Department of Digitalization
Nicola Ens is a PhD fellow at the department of digitalization, Copenhagen Business School. She is an ethnographer who works at the intersections of technology, organization studies and sociology. She is broadly interested in alternative models of organization, in particular those with an ecological orientation, which promote on social and environmental betterment. Her PhD is based on an ethnography of fashion resellers and addresses systemic challenges in gendered platform labour. She has presented her work at top conferences including the European Group for Organisation Studies (EGOS) and the International Conference for Information System (ICIS).
- Digital transformation and the changing nature of work
- The design of IT for decent work
- Organizations and organizing in a digital world
- Organizational ethnographies
- Grounded theorizing in organizational contexts
Nicola is currently not teaching but in the past has been involved in the following courses:
Communication and Knowledge Management
Perspectives on E-business research
Technology and organization in a digital world
Fundamentals of Information Systems
Thesis projects related to the digital transformation of work with a focus on qualitative methodologies. In particular, projects utilizing ethnographic approaches and grounded theory methodology are of interest.
In: Cambridge Handbook of Qualitative Digital Research. ed. /Boyka Simeonova; Robert D. Galliers. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 2023, p. 125-139
In: Information Systems Journal, Vol. 33, No. 4, 7.2023, p. 890-911
Poster session presented at Politics and Ethics of Platform Labour, 2021, 1 p.
Paper presented at The Hustle Economy, 2021
Abstract from Nordic Science and Technology Studies Conference 2021, 2021
In: New Media & Society, 5.11.2021
Paper presented at 36th EGOS Colloquium 2020, 2020, p. 26
In: Proceedings of the 40th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). ed. /Helmut Krcmar; Jane Fedorowicz; Wai Fong Boh; Jan Marco Leimeister; Sunil Wattal. Atlanta, GA : Association for Information Systems. AIS Electronic Library (AISeL) 2019 (Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems)
In: Proceedings of the 39th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS)Atlanta, GA : Association for Information Systems. AIS Electronic Library (AISeL) 2018 (Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems)
Paper presented at The 33rd EGOS Colloquium 2017, 2017
Corona crisis puts PhD Fellows in a pickle: Ministry discusses three-month paid extensions
CBS copes with coronavirus: "My productivity is suffering. No doubt"
- No outside activities