Sub-theme 53: Resilient Organizing: Managing in Extreme Contexts and Situations of Crisis

Daniel Geiger, Universität Hamburg, Germany
Samer Faraj, McGill University, Canada
Markus Hällgren, Umeå University, Sweden
Session I: Thursday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, SP s13 (ground floor)
Welcome & Opening
Chair: Daniel Geiger
Michelle A. Barton and Kathleen M. Sutcliffe
Contextualized engagement as resilience-in-action: A study of expedition racing
Andrew D. Brown, Ian Colville and Annie Pye
Storytelling, mindfulness and high reliability organizing
Session II: Thursday, July 06, 14:00 to 15:30, SP s13 (ground floor)
Leadership and Resilience
Chair: Samer Faraj
David Buchanan and Markus Hällgren
Surviving a zombie apocalypse: Leadership configurations in extreme contexts
Synnøve Nesse
Gaining control by letting go: Heterarchical leadership and dynamic power transitions during an organizational crisis
Jeroen J. Wolbers and Jan Kees Schakel
To the edge and beyond: coordination transitions during police pursuits
Session III: Friday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Conceptualizing Resilience - Room: SP s13 (ground floor)
Chair: Daniel Geiger
Alexander Haase and Peter Eberl
Towards a more differentiated view of organizational resilience. Looking at anticipation, recovery, and development
Anouck Adrot
From abandon to reinvention: The anomie perspective on an emergency system's resilience
Stephanie Duchek and Sebastian Raetze
Resilience in organizations: An integrative multilevel review and agenda for the future
Parallel Stream B: Learning in and from Crisis - Room: SP D245 (2nd floor)
Chair: Markus Hällgren
Bruno Verweijen and Kristina Lauche
Field-level learning about disasters as a process of contestation: The case of the North Sea oil industry in the wake of the Macondo disaster
Kuok Kei Law and Ken Kamoche
The legitimization, learning, and appropriation of risk assessment knowledge amongst bamboo scaffolders
Matthias Max and Dominik Semet
Organizational responses in reaction to socio-economic change: The German Red Cross and unbounded volunteers
Session IV: Friday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Coordination in and of Extreme Events - Room: SP s13 (ground floor)
Chair: Samer Faraj
Philipp Darkow and Daniel Geiger
Managing for resilience: The emergence of coordinating practices in disaster relief operations
Pauline Lenesley, Cécile Godé and Valérie Buthion
Teams coordination in a polycentric system: Insights from pre-hospital emergency teams
Josée Lortie, Geneviève Musca and Linda Rouleau
Overcoming the bright and dark sides of leadership: Grey leadership in an extreme context
Parallel Stream B: Governance Structures for Resilience - Room: SP D245 (2nd floor)
Chair: Markus Hällgren
Marie-Christine Therrien and Julie-Maude Normandin
A new form of governance for wicked problems: Enabling strategies for the implementation of urban resilience
Eula Bianca Villar, Francesc Miralles and Raymund Habaradas
Architecting improvisation: Narratives of individual positionality in organizational response to extreme environments
Virginie Fernandez, Yvonne Giordano and Sabrina Loufrani-Fedida
Enacting resilience in extreme action teams: The case of French mountain rescue organizing
Session V: Friday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, SP s13 (ground floor)
Network and Resilience
Chair: Daniel Geiger
Paul C. van Fenema, Bas Rietjenes and Peter van Baalen
Organizational probing for civil-military network formation
Kees Boersma, Peter Groenewegen, Julie E. Ferguson and Jeroen J. Wolbers
The hidden networked power in disasters
Roine Johansson
Dealing with uncertainty in temporary multi-organizational workplaces
Florence Allard-Poesi
Making sense with one(’s) voice(s)
Session VI: Saturday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, SP s13 (ground floor)
Technology and the Material
Chair: Markus Hällgren
Anja Danner-Schröder, David von der Lieth and Gordon Müller-Seitz
Coordinating in crises situations as a sociomaterial accomplishment with multiple actors – The case of a bomb alert at Düsseldorf Airport
Anastasia V. Sergeeva, Marleen Huysman and Samer Faraj
Robots in the operating room: Coordinating surgical work through technology
Aud Wahl and Ingunn Hybertsen
The life of accidents at sea. Organizing resilience through leadership learning practices
Session VII: Saturday, July 08, 11:00 to 12:30, SP s13 (ground floor)
Knowledge Sharing in Crisis Situations
Chair: Samer Faraj
Corinna Frey-Heger and Michael Barrett
A pragmatic view on multi-sectoral knowledge. Enacting standardized information systems in emergency response
Femke Mulder, Peter Groenewegen, Marije Visscher and Julie E. Ferguson
Tertius gaudens or tertius iungens: The pivotal role of village level brokers in post-disaster information flows