Dale, K. & Bloomfield, B. P., 2015, (Unpublished).

    Research output: Contribution to conference - Without ISBN/ISSN Conference paper

  11. 2014
  12. Published

    On the naming of monsters: organization, (in)equality and diversity in the age of technological reproduction

    Bloomfield, B. & Vurdubakis, T., 2014, In : Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal. 33, 7, p. 575-594 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  13. 2013
  14. Published

    Symbolic communication in public protest over genetic modification: visual rhetoric, symbolic excess and social mores

    Bloomfield, B. & Doolin, B., 08/2013, In : Science Communication. 35, 4, p. 502-527 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  15. 2011
  16. Published

    Imagination and technoscientific innovations: governance of transgenic cows in New Zealand

    Bloomfield, B. P. & Doolin, B., 2011, In : Social Studies of Science. 40, 1, p. 59-83 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  17. 2010
  18. Published

    Bodies, technologies and action possibilities: when is an affordance?

    Bloomfield, B. P., Latham, Y. & Vurdubakis, T., 06/2010, In : Sociology. 44, 3, p. 415-433 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  19. 2009
  20. Published

    Power and organizational transformation through technology: hybrids of electronic government

    Bloomfield, B. P. & Hayes, N., 2009, In : Organization Studies. 30, 5, p. 461-487 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  21. Published

    When is an Affordance? Bodies, Technologies and Action Possibilities

    Bloomfield, B. P., Latham, Y. & Vurdubakis, T., 2009, Lancaster : Lancaster University, (Organisation, Work and Technology Working Paper Series).

    Research output: Working paper

  22. 2008
  23. Published

    IBM's chess players: on artificial intelligence and its supplements

    Bloomfield, B. P. & Vurdubakis, T., 2008, In : The Information Society. 24, 2, p. 69-82 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  24. 2005
  25. Published

    Modernisation and the joining-up of local government services in the UK: boundaries, knowledge and technology

    Bloomfield, B. P. & Hayes, N., 2005, Lancaster University: The Department of Organisation, Work and Technology, (Organisation, Work and Technology Working Paper Series).

    Research output: Working paper

  26. Published

    The secret of Yucca Mountain

    Bloomfield, B. P. & Vurdubakis, T., 2005, In : Environment and Planning D: Society and Space. 23, 5, p. 735-756 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  27. 2003
  28. Published

    Beyond the walls of the asylum: information and organization in the provision of community mental health services

    Bloomfield, B. P. & McLean, C., 2003, In : Information and Organization. 13, p. 53-84 32 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  29. Published

    Imitation games: Turing, Menard, Van Meegeren

    Bloomfield, B. P. & Vurdubakis, T., 2003, In : Ethics and Information Technology. 5, 1, p. 27-38 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  30. Published

    Narrating the future of intelligent machines: the role of science fiction in technological anticipation

    Bloomfield, B. P., 2003, Narratives We Organize By. Czarniawska, B. & Gagliardi, P. (eds.). Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, p. 193-212 20 p. (Advances in Organization Studies; vol. 11).

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  31. Published

    The curse of Frankenstein: visions of technology and society in the debate over new reproductive technologies

    Bloomfield, B. P. & Vurdubakis, T., 2003, Lancaster University: The Department of Organisation, Work and Technology, (Organisation, Work and Technology Working Paper Series).

    Research output: Working paper

  32. Published

    The secret of Yucca Mountain: reflections on an object in extremis

    Bloomfield, B. P. & Vurdubakis, T., 2003, Lancaster University: The Department of Organisation, Work and Technology, (Organisation, Work and Technology Working Paper Series).

