OOW 2013 Roundtables

A draft list of the Organizations, Occupations and Work Roundtables is available after the jump. Note that the roundtables may have been updated since this list was produced, so please check the ASA program as well. The OOW Roundtables are being organized by Kim Fox and Eric Dahlin.

Table 01: Workplace Identity in Creative Industries (Presider: Debi Osonowitz)

  • Behind the Curtain”: Strip Clubs and the Management of Competition for Scarce Resources, *Elizabeth Ann Mount, Syracuse University
  • Art vs. Commerce: Competing Organizational Logics in an Entertainment Advertising Agency, *Gabrielle Raley, Knox College  OR Apprentice or Employee: Navigating Organizational Culture in an Entertainment Advertising Agency, *Gabrielle Raley, Knox College
  • Experiencing Authenticity: The Organizational Production of Authenticity in Underground Supper Clubs, *Daphne Demetry, Northwestern University
  • Nomadicity and the Care of Place – organization of space in freelance creative work, *Michael Liegl, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
  • “We are not ‘the department of good!’” Architecting Professional Identity for the Public Good, *Lakshmi Ramarajan; *Amanda Merryman, Harvard University

Table 02: Work, Family, and Community (Presider: Erynn Casanova)

  • All in the ‘family’?: the penetration of work into life outside of work, *Aliya Hamid Rao, University of Pennsylvania
  • Another Shift: How Members of a BGLO Sorority Balance Work, Family, and Civic Engagement, *Aisha Ariantique Upton, University of Pittsburgh
  • Employer-Employee Relationships When the Family Becomes a Workplace, *Tina Wu, University of Pennsylvania
  • Some clouds in Spain: Work and family in the age of austerity, *Marc Grau i Grau, University of Edinburgh
  • The Nature of Job Flexibility in Care Work, *Kristin Smith, University of New Hampshire; *Nancy Folbre, University of Massachusetts

Table 03: Healthcare Professions and Professionalization (Presider: Katherine Lin)

  • Competing and coexisting logics: medical professionalism and population based medicine in English general medical practice., *Ruth McDonald, University of Nottingham; *Sudeh Cheraghi-Sohi, University of Manchester, UK; *Sara Bayes, University of Nottingham; *Richard Morriss, University of Nottingham; *Joe Kai, University of Nottingham
  • Frontline health care workers and perceived career mobility: Do high performance work practices make a difference?, *Janette S. Dill, University of North Carolina; *Jennifer Craft Morgan, Georgia State University; *Bryan Weiner, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Embodied careers in nursing, *Rebecca Elizabeth Selberg, School of Social Sciences
  • Technological expertise or supervisory responsibilities? Problems of social closure in nurses’ struggle for professional recognition, *Grace Eileen Scrimgeour, Loyola University Chicago
  • “Aren’t you also educating them about their expectations?”: Diagnosis & Patient Consumerism in Medical Education, *Alexandra Hope Vinson, University of California – San Diego

Table 04: Wage Gaps and Mobility (Presider: Carrie Shandra)

  • A Trajectory Analysis of Protection from Abuse Petitions and Women’s Earnings, *Melanie M. Hughes, University of Pittsburgh; *Lisa D. Brush, University of Pittsburgh
  • Do Higher Profits Lead to Higher Wages? A Study of California Hospitals., *Marcel Knudsen
  • State Liberalism, Female Supervisors, and the Gender Wage Gap, *David J. Maume, University of Cincinnati; *Leah E. Ruppanner, University of Hawaii, Hilo
  • Stay or Leave? Externalization of job mobility and the Black-White earnings gap 1976-2009, *Anne Kathrin Kronberg, Emory University
  • While Away: Do the Reasons for Employment Interruptions Matter for Women’s Wages?, *Jessica Looze, University of Massachusetts – Amherst

Table 05: Workplace Cultures (Presider: John Kervin)

