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Sub-theme 11: [SWG] Organizing in the Age of Digitalization and Datafication: Surveillance, Transparency and Power

Convenors:
Cristina Alaimo, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Mikkel Flyverbom, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Nanna Bonde Thylstrup, Aarhus University, Denmark
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, LB - G.01
Plenary (introduction)
Chair: Cristina Alaimo, Mikkel Flyverbom & Nanna Bonde Thylstrup
Isabel Kusche
The old in the new: Organizing popular majorities and voter surveillance
Annick Ancelin-Bourguignon and Hanne Nørreklit
Accounting for love – The construction of the digital(ized) lover
Ruowen Xu, Yuval Millo and Crawford Spence
Big-data credit scoring: Risk management in Chinese social credit programmes
Katharina Cepa
Managing visibilities: Technology-induced transparency within and between organizations
The convenors will introduce the sub-theme and the four topics we will explore collectively
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Resistance & Citizenship (I) - Room: LB - G.01
Chair: Mikkel Flyverbom
Evronia Azer, Yingqin Zheng and G. Harindranath
Trust under the panopticon: The unsustainability of contemporary social movements in high risk
Discussant(s): Obaid Amjad and David Murillo
Obaid Amjad and David Murillo
Setting the expectations right: Reassessing the power of the GDPR to empower digital users – A critical analysis
Discussant(s): Evronia Azer, Yingqin Zheng and G. Harindranath
Parallel Stream B: Platform Governance (I) - Room: LB - 4.1
Chair: Cristina Alaimo, Co-chair: Nanna Bonde Thylstrup
Sophia Galière
Power in the age of digitalization: A Foucauldian analysis of food delivery platforms
Discussant(s): Attila Bruni and Fabio Maria Esposito
Julia Roloff and Anke Piepenbrink
Seeking and exercising power? Google, Facebook and Twitter defining and defending their legitimacy in the media
Discussant(s): Sophia Galière
Attila Bruni and Fabio Maria Esposito
“It puts pressure on me”: AirBnB and the ubiquitous management of visible and invisible work
Discussant(s): Julia Roloff and Anke Piepenbrink
Session III: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Metrics (I) - Room: LB - G.01
Chair: Cristina Alaimo
Eliane Bucher and Peter Schou
The emergence of self-disciplinary practices in the face of algorithmic governance
Discussant(s): Richard Weiskopf
Joeri Mol, Graham Sewell and Laurent Taskin
The state(s) of organizational surveillance
Discussant(s): Eliane Bucher and Peter Schou
Richard Weiskopf and Hans Krause Hansen
From universalizing transparency to the interplay of transparency matrices. The example of the Chinese Social Credit System
Discussant(s): Joeri Mol, Graham Sewell and Laurent Taskin
Parallel Stream B: Re-Thinking Concepts (I) - Room: LB - 4.1
Chair: Nanna Bonde Thylstrup
Robin Holt and Mike Zundel
The poverty of strategy
Discussant(s): Polina Nikolaou
Ryan Hagen, Lyel Resner and Matt Statler
Techno-utopianism in crisis
Discussant(s): Robin Holt and Mike Zundel
Polina Nikolaou
Organising with Spatiality: a conceptual lens for the Online Space
Discussant(s): Ryan Hagen, Lyel Resner and Matt Statler
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Platform Governance (II) - Room: LB - G.01
Chair: Cristina Alaimo
Kseniya Navazhylava
Digital transparency: How affordances for gaze directions impact learning and control
Discussant(s): Paola Tubaro, Antonio Casilli, Marion Coville and Clément Le Ludec
Karolina Mikołajewska-Zając and Attila Marton
Legitimacy in the platform economy: an ecosystemic perspective
Discussant(s): Kseniya Navazhylava
Paola Tubaro, Antonio Casilli, Marion Coville and Clément Le Ludec
Into the data workhouse: Digital platforms, invisible labor, and automation
Discussant(s): Karolina Mikołajewska-Zając and Attila Marton
Parallel Stream B: Resistance & Citizenship (II) - Room: LB - 4.1
