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

Inge L. 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 L. 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