  • Acculturation, Status, and Collaboration at the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Counterterrorism Center, *Bridget Rose Nolan, University of Pennsylvania
  • Barriers to Service Provision and Utilization in a Community Resembling US Age Demographics in 2050, *Stephanie Marie Teixeira-Poit, RTI International; *Ariana Napier, RTI International; *Christine Carr, RTI International; *Jessica Williams, RTI International; *Paul Pulliam, RTI International
  • Cooperative Norms Among Lobbyists, *John Scott, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Principles and Agents: Articulating Moral Authority and Moral Agentry in Environments of Organizational Moral Review, *Sorcha Alexandrina Brophy, Yale University
  • The Reproduction of Social Capital in a Learning Organization, *Valery Yakubovich, ESSEC; *Ryan S. Burg, The Higher School of Economics


Table 06: Work and Well-Being (Presider: Marlese Durr)

  • Employing the “Unemployable”: Promoting Self-worth through Work, *Ernesto Castaneda, University of Texas at El Paso; *Alma Angelica Hernandez, University of New Mexico; *Laura Guerrero, University of Texas, El Paso
  • Job Characteristics, Job Preferences, and Physical and Mental Health in Later Life, *Jessica Halliday Hardie, University of Missouri-Kansas City; *Jonathan Daw, University of Colorado-Boulder
  • Multitasking and its Consequences for Stress in the Work-Family Interface, *Scott Schieman, University of Toronto; *Marisa Christine Young, University of Toronto
  • Revisiting the Challenge of the Dependent Variable: A Study of Lawyers’ Well Being and Distress, *Kristen Ann Desjarlais-deKlerk, The University of Calgary; *Jean E. Wallace, The University of Calgary
  • The effects of savings and self-esteem on problem-focused coping behavior after job-loss, *Dara Elizabeth Naphan, University of Nevada, Reno; *Anthony Papa, University of Nevada, Reno; *Robyn Maitoza, University of Nevada, Reno


Table 07: Emotional Labor and Caring Professions (Presider: Annmarie Van Altena)

  • Gendered Definitions of Quality: Emotions, Caring, and Boundaries in Hospice Work, *Cindy L. Cain, University of Arizona
  • More than Emotion Work: Situational Resistance as the “Good Worker” Identity in Retail Work, *Ilana Demantas, University of Kansas
  • Philanthropic Gifts or Exploited Labor?: Emotion Management in Personal Home Care Work, *Cynthia J. Cranford, Univ. of Toronto
  • The Child Care Arrangements of Paid Child Care Workers: An Exploration using the SIPP, *Laura H. Braslow, CUNY Graduate Center; *Janet Gornick, The Graduate Center / City University of New York; *Nancy Folbre, University of Massachusetts; *Kristin Smith, University of New Hampshire
  • The Culinary “Food Chain”: Private and Personal Chefs’ Boundary Work, *Alexandra Olympia Hendley, University of California, Santa Barbara

Table 08: Workplace Segregation and Discrimination (Presider: Sharla Alegria)

  • Measuring the Glass Ceiling Effect: An Assessment of Discrimination in Academia, *Katherine Weisshaar, Stanford University
  • Progress toward Genuine Occupational Integration? An Examination of Casino Gaming Floors and Restaurant Kitchens, *Christina Hatcher, University of California, Santa Cruz
  • The Legal Translation and Documentation of Immigrant Abuse, *Sarah J. Morando, University of California, Los Angeles
  • When Working Hard is not enough for Women and Racial/Ethnic Minority Apprentices in the Highway Trades, *Maura Kelly, Portland State University; *Maura Pisciotta, University of California, San Francisco
  • Women Physicians: Gender and the Workplace, *Linda P. Rouse, The University of Texas at Arlington

Table 09: Global Labor Markets (Presider: Kumiko Nemoto)

  • A Foreign Factory in a Post-Communist Romanian Village: Temporality, Salaried Labor and Traditional Lifestyle, *Milosz J Miszczynski, University of California, San Diego
  • Gamification and Post-Fordist Labor, *PJ Rey, University of Maryland
  • Market transition and the access to managerial positions in China, *Zhenyu Tang
  • Sex Segregation in Australia and Selected OECD Countries: 1987–2010, *Kirsti Rawstron, University of Wollongong
  • The Great Recession and the Employment Gap between U.S.-Born and Foreign-born Workers: Explanations and Implications, *Patricia A. McManus, Indiana University; *Michael Franklin Thompson, Grinnell College