Chair: Mikkel Flyverbom
Hussein Fadlallah
Governance of digital platforms: A citizenship perspective
Discussant(s): Adam Badger and Gillian Symon
Afshin Mehrpouya
In praise of shadows – A research agenda to explore technologies and processes aimed at hiding from the institutional gaze
Discussant(s): Hussein Fadlallah
Adam Badger and Gillian Symon
Exploring the lived experience of datafication processes as opportunities for resistance and control
Discussant(s): Afshin Mehrpouya
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Re-Thinking Concepts (II) - Room: LB - G.01
Chair: Nanna Bonde Thylstrup
Anette Hallin, Chris Ivory and Anna Uhlin
Digital tools and work practices in virtual teams: Sociomaterial processes of visibility, invisibility and surveillance
Discussant(s): Amirhossein Zohrehvand
Irina Popova
Digital Transformation: Accomplishing Transparency through Digitally Rescripting Business Processes
Discussant(s): Anette Hallin, Chris Ivory and Anna Uhlin
Amirhossein Zohrehvand
15 million followers can't be wrong, or can they? Influence of social on decision makers
Discussant(s): Irina Popova
Parallel Stream B: Metrics (II) - Room: LB - 4.1
Chair: Cristina Alaimo
Elise Berlinski
Metrics surging: the Imaginary Process of Meaning Closure
Discussant(s): Armin Beverungen
Aleksi Aaltonen and Marta Stelmaszak
Working in the analytical cage: big data analytics and organisational change
Discussant(s): Elise Berlinski
Armin Beverungen
Surveillance or capture? Data, algorithms and control in organizations
Discussant(s): Aleksi Aaltonen and Marta Stelmaszak
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Resistance & Citizenship (III) - Room: LB - G.01
Chair: Mikkel Flyverbom
Ariane Ollier-Malaterre
Technology and boundaries between work and life: Connectivity, privacy, and self-presentation challenges in Western countries and China
Discussant(s): Silvia Masiero and Atta Addo
Jeannie Holstein and Mike Zundel
Holding Twitter to account? Attempting a media-theoretical critique of the role of social media in democracy
Discussant(s): Ariane Ollier-Malaterre
Silvia Masiero and Atta Addo
Data-driven social protection: A taxonomy of mechanisms
Discussant(s): Jeannie Holstein and Mike Zundel
Parallel Stream B: Platform Governance (III) - Room: LB - 4.1
Chair: Cristina Alaimo, co-chair: Nanna Bonde Thylstrup
Claire Le Breton
When bodies have to deliver: corporeality and autonomy in food-delivery platform work
Discussant(s): Bo Hee H. Min
Renée Ridgway
Subjectivities of Search vs. Agencies of Anonymity
Discussant(s): Claire Le Breton
Bo Hee Min
Unleveling the playing field: How data infrastructure creates structural (dis)advantages in financial markets
Discussant(s): Renée Ridgway
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Metrics (III) - Room: LB - G.01
Chair: Cristina Alaimo
Lia Tirabeni and Francesco Miele
Reducing or reinforcing power asymmetries in the organization? Smart devices, control, and the “recoil effect”
Discussant(s): Mayya Konovalova, Penelope Tuck and Rodrigo Ormeño-Pérez
Ursula Plesner and Lise Justesen
Visibility and new managerial work in digitalized organizations
Discussant(s): Lia Tirabeni and Francesco Miele
Mayya Konovalova, Penelope Tuck and Rodrigo Ormeño-Pérez
Transparency of beneficial ownership: managed by visibility
Discussant(s): Ursula Plesner and Lise Justesen
Parallel Stream B: Re-Thinking Concepts (III) - Room: LB - 4.1
Chair: Nanna Bonde Thylstrup
Rohan Sukumaran, Rahul Sukumaran and Abhishek Totawar
The hyperreal discourse: A surveilled society of pejorative techne, distorted ideologues and (non)discursive actions
Discussant(s): Robert M. Bauer and Thomas Gegenhuber
Kate Kenny
Censorship and speaking out in the age of digitalization and datafication
Discussant(s): Rohan Sukumaran, Rahul Sukumaran and Abhishek Totawar
Robert Bauer and Thomas Gegenhuber
On platform-enabled crowds – Towards a general conceptual language
Discussant(s): Kate Kenny