Sub-theme 22: Organizations, Language/s and Mobility/ies

Wilhelm Barner-Rasmussen, Åbo Akademi University School of Business and Economics, Finland
Marjana Johansson, University of Essex, United Kingdom
Martyna Śliwa, University of Essex, United Kingdom
Session I: Thursday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, K 146 (1st floor)
Negotiating the Limits and Boundaries of Language/s
Chair: Marjana Johansson
Virpi Outila, Rebecca Piekkari and Irina Mihailova
When there is no word in a language: The concept of empowerment in a cross-language study
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Rebecca Piekkari
Martyna Śliwa and Sylwia Ciuk
Positive consequences of language asymmetries in MNC subsidiaries
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Sylwia Ciuk & Martyna Śliwa
In this session we will also introduce and frame the sub-theme.
Session II: Thursday, July 06, 14:00 to 15:30, K 146 (1st floor)
Language/s in Creation
Chair: Wilhelm Barner-Rasmussen
Claudine Gaibrois
"It crosses all the boundaries": Hybrid language use as empowering resource
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Claudine Gaibrois
Dominic Detzen and Lukas Löhlein
Language(s) at work: audit professionals in Luxembourg
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Dominic Detzen & Lukas Löhlein
Noreen Geenen and Katrin Mühlfeld
Creative work in foreign language settings
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Noreen Geenen & Katrin Mühlfeld
Session III: Friday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, K 146 (1st floor)
Mobility/ies and Language/s
Chair: Martyna Śliwa
Hélène Langinier, Akram Al Ariss and Aline Pereira-Pündrich
Understanding shapers of success for female self-initiated expatriates from emerging countries
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Hélène Langinier, Akram Al Ariss & Aline Pereira-Pündrich
Antônio Carvalho Neto, Fernanda Versiani, Carolina Mota-Santos, Mariana Caeiro, Kelly Pellizari and Gustavo Abreu
Immigrant inclusion in the Brazilian labor market: facing the language barrier
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Antônio Carvalho Neto
Session IV: Friday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, K 146 (1st floor)
Language Policy, Participation and Inclusion
Chair: Marjana Johansson
Guro R. Sanden
Language policy and corporate law in Norway: Regulate or motivate?
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Guro R. Sanden
Päivi Karhunen and Anne Kankaanranta
Towards inclusive and participatory language policies in multinational corporations: A sociolinguistic approach to English as corporate language
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Päivi Karhunen & Anne Kankaanranta
Stephanie Kent and Jeffrey Kappen
Interpreting Eureka! The possibilities of plurilingualism
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Jeffrey Kappen & Stephanie Kent
Session V: Friday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, K 146 (1st floor)
Language/s and Organization
Chair: Wilhelm Barner-Rasmussen
Hayley E. Harris
Cross-lingual encounters at work: Mobilising Bourdieusian capitals in a domestic organisation
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Hayley E. Harris
Betty Beeler and Philippe Lecomte
Going with the flow: A process-oriented approach to the role of language in organizing
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Betty Beeler & Philippe Lecomte
Natalie Wilmot
Anarchy in the UK: How do British SMEs manage linguistic diversity?
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Natalie Wilmot
Session VI: Saturday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, K 146 (1st floor)
Language/s and Diversity
Chair: Martyna Śliwa
Frank Meier
The performativity of the personality test: Possible selves in executive Leadership Development coaching
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Frank Meier
Kunal Kumar and Sushanta Mishra
Proximal tongues, closer hearts: Do linguistic proximities affect friendship ties?
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Kunal Kumar & Sushanta Mishra
Amy Church-Morel
Hire for skill or potential? Exploring and expanding the notion of language-sensitive recruitment as an antecedent for multilingual capacity-building in teams
Presenter(s)Discussant(s): Amy Church-Morel
Session VII: Saturday, July 08, 11:00 to 12:30, K 146 (1st floor)
A Future Research Agenda on Organizations and Language/s
Chair: Marjana Johansson
In this session, we will take stock of the sub-theme and discuss future research openings.