Table 10: Institutions and Institutional Logics (Presider: Curtis Child)

  • Emotional capital and institutional reproduction, *Maxim Voronov, Brock University; *Klaus Weber, Northwestern University
  • Deference as a Mechanism of Cooperation in Conflicting Institutional Logics, *Julien Jourdan, Bocconi University; *Patricia H. Thornton, Duke University; *Rodolphe Durand, HEC Paris
  • Institutional Embeddedness and Nonprofit Growth: The Influences of Institutional Logics, Professionalism and Organizational Rationalization, 2000-2008, *Hokyu Hwang, Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales; *David F. Suarez, University of Southern California
  • A Comparative Analysis of Company-Sponsored and Independent Foundations, *Justin Koushyar, Emory University; *Wesley Longhofer, Emory University; *Peter Roberts, Emory University
  • Entry of Cable Networks: the Impact of Ecology and Policy, 1969-2010, *Jin Won Chung, Emory University

Table 11: Inter-organizational Relationships (Presider: Mildred Schwartz)

  • Beyond Network ‘Ties’: Modeling the Evolution of Interorganizational Exchange, *James A. Kitts, Columbia University; *Alessandro Lomi; *Daniele Mascia, Catholic University; *Francesca Pallotti, University of Lugano; *Eric Quintane, The University of Lugano
  • Putting the Group Back in Closed Groups: Brokerage and Closure in the Indian Corporate Ownership Network, *Dalhia Mani, HEC Paris; *David Knoke, University of Minnesota
  • Taking Strategic Condescension: Network Structure and Corporate Control in Korean Business Groups, *Ho-Dae Chong
  • ‘We can network ourselves’: When can actors in strategic action fields (SAFs) coordinate interorganizational efforts?, *Katherine K. Chen, The City College of New York and the Graduate Center, The City University of New York (CUNY)
  • Facilitator or Buffer: Political Connections and Corporate Philanthropic Donation in Chinese Firms, *Jianjun Zhang, Peking University; *Lu Zheng, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China; *Xiaowei Luo, University of Illinois; *Christopher G. Marquis, Harvard Business School

Table 12: Organizations and Inequality (Presider: Emily Barman)

  • Breaking Glass Ceilings, Ignoring Dirty Floors: The Culture and Class Bias of Diversity Management, *Ellen C. Berrey, University at Buffalo, SUNY
  • Common Interests? Determinants of Intraorganizational Conflict in Community Associations and the Logics of Home Ownership, *Courtney Lynne Feldscher, Boston University
  • His and Hers: Higher Education, Firm Size and Gender Gaps in Management, *Lauren Sage Beresford, UC Berkeley
  • The Effects of Employee Involvement and Team Participation on Shared Capitalism, Promotion and Attitudes, *Vernon Anthony Woodley, Eastern Illinois University
  • The Standardization of Subjectivity: How Employers Rely on Formal Policies to Dismiss Discrimination, *Elizabeth Kiester, Utah State University

Table 13: Constructing Identities and Boundaries (Presider: Laurie Okinaga)

  • Practicing Indie: Organizational Practice and Category Membership within a Field of Restricted Popular Cultural Production, *Michael Louis Siciliano, University of California Los Angeles
  • Organizational Identity Construction: Negotiating Boundaries, Securing Distinctiveness and Managing Relationships, *Helene Loe Colman, BI Norwegian Business School; *Birgitte Grogaard, University of Calgary; *Inger Stensaker, Norwegian School of Economics
  • Social Integration Post-acquisition: How Identity Claims Demarcate and Compound, *Helene Loe Colman, BI Norwegian Business School; *Audrey Rouzies, IAE TOULOUSE; *Randi Lunnan, BI Norwegian Business School
  • Actuaries and Accountants: A Macro-Sociological Analysis, *Yally Avrahampour, London School of Economics & Political Science
  • Leadership and Mission-Based Decision-Making: The U.S. Roman Catholic Bishops and the Priest Shortage, *Catherine Hoegeman, Mount St. Mary’s College

Table 14: Innovation and Diffusion (Presider: Alesha Istvan)

  • Information Transfer: A Network Study of Organizational Information Spread, *Brandy Lee Aven, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Why so slow? How the business community resisted the internet, *Mary C. Still, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Gendering Invention Process in Industrial Plant – revisiting Tokenism, Gender and Innovation, *Seppo Poutanen, University of Turku, Finland; *Anne Kovalainen, University of Turku, School of Economics
  • Social Embeddedness and Place: Examining Urban Contexts of Job Networking and Social Closure, *Lindsay Hamm, North Carolina State University; *Steve McDonald, North Carolina State University; *James R. Elliott, University of Oregon
  • The Tortoise versus the Hare: Progress and Success Among Leisure-Based Business Ventures, *Phillip Kim, University of Wisconsin-Madison; *Kyle Clayton Longest, Furman University; *Stephen Lippmann, Miami University

Table 15: Alternative Organizational Arrangements (Presider: Michael Corey)

  • Changing Workplaces, Changing Work Behaviors: Does a Flexibility Initiative Change Where and When People Work?*, *Eric Tranby, University of Delaware; *Erin Kelly, University of Minnesota; *Phyllis Moen, University of Minnesota
  • Economic Choices of a Nomadic and Isolated Work Force: Shifts in Social Relations and Their Implications, *Christine D. Isakson, Stanford University; *Toke Reichstein, Copenhagen Business School; *Michael S. Dahl, Aalborg University
  • Open-ended activities and time discipline in organizations, *Gilles van Wijk, Essec Business School
  • Tie Formation and Cohesiveness in a Loosely Organized Group: Knitting Together, *Doris Palmer, Arizona State University
  • Workplace Dispute Resolution and Quality of Work Life: The Worker Co-operative Alternative, *Elizabeth A. Hoffmann, Purdue University

Table 16: The Organization of Higher Education (Presider: Katie Kerstetter)

  • Codes of Commerce and Citizenship: A Historical Look at Students as Consumers in Higher Education, *Daniel Lee Kleinman, University of Wisconsin-Madison; *Robert Osley-Thomas, University of Wisconsin
  • Creating Collegiality: Chairs, Departmental Climate, and Faculty Work, *Amy S. Wharton, Washington State University; *Mychel Estevez
  • Primary Care Practices’ Perceived Constraints to Engaging in Research: The Importance of Context & “Flow”, *Barret Michalec, University of Delaware
  • Resource Partitioning among Research-oriented Sociology Departments, *Min Yim, University of South Carolina
  • Streams of Thought: How Ties Form and Influence Flows among New Faculty, *Craig M. Rawlings, UC-Santa Barbara; *Daniel A. McFarland, Stanford University; *Linus Dahlander, European School of Management and Technology; *Dan Wang, Stanford University

Table 17: The Social Construction of Work (Presider: Lindsey Trimble O’Connor)

  • Construction Work: The Social Construction of “Work” in Canadian Introductory Sociology Textbooks, *Shane Dixon, Ryerson University; *Linda Quirke, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Dominant Divisions of Labor: What Stands up to Scrutiny among Eight Models?, *Thomas Edward Janoski, University of Kentucky; *Darina Elena Lepadatu, Kennesaw State University
  • Professionalization into a non-expertise: the rise and fall of Israeli Community work, *Aharon Blank, McGill University
  • Sociological Perspectives on Soft Skills Job Training: A Critical Review, *Sara Chaganti, Brandeis University
  • The Sham of Repeat C-Sections and How Organizations Are Responsible, *Theresa Morris, Trinity College

Table 18: Stratification in the Labor Force (Presider: Wee Kiat Lim)

