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Sub-theme 60: Organization and Decision: The Theoretical Challenge of a Changing World

Convenors:
Cristina Besio, Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg, Germany
Niels Akerstrøm Andersen, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Michael Grothe-Hammer, Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg, Germany
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, Geography - 2.19
Organizations and Societal Differentiation
Chair: Michael Grothe-Hammer
Hanne Knudsen
Cloud of worries, problems of second order. Worry conversations as welfare technology
Niels Akerstrøm Andersen
Potentialisation: Loosening up relations between public organizations and societal functions systems
Kari Kantasalmi and Juha Tuunainen
University’s decision-making in the context of intensified societal engagement expectations: Analysis of a university entrepreneurship hub
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30, Geography - 2.19
Digitalization
Chair: Morten Knudsen
Steffen Roth
Digital transformation of organization theory. A Luhmannian approach
Rena Schwarting and Lena Ulbricht
The relationship between digitalization, discrimination and organization as a theoretical challenge of a changing world
Jaromir Junne and Jacob T. Reilley
The users strike back: Strategies to expose flawed algorithmic decisions
Session III: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, Geography - 2.19
Business and Management Issues
Chair: Steffen Roth
Jacqueline You
How a skillful means approach contributes to organizational resilience in multi-level contexts?
Morten Knudsen, Mette Mogensen and Magnus Larsson
Authorizing managers in management education and practice: the fiction of organizational unity
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, Geography - 2.05
Decision and Organization [joint session with sub-theme 37]
Chair: Cristina Besio
Michael Grothe-Hammer and Héloïse Berkowitz
A theory of organization as decision
Nils Brunsson, Ingrid Gustafsson and Kristina Tamm Hallström
Macro-organizations – a way of organizing organizations
Héloïse Berkowitz and Sanne Bor
The partial organization of meta-organizations
This is a joint session of the sub-themes 37 and 60 that will take place in room Geography - 2.05.
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, Geography - 2.19
Organizational Boundaries
Chair: Kristina Tamm Hallström
Neringa Gerulaitiene, Asta Pundziene and Egle Vaiciukynaite
Invisible decision makers beyond the boundaries of organisations
Henrik Dosdall and Byron Z. Rom-Jensen
Membership & crisis. The impact of organizational crisis on membership decisions and organizational boundaries
Eduardo Guedes Villar and Karina De Dea Roglio
Decision as a performative process: An analysis from a relational perspective
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, Geography - 2.19
Collegiality as an Alternative Mode of Governance in Organizations
Chair: Josef Pallas & Sabina Siebert
Jean-Louis Denis, Sabrina Germain, Catherine Régis and Gianluca Veronesi
The politics of collegiality: Professions in today’s world of organizations
Florian Koehne and Sarah Ivory
The (re-)enchantment of collegiality as a governance practice for social enterprises
Julia R. Dahlvik and Axel Pohn-Weidinger
The effects of collegiality as organizational form in the Austrian Ombudsman Board
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, Geography - 2.19
Organizational Behavior and Choice
Chair: Niels Åkerstrøm Andersen
Julie Ricard
Herding cats: Insights into rule proliferation in pluralistic organizations
Billel Ferhani
“Building” unethical choice in organization: From moral predisposition to behavior
This session includes a final wrap-discussion.