Work and Organization


Convenor:
György Széll: Department of Social Sciences, University of Osnabrück,  Germany 

- ROOM 2.16 BIS

Tuesday September 23   (14.00 - 16.00)

Session 1
Work, organisation and ageing societies

Chairs: György Széll and Paul Thompson

Author(s): György Széll
Institution: Department of Social Sciences, University of Osnabrück
Country: Germany
GENERAL INTRODUCTION

Author(s): Carmina Pérez Pérez and Plácido Guardiola Jiménez
Institution: Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Murcia
Country: Spain
THE ROLE OF PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE WITHIN ORGANIZATIONS FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Author(s): Juan Monreal
Institution: Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Murcia
Country: Spain
THE ROLE OF TRAINING IN ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Author(s): Anna Pärnänen
Institution: Work Research Unit, Statistics
Country: Finland
AGE POLICIES IN MODERNISED ORGANISATION

Author(s): Plácido Guardiola Jiménez, Manuel Hernández Pedreńo and Pilar Ortíz García
Institution: Department of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Murcia
Country: Spain
PERCEPTION ON WORK FLEXIBILITY IN THE INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT

Author(s): Paul Thompson
Institution: University of Strathclyde
Country: United Kingdom
CONCLUSION


Wednesday September 24     (9.00 - 11.00)

Session 2
The New Economy and new forms of organisation (1)


Chairs: Francesco Garibaldo and Ĺke Sandberg

Author(s): Tove Hĺpnes and Bente Rasmussen
Institution: Institute for Social Research in Industry
Country: Norway
BETWEEN FLEXIBILITY AND COMMITMENT. THE ORGANISATION OF WORK IN THE NEW ECONOMY
Author(s): Noora Järnefelt
Institution: Work Research Unit, Statistics Finland
Country: Finland
MANAGEMENT OF TIME PRESSURE IN CHANGING WORKING LIFE
Author(s): Ilona Kovács and Sara Falcăo Casaca
Institution: Technical University of Lisbon
Country: Portugal
FLEXIBLE FORMS OF WORK AND EMPLOYMENT UNDER THE NEW ECONOMY IN PORTUGAL

Author(s): Tomas Berglund and Mattias Bengtsson
Institution: Sociologiska institutionen, Göteborgs Universitet SE
Country: Sweden
INDIVIDUALISATION AND SOCIAL COMPARISONS AMONG EMPLOYEES IN SWEDEN
Author(s): Raimo Blom and Harri Melin
Institution: Department of Sociology and Social Psychology, University of Tampere
Country: Finland
ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE IN INFORMATIONAL SOCIETY



Wednesday September 24   (14.30 - 16.30)

Session 3A (14:30 - 15:30)
Trade Unions and Employers Associations


Chair: Rainer Zoll

Author(s): Rainer Zoll
Institution: University of Bremen
Country: Germany
THE PARADOXES OF SUBJECTIVIZATION OF WORK
Author(s): Reynald Bourque
Institution: School of Industrial Relations, University of Montreal
Country: Canada
NORTH AMERICAN UNIONS AND THE CHALLENGE OF GLOBALIZATION
Author(s): Rebecca Gumbrell-McCormick 
Institution: Department of Management, Birkbeck College, University of London
Country: United Kingdom
The international labour movement and the democratisation of the economy
Author(s): Richard Hyman 
Institution: London School of Economics, Industrial Relations Department
Country:
United Kingdom
The Future of Trade Unionism 
Author(s): Marta Ortega Gaspar 
Institution: University of Malaga 
Country: Spain
Co-operativism as a key organi-zation in postmodern society


