Sub-theme 49: Working and Organizing in Technologically Dense Environments

Attila Bruni, University of Trento, Italy
Anne Mayère, University of Toulouse, France
Manuela Perrotta, University of Trento, Italy
Session I: Thursday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:45, S-D241
Sociomaterial Practices
Chair: Attila Bruni
Marcelo de Souza Bispo and Arilda Schmidt Godoy
The learning process of the use of technologies as practice: An ethnomethodological approach in travel agencies
Chelsea Longaphy, Jeroen Struben and Ruthanne Huising
Meaning constrained by materiality: A historical analysis of automobile companies' cultural responses to exogenous shocks
Katja Schönian
About events. Researching Intranet software as a 'sociomaterial assemblage'
Session II: Thursday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, S-D241
Social Media in Organizations
Chair: Anne Mayère
Paula O'Kane
A typology of email personas: Social and political manoeuvring within email exchanges
Joao Baptista, Jimmy Huang and Robert Galliers
Rhetorical diffusion and internal ambidexterity: Emerging challenges and approaches in using social media inside organizations
Martin McCracken and Paula O'Kane
Why workplace Web 2.0? Implications of adoption for organisations
Session III: Thursday, July 07, 16:00 to 17:30, S-D241
Chair: Manuela Perrotta
Jens Rennstam
Objective control in technologically dense knowledge work
Lars Kristian Rye
Embodying sensible knowledge in synthetic situations: The physical examination in telemedicine encounters
Silvio Carlo Ripamonti, Giuseppe Scaratti, Laura Galuppo and Mara Gorli
Can organizational knowledge be stored? The invisible work of building and sharing knowledge: An ethnographic study focused on the introduction of SAP technology in a multinational company
Session IV: Friday, July 08, 09:00 to 11:00, S-D241
Distance Work
Chair: Anne Mayère
Annemiek Stoopendaal
The co-construction of distance: How to manage distance in Dutch health care organizations?
Raffaella Valsecchi
Embedding technology, organizing and telework
Samer Faraj and Sri Kudaravalli
Practices of distributed knowledge collaboration
Session V: Friday, July 08, 14:00 to 16:00, S-D241
Studying TDE
Chair: Manuela Perrotta
Cornelius Schubert
Technically dense but disembodied? Towards a phenomenological perspective on bodies and technologies in modern medical care
Andrea Fried, Ronny Gey, Agnieta Pretorius, Lars Günther and Floris Coetzee
Emancipation from standards – Process management in software development and its influence on technical innovations
Carsten Østerlund, Steven Sawyer and Elizabeth Kaziunas
Studying technologically dense environments through documentary practices
Session VI: Saturday, July 09, 09:00 to 10:30, S-D241
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Session VII: Saturday, July 09, 11:00 to 12:30, S-D241
Organizing Technologies
Chair: Attila Bruni
Mika Pantzar
Administrating through artefacts? Models and modelling in university back-office service work
Elena Raviola and Paola Dubini
The logic of practice in the practice of logics. An ethnographic study in a newspaper newsroom
Heloísa Mônaco dos Santos, Maria Tonelli and Rafael Alcadipani
Working and organizing in airports and airplanes by mobile workers