Sub-theme 13: Paradigm Diversity to Help Us to Decide What 'Good Organization' Is

Henriett Primecz, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary
John Hassard, Manchester Business School, United Kingdom
Laurence Romani, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden
Session I: Thursday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, FG 1A7 (1st floor)
Theories and Paradigms
Chair: Henriett Primecz
Mats Alvesson
Meanings of theory: clarifying theory through typification
Dean Pierides and Stewart Clegg
Sociology of organization, honourable and deferential
Olivier Ratle
How is ‘paradigm’ used in organisation studies, and for what purposes?
Session II: Thursday, July 06, 14:00 to 15:30, FG 1A7 (1st floor)
Multiparadigms Analysis and Theory
Chair: Laurence Romani
Jean-Yves Hamiot and Peter Stokes
Methodology-driven approach for a multi-paradigm textual analysis: The case of managers’ career anticipation in French media agencies
Tianyuan Yu, Jean Helms Mills and Albert Mills
Divergent discourses on bureaucracy in China and Canada: A Zen-informed cross-cultural multiparadigm study
Tuomo Peltonen
From hybrid to general theory: Traditions as paradigms in an organization theory textbook
Session III: Friday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, FG 1A7 (1st floor)
Reflection and Art
Chair: John Hassard
Christian T. Lystbaek
Towards evidence-reflected practice. Paradigms as heuristics for evidence-based practice in organisations
Jonathan Pinto
The Icehotel: A 'good organization' that integrates paradigms by enshrining paradoxes
John Rae
Art, learning and the mobilization of knowledge for ‘good’ healthcare organizations
Session IV: Friday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, FG 1A7 (1st floor)
Theory, Practice and Relevance
Chair: Henriett Primecz
Victor Meyer Jr. and Rodrigo Alexandre de Melo
Symbols of a good organization: Challenging paradigms and metaphors in practice
Nataša Verk and Urša Golob
Developing a case for studying CSR communication from a multi-paradigmatic perspective by leaning on the heritage of framing theory
Tatiana Dia and Charles Baden-Fuller
Ontological assumptions, drifts and relevance of knowledge in strategy research
Session V: Friday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, FG 1A7 (1st floor)
Multiparadigm Research in Practice
Chair: John Hassard
Massimiliano Monaci
Several good reasons for persisting with – and developing – paradigm-based thinking and research in organization studies
Laurence Romani, Henriett Primecz and Katalin Topcu
Reflections on paradigm interplay: Doing a multi-paradigm study of mobile skilled Turkish professionals in Europe
Roland Ferenc Szilas
A multiparadigm approach for researching work stress and organisational justice -uncovering the case of “factory x” through a parallel critical and postmodern reading
Session VI: Saturday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, FG 1A7 (1st floor)
Paradigmic Nature of Paradigms
Chair: Laurence Romani
Fabian W. Hattke and Rick Vogel
A compass through the management theory jungle: Mapping the intellectual structure of management and organization theories
Nicole Alexy
The paradigmatic nature of the paradigm debate
Catherine Casler
Paradigms, personhood and the need for a pragmatic 'stance' in organization studies
Session VII: Saturday, July 08, 11:00 to 12:30, FG 1A7 (1st floor)
Diversity and paradigms. Closing Words
Chair: Henriett Primecz
Banu Özkazanç-Pan, Susan Clark Muntean and Karren Knowlton
Multi Paradigms for Diversity and Inclusion: Mutually Exclusive or Compatible?
Tomke J. Augustin, Suzanne Gagnon and Wendy Cukier
Paradigm peacebuilding in diversity and equality research: towards a theory of action for a fragmented domain