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Sub-theme 63: The Politics and Ethics of Social-Symbolic Work

Convenors:
Thomas B. Lawrence, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Nelson Phillips, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Stephanie J. Creary, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, LB - 1.16
Alice de Jonge
Domestic violence and the workplace: New spaces for social-symbolic work
Discussant(s): Mahya Ostovar Ravari
Mahya Ostovar Ravari
A space of our own: Exploring the constitution of an affective space through social media practices
Discussant(s): Stephen Sirris
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30, LB - 1.16
Stephen Sirris
Values as fixed and fluid. Negotiating the elasticity of core values.
Discussant(s): Alexis Laszczuk, Alaric Bourgoin and Ann Langley
Alexis Laszczuk, Alaric Bourgoin and Ann Langley
Legitimacy Work in organizations: Securing the existence of a novel structural unit
Discussant(s): Lindie Botha and Ralph Hamann
Session III: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, LB - 1.16
Lindie Botha and Ralph Hamann
Making and breaking fences: Boundary work in times of crises and institutional change.
Discussant(s): Mamta Bhatt
Mamta Bhatt
Spanning one boundary while enforcing and enacting the other: A cross-level study of boundary work in an inter-organizational change program
Discussant(s): Christopher Steele and Vern L. Glaser
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, LB - 1.16
Christopher Steele and Vern L. Glaser
Reworking the ‘Truth Machine’: Crafting epistemic practices in business analytics
Discussant(s): April L. Wright, Stuart A. Middleton, Gemma Irving and Paul Hibbert
April L. Wright, Stuart A. Middleton, Gemma Irving and Paul Hibbert
The politics of institutional translation work: Drawing out power relations in the emergency department
Discussant(s): André Spicer
André Spicer
Doubt and organization
Discussant(s): Ralph Hamann, Warren Nilsson and Scott Drimie
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, LB - 1.16
Ralph Hamann, Warren Nilsson and Scott Drimie
The institutional agency of dialogue in social innovation
Discussant(s): Lin Dong and Paul Tracey
Lin Dong
Maintaining a shadow institutional field: The case of the counterfeit luxury industry in Guangzhou, China
Discussant(s): Lilia Giugni and Paul Tracey
Lilia Giugni and Paul Tracey
‘Organized crime is a feminist issue!’ Patriarchy and identity-work in a mafia-dominated city
Discussant(s): Virva Salmivaara and Ewald Kibler
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, LB - 1.16
Virva Salmivaara and Ewald Kibler
Public meaning negotiations around a wicked problem: A historical-rhetoric analysis of ‘environmental responsibility’ in Finnish agricultural discourse (1960-2018)
Discussant(s): Cecile G. Feront, Stephanie Bertels and Ralph Hamann
Cecile G. Feront, Stephanie Bertels and Ralph Hamann
How do we become hummingbirds? Exploring the volitional process of institutional change agents
Discussant(s): Wesley S. Helms, Karen Patterson and Kam Phung
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, LB - 1.16
Wesley S. Helms, Karen Patterson and Kam Phung
Ideological Passion and the Empowerment of the Stigmatized
Discussant(s): Faiza Muhammad, Farzad R. Khan and Pablo Martin de Holan
Faiza Muhammad, Farzad R. Khan and Pablo Martin de Holan
Institutional wars: Institutional clashes in the Global South
Discussant(s): Alice de Jonge