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Paul Leonardi



Bailey, D. E., & Leonardi, P. M. (2015). Technology Choices: How Occupations Differ in Their Embrace of New Technology. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Leonardi, P. M. (2012). Car Crashes without Cars: Lessons about Simulation Technology and Organizational Change from Automotive Design. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Leonardi, P. M., Nardi, B. A. & Kallinikos, J. (Eds.) (2012). Materiality and Organizing: Social Interaction in a Technological World. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Academic Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Leonardi, P. M. (2015). Ambient Awareness and Knowledge Acquisition: Using Social Media to Learn “Who Knows What” and “Who Knows Whom.” MIS Quarterly, 39(4), 747-762.

Treem, J. W., Dailey, S., Pierce, C., & Leonardi, P. M. (2015). Bringing Technological Frames to Work: How Previous Experience With Social Media Shapes the Technology’s Meaning in an Organization. Journal of Communication, 65(2), 396-422.

Leonardi, P. M. (2015). The Ethnographic Study of Work in an Age of Digitization. In E. Hargittai & C. Sandvig (Eds.), Research Confidential: Digital Methods. (pp. 103-138). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Leonardi, P. M. (2015). Materializing Strategy: The Blurry Line Between Strategy Formulation and Strategy Implementation. British Journal of Management, 26, 17-21.

Leonardi, P. M. (2015). Studying Work Practices in Organizations: Theoretical Considerations and Empirical Guidelines. Communication Yearbook, 39, 235-273.

Leonardi, P. M., & Meyer, S. R. (2015). Social Media as Social Lubricant: How Ambient Awareness Eases Knowledge Transfer. American Behavioral Scientist, 59(1), 10-34.

Leonardi, P. M. (2014). Social Media, Knowledge Sharing, and Innovation: Toward a Theory of Communication Visibility. Information Systems Research, 25(4), 796-816.

Leonardi, P. M., Huysman, M., & Steinfield, C. (2013). Enterprise Social Media: Definition, History, and Prospects for the Study of Social Technologies in Organizations. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 19.(1), 1-19.

Rice, R. E., & Leonardi, P. M. (2013). Information and Communication Technology Use in Organizations. In L. L. Putnam, & D. K. Mumby (Eds). The Sage Handbook of Organizational Communication (pp. 425-448). Thousang Oaks, CA: Sage.

Leonardi, P. M., & Rodriguez-Lluesma, C. (2013). Occupational Stereotypes, Perceived Status Differences, and Intercultural Communication in Global Organizations. Communication Monographs, 80(4), 478-502.

Leonardi, P. M. (2013). Theoretical Foundations for the Study of Sociomateriality. Information and Organization, 23(2), 59-76.

Leonardi, P. M. (2013). The Emergence of Materiality Within Formal Organizations. In P. R. Carlile, D. Nicolini, A. Langley, & H. Tsoukas (Eds.) How Matter Matters: Objects, Artifacts and Materiality in Organization Studies (pp. 142-170). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Leonardi, P. M. (2013). When Does Technology Use Enable Network Change in Organizations? A Comparative Study of Feature Use and Shared Affordances. MIS Quarterly, 37(3), 749-775.

Bailey, D. E., Leonardi, P. M., & Barley, S. R. (2012). The Lure of the Virtual. Organization Science, 23(5), 1485-1504.

Leonardi, P. M., & Rodriguez-Lluesma, C. (2012). Sociomateriality as a Lens for Design: Imbrication and the Constitution of Technology and Organization. Scandinavian Journal of Information Systems, 24(2), 79-88.

Barley, W. C., Leonardi, P. M., & Bailey, D. E. (2012). Engineering Objects for Collaboration: Strategies of Ambiguity and Clarity at Knowledge Boundaries. Human Communication Research, 38(3), 280-308.

Treem. J. W., & Leonardi, P. M. (2012). Social Media Use in Organizations: Exploring the Affordances of Visibility, Editability, Persistence, and Association. Communication Yearbook, 36, 143-189.

Leonardi, P. M., & Treem, J. W. (2012). Knowledge Management Technology as a Stage for Strategic Self-Presentation: Implications for Knowledge Sharing in Organizations. Information and Organization, 22(1), 37-59

Leonardi, P. M., Neeley, T. B., & Gerber, E. M. (2012). How Managers Use Multiple Media: Discrepant Events, Power, and Timing in Redundant Communication. Organization Science, 23(1), 98-117.

Young, L. E., & Leonardi, P. M. (2012). Social Issue Emergence on the Web: A Dual Structurational Model. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 17(2)231-246.

Leonardi, P. M. (2012). Materiality, Sociomateriality, and Socio-Technical Systems: What Do These Terms Mean? How Are They Related? Do We Need Them? In P. M. Leonardi, B. A. Nardi, & J. Kallinikos (Eds.), Materiality and Organizing: Social Interaction in a Technological World (pp. 25-48). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Kallinikos, J., Leonardi, P. M., & Nardi, B. (2012). The Challenge of Materiality: Origins, Scope, and Prospects. In P. M. Leonardi, B. A. Nardi, & J. Kallinikos (Eds.), Materiality and Organizing: Social Interaction in a Technological World (pp. 3-22). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Aakhus, M., Ballard, D., Flanagin, A., Kuhn, T., Leonardi, P., Mease, J., & Miller, K. (2011). Communication and Materiality. Communication Monographs, 78(4), 557-568.

