Sub-theme 54: Organizing for Meaningful Work: Implications for the Good Life -> HYBRID!

Evgenia I. Lysova, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Christopher Michaelson, University of St. Thomas, USA
Catherine Bailey, King’s College London, United Kingdom
Session I: Thursday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, Economia – A – 1_10
Advancing the Theorization of Meaningful Work
Chair: Evgenia Lysova, Christopher Michaelson, & Catherine Bailey
Frank Martela
Well-being as having, loving, doing – Building a more integrated theory of employee well-being
Discussant(s): Mia M.A. Salo
Rowdy Bryant
The Meaning of Meaningful Work Contributions: Justification as realization
Discussant(s): Frank Martela
Mia M.A. Salo
Developing a logotheoretic lens to study the existential constituent of meaningful work
Discussant(s): Rowdy Bryant
Session II: Thursday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, Economia – A – 1_10
Meaningful Work, Meaningless Work, and Antiwork
Chair: Frank Martela
Mai Vu, Nicholas Burton, Diep Nguyen and Stephen Teo
‘I’m farming because I’m a wife’ – The interplay between gendered social roles and experiences of meaningful/less work
Discussant(s): Jared P. Scruggs
Xin Tan
Paradox in organizational behavior: Meaningfulness and non-meaningfulness of work
Discussant(s): Marita Svane
Marita Svane
Meaningful Work and Professional Identity Formation
Discussant(s): Mai Vu, Nicholas Burton, Diep Nguyen, & Stephen Teo
Jared P. Scruggs
Not about the grind: Emergence and consequences of employee anti-work orientation
Discussant(s): Xin Tan
Session III: Thursday, July 06, 14:00 to 15:30, Economia – A – 1_10
Tensions and Challenges in Securing and Sustaining Meaningful Work
Chair: Evgenia Lysova
Emma Sandström
“When the helpers need help”: Finding meaningfulness at work in a compound crisis
Discussant(s): Marya L. Besharov & Meng Zhao
Marya L. Besharov and Meng Zhao
Transcending the purpose-meaningfulness trade-off: How relational purpose work sustains meaningfulness in organizations
Discussant(s): Emma U. Sandström
Kirstie McAllum
Idle slackers or ideal workers? How coworker demands influence ambulance volunteers’ experiences of freedom and meaningful work
Discussant(s): Jonas Spengler, Thomas Roulet, & Jennifer Howard-Grenville
Jonas Spengler, Thomas Roulet and Jennifer Howard-Grenville
Falling into the purpose trap: How meaningful work leads to burnout
Discussant(s): Kirstie McAllum
Session IV: Friday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, Economia – A – 1_10
Meaningful Work from a Dynamic Perspective
Chair: Catherine Bailey
Graeme Martin, Stephanie Schreven, Norin Arshed, Alayna Martin and Alayna Martin
How do healthcare staff come to make sense of their orientations to work - past, present and future?
