Sub-theme 07: [SWG] Doing Process Research: Performativity in the Unfolding Actions of Organizing

Barbara Simpson, Strathclyde Business School, United Kingdom
Nancy Harding, University of Bath School of Management, United Kingdom
Viviane Sergi, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Canada
Session I: Thursday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, EBS 312
Performative Accounts of Organizational Phenomena
Chair: Barbara Simpson
Eduardo Guedes Villar and Laure Cabantous
Approaching organizational decision-making with a performative mindset: Revisiting the Cuban Missile Crisis
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Marc Lenglet & Nancy Harding
Marc Lenglet and Benjamin Taupin
How to undo things with words? Showcasing the counter-performative effects of economics in the financial industry
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Laure Cabantous & Viviane Sergi
Session II: Thursday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, EBS 312
Strategy, Innovation and Resilience through a Performative Lens
Chair: Viviane Sergi
Miriam Feuls
Doing strategic foresight – A methodological and methodical discussion
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Sari Laari-Salmela
Sari Laari-Salmela, Anniina Rantakari and Pia Hurmelinna-Laukkanen
Dematerializing the material: Enabling role of sociomaterial ambiguity in strategic change
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Miriam Feuls
Jessica García Terán and Annika Skoglund
Studying intra-actions: A processual analysis of the Triple Helix innovation system
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Kathryn Pavlovich
Kathryn Pavlovich and Alison Henderson
Creating foodscape resilience through ecologies of care
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Jessica García Terán
Session III: Thursday, July 05, 16:00 to 17:30, EBS 312
Space, Place and Process Ontology
Chair: Nancy Harding
Perttu Salovaara and Arja Ropo
How does space perform organizing? A play ontology perspective into an office renovation project
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Claire McKenzie & Louise Nash
Claire McKenzie
A trace of strangeness: Organising and becoming in consultant experiences at the margins of organisations
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Louise Nash & Perttu Salovaara
Louise Nash
Exploring place and performativity through flanerie
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Perttu Salovaara & Claire McKenzie
Session IV: Friday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, EBS 312
Constituting Performative Process
Chair: Viviane Sergi
Alaric Bourgoin and Nicolas Bencherki
“Putting people in little boxes”: The performative constitution of an organization through textual technology
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Boukje Cnossen & Frank Meier
Boukje Cnossen
The performativity of inquiry: How a search forimpact made an artistic organization endure
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Frank Meier & Alaric Bourgoin
Frank Meier and Brigid Carroll
In the Eye of the Beholder: Organising Reflexivity through Text and Interaction
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Alaric Bourgoin & Boukje Cnossen
Session V: Friday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, EBS 312
Methodological Matters
Chair: Barbara Simpson
Chahrazad Abdallah, Maria Luisiani and Ann Langley
Performing process research
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Paul M. Case & John Tull
Paul Case
Time flows the same for us all? Researcher-subject inseparability and the agency of the unexpected
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Ann Langley & John Tull
John Tull and Catherine Welch
Pragmatic performance: Reconstructing knowledge processes with Dewey’s ‘trans-active inquiry’
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Ann Langley & Paul M Case
Session VI: Saturday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, EBS 312
Writing and Representing Performative Research
Chair: Nancy Harding
Olivia Davies
Polyspecies storytelling as an approach to writing posthumanist performativity into process research findings
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Katie Beavan & Line Revsbæk
Katie Beavan and Peter Case
Itpassesby at a gallop, the snail!
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Line Revsbæk & Olivia Davies
Line Revsbæk
Resonant experience as emergent events of analysis
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Olivia Davies & Katie Beavan
Session VII: Saturday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, EBS 312
Performing Leadership
Chair: Barbara Simpson
Linda Buchan and Barbara Simpson
Studying leadership-as-practice: A process perspective
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Kristiane Lindland & Viviane Sergi
Kristiane Lindland
Performing leadership through conversations in New Product Development
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Linda Buchan & Nancy Harding