On the Practical Life of Organizational Theory

Tuesday, July 15, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:20 PM
Room: 423
RC17 Sociology of Organization (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Paul DU GAY, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, Signe VIKKELSO, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark and Karen BOLL, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Organization within Organization Studies: From Core Object to Unspecified, Awkward Relic (Oral Presentation)
Thomas LOPDRUP-HJORTH, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

Re-Building a Conservation Organization: The National Trust for England and Wales in the 1960s (Oral Presentation)
Sean NIXON, University of Essex, United Kingdom

Leadership Development Programs in Organizations: New Dimensions, Impact and Evaluation (Oral Presentation)
Ignacio ALVAREZ DE MON, IE Business School, Spain; Antonio LUCAS, Universidad Complutense, Spain; Vicki CULPIN, Ashridge Business School, United Kingdom

All Change: The Social Life of Change Management in the UK National Health Service (Oral Presentation)
Anne KERR, University of Leeds, United Kingdom

The Insecure Attachment of the Organization Theorist: Present Day and Past Responses to Health Care Scandals in the NHS (Oral Presentation)
Anne ROELSGAARD OBLING, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

Strategic Models and the Response of Government Agencies to Extreme Emergencies (Distributed Paper)
Catherine CASLER, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark; Dean PIERIDES, University of Melbourne, Australia

Result-Based Public Governance. Challenges in Developing and Using Daily Performance Measures (Distributed Paper)
Karen BOLL, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

On the Work Itself: Task and Organizational Reality (Distributed Paper)
Signe VIKKELSO, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark