Sub-theme 69: Organization Studies and Industrial Relations: Overlapping Concerns and New Possibilities

Rick Delbridge, Cardiff University, Canada
Markus Helfen, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Andreas Pekarek, University of Melbourne, Australia
Session I: Thursday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, FG 1B9 (1st floor)
Good Organizations without Work and Workers' Solidarity?
Chair: Markus Helfen
Opening session with keynote address by Arndt Sorge: "Micro and macro perspectives on organizing work, enterprises and industrial relations"
Session II: Thursday, July 06, 14:00 to 15:30, FG 1B9 (1st floor)
Organization-level Explanations of Institutional Dynamics
Chair: Gregory Jackon
Susanne Pernicka, Vera Glassner and Nele Dittmar
The restructuring of national wage setting fields between transnational competition and coordination
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Glenn Morgan & Valeria Pulignano
Glenn Morgan and Valeria Pulignano
Solidarity fragmented under financial capital markets? “Multi-levelled” solidarity in organization and labour studies
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Anna Illsoe & Trine Larson
Anna Ilsøe and Trine P. Larsen
Flexibility through stability – Institutionalising company-based bargaining within Danish manufacturing
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Susanne Pernicka, Vera Glassner & Nele Dittman
Session III: Friday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, FG 1B9 (1st floor)
Meta-organizing Private Business?
Chair: Markus Helfen
Takahiro Endo and Yuki Tsuboyama
The role of meta-organising in legitimacy recovery: The case of frozen food category in Japan
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Ronny Tedestedt & Erling Rasmussen
Leon Gooberman, Marco Hauptmeier and Edmund Heery
Employer collective action in the United Kingdom
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Takahiro Endo, Nidhi Srinivas & Yuki Tsuboyama
Ronny Tedestedt and Erling Rasmussen
Cooperatives: An enabler of democratisation of working-life?
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Leon Gooberman, Marco Hauptmeier & Ed Heery
Session IV: Friday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, FG 1B9 (1st floor)
Organizing Workers in Uncertain Times: New Means, New Challenges
Chair: Andreas Pekarek
Joanna Karmowska and John Child
Time flows differently in trade unions: The temporariness of a branch organization
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Marie-Rachel Jacob
Marie-Rachel Jacob
Dealing with insiders and outsiders in workplace transformation. How managers enact labour relations in the blended workforce.
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Vincent Pasquier, Thibault Daudigeos & Marcos Barros
Vincent Pasquier, Thibault Daudigeos and Marcos Barros
Democratic organizations and their monstrous digital self: The use of Facebook by a labor union
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Joanna Karmowska & John Child
Session V: Friday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, FG 1B9 (1st floor)
Fragmented Work and the Labour Process
Chair: Rick Delbridge
Manuel Nicklich and Johann Fortwengel
Explaining the puzzling stagnation of apprenticeships in Germany’s security services: A case of insufficient institutional work?
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Sunyu Chai
Christine Riordan and Alexander Kowalski
Relationships, perception, and power: Conflict and negotiation in the diffused employment relationship
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Manuel Nicklich & Johann Fortwengel
Sunyu Chai, Edward J. Carberry and Maureen Scully
Uber and labor process theory
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Christine Riordan & Alexander Kowalski
Session VI: Saturday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, FG 1B9 (1st floor)
Shifting Grounds in the Organization of Service and Managerial Work
Chair: Andreas Pekarek
Carsten Wirth
Inter-firm networks and the reproduction of industrial relations institutions in a coordinated market economy – The case of German retailing
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Birgit Apitsch, Caroline Ruiner & Maximiliane Wilkesmann
Luca Carollo and Luca Solari
Alliances and conflicts within and beyond the service triangle: Insights from a case study in an Italian bank
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Carsten Wirth
Birgit Apitzsch, Caroline Ruiner and Maximiliane Wilkesmann
New forms of collectivism? Negotiation strategies of solo self-employed between individual interests and new actors in industrial relations
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Luca Carolla & Luca Solari
Session VII: Saturday, July 08, 11:00 to 12:30, FG 1B9 (1st floor)
Industrial Relations and Organizations: What's Next?
Chair: Rick Delbridge
Julie Garneau
Sketching the contours of institutional experimentation
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Markus Helfen, Andreas Pekarek
Julia Bartosch, Gregory Jackson and Nikolas Rathert
The influence of codetermination on Corporate Social Responsibility in different varieties of capitalism
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Markus Helfen & Andreas Pekarek
Markus Helfen and Andreas Pekarek
Organizational institutionalism and industrial relations theory: Realizing the potential
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Julie Garneau