Sub-theme 05: [SWG] Organization as Communication: Exploring the Communicative Incarnation of Organization

Dennis Schoeneborn, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Boukje Cnossen, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany
Joep P. Cornelissen, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, DHT - LG.09
Constitution & Representation
Chair: Dennis Schoeneborn
Chantal Benoît-Barné and Daniel Robichaud
Organizing through representation: Investigating how spokespersons stand for, act for, and speak for a collective
Joel O. Iverson, Robert McPhee and Karen Myers
Transtructions and modalities: Theorizing communication and constitution from a four flows (structurational) perspective
Mark van Vuuren, Peter Knoers and Renata Verloop
Translating a community’s biography: The surprising incarnation of an online platform
This session furthermore includes the welcome and introduction by the sub-theme convenors
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30, DHT - LG.09
Time, Process & Performativity
Chair: Boukje Cnossen
Mie Plotnikof and Dennis K. Mumby
Organizing time and timing organization: On temporality(s) in the communicative constitution of organization
Lars Thøger Christensen, Mette Morsing and Ole Thyssen
Timely Hypocrisy? Hypocrisy Temporalities in CSR Communication
Nicolas Bencherki and Alaric Bourgoin
Reappropriating property: Putting possession at the heart of communication-based process theorizing
David Hollis and Alex Wright
“Ella says…” The what, how and why of eponymous authoring and authority
Session III: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, DHT - LG.09
Entrepreneurship, Communication & Failure
Chair: Joep P. Cornelissen
Marielle Allan, Andreas Paul Spee and Anna Jenkins
The legitimization process of a startup: An in-depth study of how pitches evolve
Jana Kollat, Sigrid Bekmeier-Feuerhahn, Christian Rudeloff, Jörg Sikkenga and Viola Reymers
Effectuation and causation in entrepreneurial processes: A communication-centered perspective
Leonhard Dobusch, Nils Koester, Erik Schäfer and Christoph Seckler
“The story of how I failed…” A communication perspective on entrepreneurial failure
Irene Ingardi, Vincent Giolito, Camille Meyer and Paul Verdin
How leaders publicly acknowledge errors while recounting professional failure stories. A multi-modal qualitative analysis of “FuckUp Nights Brussels” videos
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Contingencies, Crises, and Ethical Issues - Room: DHT - LG.09
Chair: Mie Plotnikof
Clara Letierce, Colleen Mills and Nicolas Arnaud
Making sense of contradictory managerial innovations using a communication practice lens: An exploratory case study in the aerospace industry
Jody Jahn and Rebecca Rice
Contingency organizing: Rethinking high reliability organization theorizing from an agential realist orientation
Alastair Buckle and Verena Girschik
The construction and persistence of moral failure: Insights from a refugee camp
Laura Dobusch, Leonhard Dobusch and Milena Leybold
The Google Memo gate: Negotiating organizational exclusion under the banner of inclusion
Parallel Stream B: Orality, Materiality & Non-human Agency - Room: DHT - LG.08
Chair: Mark van Vuuren
Joanne Jojczyk, Christel Christophe and François Lambotte
Revealing and questioning the selection and association of constitutive communication events through narratives
Gerhard Schnyder and Aleksandar Stojanovic
Informality as orality: Towards a communicative institutionalist understanding of non-Western contexts
Ellen Nathues, Mark van Vuuren, Mireille D. Hubers and Maaike D. Endedijk
Bridges or blocks: How objects cross or enact boundaries in interorganizational teams
Monica Nadegger
The role of non-human actors in the constitution of the collective identity of the #wirsindmehr protests in Germany
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, DHT - LG.09
(dis)Order, (dis)Organization, and (un)Learning
Chair: Alex Wright
Donoxti Baylon
Communicative conventions as negotiated orders between occupations and organizations: The case of French diplomacy
Irina Liubertė, Bernadeta Gostautaitė, Zivile Stankeviciute, Trish Reay, Egle Staniskiene, Ilona Buciuniene and Antonio Brandão Moniz
Robot as a ‘co-worker’, social order and communication: Pouring new wine into old wineskins
Christoph Haug
Unorganized decisions: The significance of consensus in organizing
Steffen Blaschke and Tali Padan
Organizational unlearning: A communicative perspective
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, DHT - LG.09
Ventriloquism, Values & Change
Chair: Boukje Cnossen
Anne M. Nicotera and Nicole Droney
Communicative constitution of policy change as incarnation of organization
Salla-Maaria Laaksonen and Anu Sivunen
Ventriloquizing leadership and ideologies: Imbricated agency of Slackbots in organizational social media
Joëlle Basque, Nicolas Bencherki and Linda Rouleau
How people practically and communicatively constitute concerns as strategic over the years at a microbrewers’ association
Jeffrey Loewenstein and Matthew S. Kraatz
Toward an account of the communicative construction of organizational values
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, DHT - LG.09
Intuition & Social Bond
Chair: Nicolas Bencherki & Dennis Schoeneborn
Nora Meziani
Acting intuition into sense
Ziyun Fan, Chris Grey and Dan Kärreman
What is confidential gossip, why does it matter, and how can we study it?
Plus: Final wrap-discussion, incl. reflections on the "afterlife" of the EGOS Standing Working Group 05 (post-2020)