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Sub-theme 18: Enlightenment, Freedom and Work in the 21st Century

Convenors:
Dirk Lindebaum, Cardiff University Business School, United Kingdom
Lynne Andersson, Fox School of Business, Temple University, USA
Frank den Hond, Hanken School of Economics, Finland
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, MS - TR 9
Chair: Dirk Lindebaum
Graeme Ridgeway
Is enlightened two-person freedom paradoxical? The future of microethics in the workplace
Discussant(s): Max Visser
Peter Fleming, Carl Rhodes and Kyoung-Hee Yu
On why Uber has not taken over the world: The Gig economy and the limits of neoliberal capitalism
Discussant(s): Jean Clarke
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30, MS - TR 9
Chair: Lynne Andersson
Wim Vandekerckhove
Is it freedom? The coming about of the EU Directive on whistleblower protection
Discussant(s): Reijo Miettinen
Yuliya Shymko, Patricia Gabaldon and Puneet Malhotra
Discovering a helpless entrepreneur: Exhaustion of agency in the gig economy
Discussant(s): Carl Rhodes
Natasha Slutskaya and Annilee M. Gme
Affective responses to neoliberalism in dirty work
Discussant(s): Isla Kapasi
Session III: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, MS - TR 9
Chair: Frank den Hond
Rebecca M. Campbell
The cost of choice: Should we be free to choose when it comes to our pension?
Discussant(s): Graeme Ridgeway
Claudia Manca
Crafting the collaborative workspace: Space for action between tensions
Discussant(s): Marine Dragorn
Marine Dagorn
From new ways of working to new relationship with work: The corporate "slashers", a perception of freedom?
Discussant(s): Claudia Manca
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, MS - TR 9
Chair: Dirk Lindebaum
Viviana Meschitti
Learning the academic profession: Positioning the self across relational fields and contexts of action
Discussant(s): Natasha Slutskaya
Kenji Ogai and Elen Riot
The end of a beautiful era: On fishermen at work, seafaring, violence and freedom
Discussant(s): Barbara Meyers
Petya K. Burneva
Freedom to act and the experience of career time in a changing(?) academy
Discussant(s): Viviana Meschitti
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, MS - TR 9
Chair: Lynne Andersson
Isla Kapasi
“Design your own destiny”: neoliberal values and the idealised ‘self’ in the context of home-based business
Discussant(s): Yuliya Shymko
Jean Clarke and Robin Holt
The entrepreneur in gothic form: John Ruskin and ethics of entrepreneurship
Discussant(s): Wim Vandekerckhove
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, MS - TR 9
Chair: Frank den Hond
Barbara Myers and Irene Ryan
Women in later life: Displacing the centrality of work in their lives
Discussant(s): Ogai Kenji
Jared M. Poole and Harris Sondak
From truth to usefulness: A pragmatist response to the evidence-based management debate
Discussant(s): Rebecca Campbell
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, MS - TR 9
Chair: Lynne Andersson
Max Visser
Freedom, recognition and precarity in organizations: Master & slave in the 21st century
Discussant(s): Ann Teglborg
Ann Teglborg, Patrick Gilbert and Nathalie Raulet-Croset
Philosophical roots of freedom and management
Discussant(s): Petya Burneva