Sub-theme 16: Institutional Work and the Institutionalization of Inequality

Convenors:
Thomas B. Lawrence, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
John Amis, Dept. of Management, University of Memphis, USA
Kamal Munir, University of Cambridge, UK
Session I: Thursday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, G-107 – Chydenia
Inequality in the Workplace (I)
Chair: Thomas B. Lawrence
Barbara Gray and Jennifer Kish-Gephart
Encountering social class differences at work: How "class work" perpetuates inequality
Discussant(s): Ossi Ollinaho
Thomas B. Lawrence, John M. Amis and Kamal A. Munir: Welcome to the sub-theme
Session II: Thursday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, G-107 – Chydenia
Maintenance of Inequality
Chair: John M. Amis
Maria Norbäck and Elena Raviola
Institutions as "permanent" solutions to "permanent" problems: The power of defining problems and their solutions
Discussant(s): Edward Carberry
Edward Carberry
Executive compensation after Enron: Understanding corporate responses to legitimacy challenges
Discussant(s): Maxim Voronov and Klaus Weber
Session III: Thursday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, G-107 – Chydenia
Inequality Based on Various Types of Capital
Chair: Kamal A. Munir
Maxim Voronov and Klaus Weber
Emotional capital and inequalities
Discussant(s): Sean Buchanan, Suhaib Riaz and Hari Bapuji
Sean Buchanan, Suhaib Riaz and Hari Bapuji
What's in your wallet: Consumer debt, the media and institutional work
Discussant(s): Stéphane Guérard, David Seidl and Dimitrova Bozhena
Session IV: Friday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, G-107 – Chydenia
Institutionalization of Inequality
Chair: Tom B. Lawrence
Diego Coraiola, Marystela Baratter, Adriana Roseli Wünsch Takahashi and Evelin Lucht
Institutional work and the institutionalization of child care in Brazil: The case of Pastoral da Criança (PCR)
Discussant(s): Barbara Sieben, Isabel Collien, Michael Müller-Camen and Matt Flynn
Ossi Ollinaho
Alcohol fuel and institutionalization of material inequalities in rural Brazil
Discussant(s): Taeyoung Yoo, Moonyoung Baek and Jongik Jang
Barbara Sieben, Isabel Collien, Michael Müller-Camen and Matt Flynn
Age images in German organizations: Rhetorical co-constructions in the (de-)institutionalization of inequalities
Discussant(s): Maria Norbäck and Elena Raviola
Session V: Friday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, G-107 – Chydenia
Inequality in the Workplace (II)
Chair: John M. Amis
Taeyoung Yoo, Moonyoung Baek and Jongik Jang
Deinstitutionalized education systems: Education vs. family capital in wage premium
Discussant(s): Lauri Wessel and Stefan Klaussner
Lauri Wessel and Stefan Klaussner
In the shadow of the legitimate: Abusive supervision and the institutionalization of inequality
Discussant(s): Pushkala Prasad and Agneta Moulettes
Agneta Moulettes and Pushkala Prasad
Swedish employment officers and unemployed immigrants conflicting interpretations of help
Discussant(s): Itziar Castelló and David Barberá-Tomás
Session VI: Saturday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, G-107 – Chydenia
Environmental Inequality
Chair: Kamal A. Munir
Itziar Castelló and David Barbera
Harder better, faster stronger? Institutional work in web-based coalitions in the US environmental movement
Discussant(s): Ken Chung
Ken Chung
From events to institutions: Who crafts the symbols?
Discussant(s): Barbara Gray and Jennifer Kish-Gephart
Session VII: Saturday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, G-107 – Chydenia
Group Discussion: Where Are We at? Where Are We Going?
Chair: Tom B. Lawrence
Bob Hinings
Studying and understanding inequality and institutional work

Thomas B. Lawrence, John M. Amis and Kamal A. Munir
Future research on institutional work and the institutionalization of inequality