Sub-theme 04: (SWG) Diversity, Diversity Management and Identity in Organizations

Inge Bleijenbergh, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Charlotte Holgersson, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
Irene Ryan, AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 09:00 to 10:30, CSC, 1st floor, Blue Section, Ernst & Young
Diversity and Managers
Chair: Charlotte Holgersson
Saija Katila, Päivi Eriksson, Silvia Gherardi and Annalisa Murgia
Constructing diversity in managerial ranks in Finland and in Italy
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Salvador Barragan
Helga Eberherr, Angelika Schmidt and Regine Bendl
Intersecting diversity dimensions in the executive search process and the (re)production of professional identities
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Saija Katila
Salvador Barragan and Albert Mills
Top women managers navigating the hybrid gender order in Mexico
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Regine Bendl
Jen de Vries
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, CSC, 1st floor, Blue Section, Ernst & Young
Gender, Etnicity and Identity
Chair: Irene Ryan
Carolin Ossenkop, Claartje J. Vinkenburg, Paul G.W. Jansen and Halleh Ghorashi
How does identity work at work? Identity matters in ethnic diversity, gender, and career experiences
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Junko Takagi
Carol-Anne Gauthier
Obstacles to socioeconomic integration of highly-skilled female immigrants in Quebec: Implications for diversity managemen
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Inge Bleijenbergh
Hae-Jung Hong, Junko Takagi and Susan Schneider
Culture work: How multicultural employees negotiate their cultural identity in the workplace and its implications for how they work
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Carolin Ossenkop
Inge Bleijenbergh, Caroline Essers and Pim van de Loo
"Your family would be twice as proud": Male Moroccan entrepreneurs in the Netherlands
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Carol-Anne Gauthier
Session III: Thursday, July 04, 16:00 to 17:30, CSC, 1st floor, Blue Section, Ernst & Young
Diversity Management over Generations
Chair: Inge Bleijenbergh
Martine van Selm and Beate I.J.M. Van der Heijden
Communicating employability enhancement throughout the life-span: A national intervention program aimed at combating age-related stereotypes at the workplace
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Aicha Serghini Idrissi
Aicha Serghini Idrissi
Confirming and reproducing communality as a gender norm: Women on both ends of performance appraisal
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Media Djabali
Mélia Arras-Djabi and Sakura Shimada
How does generational diversity contribute to the organizational dynamic? An empirical view
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Martine van Selm
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, CSC, 1st floor, Blue Section, Ernst & Young
Context, Space and Position
Chair: Charlotte Holgersson
Christian Hirt and Almina Bešić
Diversity management in different contexts: Diverging perspectives from Central and South-Eastern Europe
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Isabel Collien
Lilian Moreira, Fernanda Soares Onuma, Flávia Naves Mafra and Betina Magalhães Bitencourt
Reflections on the social production of space and work for people with disabilities
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Christian Hirt
Isabel Collien and Barbara Sieben
Diversity policies: Maintaining or deinstitutionalizing racism? The example of a German public administration
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Fernanda Mitsue Soares Onuma
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Activism & Resistance in Diversity Management - Room: CSC, 1st floor, Blue Section, Ernst & Young
Chair: Irene Ryan
Fabien Hildwein
How a feminist activist group questions diversity management practices: A case study
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Nelarine Cornelius
Dawn Langley and Jenny Sealey
A global stage: Exploring the paralympic opening ceremony 2012 as an experience of managing diversity, bridging cultures and creating a site of resistance
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Fabien Hildwein
Nelarine Cornelius and Miguel Martinez Lucio
Deliberation, participation and diversity: Towards a radical agenda
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Dawn Langley
Parallel Stream B: Discrimination, Political Games and Coping Mechanisms - Room: CSC, 1st floor, Blue Section, Rona
Chair: Charlotte Holgersson
Alejandro M. Estévez and José Serlin
Organizational ostracism as political game
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Tricia Cleland Silva
Agnès Ceccarelli
From social sciences to management: Diversity management to avoid discrimination during the hiring process
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Alejandro M. Estevez
Tricia Cleland Silva
Creating a disposable, diverse workforce of nurses through coping management? A critical discourse analysis of managing Filipino nurses in Finland
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Agnès Ceccarelli
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, CSC, 1st floor, Blue Section, Ernst & Young
Diversity Management in the Nonprofit Sector
Chair: Inge Bleijenbergh
Christina Schwabenland and Frances Tomlinson
A framework for equality and human rights in the UK voluntary sector: Bridging dialectical tensions in diversity management
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Irene Ryan
Irene Ryan, Katherine Ravenswood and Judith Pringle
Bringing diversity into diversity management: Considering not-for-profit organisations
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Wendy Cukier
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, CSC, 1st floor, Blue Section, Ernst & Young
Diversity Management in the Creative Sector
Chair: Irene Ryan and Inge Bleijenbergh
Aurélie Toivonen
Diversity as a source for creativity: The case of Cameroonian professionals in Finnish organizations
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Lynn Schäfer
Jaigris Hodson and Wendy Cukier
Diversity online: Voice and representation on the Google, Facebook and Twitter corporate blogs
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Aurélie Toivonen
Marion Festing, Angela Kornau and Lynn Schäfer
Gender and generations as diversity parameters in talent management – A single case study in the changing environment in the German media industry
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Jaigris Hodson