Sub-theme 54: Exploring the Labour Dimension of Sustainable Organizations: Ideologies, Struggles, Solutions

Markus Helfen, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Andreas Pekarek, University of Melbourne, Australia
Rick Delbridge, Cardiff University, United Kingdom
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, LB - 5.2
Managing Work Sustainably?
Chair: Rick Delbridge
Jieun Ryu and Fuk Ying Tse
The incompatibility of organizational strategies in fulfilling sustainability requirements of different dimensions: The Chinese auto parts industry as a case
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Graeme Martin & Norin Arshed
Gyung-Wook Yang, Jaeyun Jeong, Kyoung Won Park and Yeon Joo Chae
I can’t relax even after work: How daily emotional labor affects employees’ recovery after work
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Jieun Ryu & Patricia Fuk Ying Tse
Graeme Martin and Norin Arshed
A race to the to the top: How can Human Resource Management (HRM) contribute to the sustainable scaling-up of SMEs?
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Kyunguk Yang, Jaeyun Jeong, Kyoung Won Park and Yeon Joo Chae
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30, LB - 5.2
Sustainable Work through Information Technology?
Chair: Markus Helfen
Joshua Healy and Andreas Pekarek
Work and wages in the gig economy: Can there be a High Road?
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Manuel Nicklich et al.
Caroline Ruiner and Matthias Klumpp
Creating sustainable employment relations in digital work settings: A mixed‐methods study of food supply chains in Germany
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Josh Healy & Andi Pekarek
Manuel Nicklich, Takahiro Endo and Stefan Sauer
Organizations on their way to sustainability? Comparison of structures and practices of agile pathways in Germany and Japan
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Caroline Ruiner & Matthias Klumpp
Session III: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, LB - 5.2
Organizing for Sustainable Societies?
Chair: Andreas Pekarek
Jingqi Zhu and Rick Delbridge
Re-embedding organization in society: Understanding a new form of paternalism
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Rita Bissola & Barbara Imperatori
Daniella Troje and Thomas Andersson
Developing social procurement practices in Sweden: Institutionalization attempts
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Jingqi Zhu & Rick Delbridge
Rita Bissola and Barbara Imperatori
Designing inclusive organizations. Social meaningful work, engagement and individual performance
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Daniella Troje & Thomas Andersson
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, LB - 5.2
Ideological Tensions in Sustainable Organizations?
Chair: Markus Helfen
Susan Ainsworth and Andreas Pekarek
The sustainability and legitimacy of HRM: A gendered perspective
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Laure Radermecker, Cécile Godfroid and Romina Giuliano
Laure Radermecker, Cécile Godfroid and Romina Giuliano
The root causes of employee turnover in social enterprises: The case of a microfinance organization
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Marie Lemaire
Marie Lemaire
The importance of being earnest. Framing activist workers’ identity tensions with organizational CSR standards
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Susan Ainsworth and Andreas Pekarek
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, LB - 5.2
Alternative Views on Theorizing the Sustainable Organization?
Chair: Rick Delbridge
Markus Helfen and Anna Schneider
Organizing work in triangles?! Theorizing mediation of work in and across organizations
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Markus Hertwig and Carsten Wirth
Markus Hertwig and Carsten Wirth
Strategical and institutional contexts of the sustainable organization. Effects of HR strategies on multiple dimensions of sustainability
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Julia Brandl, Anne Keegan and Arjan Kozica
Julia Brandl, Anne Keegan and Arjan Kozica
Changing priorities in HRM implementation: From searching for alignment to sustaining legitimacy
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Andrew Smith, Jason Russell and Kevin D. Tennent
Andrew Smith, Jason Russell and Kevin D. Tennent
Industrial democracy rediscovered – A sustainable alternative to neo-managerialist ideology?
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Markus Helfen & Anna Schneider
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, LB - 5.2
Negotiating Sustainable Institutions and Organizations?
Chair: Markus Helfen
Marie-Rachel Jacob and David Sanson
Social dialogue or soliloquy? When collective negotiations are formalized in French SMEs
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Lukas Graf et al.
Florian Krause and Axel Haunschild
The role of works councils in implementing and sustaining organisational sustainability
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Marie-Rachel Jacob & David Sanson
Lukas Graf, Alexandra Strebel and Patrick Emmenegger
New Forms of Collective Organizing: When the State Steps in to Get Skills Right
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Florian Krause et al.
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, LB - 5.2
- Group Discussion -
Chair: Andreas Pekarek, Markus Helfen, Rick Delbridge
Presentation of OSSW 2020 and EGOS2020 Calls for Papers and joint discussion of next steps