    Research output: Working paper

  33. 2002
  34. Published

    The vision thing: constructing technology and the future in management advice

    Bloomfield, B. P. & Vurdubakis, T., 2002, Critical Consulting: New Perspectives on the Management Advice Industry. Oxford: Blackwell, p. 115-129 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  35. 2001
  36. Published

    In the right place at the right time: electronic tagging and problems of social order/disorder

    Bloomfield, B. P., 2001, In : The Sociological Review. 49, 2, p. 174-201 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  37. 1999
  38. Published

    The outer limits: monsters, actor networks and the writing of displacement

    Bloomfield, B. P. & Vurdubakis, T., 1999, In : Organization. 6, 4, p. 625-647 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  39. 1997
  40. Published

    Information Technology and Organizations: Strategies, Networks and Integration

    Bloomfield, B. P., Coombs, R., Knights, D. & Littler, D., 1997, Oxford: Oxford University Press. 194 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  41. Published

    Paper traces: inscribing organisation and information technology

    Bloomfield, B. P. & Vurdubakis, T., 1997, Information Technology and Organizations: Strategies, Networks and Integration. Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 85-111 27 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  42. Published

    The revenge of the object: on AI as a cultural enterprise

    Bloomfield, B. P. & Vurdubakis, T., 1997, In : Social Analysis. 41, 1, p. 29-45 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  43. Published

    Visions of organisation and organisations of vision: the representational practices of information systems development

    Bloomfield, B. P. & Vurdubakis, T., 1997, In : Accounting, Organizations and Society. 22, 7, p. 639-668 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  44. 1996
  45. Published

    Madness and Organization: Informed Management and Empowerment

    Bloomfield, B. & MacLean, C., 1996, Information Technology and Changes in Organizational Work. Orlikowski, W., Walsham, G., Jones, M. & DeGross, J. (eds.). London: Chapman and Hall, p. 371-392 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  46. 1995
  47. Published

    Disrupted Boundaries: New Reproductive Technologies and the Language of Anxiety and Expectation

    Bloomfield, B. & Vurdubakis, T., 08/1995, In : Social Studies of Science. 25, 3, p. 533-551 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  48. Published

    Power, Machines, and Social Relations: Delegating to Information Technology in the UK National Health Service

    Bloomfield, B., 08/1995, In : Organization. 2, 3-4, p. 489-518 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  49. Published

    The Role of Management Consultants in the Development of Information Technology: the Indissoluble Nature of Socio-Political and Technical Skills

    Bloomfield, B. & Danieli, A., 1995, In : Journal of Management Studies. 32, 1, p. 23-46 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  50. 1994
  51. Published

    Boundary Disputes: Negotiating the Boundary Between the Technical and the Social in the Development of IT Systems

    Bloomfield, B. & Vurdubakis, T., 1994, In : Information Technology and People. 7, 1, p. 9-24 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  52. Published

    Re-presenting technology: IT consultancy reports as textual reality constructions

    Bloomfield, B. P. & Vurdubakis, T., 1994, In : Sociology. 28, 2, p. 455-478 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  53. 1992
  54. Published

    Machines and manoeuvres: Responsibility accounting and the construction of hospital information systems

    Bloomfield, B., Coombs, R., Cooper, D. J. & Rea, D., 10/1992, In : Accounting, Management and Information Technologies. 2, 4, p. 197-219 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  55. Published

    Management Consultants, Systems Development, Power and the Translation of Problems

    Bloomfield, B. & Best, A., 08/1992, In : The Sociological Review. 40, 3, p. 533-560 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  56. Published

    Understanding the Social Practices of Systems Developers

    Bloomfield, B., 07/1992, In : Information Systems Journal . 2, 3, p. 189-206 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  57. Published

    Information Technology, Control and Power: the Centralisation and Decentralisation Debate Revisited

    Bloomfield, B. & Coombs, R., 1992, In : Journal of Management Studies. 29, 4, p. 459-484 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  58. 1991
  59. Published

    The Role of Information Systems in the United Kingdom National Health Service: Action at a Distance and the Fetish of Calculation

    Bloomfield, B., 11/1991, In : Social Studies of Science. 21, 4, p. 701-734 34 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  60. 1989
  61. Published

    On Speaking About Computing

    Bloomfield, B., 08/1989, In : Sociology. 23, 3, p. 409-426 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  62. 1985
  63. Published

    Anomalies and Social Experience: Backcasting with Simulation Models

    Bloomfield, B., 11/1985, In : Social Studies of Science. 15, 4, p. 631-675 45 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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