Sub-theme 37: Organization in the Age of Digital Reproduction

Mike Zundel, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Armin Beverungen, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany
Aleksandra Przegalińska-Skierkowska, Kozminski University, Warsaw, Poland
Session I: Thursday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, FG 1C5 (1st floor)
Search and Memory
Chair: Aleksandra Przegalinska, Armin Beverungen, Mike Zundel
Renée Ridgway
Self-organisation through Google’s personalisation: PageRank to RankBrain
Attila Márton and Jannis Kallinikos
When forgetting becomes digital: Social memory in the age of digital reproduction
Including introduction to sub-theme by convenors
Session II: Thursday, July 06, 14:00 to 15:30, FG 1C5 (1st floor)
Media of Organization
Chair: Mike Zundel
Lisa Conrad and Timon Beyes
Paper, pegboard, system: Elements of a media theory of organization
Markus Krajewski
The structure of (data) infrastructure. Origins, history, and theory of the flow chart
Claus Pias
“Electronic overheads”: Elements of a prehistory of PowerPoint
Session III: Friday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, FG 1C5 (1st floor)
Digital Labour
Chair: Armin Beverungen
Stevphen Shukaitis
Knows no weekend: Class composition & the psychological contract of cultural work in precarious times
Eliane Bucher, Christian Fieseler and Christoph Lutz
Alone in the Crowd – Alienation in Digital Labor
Emmanuelle Léon, Maral Muratbekova-Touron and Géraldine Galindo
Humanizing remote management via telepresence? The case of the body-double within Withings
Session IV: Friday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, FG 1C5 (1st floor)
Sharing Economy and Communities
Chair: Aleksandra Przegalinska
Mariam Mohsin
Sharing economy – consequences and beyond
Spyros Angelopoulos and
Sometimes a cigar is not just a cigar: Unfolding the transcendence of boundaries across cyber and physical communities
Session V: Friday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, FG 1C5 (1st floor)
Tracking and the Insensible
Chair: Mike Zundel
Sari Yli-Kauhaluoma and Minna Ruckenstein
Broken data: Reflections on self-tracking
Aleksandra Przegalińska-Skierkowska, Leon Ciechanowski and Peter Gloor
Mindtrackingand its influence on work productivity
Timon Beyes
The distribution of the insensible: Organizational aesthetics in the age of digital reproduction
Session VI: Saturday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, FG 1C5 (1st floor)
Self-Service, Transactions, Rituals
Chair: Armin Beverungen
Eva Pallesen and Anja Svejgaard Pors
The (re)organizing power of digitization in public administration
Katharina Cepa and Henri Schildt
Transaction costs revisited – governance choice, learning and dependency in the digital age
Kseniya Navazhylava, Gazi Islam and Marcos Barros
Towards understanding mutual constitution of digital technology and rituals in computer mediated interactions
Starting at 9:30am
Session VII: Saturday, July 08, 11:00 to 12:30, FG 1C5 (1st floor)
Prediction and Decision
Chair: Aleksandra Przegalinska, Armin Beverungen, Mike Zundel
Verena Bader and Stephan Kaiser
Rationality enactment in the digital workplace
Peter Watt
Revealing ‘The City as a Medium’: A Kittlerian commentary on the future of policing
Including concluding reflections by convenors and plans for 2018