Sub-theme 59: Speaking Truth to Power: Organizing for the Greater Good

Convenors:
Dirk Lindebaum, University of Liverpool, UK
Yiannis Gabriel, University of Bath, UK
Deanna Geddes, Temple University, USA
Session I: Thursday, July 02, 11:00 to 12:30, PIERCE-628
Introduction: Speaking Truth to Power: Organizing for the Greater Good
Chair: Dirk Lindebaum, Yiannis Gabriel, Deanna Geddes
Ghislain Deslandes and Jean-Philippe Bouilloud
Between what is “said” and what is “kept silent”: Speaking the truth, or not, in organizations
Discussant(s): Jim Freund
Diane Burns
Speaking the truth in a climate of silence: Fear, courage and reprimand
Discussant(s): Mikael Lundgren
Session II: Thursday, July 02, 14:00 to 15:30, PIERCE-628
Whistleblowers
Chair: Dirk Lindebaum
Ishan Jalan and Stefanie Gustafsson
Trust as a catalytic tool in speaking truth to power
Discussant(s): Stephanie Schreven
Richard Weiskopf
Modification of truth-telling in the context of modern organizations: An analysis with reference to the case of Snowden
Discussant(s): Jane Jorgenson
Ide Juang Humantito, Fotaki Marianna and Juliane Reinecke
Whistleblowing decision to organisational corruption in government internal audit units in Indonesia
Discussant(s): Parisa Dashtipour
Session III: Thursday, July 02, 16:00 to 17:30, PIERCE-628
Talking Up to Power
Chair: Deanna Geddes
Andrea Herepath
Strategizing: Talk in action
Discussant(s): Mahaut Fanchini
Agrata Pandey and Ranjeet Nambudiri
Voice as a response to destructive leadership: Subordinate's personality, organizational climate and tenure as moderators
Discussant(s): Elham Moonesirust
Kunal Kumar and Sushanta Mishra
Subordinate-superior upward communication: The effect of leader-member exchange and interactional justice
Discussant(s): Elisabeth Albertini and Olivier Charpateau
Session IV: Friday, July 03, 09:00 to 10:30, PIERCE-628
Conspiracies and Technologies
Chair: Yiannis Gabriel
Stephanie Schreven
Speaking truth to power, and more: Dare to 'organize' for equality and attend to detail
Discussant(s): Ghislain Deslandes and Jean-Philippe Bouilloud
Mahaut Fanchini
After the love has gone: An emotion-based theory for whistle-blowing decision-making process
Discussant(s): Sine Nørholm Just
Elham Moonesirust
Social media as a platform for practicing fearless speech: The case of a facebook page
Discussant(s): Adriana Wilner and Tânia Pereira Christopoulos
Session V: Friday, July 03, 14:00 to 15:30, PIERCE-628
Passion and Emotions
Chair: Dirk Lindebaum
James Freund
The New Story: Rethinking power in the ‘Anthropocene’
Discussant(s): Richard Weiskopf
Sine Nørholm Just
This is not a pipe: Rational and affective parrhesia in Danish EU-debate
Discussant(s): Hakushi Hamaoka
Session VI: Saturday, July 04, 09:00 to 10:30, PIERCE-628
Blurred or Symbolic Boundaries
Chair: Yiannis Gabriel
Adriana Wilner and Tânia Pereira Christopoulos
When the unmanaged organization moves to the Internet
Discussant(s): Ishan Jalan and Stefanie Gustafsson
Mikael Lundgren
Drawing the line between moral and immoral: Establishing symbolic boundaries within a social responsible investing firm
Discussant(s): Joep P. Cornelissen and Natalia Korchagina
Parisa Dashtipour
Speaking out against suffering: Neoliberalism, masculinity and everyday silencing of suffering at work
Discussant(s): Ide Juang Humantito, Marianna Fotaki and Juliane Reinecke
Session VII: Saturday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, PIERCE-628
Understanding and Argumentation
Chair: Dirk Lindebaum, Yiannis Gabriel, Deanna Geddes
Jane Jorgenson
Performing the 'two-body' problem: An analysis of academic couples' stories of the job search process
Discussant(s): VOLUNTEER PLEASE
Hakushi Hamaoka
Delving into practical skills and knowledge of everyday language use: Reading matters for better understandings of moral and power of speech
Discussant(s): Agrata Pandey and Ranjeet Nambudiri
Elisabeth Albertini and Olivier Charpateau
Ethical argumentation in the letter to shareholders
Discussant(s): Kunal Kamal Kumar and Sushanta Kumar Mishra
Joep P. Cornelissen and Natalia Korchagina
Authentic sensemaking
Discussant(s): Andrea Jane Herepath