Andreas Wittel

is now a lecturer in the Faculty of Humanities at Nottingham Trent University. He teaches and researches new meida and the culture of the new economy and is also part of the Theory, Culture and Society Centre. Previously he wass a research associate at the Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths College, University of London. He studied Cultural Studies and Political Science in Tübingen (Germany), Eugene (Oregon) and Santiago de Chile. Andreas worked a few years as a free lance journalist and gave seminars for the German trade unions. Since 1996 he holds a PhD in Social Science from the University of Tübingen. The book called Belegschaftskultur im Schatten der Firmenideologie is an ethnographic case study of the way employees of a multinational company in the information industry deal with their corporate ideology.