Discussant(s): Moumita Roy
Moumita Roy
How do individuals find meaning in work? A process oriented view towards integrated understanding of meaningful work
Discussant(s): Graeme Martin, Stephanie Schreven, Norin Arshed, & Alayna Martin
Elaf Basri, Susan E. Murphy and Yumeng Yue
Aspiring, enacting, and regaining meaningfulness: A dynamic model of enacting meaningful work pathways
Discussant(s): Yanina Rashkova & Mariana Toniolo-Barrios
Yanina Rashkova and Mariana Toniolo-Barrios
Dynamic development of meaning at work: Role of organizational mindfulness
Discussant(s): Elaf Basri, Susan Elaine Murphy, & Yumeng Yue
Session V: Friday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, Economia – A – 1_10
Meaningful Work in Different Contexts
Chair: Marya Besharov
Gillian Symon, Rebecca Whiting, Rebecca Taylor and Rebecca Taylor
“It was something but it was nothing”: Church of England clergy experiences of meaningful ministry during the covid-19 pandemic
Discussant(s): Maleen Halter, Stephanos Anastasiadis, Anica Zeyen, Wolfgang Bichler-Riedl, Dilara Schol, & Stefan Gold
Li-Hsiang Yi, Lo-An Liu and Ying-Che Hsieh
Ideality vs. reality? An exploration into the meaningful work of entrepreneurs
Discussant(s): Gillian Symon, Rebecca Whiting, & Rebecca Taylor
Maleen Halter, Stephanos Anastasiadis, Anica Zeyen, Wolfgang Bichler-Riedl, Dilara Scholz and Stefan Gold
Organizational barriers and opportunities to meaningful work for disabled people – An empirical study
Discussant(s): Tamar Icekson, Avital Kaye-Tzadok, & Aya Zeiger
Tamar Icekson, Avital Kaye-Tzadok and Aya Zeiger
Child maltreatment history and adult work absenteeism: the double-edged sword nature of work meaningfulness
Discussant(s): Li-Hsiang Yi, Lo-An Liu, & Ying-Che Hsieh
Session VI: Friday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, Economia – A – 1_10
Meaningful Work and the Future of Work
Chair: Christopher Michaelson
Xinyue Lin, Liang Meng and Liang Meng
Reaffirm Oneself: An Event-oriented Approach to Understand How Artificial Intelligence Facilitates Employee Job Crafting
Discussant(s): Alejandra Rojas & Sladjana Nørskov
Alejandra Rojas and Sladjana Nørskov
Mobile telepresence robots and meaningful work in health care
Discussant(s): Xinyue Lin & Liang Meng
Simon Fronczek, Hanna Sauer and Nina Katrin Hansen
Meaningful work during telework: A qualitative study on the influence of leaders’ behaviors on meaningful work during working from home
Discussant(s): Nathalie Saade
Nathalie Saade
New rhythms of working? Exploring the context of ‘being in’ the changing ‘workplace’ and implications for meaningful work
Discussant(s): Simon Fronczek, Hanna Sauer, & Nina Katrin Hansen
Session VII: Saturday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, Economia – A – 1_10
Promoting Meaningful Work in Organizations
Chair: Elaf Basri
Mattias Jacobsson and Malin H. Näsholm
A two factor-model of the meaningfulness of routines
Discussant(s): Gaurav Marathe & Sharath Baburaj
Gaurav Marathe, Sharath Baburaj and Sharath Baburaj
The Meaning Continuum: A model for understanding and facilitating meaning in the workplace
Discussant(s): Mattias Jacobsson & Malin H. Näsholm
Saichao Chang, Fong T. Keng-Highberger, Gang Chao and Gang Chao
How do spiritual organizations promote meaningful work for migrant workers?
Discussant(s): Johanna Rantanen & Sanna Konsti
Johanna Rantanen and Sanna Konsti
The MEANWELL Project: Developing meaningful work and a good work life together with organizations
Discussant(s): Aaichao Chang, Fong Keng-Highberger, & Gang Chao
Session VIII: Saturday, July 08, 11:00 to 12:30, Economia – A – 1_10
(Ir)Responsible Organizations and Meaningful Work
Chair: Rowdy Bryant
Chiara Ludwig and Hannah Trittin-Ulbrich
Managing meaning?! Exploring the tensions of aligning organizational goals and the desire for meaning amongst employees in corporate volunteering
Discussant(s): Akram Hatami, Aldona Glińska-Neweś, & Jan Hermes
Akram Hatami, Aldona Glińska-Neweś, Aldona Glińska-Neweś  and Jan Hermes
Experiencing meaningful work through corporate volunteering
Discussant(s): Chiara Ludwig & Hannah Trittin-Ulbrich
Matthew Deeg, Jennifer Golden and Sarah Easter
Managing meaning through recruitment efforts: An exploration of how companies in sin industries portray meaningful work
Discussant(s): María Dolores Del Rio, Maria Jose Murcia, Maria Carmela Annosi, & Francesca Capo
María Dolores del Rio, Maria Jose Murcia, Maria Carmela Annosi and Maria Carmela Annosi
Coping With Corporate Hypocrisy: Sensemaking Micro-Practices to Prevent Meaninglessness.
Discussant(s): Matthew Deeg, Jennifer Golden, & Sarah Easter