Sub-theme 41: Activity Theory and Formative Interventions in Organizing

Yrjö Engeström, University of Helsinki, Finland
David K. Allen, Leeds University Business School, United Kingdom
Annalisa Sannino, University of Tampere, Finland
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, HY - G.01
Opening Session
Chair: Yrjö Engeström
Carmen S. Diniz and Denise Niy
A Change Lab for maternity care in Brazil: Gender, evidence and rights in times of uncertainty
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Carmen S. Diniz
The session includes introductions and a keynote by Carmen S. Diniz.
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30, HY - G.01
Change Laboratory and Formative Interventions
Chair: David K. Allen
Aydin Bal, Kemal Afacan and Halil Ibrahim Cakir
A multi-site formative intervention study for inclusive organizational design in the United States
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Aydin Bal, Kemal Afacan & Halil Ibrahim Cakir
Yrjö Engeström and Annalisa Sannino
The change laboratory as a research instrument: Frommethodology to methods and back
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Yrjö Engeström & Annalisa Sannino
Daniel Pugh
The Change Laboratory Methodology: A guide for Information Systems Evaluation
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Daniel Pugh
Session III: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, HY - G.01
Formative Interventions and Expansive Learning
Chair: Annalisa Sannino
Rikke B. Bøje, Peter Musaeus, Dorthe Sørensen and Mette Spliid Ludvigsen
Expansive learning and change of practice for nurses collaborating in transitional care of older adults
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Rikke B. Bøje & Peter Musaeus
Maria Spante
Change laboratories for all schools in a Swedish municipality – A systemic approach
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Maria Spante
Juhana Rantavuori and Yrjö Engeström
Modeling degrowth: Long cycle of expansive learning in a food cooperative
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Juhana Rantavuori & Yrjö Engeström
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, HY - G.01
Agency and Expansive Learning
Chair: Aydin Bal
Nick Hopwood, Johanna Dahlberg, Marie Blomberg and Madeleine Abrandt Dahlgren
Fostering transformative agency through collective volitional action at work: The history of sustained change in responding to emergencies during birth
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Nick Hopwood & Johanna Dahlberg
Annalisa Sannino
Expansive learning for the enactment of a Utopia? The case of the homelessness strategy in Finland
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Annalisa Sannino
Katsuhiro Yamazumi
Education as a collaborative intervention: Toward building a community of agency in disaster prevention learning
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Katsuhiro Yamazumi
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, HY - G.01
Contradictions and Tensions
Chair: Katsuhiro Yamazumi
Silvia Ivaldi, Annalisa Sannino and Giuseppe Scaratti
“CO” in coworking as a short of contradictions?
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Silvia Ivaldi, Annalisa Sannino & Giuseppe Scaratti
Yannick Lémonie, Vincent Grosstephan and Jean-Luc Tomás
Supporting a policy of success for disadvantaged schools: Identification of contradictions around hierarchical power issues between activity systems
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Yannick Lémonie
William Dugdale, Päivikki Lahtinen and Anu Kajamaa
Activity theory as a framework for analysing interprofessional collaboration in the Norwegian prison system and the models of integration
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): William Dugdale, Päivikki Lahtinen & Anu Kajamaa
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, HY - G.01
Digital Tools and Technologies
Chair: Sami Paavola
Sharon Wagg, Boyka Simeonova and Louise Cooke
An activity theory perspective on digital inclusion
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Sharon Wagg, Boyka Simeonova & Louise Cooke
Marie-Laure Weber, Florence Rodhain and Bernard Fallery
Enlightening the pre-implementation of a digital tool and anticipate individual change by analyzing the activity. An illustration through the activity of French teachers-researchers
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Marie-Laure Weber
Hannele Kerosuo
BIM visualizations promoting multi-party discussion of a future building in a knotworking session
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Hannele Kerosuo
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, HY - G.01
Collaboration and Materiality
Chair: Giuseppe Scaratti
Fatema Zaghloul, Alistair Norman and David K. Allen
Inter-organisational collaboration in the public sector: An activity theory approach
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Fatema Zaghloul, Alistair Norman & David K. Allen
Gabriel Yamamoto and Marcio Cassandre
What does organizational learning have to learn from material things?
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Gabriel Yamamoto & Marcio Cassandre
Sami Paavola, Juhana Rantavuori and Yrjö Engeström
Social movement learning in a food cooperative: Opening up sociomateriality with activity theory
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Sami Paavola, Juhana Rantavuori & Yrjö Engeström