Session 3B (15.30 - 16.30)
Public Sector and Privatisation

Chairs: Litsa Nicolaou-Smokoviti and Manfred Moldaschl

Author(s): Vera Vratusa
Institution: University of Belgrade
Country: Srbija
ATTITUDE OF BELGRADE SOCIAL SCIENCE STUDENTS TOWARD PARTICIPATION IN DECISION-MAKING AND OWNERSHIP RELATIONS' ORGANISATION
Author(s): Remi Adeyemo
Institution: Obafemi Awolowo University
Country: Nigeria
THE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE FIRMS IN TWO SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN COUNTRIES
Author(s): Jorunn T. Jessen
Institution: Research fellow at NOVA/Norwegian Social Research
Country: Norway
REGIONAL COLLABORATION AS ORGANISATIONAL REFORM AND INSTITUTIONAL ADJUSTMENT. EXPERIENCES AND CONSEQUENCES AMONG SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICES IN NORWAY
Author(s): Chris Jecchinis
Institution: Lakehead University of Ontario
Country: Canada
THE ROLE OF EMPLOYEES' PARTICIPATION IN RETAINING THE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF PRIVATIZED PUBLIC SERVICES/ UTILITIES
Author(s): Basil Agelis, Constantine Lymberopoulos and Katerina Dimaki
Institution: University of the Aegean and Economic University of Athens
Country: Greece
EXPECTATIONS AND PERCEIVED VALUE OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE BANKS' CUSTOMERS IN GREECE
Author(s): Demosthenis Daskalakis
Institution: University of Athens
Country: Greece
PUBLIC SECTOR AND PRIVATIZATION
Author(s): Litsa Nicolaou-Smokoviti and Spiros Paroutis
Institution: University of Piraeus
Country: Greece
NEW TRENDS IN THE GREEK BANKING SECTOR. MERGERS, ACQUISITIONS, PRIVATIZATIONS AND THEIR INFLUENCE ON LABOR RELATIONS
Author(s): Theodore N. Krintas
Institution: Investment Bank of Greece, University of Thessaly
Country: Greece
PARTLY PRIVATIZED LISTED COMPANIES. DO THEY PERFORM DIFFERENTLY? SOME EVIDENCE FROM THE ATHENS STOCK EXCHANGE



Wednesday September 24  (17.00 - 18.30)

Session 4
Human Resource Management and Skill Formation and Learning


Chairs: Johannes Hartkemeyer and Juan Monreal

Author(s): Olav Eikeland and Lars Klemsdal
Institution: Work Research Institute
Country: Norway
PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCE DEVELOPMENT AS ORGANISATIONAL LEARNING
Author(s): Ödül Bozkurt
Institution: University of California
Country: USA
"ONCE AGAIN, WITHOUT FEELING": EMOTION MANAGEMENT SKILLS AS CULTURAL CAPITAL IN AMERICAN MBA EDUCATION
Author(s): Valérie Brunel
Institution: University of Paris VII
Country: France
"PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT": REGULATION PRINCIPLES AND THE SUBJECT DEVELOPMENT PROCESSES IN THE FREE MARKET SOCIETY

Author(s): Christina Teipen
Institution: Social Science Research Center Berlin
Country: Germany
INDUSTRY SPECIFIC EMPLOYMENT MODELS




Thursday September 25  (9.00 - 11.00)

Session 5
The New Economy and new forms of organisation (2)


Chair: Francesco Garibaldo 

Author(s): William R. Da Silva
Institution: Department of Social Sciences, University of Osnabrück
Country: Germany

Author(s): Aileen O'Carroll
Institution: Trinity College Dublin
Country: Ireland
THE MYTH OF THE LONG HOURS CULTURE IN THE IRISH IT SECTOR
Author(s): Jorge Lago Blasco
Institution: Complutense University of Madrid
Country: Spain
TEMPS ET AMBIVALENCE DE LA RELATION SALARIALE: DU TEMPS DE TAYLOR A L'AUTOMATISME SOCIAL?
Author(s): Dieter Läpple and Joachim Thiel
Institution: Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg, Department of Urban and Regional Economics
Country: Germany
WORK ORGANISATION AND PROFESSIONAL IDENTITY IN NEW MEDIA BETWEEN INNOVATION AND PATH-DEPENDENCY: EVIDENCE FROM GERMANY
Author(s): Chris Warhurst and Paul Thompson
Institution: University of Strathclyde
Country: United Kingdom
DOUBT IS THE KEY OF KNOWLEDGE: PROBLEMS IN MAPPING AND MEASURING A 'KNOWLEDGE-DRIVEN' ECONOMY AND WORK
Author(s): Caroline Lanciano-Morandat and Eric Verdier
Institution: Laboratory of Economy and Social Work, CNRS and Universities of Provence and Mediterranean
Country: France
HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEMS AND INDUSTRIAL INNOVATION: THE RELEVANT DIMENSIONS FOR THE COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS

Thursday September 25   (14.30 - 16.30)

Session 6
New trends in the sociology of work and in organisational theory (1)