Contractor, N. S., Monge, P. R., & Leonardi, P. M. (2011). Multidimensional Networks and the Dynamics of Sociomateriality: Bringing Technology Inside the Network. International Journal of Communication, 5, 682-720.

Leonardi, P. M. (2011). Innovation Blindness: Culture, Frames, and Cross-Boundary Problem Construction in the Development of New Technology Concepts. Organization Science, 22(2), 347-369.

Leonardi, P. M. (2011). When Flexible Routines Meet Flexible Technologies: Affordance, Constraint, and the Imbrication of Human and Material Agencies. MIS Quarterly, 35(1), 147-167.

Leonardi, P. M., & Barley, W. C. (2011). Materiality as Organizational Communication: Technology, Intention, and Delegation in the Production of Meaning. In T. Kuhn (Ed.), Matters of Communication: Political, Cultural, and Technological Challenges to Communication Theorizing (pp. 101-122). Cresskill, NJ:Hampton Press.

Leonardi, P. M. (2011). Information, Technology and Knowledge Sharing in Global Organizations: Cultural Differences in Perceptions of Where Knowledge Lies. In H.E. Canary & R.D. McPhee (Eds.), Communication and Organizational Knowledge: Contemporary Issues for Theory and Practice (pp. 89-112)New York: Routledge.

Leonardi, P. M. (2010). Digital Materiality? How Artifacts without Matter, Matter. First Monday, 15(6).

Leonardi, P. M., & Barley, S. R. (2010). What’s Under Construction Here? Social Action, Materiality, and Power in Constructivist Studies of Technology and Organizing. Academy of Management Annals, 4, 1-51.

Bailey, D. E., Leonardi, P. M., & Chong, J. (2010). Minding the Gaps: Technology Interdependence and Coordination in Knowledge Work. Organization Science, 21(3), 713-730.

Leonardi, P. M. (2010). From Road to Lab to Math: The Co-Evolution of Technological, Regulatory, and Organizational Innovations in Automotive Crash Testing. Social Studies of Science, 40(2), 243-274.

Leonardi, P. M., Treem, J. W., & Jackson, M. H. (2010). The Connectivity Paradox: Using Technology to Both Decrease and Increase Perceptions of Distance in Distributed Work Arrangements. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 38(1), 85-105.

Leonardi, P. M. (2009). Crossing the Implementation Line: The Mutual Constitution of Technology and Organizing Across Development and Use Activities. Communication Theory, 19(3), 278-310.

Leonardi, P. M. (2009). Why Do People Reject New Technologies and Stymie Organizational Changes of which They Are in Favor? Exploring Misalignments Between Social Interactions and Materiality. Human Communication Research, 35(3), 407-441.

Leonardi, P. M., Jackson, M. H., & Diwan, A. (2009) The Enactment-Externalization Dialectic: Rationalization and the Persistence of Counterproductive Technology Design Practices in Student Engineering. Academy of Management Journal, 52(2)400-420.

Leonardi, P. M., & Jackson, M. H. (2009). Technological Grounding: Enrolling Technology as a Discursive Resource to Justify Cultural Change in Organizations. Science, Technology & Human Values, 34(3), 393-418.

Leonardi, P. M. (2008). Indeterminacy and the Discourse of Inevitability in International Technology Management. Academy of Management Review, 33(4)975-984.

Leonardi, P. M., & Barley, S. R. (2008). Materiality and Change: Challenges to Building Better Theory About Technology and Organizing. Information and Organization, 18(3), 159-176.

Leonardi, P. M., & Bailey, D. E. (2008). Transformational Technologies and the Creation of New Work Practices: Making Implicit Knowledge Explicit in Task-based Offshoring. MIS Quarterly, 32(2), 411-436.

Leonardi, P. M. (2007). Activating the Informational Capabilities of Information Technology for Organizational Change. Organization Science, 18(5), 813-831.

Leonardi, P. M., Leonardi, M. E., & Hudson, E. (2006). Culture, Organization, and Contradiction in the Social Construction of Technology: Adoption and Use of the Cell Phone Across Three Cultures. In A. P. Kavoori & N. Arceneaux (Eds.), The Cell Phone Reader: Essays in Social Transformation (pp. 205-225). New York: Peter Lang Publishers.

Leonardi, P. M. (2005). Technology and Work in the Virtual Organization. In M. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology (pp. 2753-2756). Philadelphia, PA: Information Science Publishing.

Leonardi, P. M., Jackson, M. H., & Marsh, N. N. (2004). The Strategic Use of “Distance” Among Virtual Team Members: A Multi-Dimensional Communication Model. In S. Godar & S. P. Ferris (Eds.), Virtual and Collaborative Teams: Process, Technologies, and Practice (pp. 156-172)Hershey, PA: Idea Group.

Leonardi, P. M., & Jackson, M. H. (2004). Technological Determinism and Discursive Closure in Organizational Mergers. Journal of Organizational Change Management, 17(6), 615-631.

Leonardi, P. M. (2003). Problematizing "New Media": Culturally Based Perceptions of Cell Phones, Computers, and the Internet among United States Latinos. Critical Studies in Media Communication, 20(2), 160-179.

Leonardi, P. M. (2002). Cultural Transference in Perceptions and Uses of Communication Technology: A Qualitative Study. Qualitative Research Reports in Communication, 3(3), 56-63.









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