Making sense of professional identities: Stories of medical professionals and new technologies
Korica, Maja and Molloy, E.. (2010) Making sense of professional identities: Stories of medical professionals and new technologies. Human Relations, Vol.63 (No.12). pp. 1879-1901. ISSN 0018-7267Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0018726710367441
This article presents an exploratory account of how medical professionals understand the relationship between new technology and their professional identities. Drawing on interview data with senior surgeons from a variety of surgical disciplines, the article draws attention to how new technologies provide occasions for the evaluation of existing intra- and inter-professional relationships, and professional identity as a whole. In particular, the role of changing insider/outsider dynamics is emphasized, as is the importance of recognizing professional identity as in constant flux at micro-, meta- and macro-levels. The implications for existing theory are discussed, and further research questions identified.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School > Innovation, Knowledge & Organisational Networks Research Unit
Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School
|Journal or Publication Title:||Human Relations|
|Publisher:||Sage Publications Ltd.|
|Number of Pages:||23|
|Page Range:||pp. 1879-1901|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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