Sub-theme 18: Marxist Organization Studies: Institutional Forms of Power and their Legitimacy

Paul S. Adler, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, USA
Rick Delbridge, Cardiff University Business School, UK
Matt Vidal, King's College London, UK
Session I: Thursday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, D3
Chair: Paul Adler
Aurélien Feix
Greenwashing extended: Capturing the ideological imprint of CSR communication
Presenter(s): Mi Park and Stefan Litz
Chris Smith and Yu Zheng
Reconceptualise wxpatriation by analysing the capital and labour power in MNCs: Evidence from Chinese MNCs abroad
Presenter(s): Alexis Pokrovsky
Session II: Thursday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, D3
Forces and Relations of Production I
Chair: Matt Vidal
Jonas A. Ingvaldsen and Vetle Engesbak
Technological complexity makes innovation bureaucratic
Presenter(s): Beatriz Couto
Paul S. Adler
High-performance socialism: The emergence of a new mode of production within the modern capitalist enterprise
Presenter(s): Julia Tomassetti
Claes Belfrage and Markus Kallifatides
The impossibility of depoliticised macroprudential regulation: The Swedish case
Presenter(s): Thomas Clarke
Session III: Thursday, July 07, 16:00 to 17:30, D3
Forces and Relations of Production II
Chair: Rick Delbridge
Matt Vidal
Socialization versus alienation in the capitalist labor process: Reclaiming Marx from the neomarxists
Presenter(s): Chris Smith and Yu Zheng
Sabine Pfeiffer
The German debate on “Industrie 4.0”. How global elites shape industrial work while exploiting and neglecting living labour
Presenter(s): Jonas A. Ingvaldsen and Vetle Engesbak
Nihan Yildirim and Deniz Tunçalp
Legitimating mitigator or a powerful comrade? Social innovation from a Marxist perspective
Presenter(s): Christian Maravelias
Session IV: Friday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, D3
Chair: Matt Vidal
Ella Lillqvist and Anu Harju
Insights from Relevance Theory on the Marxist critique of social media
Presenter(s): Régis Martineau
Thomas Clarke
The impact of corporate governance on compounding inequality: Maximising shareholder value and inflating executive pay
Presenter(s): Paul Goldman
Session V: Friday, July 08, 14:00 to 15:30, D3
Power and Regulation: From the Local to the Global
Chair: Rick Delbridge
Mi Park and Stefan Litz
Geopolitics and international organizations: The sui generis debate in Marxist and Realist Theories of international organizations
Presenter(s): Claes Belfrage and Markus Kallifatides
Alexis Pokrovsky
Confronting power and building legitimacy through space appropriation: Henri Lefebvre's space production to the rescue of food trucks
Presenter(s): Maria Daskalaki and Charles Barthold
Christian Maravelias
Immaterial labour, the multitude and biomedical regulation of functionally impaired jobseekers
Presenter(s): Massimiliano Nicoli and Luca Paltrinieri
Session VI: Saturday, July 09, 09:00 to 10:30, D3
The Labor Process
Chair: Paul Adler
Christopher Nyland and Kyle Bruce
The rate of profit and the scientific management-human relations succession
Presenter(s): Matt Vidal
Régis Martineau
Dealing with ambivalence in bureaucracies: Forms of enabling, coercive, and “pseudo” formalization implementation
Presenter(s): Sabine Pfeiffer
Mass Nicoli and Luca Paltrinieri
Institutional forms of power and their legitimacy
Presenter(s): Ella Lillqvist and Anu A. Harju
Session VII: Saturday, July 09, 11:00 to 12:30, D3
Professions + late submission on financialization
Chair: Matt Vidal
Paul Goldman
Genossenschaft in American public education
Presenter(s): Chris Nyland and Kyle Bruce
Beatriz Couto
Authors without opus: A historical reconstruction of the proletarianization of the intellectual labour in architecture and urban design
Presenter(s): Aurélien Feix
Charles Barthold and Maria Daskalaki
Resisting financialization in Europe and Latin America: In search of new forms of emancipatory politics
Presenter(s): Paul Adler