Sub-theme 39: Challenging Power, Rationality and Diversity in Organizations during the Crisis: Emerging New Meanings and Learning from Ancient Greek Myths [merged with sub-themes 53 and 54]

Marianna Fotaki, Warwick Business School & Manchester Business School, UK
Anastasia Kynighou, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Aikaterini Koskina, Keele University Management School, UK
Session I: Thursday, July 02, 11:00 to 12:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Introduction: Organisations during the Crisis - Room: COM-2113
Chair: Anastasia Kynighou & Aikaterini Koskina
Elaine Farndale, Graeme Martin, Jaap Paauwe and Philip Stiles
Connecting corporate governance and strategic human resource management: Ownership and control archetypes
Alexandros Psychogios and Leslie T. Szamosi
Fight or fly? Rationalizing working conditions in a crisis context
Parallel Stream B: - Room: PIERCE-622
Tim Butcher
From identity struggle to endeavour: Reading The Odyssey to reconceptualise nostalgia
Bob Townley
Love (not) on the rocks. Eros, Agape and the Siren Song: Exploring issues of love, loss, attachment, belonging and survival in organisations
Federica Bianchi and Emmanuel Kypraios
Social networks through conversational analysis and text mining in pursuit of the dynamics of social status
Session II: Thursday, July 02, 14:00 to 15:30, COM-2113
HRM and the Financial Crisis
Chair: Anastasia Kynighou
Ludivine Calamel and Pierre-Yves SANSEAU
Analysis of the emergence of a HRM operation within an innovative ecosystem: lending labour
Nina Poloski Vokic, Maja Klindžić and Tomislav Hernaus
Changing HRM practices in Croatia – Demystifying the impact of HRM philosophy, global financial crisis and EU membership
Eleni Stavrou-Costea and Nancy Papalexandris
Key HRM trends and challenges in the Mediterranean
Anastasia A. Katou, Pawan Budhwar, Charmi Patel and Nicholas Theodorakopoulos
Idiosyncratic deals and organisational performance: A multi-level, multi-dimension, and multi-path Investigation
Session III: Thursday, July 02, 16:00 to 17:30, COM-2113
HRM, Commitment and the Financial Crisis
Chair: Aikaterini Koskina
Yannis Georgellis
Employee commitment in the midst of high unemployment
Irene Tsachouridi and Irene Nikandrou
What are the implications of non-fulfilled employer obligations for subsequent employee reactions?
Ana Carolina de Aguiar Rodrigues and Antonio Virgilio Bittencourt Bastos
Towards reducing the paradox in the concept of organizational commitment: Evidence of overlap between continuance commitment and organizational entrenchment
Jessica Di Bella
What is resilience really? Refining a concept of organizational success in times of crises
Session IV: Friday, July 03, 09:00 to 10:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: The Role of Managers during the Crisis - Room: COM-2113
Chair: Anastasia Kynighou
Dialechti Fotopoulou
Greek managers holding Greek MBAs in times of economic crisis: Evangelists of liberalization?
Joanna Konstantinou
Human resource practices implemented by entrepreneurs and owners of Greek SMEs in a crisis context
Isabelle Salmon
How do operations managers faced with the challenges linked to ageing rationalise their choices in a difficult economic context?
Feim Blakcori
Managers respond to the challenges of managing a vulnerable workforce in hard economic times? Routine case, lessons from Greece crisis context
Parallel Stream B: - Room: PIERCE-622
Nancy Papalexandris and Eleanna Galanaki
Current findings on ideal leadership and their link with ancient Greek philosophy: Implications for leadership development
Andri Georgiadou
(Re-)Defining diversity management using the concepts of beauty and virtue in ancient Greece
Irene Nikandrou
The power to find one's self as a journey to career calling: Lessons from the myth of Heracles
Margaret Elley-Brown, Judith K. Pringle and Candice Harris
Goddess archetypes for women’s careers: Beyond Artemis and Athena to Metis
Session V: Friday, July 03, 14:00 to 15:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Skills, Careers and the Labour Market - Room: COM-2113
Chair: Aikaterini Koskina
Giorgos Papagiannakis, Spyros Lioukas, Katerina Voutsina, Giorgos Papagiannakis and Spyros Lioukas
Self-employment intentions in times of crisis
Ola Bergström
Learning from the financial crisis. A comparative study of restructuring regimes in eleven European Member States
Julie Douglas and Candice Harris
The unexamined complexity of the 'living wage': A remedy for the working poor?
Maria Laura Toraldo, Mark J. Smith and Gazi Islam
Navigating pragmatic ambiguity: Career identity in an emerging work category
Parallel Stream B: - Room: PIERCE-622
Jackie Ford, Nancy Harding and Carol Atkinson
From Odysseus to Hecate and the re-birthing of the Crone: The case of older professional women
Renate Ortlieb
Identity, intersectionality and power: Lessons of the play AMPHITRYON by Heinrich von Kleist
Marianna Fotaki
The madness of boundaryless love: Reading Oedipus myth through queer theory for organizations
Session VI: Saturday, July 04, 09:00 to 10:30, COM-2113
Crisis and (Un)employment
Chair: Eleni Patra
Gina Gaio Santos
Collective understandings of employability by portuguese graduates
Maria Daskalaki and Maria Simosi
The un-employment condition as a liminoid space: Identity work in crisis
Tom Boland and Ray Griffin
The other end of employment: On the new work of being unemployed
Session VII: Saturday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, COM-2113
- Group Discussion -
Chair: Marianna Fotaki, Anastasia Kynighou & Aikaterini Koskina