Sub-theme 51: Marxist Studies on Organization: The Challenges of Design

Paul S. Adler, University of Southern California, USA
Rick Delbridge, Cardiff Business School, UK
Matt Vidal, King's College London, UK
Session I: Thursday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, A-307 – Aalto School of Economics
Consciousness and Action
Chair: Matt Vidal
Christopher Hartt, Albert Mills and Jean Helms Mills
Labour action or communist sabotage?
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Prabhir Vishnu Poruthiyil
Paul S. Adler
Capitalism creates the "the new socialist man" (and woman)
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Paul Brook
Session II: Thursday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, A-307 – Aalto School of Economics
The Labor Process I
Chair: Rick Delbridge
Matt Vidal
Low-autonomy work and bad jobs in postfordist capitalism
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Chris Smith
Jonas A. Ingvaldsen
Worker autonomy: A structural Marxist analysis
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Christopher M. Hartt
Elcemir Paço Cunha
Marx, Weber and bureaucracy
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Paul S. Adler
Session III: Thursday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, A-307 – Aalto School of Economics
Hegemony and the Labor Process
Chair: Paul S. Adler
Evren Hosgor
The role of organic intellectuals in mediating management ideas: A case from Turkish academia
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Beatriz Couto
Giuliano Maielli
Explaining lock-in through the concept of hegemony: Evidence from the Italian car industry
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Burçe Vesile Gültekin and Askin Zafer Saltoğlu
Burce Gultekin (Budanur) and Zafer Saltoglu
Labour process and employment relations in the Turkish film industry
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Paul Goldman
Session IV: Friday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, A-307 – Aalto School of Economics
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Session V: Friday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, A-307 – Aalto School of Economics
The Labor Process II
Chair: Matt Vidal
Prabhir Poruthiyil
Persistence of hypocrisy despite 'near-death experiences': Dialectical analysis of bureaucratic-professional designs
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Giuliano Maielli
Alessandro Gandini
Reputation economy in creative labour markets: A position paper
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Jonas Ingvaldsen
Chris Smith
Marxism and labour process theory
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Evren Ayse Hosgor
Session VI: Saturday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, A-307 – Aalto School of Economics
Ideas and Materialism
Chair: Rick Delbridge
Paul Goldman
Why is there no Marxian sociology of organizations in the United States?
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Matt Vidal
Beatriz Couto
Structural changes in social relation of intellectual production: from the classical intellectual to collectivized work
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Elcemir Paço-Cunha
Paul Brook
I'm not the only one! Emotional labour power, materialist subjectivity and the individual-collective experience
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Alessandro Gandini
Session VII: Saturday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, A-307 – Aalto School of Economics
Discussion: Reflection on the Sub-theme and Moving Forward
Chair: Paul S. Adler