Sub-theme 61: Viewing the Unseen Organization in Practice

Convenors:
Feng Liu, Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary's University, Canada
Michael Jarrett, INSEAD, Singapore
Linda Rouleau, HEC Montréal, Canada
Session I: Thursday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, M A215 (2nd floor)
Opening Session: Viewing the Unseen Organization in Practice
Chair: Michael Jarrett, Feng Liu & Linda Rouleau
Samantha Warren: "Organizational life through a lens: Developing visual research in business and management studies"

Curtis LeBaron: "Introduction to video methods: Obvious opportunities and hidden pitfalls"
Session II: Thursday, July 06, 14:00 to 15:30, M A215 (2nd floor)
Video Ethnography: A Means to an End
Chair: Curtis LeBaron
Gillian Symon and Rebecca Whiting
Exposing the hidden spaces and times of work through video research methodology
Viviane Sergi and Claudine Bonneau
As I see life at work: Sharing work experiences on social media
Feng Liu and Michael Jarrett
How the tail wags the dog: The role of TMTs in making (or breaking) leaders
Evening Happy Hour: Thursday, July 6, 18:00–19:00: "The hidden dimensions of community life – Get to know each other more". --- Venue: tbc
Session III: Friday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, M A215 (2nd floor)
A Visual Kaleidoscope: New Insights with a Different Lens
Chair: Samantha Warren
Eric Knight, Sotirios Paroutis and Loizos Heracleous
The power of PowerPoint: A visual perspective on meaning making in strategy
Sankalp Pratap and Biswatosh Saha
Bringing a strategy tool into being: 2*2 matrix and the construction of ‘exclusive retailer’
Stephanie Hurt and Bing Yu
Is a Business Model (BM) reflected in the financial function structure of organizations – a generally unseen part of the organization?
Session IV: Friday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, M A215 (2nd floor)
The Hidden Dimensions of Organizational Life
Chair: Feng Liu
Maria Laura Toraldo and Jeanne Mengis
Invisible relations in practice: Foregrounding infrastructural work at film festivals
Lorena Matos
Visible expressions of urban invisibility: Exploring pixação
Geneviève Renaud, Mariline Comeau-Vallée and Linda Rouleau
“If you, please, draw me …”: Drawing as a complementary research method in management and organization studies
Session V: Friday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, M A215 (2nd floor)
Uncovering the Implicit
Chair: Michael Jarrett
Batia Ben-Hador
Covert and overt-executive coaching as tacit evaluation
Eliza Bodor-Eranus
The role of opinion leaders in workplace gossip
Ricardo Pimentel, Eloy Eros da Silva Nogueira and Bente Elkjaer
Group learning: Unveiling an unseen organizational phenomenon
Session VI: Saturday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, M A215 (2nd floor)
What We don’t See still Exists
Chair: Linda Rouleau
Sergio Luis Seloti Jr., Carla de Campos, Celina Rodrigues da Silva and Fernanda Morgerote
Hidden agenda and partnership: Failing alliance
Sören Augustinsson and Ulf Ericsson
On the dynamic complexity of being a principal and a pre-school leader: Paradoxes and dilemmas in unseen organizational practice. Making sense with assignment and agency
Robert Demir
The materiality of unsanctioned management practice innovations
Session VII: Saturday, July 08, 11:00 to 12:30, M A215 (2nd floor)
Alternative Perspectives & Future Directions
Chair: Feng Liu
Dmitrijs Kravčenko
An essay on the phenomenology of practice approach to the empirical study of organizational practices
Closing panel with Curtis LeBaron, Samantha Warren, Michael Jarrett, Feng Liu and Linda Rouleau