Sub-theme 51: The Surprising Nature of Resilient Organizations

Rómulo Pinheiro, University of Agder, Norway
Mitchell Young, Charles University, Czech Republic
Elvira Uyarra, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Session I: Thursday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, TLÜ, Mare, M-648
Fostering & Unpacking Resilience
Chair: Rómulo Pinheiro
Esme Franken, Sanna Malinen and Geoff Plimmer
The paradoxical nature of fostering resilience in organisations
Maria Laura Frigotto, Loris Gaio, Alessandro Narduzzo and Marco Zamarian
Unpacking the resilient organization: Interaction patterns, expertise and hierarchy in a high reliability organization
Session II: Thursday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, TLÜ, Mare, M-648
Actors, Learning & Resilience
Chair: Mitchell Young
Julia Kasmire
The surprising paradox of learning: reducing uncertainty reduces resilience
Hee-Chan Song
System resilience in the midst of system conflict: Ethnography of Buddhist temples
Rómulo Pinheiro and Mitchell Young
Building resilience through strategy? A tale from the organizational field of higher education
Session III: Thursday, July 05, 16:00 to 17:30, TLÜ, Mare, M-648
Crisis, Failures & Resilience
Chair: Elvira Uyarra
James S. Welch
Post-corruption resilience: How Volkswagen is rapidly recovering from one of the most expensive corporate fraud cases in automotive history
Dongyoub Shin, Grimm Noh, Kiwon Jung and Sunhyuk Kim
Structural Failures in the Sewolho Disaster: In Search of a Resilient System for Complex Unexpected Emergencies
Anne Russel, Stéphanie Tillement and Benoît Journé
The professional dimension of resilient organizing in complex projects: a case-study of a nuclear submarine construction site
Session IV: Friday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, TLÜ, Mare, M-648
Ethography and Micro-Foundations of Resilience
Chair: Mitchell Young
Richard Longman
Constraining complexity? The impact of external actors on the internal enactment of surprise.
Nesrine Bouguerra
Community resilience as a form of resistance for existence: Ethnography of a Berber village in North Africa
James Karlsen
Can nature resource based firms be resilient and knowledge intensive?
Session V: Friday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, TLÜ, Mare, M-648
Group Dynamics & Resilience
Chair: Rómulo Pinheiro
Fabrice Mielke and Daniela Rastetter
Mindfulness in organisations: A way to manage the unexpected
Oriane Sitte de Longueval, Anouck Adrot, Julien Sanchez and Alexandre Largier
“The damage is done”. From resilience implementation to Crisis Management Teams de-professionalization
Riccardo Bonazzi and Michaël Poli
Pick my desk and go. A simple solution to improve team dynamics
Session VI: Saturday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, TLÜ, Mare, M-648
Resilience in Higher Education Systems
Chair: Elvira Uyarra
Jürgen Deeg
Organizing for wonderlands or falling into disrepair? The ambivalent resort to business management ideas in higher education for coping with complex challenges
Mitchell Young and Rómulo Pinheiro
Post-entrepreneurial universities: The case for resilience in higher education
Elizabeth Balbachevsky and Vuokko Kohtamäki
University, science and the new (and old) academic roles: Inner sources of institutional resilience
Session VII: Saturday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, TLÜ, Mare, M-648
Resilience in Higher Education Systems & Policy
Chair: Mitchell Young
Garri Raagmaa, Jari Kolehmainen, Anne Keerberg and Heli Kurikka
Resilient region, resilient regional higher education institution? Insights from Kuressaare, Estonia, and Seinäjoki, Finland
Elvira Uyarra
Policy for resilience. Understanding policy agency and implementation