Workplace Innovation – Social Innovation Shaping Work Organisation and Working Life

Wednesday, July 16, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:20 AM
Room: 415
RC30 Sociology of Work (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Juergen HOWALDT, Social Research Center Dortmund, Germany, Peter OEIJ, TNO, Netherlands and Ben FRUYTIER, Utrecht University of Applied Science, Netherlands
The Problematic of Gestión in the Soft Industry (Oral Presentation)
Mariela Agueda QUIÑONES MONTORO, Universidad de la República, Uruguay; Marcos SUPERVIELLE, Universidad de la República, Uruguay

Predicting Workplace Characteristics. an Inductive Research on the Influence of Country Characteristics on Workplace Characteristics in the European Union (Oral Presentation)
Geert VAN HOOTEGEM, University of Leuven, Belgium; Lander VERMEERBERGEN, University of Leuven, Belgium

Social Innovation Aspects of Human-Robot Interaction in Complex Manufacturing Systems (Oral Presentation)
Antonio BRANDAO MONIZ, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany; Bettina KRINGS, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Experiment Workplace Innovation in Elderly Care (Oral Presentation)
Anneke OFFEREINS, Utrecht University of Applied Science, Netherlands; Ben FRUYTIER, Utrecht University of Applied Science, Netherlands

Workplace Innovation and Consequences for Employees and Organisational Performance in the Netherlands (Oral Presentation)
Paul PREENEN, TNO, Netherlands; Peter OEIJ, Open University of The Netherlands, Netherlands; Karolus KRAAN, TNO, Netherlands; Steven DHONDT, TNO, Netherlands

Employee Driven Innovation - an Organisational Challenge (Oral Presentation)
Anthony KALLEVIG, Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions, Norway; Tone Merethe BERG AASEN, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Teamwork Diversity (Oral Presentation)
Paul-André LAPOINTE, Université Laval, Canada

Transdisciplinary Research on Work and Innovation: Co-Production of Knowledge on Contested Terrain (Distributed Paper)
Heike JACOBSEN, Brandenburg University, Germany

Greening in Construction: What Chances for Workplace Innovation? (Distributed Paper)
Monique RAMIOUL, University of Leuven, Belgium

Scale Effects in Workplace Innovation (Distributed Paper)
Jan DE KOK, Panteia, Netherlands; Sophie DOOVE, Panteia, Netherlands; Karolus KRAAN, TNO, Netherlands; Peter OEIJ, TNO, Netherlands

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