Sub-theme 61: Viewing the Unseen Organization in Practice

Feng Liu, Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary's University, Canada
Michael Jarrett, INSEAD, Singapore
Linda Rouleau, HEC Montréal, Canada
Session I: Thursday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, M A215 (2nd floor)
Opening Session: Viewing the Unseen Organization in Practice
Chair: Michael Jarrett, Feng Liu & Linda Rouleau
Samantha Warren: "Organizational life through a lens: Developing visual research in business and management studies"

Curtis LeBaron: "Introduction to video methods: Obvious opportunities and hidden pitfalls"
Session II: Thursday, July 06, 14:00 to 15:30, M A215 (2nd floor)
Video Ethnography: A Means to an End
Chair: Curtis LeBaron
Gillian Symon and Rebecca Whiting
Exposing the hidden spaces and times of work through video research methodology
Viviane Sergi and Claudine Bonneau
As I see life at work: Sharing work experiences on social media
Feng Liu and Michael Jarrett
How the tail wags the dog: The role of TMTs in making (or breaking) leaders
Evening Happy Hour: Thursday, July 6, 18:00–19:00: "The hidden dimensions of community life – Get to know each other more". --- Venue: tbc
Session III: Friday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, M A215 (2nd floor)
A Visual Kaleidoscope: New Insights with a Different Lens
Chair: Samantha Warren
Eric Knight, Sotirios Paroutis and Loizos Heracleous
The power of PowerPoint: A visual perspective on meaning making in strategy
Sankalp Pratap and Biswatosh Saha
Bringing a strategy tool into being: 2*2 matrix and the construction of ‘exclusive retailer’
Stephanie Hurt and Bing Yu
Is a Business Model (BM) reflected in the financial function structure of organizations – a generally unseen part of the organization?
Session IV: Friday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, M A215 (2nd floor)
The Hidden Dimensions of Organizational Life
Chair: Feng Liu
Maria Laura Toraldo and Jeanne Mengis
Invisible relations in practice: Foregrounding infrastructural work at film festivals
Lorena B.S. Matos
Visible expressions of urban invisibility: Exploring pixação
Geneviève Renaud, Mariline Comeau-Vallée and Linda Rouleau
“If you, please, draw me …”: Drawing as a complementary research method in management and organization studies
Session V: Friday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, M A215 (2nd floor)
Uncovering the Implicit
Chair: Michael Jarrett
Batia Ben-Hador
Covert and overt-executive coaching as tacit evaluation
Eliza Bodor-Eranus
The role of opinion leaders in workplace gossip
Ricardo Pimentel, Eloy Eros da Silva Nogueira and Bente Elkjaer
Group learning: Unveiling an unseen organizational phenomenon
Session VI: Saturday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, M A215 (2nd floor)
What We don’t See still Exists
Chair: Linda Rouleau
Sergio Luis Seloti Jr., Carla de Campos, Celina Rodrigues da Silva and Fernanda Morgerote
Hidden agenda and partnership: Failing alliance
Sören Augustinsson and Ulf Ericsson
On the dynamic complexity of being a principal and a pre-school leader: Paradoxes and dilemmas in unseen organizational practice. Making sense with assignment and agency
Robert Demir
The materiality of unsanctioned management practice innovations
Session VII: Saturday, July 08, 11:00 to 12:30, M A215 (2nd floor)
Alternative Perspectives & Future Directions
Chair: Feng Liu
Dmitrijs Kravčenko
An essay on the phenomenology of practice approach to the empirical study of organizational practices
Jeff Waistell
Viewing the unseen & unheard organization
Closing panel with Curtis LeBaron, Samantha Warren, Michael Jarrett, Feng Liu and Linda Rouleau