Sub-theme 57: Language and Leadership: Discursive Variations in Ways of Leading

Doris Schedlitzki, University of the West of England, UK
Peter Case, Bristol Business School, the University of the West of England, UK
David Knights, Lancaster University & Open University, UK
Session I: Thursday, July 03, 11:00 to 12:30, G3-29
Relational and Ethical Reflections on Leadership
Chair: Doris Schedlitzki
Martyna Śliwa and Gina Grandy
'I'm all things to all people so that I can save some': The possibilities of contemplative leadership
Helena Liu and Christopher Baker
White Knights: Leadership as the heroicisation of whiteness
Magnus Larsson and Mie Nielsen
The interactional realization of followership as a collaborative achivement in leadership interaction
Session II: Thursday, July 03, 14:00 to 15:30, G3-29
Examining the Role of Power in Discourses of 'Leadership'
Chair: David Knights
Mats Alvesson and Martin Blom
All-inclusive and all good: The hegemonic ambiguity of leadership
Marjana Johansson and Martyna Śliwa
'A British academic, only with a different accent': The stigmatization of non-native English speakers in Anglophone organizational contexts
Linda Rouleau, Geneviève Musca and Josée Lortie
"Grey" leadership in an extreme context: A complex dynamic of power-resistance relations
Session III: Thursday, July 03, 16:00 to 17:30, G3-29
Leadership, Language and the Chinese Context
Chair: Peter Case
Yijun Xing and Yipeng Liu
How traditional cultures influence Chinese leader's self-concept
Phaik Imm Goh and Peirchyi Lii
Courtesy costs nothing, maybe just your job: Chinese politeness and leadership
Session IV: Friday, July 04, 09:00 to 10:30, G3-29
Variations of Leadership in Regional Languages and Cultures
Chair: Doris Schedlitzki
Peter Case
The language of leadership in Laos
Anderson Sant'Anna, Rosana Reis and Camilla Quental
Global leader: The interplay between traits of Brazilian national culture and transformational leadership
Session V: Friday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30, G3-29
Researching Leadership Narratives
Chair: Peter Case
Soeren Friis Moeller
To frame or not to frame – is not the question
Andrew Papadopoulos and Josiane Mabopda
CEO exchanges: Narrative reflections on performance and audience messaging
Marja-Liisa Kuronen and Sven-Ove Horst
Leadership and strategizing through CEO letters – Legitimation practices during and after the financial crisis
Session VI: Saturday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, G3-29
Discursive Leadership Studies I
Chair: Doris Schedlitzki
Tuukka Kostamo
Discourses of leadership agency
Solange Hamrin
Employees discursively constructing communicative leadership as a contradiction to the context
Dagmar Abfalter, Julia Mueller and Margit Raich
Lost in translation – Contextual information loss in translating the Leadership Gestalt
Session VII: Saturday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, G3-29
Discursive Leadership Studies II
Chair: David Knights
Annika Blomberg, Kirsi Liikamaa and Terhi Tevameri
Discursive variation in the leadership images – Five successful leaders as represented in the Finnish media
Doris Schedlitzki and Jo Angouri
Leadership talk as an act of displacement