Sub-theme 66: Social-symbolic Work for Inclusion: Constructing Inclusive Organizations and Institutions

Stephanie Creary, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Thomas B. Lawrence, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Nelson Phillips, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Session Time Corridor 1: Thursday, July 08, 07:00 to 12:30, Virtual Conference (EventsAir)
Session Time Corridor 2: Thursday, July 08, 16:00 to 20:00, Virtual Conference (EventsAir)
Belinda Steffan
Be older, but don’t look it: The older body at work as a social-symbolic object
Discussant(s): Pettit
Alecia M. Sewlal and Ralph Hamann
A tale of two conferences: The boundary work of external actors to overcome exclusion
Discussant(s): Carter
Maria Wishart, Vicki Belt and Carol Stanfield
How do discourses of mental health shape managers’ identity work?
Discussant(s): Karakulak
Krista Pettit
Obvious for who? Defending the taken-for-granted foundations of cognitive legitimacy
Discussant(s): Ghulyani
Swati Ghulyani and Ranjeet Nambudiri
Baring it all: Identity work for disability inclusion in workplace
Discussant(s): Wishart
Filippo Carlo Wezel and Stefan Arora-Jonsson
How to become the one? On identity templates and competition
Discussant(s): Botha
Özgü Karakulak and Thomas B. Lawrence
How do social partnerships construct social problems? A social-symbolic work perspective
Discussant(s): Wezel
Lindie Botha and Ralph Hamann
Making a grand challenge: The social-symbolic work of conserving nature
Discussant(s): Sewlal
Theadora S. Carter, Madeline Toubiana and Trish Ruebottom
Sexy work not sex work: Craft creation associal-symbolic work towards destigmatization of the striptease
Discussant(s): Sandstrom
Session Time Corridor 3: Friday, July 09, 07:00 to 12:30, Virtual Conference (EventsAir)
Session Time Corridor 4: Friday, July 09, 16:00 to 19:00, Virtual Conference (EventsAir)
Sophie E. Jané, Stormy C. Sweitzer and Diana Bilimoria
“A bit of a wolf pack”: The social-symbolic work of constructing a radically inclusive organization
Discussant(s): Steffan
Élizabeth Côté-Boileau, Mylaine Breton, Linda Rouleau and Jean-Louis Denis
Value-based integrated performance management tools in healthcare: A sociomaterial work story
Discussant(s): Jané
Lilia Giugni and Paul Tracey
Feminism, institutionalism, and gender inequalities in organizational life
Discussant(s): Côté-Boileau
Ralph Hamann, Warren Nilsson, Scott Drimie, Rebecca Freeth and Rebecca Freeth
The institutional agency of dialogue in social innovation
Discussant(s): Fey
Laura Fey and John M. Amis
The role of boundary work in the reinforcement of systems of exclusion within organizations: The case of the Volkswagen emissions scandal
Discussant(s): Giugni
Emma Sandström and Oona Hilkamo
The complexities of inclusion: Social symbolic work in a Femtech organization
Discussant(s): Hamann
Session Time Corridor 5: Saturday, July 10, 07:00 to 12:30, Virtual Conference (EventsAir)