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23rd EGOS Colloquium 2007  

General Theme


Postdoctoral pre-colloquium workshop

PhD pre-colloquium workshop

Roland Calori Prize

EGOS Best Paper Award
EGOS Best Student Paper Award

Colloquium program

Sub-theme programs

Panel discussions


Organizational details

Registration and hotel reservation


City maps


 Sub-theme program


Sub-theme 30

It Takes Two to Tango – Organizations and Lifestyles


Doris Ruth Eikhof
University of Stirling, UK
Axel Haunschild
University of Trier, Germany

Chris Warhurst
University of Strathclyde, UK

UZA 1, sector C, level 5, room S.5.47



Session I: Thursday, July 5 – 11:00–12:30

Doris R. Eikhof, Axel Haunschild and Chris Warhurst
Out of balance or just out of bounds? Mapping the relationship between work and life

Miguel Pina E Cunha, Carlos Cabral-Cardoso and Armenio Rego
Excessive working as organizational lifestyle: From Stokhanov to contemporary varieties of workaholism

Session II: Thursday, July 5 – 14:00–15:30

Aylin Kunter and Stefan Schwarzkopf
Mythologies of 'cool': The branding of employees at ANGELIC

Hubert Eichmann
Creative bohemians or service providers? Working conditions, attitudes and lifestyles in Vienna’s creative industries

Claudia Groß
A life out of one hand – Blurring the line between individuals and organizations by collectively shared values

Session III: Friday, July 6 – 9:00–10:30

Juliette Summers and Jerry Hallier
Human resource management students' professional identity development and lifestyle aspirations

Marian Baird
Organizational responses to the female life course: An action research analysis

Robin Price
The ballroom tango of youth temporary employment

Session IV: Friday, July 6 – 11:00–12:30

Tessa Haverland and Albrecht Söllner
Dancing tango with a stranger – Anonymity as a challenge for organizations

Sharon Boden, Philip Hancock, Melissa Tyler and Simon J. Williams
‘Wake me up before you go-go’ – Sleep, organization and the everyday

Clare Kelliher and Deirdre Anderson
Different workplace, different work day: An examination of the impact of remote working on lives

Session V: Friday, July 6 – 13:45–15:15

– Fieldtrip –

Session VI: Saturday, July 7 – 9:00–10:30

Martin Diewald, Hans-Georg Brose and Anne Goedicke
What it takes to Tango – Employment relationship as patterns of social exchange

François Pichault and Virginie Xhaufliar
Flexicurity: A new choreography for the organization-individual relationship?

Masaya Morita
‘I shall dance with you if you give me boundary autonomy’: The current situation of work-life balance in Japan

Session VII: Saturday, July 7 – 11:00–12:30

Paul Fynn and Lyn Glanz
Creating permanence: Lessons from systems theory in the modelling of expatriate assimilation

Angelika Schmidt and Helene Mayerhofer
Workplace business lounges – consequences of flexpatriate lifestyles for HRM

Tilda Koshaba
Dancing to the tune of a needle: The impact of drug testing in Australia’s three footballing codes