  • Are Immigrants Less Likely than Natives to Have Decent Jobs in Europe?, *Lena Näre, University of Helsinki; *Antero Olakivi, University of Helsinki
  • Birthing a Profession: What Can Workplace Coaching Learn from Midwifery?, *Susan W. Hinze, Case Western Reserve Univ.; *Margaret Waltz, Case Western Reserve University
  • Socioeconomic attainment among U.S. and French veterans serving between 1940-1980, *Alair MacLean, Washington State University Vancouver
  • Swiss Work Values and Attitudes: Individualization Confirmed – Or Is It Conformity Individualized?, *Ernest J.-P. Albert, University of Zurich
  • The Significance of Job Requirements for the Training Gap, *Tomas Korpi, Stockholm University; *Michael Tahlin, Stockholm University

Table 19: Flexible Work Arrangements (Presider: David R. Johnson)

  • “As Long as the Job Gets Done”: Managers Talk about Time Theft, *Nicholas Paul Solebello, North Carolina State University
  • Satisfaction with Work-Life Balance in the Global Digital Marketplace: The Case of Russian-Language Internet Freelancers, *Shannon N. Davis, George Mason University; *Andrey Shevchuk, National Research University Higher School of Economics; *Denis Strebkov, National Research University Higher School of Economics
    • The Professionalized Body: Truck Driving in the Age of Flexibilization, *Benjamin Harrison Snyder, University of Virginia
    • The Social Context of Schedule Control: Flexible Work Practices in an Information Technology Workforce, * Anne Kaduk, University of Minnesota

Table 20: Miscellaneous Organizations, Formal and Complex (Presider: Janet Vertesi)

  • Antecedents and Outcomes of Means-Ends Decoupling: The Role of Intra-Organizational Dynamics, *Sang-Bum Park, Korea University
  • Complementary and substitution effects: The interrelatedness of institutional prescriptions in U.S. financial markets, *Guilhem Bascle, Louvain School of Management, Catholic University of Louvain
    • Core Conditions and Overlapping Pathways: Maintaining Prestige in the Field of Sociology 1997-2009, *David Jeremy McBee, University of Arizona
    • Diversity, Change, Fragmentation and Mission Drift: An Examination of College and University Spending Profiles, *Sondra N. Barringer, University of Arizona
    • Managerial control loss and organizational change, *Fernando Nieto Morales, University of Groningen; *Rafael P.M. Wittek, University of Groningen


1.     Sharla N. Alegria: race, gender, migration, high tech (Table 08)
2.     Emily Barman: org theory, new institutionalization, valuation, npo (Table 12)
3.     Eryynn Casanova: gender, informal work, ethnography, white-collar (Table 02)
4.     Curtis Child: institutions and institutional logics (Table 10)
5.     Michael Corey: unusual work schedules, work-family balance, gender (Table 15)
6.     Marlese Durr: work/occupations, promotions, gender (Table 06)
7.     Alesha Istvan: orgs and environment, orgs and gender, orgs and political economy (Table 14)
8.     David R. Johnson: science, orgs, religion (Table 19)
9.     John Kervin: gender, org culture (Table 05)
10.  Katie Kerstetter: care work, elem teachers, education (Table 16)
11.  Wee Kiat Lim: org theories, resource dependency, crises (Table 18)
12.  Katherine Lin: gender, orgs, work-family, health (Table 03)
13.  Kumiko Nemoto: gender, work, org, Japan (Table 09)
14.  Lindsey Trimble O’Connor: work, family gender (Table 17)
15.  Laurie Okinaga: professions, organizations and the law, and diversity (Table 13)
16.  Debi Osonowitz: creative work (Table 01)
17.  Mildred Schwartz: organizations/political parties (Table 11)
18.  Carrie Shandra: occupational segregation, and gendered jobs/occupations (Table 04)
19.  Annmarie Van Altena; culture, qual methods (Table 07)
20.  Janet Vertesi: technology and organizations (Table 20)
21.  Wade Phillip Smith: Neo-institutional Theory Qualitative Methods: Organization Change Management
22.  Cassandra Engeman: labor unions, work and family, and workplace safety and health
23. Paul Kasun (Stanley L. Kasun): immigrant work, comparing Hispanic and African Americans
24.  Liana Christin Landivar, Ph.D.: occupational segregation, occupations, women’s employment and mothers’ employment, employment during the recession, work hours, and work-family policies

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