Sub-theme 19: Organizations and Organizing in a Welfare State Context

Susanne Waldorff, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Linda Wedlin, Uppsala University, Sweden
Josef Pallas, Uppsala University, Sweden
Session I: Thursday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, M A321 (3rd floor)
Institutional Complexity
Chair: Susanne Boch Waldorff
Kari Jalonen
Both welfare state and marketplace – Negotiating persistent institutional complexity in city strategizing
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Malin Tillmar
Svenne Junker
Transmitting images of organisation – Governmental response to international demands
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Christian T. Lystbaek
Christian Uhrenholdt Madsen
Institutional actorhood: Intra-organizational experts in the face of institutional complexity
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Jeppe Agger Nielsen
Session II: Thursday, July 06, 14:00 to 15:30, M A321 (3rd floor)
Institutional Logics
Chair: Linda Wedlin
Oktay Koc
Exploring the logic of the state in organizing for ‘public value’: The case of Turkish religious and non-religious vocational high schools
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Julia Nentwich
Lena Högberg and Malin Tillmar
Multisectoral organizing in the Swedish welfare system: Understanding the complexity
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Kari Jalonen
Jens Holmgren, Christian T. Lystbaek and Ole Friis
The need for strategy in the public sector
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Hege Eggen Borve
Peter Demediuk, Ulla Eriksson-Zetterquist and Rolf Solli
Searching for new welfare models
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Oktay Koc
Session III: Friday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, M A321 (3rd floor)
Chair: Josef Pallas
Nicolette van Gestel and Jean-Louis Denis
Translating welfare state change: Organizational legitimacy in managing employees’ health
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Arild Wæraas
Olivier Berthod and Michael Grothe-Hammer
Cascading Doubt into Individual Responsibilities: How Emergency Responders Harness Profession and Organizational Structure for Continuous Adaptive Sensemaking
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Svenne Junker
Rolf Solli and Ulla Eriksson-Zetterquist
Justifications of discrimination: Social movements translated into local practices
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Jean-Louis Denis
Session IV: Friday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, M A321 (3rd floor)
- Group Discussion -
Panel: Kerstin Sahlin, Eva Boxenbaum and Roy Suddaby
Session V: Friday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, M A321 (3rd floor)
Translation – Images, Discourses and Narratives
Chair: Susanne Boch Waldorff
Arild Wæraas and Jeppe Agger Nielsen
Translating management ideas in hierarchical organizations
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Olivier Berthod
Julia Nentwich and Ursula Offenberger
Organizing ‘good science’: The discursive interplays of scientific excellence, new public management and equal opportunities
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Rolf Solli
Jean-Louis Denis, Susan Usher, Ross Baker, Élizabeth Côté-Boileau, Samia Chreim and Johanne Préval
Transcending the paradigm freeze: Narratives of reform in Canadian health systems
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Christian Uhrenholdt Madsen
Session VI: Saturday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, M A321 (3rd floor)
Change Agents, Professions and Identities
Chair: Josef Pallas
Julia Mergner and Liudvika Leišyte
The widening participation agenda in German higher education: Discourses and legitimizing strategies
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Frans Bévort
Wiljan Hendrikx
Translating public policy to professional practice: professional identity of teachers within secondary education policy reform
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Lene Holm Pedersen
Kristy Faccer
Framing the system: Context-driven opportunity discovery and interactions in corporate responses to grand challenges
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Mona Toft Madsen
Session VII: Saturday, July 08, 11:00 to 12:30, M A321 (3rd floor)
Micro-processes of Institutions
Chair: Linda Wedlin
Mai Linneberg, Mona Toft Madsen and Jeppe Agger Nielsen
Micro-processes of Sustainability Implementation: Translation Work in Danish Hotels
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Julia Mergner
Lene Holm Pedersen, Niels Ejersbo and Nanna Høygaard Lindeberg
The perception of rules in hierarchical organizations
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Wiljan Hendrikx
Frans Bévort
Human Resource Management and the Scandinavian style welfare state
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Kristy Faccer
Hege Eggen Borve and Elin Kvande
'Transforming nordic work democracy to the USA'
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Nicolette van Gestell