Sub-theme 47: Risk and Organizations: Understanding Reason, Reflexivity and Responsibility in Risk Management

Robert P. Gephart Jr., University of Alberta, Canada, & University of Lyon 3, France
Steve Maguire, McGill University, Canada
Michael K. Power, London School of Economics, UK
Session I: Thursday, July 02, 11:00 to 12:30, PIERCE-903
Constructing risk objects
Chair: Steve Maguire
Rebecca Bednarek, Konstantinos Chalkias and Paula Jarzabkowski
Controlling risk? Constructing risk objects in the insurance industry
Gervaise Debucquet, Céline Louche and Céline Legrand
Middle managers' decisions and actions justification in a context of uncertainties: The case of nanotechnologies
David Passenier, Eveline Catz, Peter Groenewegen, Jeroen J. Wolbers and Frank de Bakker
Up in the air: The construction and management of risk by commercial airline pilots
Session II: Thursday, July 02, 14:00 to 15:30, PIERCE-903
Risk management I: Tools and practice
Chair: Michael Power
Tommaso Palermo
'Risk matter': A study of organisational friction in risk management
Julie Mayer
Risk management tools and power: A study of how risk maps shape power relations in organizations
Laurel Grassin-Drake
Risk management unveiling and taming danger: Exploratory search embedded in legitimating routines
Session III: Thursday, July 02, 16:00 to 17:30, PIERCE-903
Risk management II: Risk and regulation
Chair: Robert P. Gephart Jr.
Karin Svedberg Helgesson and Ulrika Mörth
Balancing risk and responsibilities in law firms: How to put up a fair and sensible fight against money laundering
Annemiek Stoopendaal
How an experiment with System Based Regulation (SBR) in Dutch healthcare leads to risk management & reasonable reflexivity
Steve Maguire and Cynthia Hardy
Risk narratives, risk translations and change in fields
Session IV: Friday, July 03, 09:00 to 10:30, PIERCE-903
Risk Management III: Risks of risk management
Chair: Steve Maguire
Christian Huber, Kim Soin, ingerid sorgaard and wheatley sharon
The risks of risk management in higher education: How primary risks become secondary risks
Henrik Dosdall
The production of distrust by means of risk management during the financial crisis
Cristyn Meath, Martina Linnenluecke and Andrew Griffiths
Risk management strategies leading to reduced resilience capabilities of organizations
Session V: Friday, July 03, 14:00 to 15:30, PIERCE-903
Risk, responsibility and reputation
Chair: Michael Power
Mary-Hunter McDonnell and Elizabeth Pontikes
Bad company: The reputational implications of cross-sector interactions with a stigmatized firm
Cagri Topal and Robert P. Gephart Jr.
Individualization of risks through cultural boundaries
Christian Huber, Jaromir Junne and Tobias Scheytt
The ex‐post construction of event risks: How purity and danger affect accountability and learning
Session VI: Saturday, July 04, 09:00 to 10:30, PIERCE-903
Critical events and sensemaking
Chair: Robert P. Gephart Jr.
Neil Turner and Markus Hallgren
The internalization of attention at 28,000 feet – Revisiting the K2 2008 disaster
Anja Schröder, David von der Lieth and Gordon Müller-Seitz
Organizing space as a risk object – An exploration of a bomb alert at an airport
Simone M. Ostermann and Georg Schreyögg
Uncertainty and risk revisited: Unexpected events and uncertainty practices
Session VII: Saturday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, PIERCE-903
Managing for resilience
Chair: Steve Maguire
Marie-Christine Therrien, Julie-Maude Normandin, Shona Paterson and Mark Pelling
Governance process framework for proactive urban resilience
Stéphanie Tillement and Stéphanie Gentil
Understanding the roles of anticipation, resilience and accountability in safe industrial performance: A situated analysis of planning in a nuclear plant
Elsa Gisquet
Centralization of the response to the Fukushima accident