Sub-theme 22: Evaluative Actions: Exploring Evaluation in Professional and Organizational Life

Iris Wallenburg, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Sarah de Rijcke, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Peter Dahler-Larsen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, LB - G.09
Valuing Evaluation(s) / Evaluating Values
Chair: Iris Wallenburg
Maria Karaulova
Reflexive institutionalist evaluation approach to analyse the impact of Parliamentary Office for Science and Technology in the UK Parliament
Béatrice Cointe and Kristin Asdal
Writing good economics: How experimental economic papers perform their worlds and discipline
Peter Dahler-Larsen
Lost and found, and lost again? Tracing moral-political values in understandings of the evaluation wave
We start with an introduction into the theme by Sarah de Rijcke.
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30, LB - G.09
Multiplying Evaluation: Understanding Different Goods
Chair: Tjitske Holtrop
Emmanuel Bonnet and Cécile Godé
Valuation as a collective redirection: Insights from a Mars exploration simulation in the Utah Desert
Roman Kislov
Elicitation of programme theory and its effects in collaborative contexts
Janet Vähämäki
The results of results based management in development aid? Exploring the role of RBM evaluations and their findings
Session III: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, LB - G.09
Qualculating Professional Work: How Do Professionals Care?
Chair: Sarah de Rijcke
James Faulconbridge and Daniel Muzio
The cyclicality of a valuation device’s legitimacy: The establishment, contestation and survival of PEP in the English legal profession
Thomas Franssen
Valuation through extending attachment: the transnational trade of publishing rights as an economy of qualities
Iris Wallenburg, Anna Essén and Roland Bal
Caring for Numbers. Collaborative Quality Governance through Performance Metrics in Sweden and the Netherlands
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, LB - G.09
Evaluative Inquiry: Multiplying Economies of Worth
Chair: Peter Dahler-Larsen
Tjitske Holtrop
Research value distributed: diversifying models of research quality in research evaluation
Scott M. Allan, James Faulconbridge and Pete Thomas
Professional autonomy and evaluation: The hegemonic process of metrics in professional service firms
Jochem B. Zuijderwijk
The constitutive role of divergent regimes of valuation in biomedical research
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, LB - G.09
Value Machines: Value-producing Effects of Evaluation Metrics
Chair: Tjitske Holtrop
Shireen Kanji, Zsuzsanna Vargha and Angel Ellul Fenech
Employee evaluations: Gender-based exclusionary practices in performance appraisal
Kettil Nordesjö
Constitutive effects in human service organizations – the case of social investment fund evaluation
Roland Bessenay
Investigating the notion of “job well done”: a review on the plurality of work self-evaluative practices
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, LB - G.09
Datafying values: Shaping Evaluation through Data Infrastructures
Chair: Peter Dahler-Larsen
Maarten Hillebrandt
Keeping one’s shiny Mercedes in the garage. Why higher education quantification never really took off in Germany
Laura Cruz-Castro and Luis Sanz-Menendez
Academic perception of tenure and promotion evaluation: Factors associated to preference for bibliometric criteria
Katariina Mueller-Gastell
Rewarding numbers: quantification premia in organizational evaluation
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, LB - G.09
Experimenting E/valuation
Chair: Sarah de Rijcke
Vincenzo Luise
The magic of venture capital: The financial evaluation practices of the start-ups
Sam van Elk and Nina Pohler
Familiar planners
We end with a wrap-up by Peter Dahler-Larsen.