Sub-theme 45: New Studies of Business Elites: Imperfection Writ Large?

Maja Korica, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Brooke Harrington, Dartmouth College, USA
Stewart Clegg, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Session I: Thursday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, D3.0.222
Virpi Sorsa, Pasi Nevalainen, Juha Kansikas, Mikko Laukkanen and Aleksi Korhonen
Executive education as business elite formation: Practical training, indoctrination, and the power of change
Walkens Sainval
Investigating the making of business elites: An ethnography in a French Grande école
Session II: Thursday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, D3.0.222
Annika Beelitz, Doris Merkl-Davies and Michael I. Reed
The invisible and hidden power of shadow elites
Cyrlene Claasen, Mariana Lyra and Hanna Lehtimäki
Unsavory business relationships amongst local political and global corporate elites – Examining the Namibian fishrot scandal and the impacts on local stakeholders
Gabriella Guinlle , Amon Barros and Pedro Bruzzi
Technical elites? Brazilian “Fintwit” and their political allegiances
Session III: Friday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, D3.0.222
Sophie Agulhon and Thomas Mueller
Testing Wilson’s theory of public administration: An analysis of business elites fights around antitrust legislation
Israel Fortin and Nitesh Bhat
Perceived elitization, sensemaking narratives, and conspiracy theories
Dirk Matten, Andrew W. Crane and Jeremy Moon
CEO activism: A political theory
Session IV: Friday, July 08, 11:00 to 12:30, D3.0.222
Methodological Challenges and Opportunities When Studying Elites
Laura Empson
Prying into secrets: Uncovering dysfunctional leadership dynamics in elite professional service firms
– Group discussion –
Session V: Friday, July 08, 14:00 to 15:30, D3.0.222
Anne Monier
The imperfections of elites at work in philanthropic organizations: Division of labor and power struggles
Eric Davoine, Pedro Araujo and Pierre-Yves Donzé
Continuity and discontinuity in the institutions and capitals legitimating business elites – A diachronic analysis of the Swiss bank elites during the 20th century (1890–2020)
Kerrie Howard
Exploring the disarmed middle manager
Session VI: Saturday, July 09, 09:00 to 10:30, D3.0.222
Jill Jones
Gender and the organisational arrangements of business angel elites in the U.K.
Graeme Ridgeway
The process of reparative reason: A psychoanalytic understanding of ethics in top management
Khaoula Omhand, Michael Ogunseyin and Sibel Yamak
Diversity and business elites: A study in UK pharmaceutical industry
Session VII: Saturday, July 09, 11:00 to 12:30, D3.0.222
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