Sub-theme 04: (SWG) Critical Approaches to Organizing and Managing Diversity [merged with sub-theme 45]

Regine Bendl, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria
Elina Henttonen, Aalto School of Business, Helsinki, Finland
Frances Tomlinson, London Metropolitan University, UK
Session I: Thursday, July 03, 11:00 to 12:30, T3-14
Cultural Diversity and Multiculturalism
Chair: Regine Bendl
Anna-Liisa Kaasila-Pakanen
Rethinking multiculturalism through cultural difference
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Dimitria Groutsis
Carolina Bouten Pinto and Maree V. Boyle
From othering to being in relationship: Reflexively reframing the use of intercultural theories
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Anna-Liisa Kaasila-Pakanen
Dimitria Groutsis, Jane O'Leary and Graeme Russell
Capitalising on culture? Lessons from an Australian study
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Carolina Bouten Pinto and Maree Boyle
Session II: Thursday, July 03, 14:00 to 15:30, T3-14
Discourses of Diversity and Diversity Management
Chair: Elina Henttonen
Danielle Mercer, Isabella M. Krysa, Jean Helms Mills and Albert Mills
Absent versus human hearted leaders: Understanding stereotypes in Canadian and international students' gendered stories of CEOs
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Deirdre Tedmanson and Caroline Essers
Helio Irigaray and Luiz Queiroz
Diversity management discourses: What you hear is not what you get
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Danielle Mercer, Isabella Krysa, Jean Helms Mills and Albert Mills
Deirdre Tedmanson, Lia Bryant and Caroline Essers
Productive intersections
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Helio Arthur Irigaray
Session III: Thursday, July 03, 16:00 to 17:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Gendered Organization - Room: T3-14
Chair: Frances Tomlinson
Joke Leenders and Inge Bleijenbergh
Allowed to make the sum, but responsible for your own counting: Potential for organizational change through work-life arrangements
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Stefan Dimitriadis
Julie Battilana, Stefan Dimitriadis, Matthew Lee and Lakshmi Ramarajan
Who blurs the boundaries? The interplay of gender, race and local communities in the commercialization of social ventures
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Joke Leenders and Inge Bleijenbergh
Parallel Stream B: Experiences of Transnationalism and Migration - Room: T3-30
Chair: Elina Henttonen
Tim G. Andrews, Khinthi Htun and Khongphu Nimmanandh
Domestic help? Maids, drivers and the everyday negotiation of individual cultural identity and workgroup norms
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Diane van den Broek
Manisha Mishra and Jerome Joseph
Resolution mechanisms used by beneficiaries of caste based reservations in higher professional education in India in the post-implementation scenario
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Timothy Andrews
Session IV: Friday, July 04, 09:00 to 10:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Practice and Implementation Studies I - Room: T3-14
Chair: Regine Bendl
Annette Risberg and Sine Nørholm Just
Ambiguities of diversity management – Employees' ambiguous perceptions of diversity
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Dennissen Marjolein, Yvonne Benschop and Marieke van den Brink
Bertrand Venard and Rania Charef
Diversity management tools as uncertainty zones and sources of power: The case studies of the implementation of the diversity management tool in a French multinational
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Annette Risberg and Sine Norholm Just
Marjolein Dennissen, Yvonne W.M. Benschop and Marieke van den Brink
Making the net work? An explorative study on diversity networks as critical instrument for diversity management
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Rania Charef
Parallel Stream B: Intersecting Work-related and Social Identities - Room: T3-30
Chair: Maddy Janssens
Else Pragt
"Jack of all trades, master of none." New kids on the block in Dutch criminal investigation units
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Angelika Striedinger
Kelly Thomson and Joanne Jones
Fracking the Glacier: From mimicry to hybridization of the identity of professional accountant in the Canadian field
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Else Pragt
Angelika Striedinger, Katharina Kreissl, Johanna Hofbauer and Birgit Sauer
Assimilation, contradiction, opposition: Gender equality logics and institutional complexity in higher education reform
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Kelly Thomson
Session V: Friday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Practice and Implementation Studies II - Room: T3-14
Chair: Elina Henttonen
Robyn Remke and Annette Risberg
Themes of failure and frustration within an organizational diversity initiative
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Lotte Holck
Lotte Holck
How bureaucracy promotes inclusive organizing
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Ine Gremmen and Yvonne Benschop
Parallel Stream B: Organizational Resistance and Diversity - Room: T3-30
Chair: Marieke van den Brink
Cinzia Priola, Diego Lasio, Francesco Serri and Silvia De Simone
The fish stinks from the head: LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) inclusion as the last acceptable bias for social firms
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Frans Kamsteeg
Renate Ortlieb and Barbara Sieben
Social events in organizations as diversity practices: How they foster equality and when they fail
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Cinzia Priola
Frans H. Kamsteeg
Transformation, diversity and resistance in South Africa's post-Apartheid higher education
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Renate Ortlieb and Barbara Sieben
Session VI: Saturday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Issues of Exclusion and Inclusion I - Room: T3-14
Chair: Frances Tomlinson
Conxita Folguera
'You see what they are not able to do. I see what they are able to do.' Questioning the argument of the business case in disability inclusion
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Vanessa Brulon Soares
Sébastian Stenger and Thomas Roulet
(Being able to be) proud of it? Stigma acceptance and professional careers of gay and lesbian auditors
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Conxita Folguera
Vanessa Brulon Soares and Alketa Peci
(Dis)organizing poverty in favelas: The bureaucratic field of State and the makeup space
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Sebastien Stenger
Parallel Stream B: Transforming Organizations - Room: T3-30
Chair: Patrizia Zanoni
Sara Louise Muhr
Creating women initiatives without explicit diversity management practices
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Azmiri Mian
Marta Calás, Seray Ergene and Linda Smircich
Re-imagining "inequality" and "diversity" as postcapitalist practices
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Sara Louise Muhr
Session VII: Saturday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, T3-14
Closing Session
Chair: Regine Bendl
Closing discussion with discussion of the Standing Working Group (SWG 04) and its activities.