Sub-theme 46: Politics of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at Work

Bärbel S. Traunsteiner, WU – Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria
Ahu Tatli, Queen Mary, University of London, United Kingdom
Eddy Ng, Dalhousie University, Canada
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, Geography - 2.13
Organizational Policies I
Chair: Ahu Tatli
Savita Kumra, Nicholas Rumens and Marie-France Waxin
Gender equality in a global bank: A discursive political perspective
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Shani Kuna, Ronit Nadiv
Tair Karazi-Presler
The voice of conscience in a hyper-violent organization: Remedial discursive work by women career officers in Israel
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Savita Kumra, Marie-France Waxin, Nicholas Rumens
Shani Kuna and Ronit Nadiv
Human resource practitioners as sexual harassment commissioners: Sisyphus in the midst of the politics of (in)equality
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Tair Karazi Presler
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30, Geography - 2.13
Country Perspectives I
Chair: Bärbel S. Traunsteiner
Wendy Cukier, Suzanne Gagnon and Ruby A. Latif
Evidence-based advocacy for diversity on boards: Translating research into political action for Canada’s Bill C-25: An act to amend the Canada Corporations Act
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Sabruna Dorceus, Ahu Tatli
Sabruna Dorceus and Ahu Tatli
A critical review of the literature on Canadian organizations practices through Acker’s (2006) inequality regimes perspective
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Wendy Cukier, Suzanne Gagnon, Ruby A. Latif
Camilla Quental and Guilherme Azevedo
Brazil is not for beginners: The complications of a semi-Western case of racial inclusion
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Zinabu Shaibu, Chidozie Umeh, Asmahan Alsalman
Zinabu Shaibu, Chidozie Umeh and Dr.Asmahan Alsalman
Crying more than the bereaved? Researching gender in under-researched contexts – A gender research agenda
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Camilla Quental, Guilherme Azevedo
Session III: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, Geography - 2.13
Chair: Bärbel S. Traunsteiner
Thomas Calvard and Michelle O’Toole
Encountering the invisible ‘B’ in LGBT: Bisexual identities and politics in the workplace
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Yael Brender-Ilan
Yael Brender-Ilan and Avi A. Kay
Individual and situational predictors of intention to hire gay male and ultra-Orthodox male job applicants
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Thomas Calvard, Michelle O'Toole
Anna Einarsdottir, Bridget Lockyer, Karen Mumford and Melisa Sayli
Materialising diversity: LGBT+ staff networks and rainbow material
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Andrew Carton, Karren Knowlton
Karren Knowlton and Andrew Carton
When and why allyship backfires in the pursuit of workplace equality
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Anna Einarsdottir, Bridget Lockyer, Karen Mumford, Melisa Sayli
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, Geography - 2.13
Country Perspectives II
Chair: Ahu Tatli
Shreyashi Chakraborty
Inequalities continued: Discourse on business case for gender diversity in India
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Angela Kornau, Lena Knappert, Duygu Acar Erdur
Angela Kornau, Lena Knappert and Duygu Erdur
The advertised, the deceived, the silenced, and the avoided: Organizational discourses on equality, diversity and inclusion in the Turkish context
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Zeynep Özsoy, Beyza Oba, Mustafa Senyücel
Zeynep Özsoy, Beyza Oba and Mustafa Senyücel
Gender diversity practices, in search of equality or window dressing?
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Shreyashi Chakraborty
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, Geography - 2.13
Organizational policies II
Chair: Ahu Tatli
Afroditi Dalakoura and Saadia Mahmood
Reasonable adjustments for employees with disabilities: Implications and action areas
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Amit Jain, Ravishankar Venkata Kommu, Divya Sharma
Amit Jain, Ravishankar Venkata Kommu and Divya Sharma
'Kafkaesque' experiences of visually impaired bankers in India
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Afroditi Dalakoura, Saadia Mahmood
Katharina Kreissl and Fabian Karsch
Workplace health promotion as a strategy towards organizational equality?
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Sophie Hennekam
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, Geography - 2.13
Conceptual insights
Chair: Bärbel S. Traunsteiner
Irene Ryan
Challenges and beginnings for the future! Only 125 years on
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Andrea Wessendorf, Kamal A. Munir
Andrea Wessendorf and Kamal A. Munir
How organizations perpetuate social inequality – The simultaneity of advantage and disadvantage
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Irene Ryan
Patrizia Zanoni
Theorizing diversity through Marx’s Critique of Political Economy: On identity, value and the social reproduction of the labor class
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Ira Parnerkar, Ahu Tatli, Mustafa Bilgehan Ozturk
Ira Parnerkar, Ahu Tatli and Mustafa Bilgehan Ozturk
Gender inequality and professional closure: An analytical framework
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Patrizia Zanoni
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, Geography - 2.13
Sectoral insights
Chair: Bärbel S. Traunsteiner
Inge Bleijenbergh, Monic Lansu, Marloes van Engen and Pleun van Arensbergen
Understanding and addressing the intersection of gender and ethnicity in higher education. A system dynamics perspective
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Samantha Warren, Marjana Johansson
Samantha Parsley and Marjana Johansson
Sisters are doing it for themselves: Grassroots organising of gender diversity in the UK electronic dance music industry
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Inge L. Bleijenbergh, Monic Lansu , Marloes van Engen
Doris Ruth Eikhof
From diversity policy to practice: The case of UK film & TV
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Janet Johansson
Janet Johansson
Performing equality on, in front of and behind the stage: A study of the implementation of equality strategies in the Swedish National Theatre Touring Company
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Doris Ruth Eikhof