Sub-theme 05: (SWG) The Communicative Constitution of Organizing: Toward and Beyond (Formal) Organization

Dennis Schoeneborn, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Timothy Kuhn, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
James R. Barker, Dalhousie University, Canada
Session I: Thursday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, K s43 (ground floor)
Introduction & Opening Panel
Chair: Dennis Schoeneborn
Opening/introduction by the sub-theme convenors

Panel discussion with François Cooren & Lance Bennett: Two constitutive views: "Organization as Communication" meets "Communication as Organization"
Session II: Thursday, July 06, 14:00 to 15:30, K s43 (ground floor)
Organization & Other Social Forms
Chair: Tim Kuhn
Anne M. Nicotera
When all are one and one is all: Flatlanding communication, organization, and institution
Mark van Vuuren and Peter Knoers
Dynamics of fluidity and organizationality in practice
John McClellan
CCO and corporate colonization: Exploring the intersections of organization and everyday life
Morten Knudsen and Magnus Larsson
The communicative constitution of persons – and the personal constitution of organizations
Session III: Friday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, K s43 (ground floor)
Alternative Forms of Organizing & Social Movements
Chair: Jim Barker
Sophie Del Fa
The embodiment of the alternative: A communicational and constitutive approach of alternative universities
Oana Brindusa Albu
Organizing across the ‘three red lines’: The communicative constitution of civil society organizations in the Kingdom of Morocco
Salla-Maaria Laaksonen and Merja Porttikivi
Jamming the political with intergalactic peace – Networked episodes of anti-racism
Fabien Hildwein
The organizing roles of performances
Session IV: Friday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, K s43 (ground floor)
The “Good” Organization, Ethics & CSR
Chair: Dennis Schoeneborn
Matthias Wenzel and Matthias Will
The communicative constitution of the field of CSR research
Jacqueline Dahan
The good organization and the God organization: Metaphorical gestalts in sustainability report narratives
Bertrand Fauré and Aurélien Deville
How to govern “good” organization through communication? Towards a theory of love as a good calculation for Homo Agapus
Jo M. Katambwe
Is there an ethics for the communicative constitution of organizations? Towards constitutive responsability
Session V: Friday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30
- Parallel Stream -
Parallel Stream A: Communication, Agency & Leadership - Room: K s43 (ground floor)
Chair: Tim Kuhn
Kate Harris
Missing complexities in readings of agential realism: How organizational scholarship defers the values of feminist new materialism
Steffen Blaschke
The distribution of decision rights at ICANN: A Luhmannian perspective on agency
David Massé, Héloïse Berkowitz and Thomas Paris
Performing leadership in organizations: Processes and socio-material presence
Adriana Wilner, Tania Pereira Christopoulos and Mário Aquino Alves
Organizations without Chiefs: Narratives and counter-narratives of totemic leadership
Parallel Stream B: Cross-Sector Collaboration & Governance - Room: K 143 (1st floor)
Chair: Jim Barker
Chantal Benoît-Barné, Daniel Robichaud and Camille Montreuil
Collaborative governance beyond the boundaries of the formal organization: Following the tensions between collaboration and representation
Penny Dick and Beth A. Patmore
“Making little differences and achieving small wins” – The reauthoring of social care scripts in the context of public sector reform
Jill Bogie and Patricia Hind
Multi-stakeholder cross-sector collaboration as hypertext: A communicative framework of value creation
Mie Plotnikof and
Exploring communication of resistance in cross-sector collaboration: Theorizing meaning negotiations and counter-narratives
Parallel Stream C: Paradoxes & Contradictions - Room: K 275 (2nd floor)
Chair: Dennis Schoeneborn
Niels Akerstrøm Andersen
Potentialisation technologies as immune mechanisms: When the welfare state try to protect itself against itself
Philippe Lorino and Justine Arnoud
Dialogical organizing in the interstices of a monological organization
Alaric Bourgoin, Nicolas Bencherki and François Cooren
Questioning the paradox of knowledge commodification
Mette Lund Kristensen and Ingo Winkler
The communicative constitution of quality and relevance: The process of filling and fixating floating signifiers
Session VI: Saturday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, K s43 (ground floor)
Branding, PR & Strategic Ambiguity
Chair: Jim Barker
Dennis K. Mumby
Targeting Alex: Brand as agent in communicative capitalism
Consuelo Vásquez, Sophie Del Fa, Viviane Sergi and Benoit Cordelier
What are brand and branding? Exploring the organizing properties of branding in higher education from a CCO aproach
Ivan Ivanov
Organizational ontology as the starting point of public relations: Considering the social, macro-organizational, human and professional dimensions in the configuration of the Canadian institutional identity
Peter Winkler, Michael Etter and Itziar Castelló Molina
Engaging with paradox – The vicious and virtuous circles of a communication as constitutive approach to CSR
Session VII: Saturday, July 08, 11:00 to 12:30, K s43 (ground floor)
Organizational Actorhood, Boundaries & Membership
Chair: Tim Kuhn
Boukje Cnossen and Viviane Sergi
Boundaries on the move: A communication-centred approach to organizational boundaries
Michael Grothe-Hammer
From membership to contributorship: Managing the inclusion of individuals into organizations
Michael Stohl and Cynthia Stohl
The communicative constitution of the terrorist actor: Organizational metaphors and the discourse of al Qaeda
Final wrap-up & outlook by the sub-theme convenors