Sub-theme 04: (SWG) Challenging Inequality: Changing Gender and Organizations

Judith K. Pringle, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Susan Meriläinen, University of Lapland, Finland
Julia Nentwich, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Session I: Thursday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, SH 2 – Economicum
Introduction and Practice
Chair: Judith Pringle, Julia Nentwich and Susan Meriläinen
Mariana Paludi, Albert Mills and Jean Helms Mills
Disturbing thoughts and gendered practices: A discursive review of feminist organizational analysis
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Alison Hirst & Christina Schwabenland
and Alison Hirst
Hiding in plain sight: The sociospatial construction of gendered identities in the 'new office'
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Charlotte Gascoigne
Charlotte Gascoigne and Clare Kelliher
Deconstructing the full-time job: Managers and professionals undoing gendered norms, and designing alternative work, in the UK and Finland
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Mariana Paludi, Albert J. Mills & Jean Helms Mills
Session II: Thursday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, SH 2 – Economicum
Change Strategies 1
Chair: Susan Meriläinen
Ulla Eriksson-Zetterquist and David Renemark
Gender changes, organizational institutionalization and sustainability
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Inge Bleijenbergh, Marloes van Engen, Lodewijk Schulte & Eelke Blonk
Inge Bleijenbergh, Marloes van Engen, Lodewijk Schulte and Eelke Blonk
Participatory modeling to support organizational change on gender equity: Modeling women's careers at two Dutch universities
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Kristina Lindholm & Anne Charlott Callerstig
Kristina Lindholm and Anne Charlott Callerstig
Collaborative governance as a tool for change towards gender equality and diversity in organizations
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Ulla Eriksson-Zetterquist & David Renemark
Session III: Thursday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, SH 2 – Economicum
Change Strategies 2
Chair: Julia Nentwich
Louise Ashley and Laura Empson
Convenient fictions and inconvenient truths: The role of paradox in understanding female career progression within leading UK accountancy firms
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Iris Terock & Martina Eberl
Eva Heinetzberger and Regine Bendl
Does gender mainstreaming lead to gender equality?
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Louise Ashley & Laura Empson
Martina Eberl and Iris Terock
Breaking gender-inequalities through gender balancing? Empirical insights of German DAX 30 and consulting enterprises
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Regine Bendl & Eva Heinetzberger
Session IV: Friday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, SH 2 – Economicum
Insider Strategies
Chair: Susan Meriläinen
Sanna Laulainen
The rebellion of "good girl" in elderly care – Paradoxes between new organizational citizenship and the virtues of a conventional public sector worker
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Julia Nentwich & Wiebke Poppen
Edeltraud Hanappi-Egger and Helga Eberherr
The power of implicit distinction practices: Changing (gender) differences in organization
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Sanna Laulainen
Julia Nentwich and Wiebke Poppen
Men at work in the nursery: Undoing the gendered organization?
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Helga Eberherr & Edeltraud Hanappi-Egger
Session V: Friday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, SH 2 – Economicum
Chair: Judith Pringle
Saija Katila
Reluctant audience – How to teach gendering of leadership to business school students
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Silvia Gherardi & Annalisa Murgia
Silvia Gherardi and Annalisa Murgia
Imagine to evaluate your CEO ... Undergraduates' discursive positioning of gender and management
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Lois Joy
Lois Joy
Community college pathways to STEM education for women: A challenge to gender stereotypes?
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Saija Katila
Session VI: Saturday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, SH 2 – Economicum
Masculinity and Work
Chair: Julia Nentwich
Ruth Simpson and Jason Hughes
Gender, class and dirt: Changing and maintaining hierarchies in dirty work
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Jennifer de Vries
Jennifer de Vries
Gendered executive leaders of gender change
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Sibel Yamak, Ali Ergur & Mustafa Özbilgin
Sibel Yamak, Ali Ergur and Mustafa Özbilgin
Ambivalences, obstacles and successes of women managers in Turkey: An exploration of the gender as capital
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Ruth Simpson & Jason Hughes
Session VII: Saturday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, SH 2 – Economicum
Macro Understandings
Chair: Susan Meriläinen, Julia Nentwich and Judith Pringle
Patricia Lewis
Post-feminism, multiple femininities and the (un)doing of gender in entrepreneurship
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Minna Leinonen, Katri Otonkorpi-Lehtoranta, Hanna Ylöstalo & Tuula Heiskanen
Minna Leinonen, Katri Otonkorpi-Lehtoranta, Hanna Ylöstalo and Tuula Heiskanen
Choices and dilemmas in fieldwork – Gender issues on change agenda
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Patricia Lewis