Chairs: Thoralf U. Qvale and Savvas Katsikides

Author(s): Pasi Pyöriä
Institution: Department of Sociology and Social Psychology, University of Tampere
Country: Finland
KNOWLEDGE WORK AS A SOCIALLY SITUATED PRACTICE
Author(s): Tanja Becker
Institution: University of Frankfurt
Country: Germany
ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE AND MICROPOLITICS. THE IMPORTANCE OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE AND THE INFLUENCE OF POWER IN ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Author(s): Deniz Tuncalp, Ahmet Oncu and Meltem Denizel
Institution: Sabanci University
Country: Turkey
STRUCTURATION AND INSTITUTIONALIZATION OF TECHNOLOGY: RECONSTRUCTING THE DUALITY AND DUALISM OF TECHNOLOGY IN ORGANISATIONS
Author(s): Manfred F. Moldaschl
Institution: University of Chemnitz and TU München
Country: Germany
RESOURCES AND CONFLICT IN ORGANIZATIONAL INNOVATION. A TRANSDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVE
Author(s): Savvas Katsikides and Kyriacos Demetriou
Institution: University of Cyprus
Country: Cyprus
ENTERPRISES BEYOND ORGANISATION AND CONCEPT







Friday September 26   (9.00 - 11.00)

Session 7
Gender


Chair: Michal Palgi

Author(s): Hanna Sutela
Institution: Statistics Finland
Country: Finland
COMPROMISES BETWEEN WORK AND FAMILY IN THE 1990'S
Author(s): Kerstin Wüstner
Institution: University of Ausburg
Country: Germany
NEW FORMS OF WORK AND THE EQUALISATION OF WOMEN
Author(s): Iris Koall
Institution: University of Dortmund
Country: Germany
MANAGING GENDER AND DIVERSITY - AN APPROACH TO (RE-)DESIGN NON-DISCRIMINATIVE ORGANIZATIONS
Author(s): María Antonia García de León, María José Alonso Sánchez and Marisa Fresno Martín
Institution: Complutense University of Madrid, INCE and University of Alcalá
Country: Spain
GENDER, WORK AND ORGANIZATION
Author(s): Helena Syna Desivilya, Tehila Alon and Michal Rotem
Institution: Emek Yezreel College
Country: Israel
GENDER ROLE SCHEMAS, SELF-EFFICACY AND CONFLICT MANAGEMENT IN ORGANIZATIONS

Author(s): Anne Kovalainen
Institution: Turku School of Economics and Business Administration
Country: Finland
GENDER IN MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION TEXTS

Author(s): Nevenka Cernigoj Sadar and Petra Vladimirov
Institution: Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana
Country: Slovenia
WORK/FAMILY ORGANISATIONAL POLICIES AND PRACTICES IN EUROPE

Author(s): Beata Nagy
Institution: Department of Sociology and Social Policy, Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration
Country: Hungary
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY POLICY OF HUNGARIAN COMPANIES
Author(s): Michal Palgi
Institution: Emek Yezreel College
Country: Israel
SOCIAL CAPITAL: MENTORS AND CONTACTS





Friday September 26   (14.30 - 16.30)

Session 8
New trends in the sociology of work and in organisational theory (2)

Chairs: Thoralf U. Qvale and Savvas Katsikides

Author(s): Pablo Galindo Calvo
Institution: Department of Sociology, University of Granada
Country: Spain
THE CULTURE OF THE ETHICS IN THE SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESS IN ANDALUCIA  
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THE VALUES OF THE COOPERATION AND THE CONFIDENCE IN THE ANDALUSIAN BUSINESS: THE BUSINESS PROFIT VALUE OF THE ENTERPRISING INSTRUMENTAL VALUES
Author(s): Liv Hanson Ausland, Olav Eikeland and Hans.A. Hauge
Institution: Vestfold University College, Work Research Institute and Vestfold University College
Country: Norway
ACTION RESEARCH AS A STRATEGY FOR TOP-DOWN IMPLEMENTATION IN WORK PLACE ORGANIZATIONS? CHALLENGES ILLUSTRATED BY A NORWEGIAN NATIONAL PROGRAMME TO KEEP OLDER PEOPLE IN PRODUCTIVE EMPLOYMENT
Author(s): Ursula Mense-Petermann
Institution: University of Bielefeld
Country: Germany
GIDDENS IN ORGANISATION STUDIES - STRUCTURATION THEORY AND THE TOPIC OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE
Author(s): Anne Inga Hilsen
Institution: Work Research Institute
Country: Norway
GO FOR A SENIOR?






Saturday September 27  (9:00 - 11:00)

Session 9
Poster session and Business meeting


Chairs: György Széll and Edward Zammit