ASA 2021: OOW Sessions and Roundtables

Section on Organizations, Occupations, and Work Sessions and Roundtables 

Monday and Tuesday August 9 & 10, 2021 

OOW Business Meeting Tuesday, August 10, 2:30 to 3:00pm EDT

Organizers

Elizabeth Popp Berman, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 
Sharla N. Alegria, University of Toronto 
Nicole Genevieve Denier, University of Alberta 
Jiwook Jung, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
Victor E. Ray, University of Iowa 
Argun Saatcioglu, University of Kansas 
Angelina Grigoryeva, University of Toronto 

Program in Brief

Sessions

Organizational and Occupational Community, Culture, and Change 
Mon, August 9, 11:00am to 12:25pm EDT  

Precarity and Downward Mobility 
Mon, August 9, 12:45 to 2:10pm EDT  

Pay and Promotion, Determining Rewards, and Factors Shaping Career Outcomes
Mon, August 9, 4:15 to 5:40pm EDT  

Broadening the Conversation about Racism in Organizations, Occupations, and Work Section I
Tue, August 10, 11:00am to 12:25pm EDT 

Broadening the Conversation about Racism in Organizations, Occupations, and Work Section II
Tue, August 10, 12:45 to 2:10pm EDT 

Roundtables

Tue, August 10, 3:00 to 3:55pm EDT 

Table 1. Work during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Crises Times 
Table 2. Gender and Work – 1 
Table 3. Gender and Work – 2 
Table 4. Race, Ethnicity, and Work 
Table 5. Well-Being in the Workplace 
Table 6. Inequality and Work 
Table 7. White-Collar and Nonstandard work 
Table 8. Organizational Success and Employment Relations

 

Program in Detail

OOW Sessions 

Organizational and Occupational Community, Culture, and Change 
Mon, August 9, 11:00am to 12:25pm EDT  

Presider: Jiwook Jung, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

Can We Change the Overwork Culture? Workplace Policies and the Ideal Worker Norm – Youngjoo Cha,  Indiana University-Bloomington; Kristin Kelley, Indiana University-Bloomington; Elizabeth Hirsh,  University of British Columbia 

Civic (Dis)embeddedness: Professionalism Shapes the Social and Systemic Integration of Urban Civil  Society Organizations – Christof Brandtner, University of Chicago; Krystal Laryea, Stanford University

From ‘State of Exception’ to ‘New Normal’: Crisis and Change in Organizations – Alexandra E. Brewer,  Wake Forest University 

Institutional Persistence, Change, and Agency: The Case of Air Traffic Control – Diane Vaughan, Columbia  University

Ties That Bind or Ties That Free? Core-Periphery Collaboration and Identity Shifting in US Hollywood  Films – Demetrius Lewis, Emory University; Ruo Jia, Stanford GSB 

Precarity and Downward Mobility 
Mon, August 9, 12:45 to 2:10pm EDT  

Presider: Nicole Denier, University of Alberta 

Downward Mobility and Working Selves – Lindsey McKay Ibanez, Washburn University; Steven H. Lopez,  Ohio State University 

Low-skilled Occupations Face the Highest Re-skilling Pressure – Di Tong, Massachusetts Institute of  Technology; Lingfei Wu, University of Pittsburgh; James A. Evans, University of Chicago

Managing Algorithms: The Partial Automation of Middle Management and its Implications for Gig  Worker – Diana Enriquez, Princeton University; Janet Vertesi, Princeton University 

‘Tag Your Loves…Carrying a Heavy Load’: Multi-Level Marketing and Gendered Neoliberalization of  Interpersonal Relationships – Nicole Cochran, Temple University 

Unemployment Experts: Governing the Job Search in the New Economy – Patrick Sheehan, University of Texas  at Austin 

Pay and Promotion, Determining Rewards, and Factors Shaping Career Outcomes
Mon, August 9, 4:15 to 5:40pm EDT  

Presider: Ronit Dinovitzer, University of Toronto 

From the Job’s Worth to the Person’s Price: The Evolution of Pay-setting Practices since the 1950s – Laura Adler, Harvard University 

Still a Man’s World? How Workplace Hegemonic Masculinity Drives Lawyer’s Wages – Andreea  Mogosanu and Ronit Dinovitzer, University of Toronto 

Structural legacies and the motherhood penalty: How past societal contexts shape mothers’ employment  preferences and outcomes – Malte Reichelt, New York University; Matthias Collischon,  Institute for Employment Research; Andreas Eberl, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

The Gendered Consequences of Flexible Work Policies – Vanessa Conzon, Massachusetts Institute of  Technology; Duanyi Yang, Cornell University; Dongwoo Park, Cornell University; Erin Kelly,  Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

The Road to Equity: How Do Workplace Policies Affect Gender and Class Differences in Promotions? Anne Kathrin Kronberg, University of North Carolina-Charlotte; Anna Gerlach, Goethe University 

Broadening the Conversation about Racism in Organizations, Occupations, and Work Section I
Tue, August 10, 11:00am to 12:25pm EDT  

Presider: Victor Ray, University of Iowa 

Getting in: The Racialized Legitimation Strategies of Black Tech Entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley and  Atlanta – Alicia Sheares, University of California, Berkeley 

In the Name of Love: Whiteness, Emotion Work, and Resource Distribution in Organizations – Sarah H. Diefendorf, Scholars Strategy Network; C.J. Pascoe, University of Oregon 

Mathematically Maintained Inequality: Racialized Organizations and Selective Organizational Change – Cassidy Puckett, Emory University; Brian Gravel, Tufts University 

“Their Accent Is Just Too Much”: Tracing the Sonic Color Line in Public Radio Production – Laura Garbes,  Brown University 

This Is Why I Leave: Race and Voluntary Turnover – Adina Sterling, Stanford University 

Broadening the Conversation about Racism in Organizations, Occupations, and Work Section II
Tue, August 10, 12:45 to 2:10pm EDT 

Presider: Elizabeth Popp Berman, University of Michigan 

“In a White Man’s Place”: White Responses to Non-White Occupational Mobility in three US Cities,  1890-1910 – Joseph Jewell, Texas A&M University-College Station

Interrogating Whiteness in Organizational Diversity Initiatives – Melissa Victoria Abad, Stanford  University; Ethel L. Mickey, University of Massachusetts Amherst 

Race-Conscious and Unconscious Holistic Admissions: Racialized Organizations Managing Selective  College Access- OiYan Poon, The Spencer Foundation 

Racialized Definition of Compliance with Organizational Policy: The Case of Community Policing – Jungmyung Kim, University of Wisconsin-Madison 

The Inclusion Tax: The Price of the Ticket in White Spaces – Tsedale Mekete Melaku, CUNY-Graduate  Center 

Inequality Across “Diverse” Workplaces 
Tue, August 10, 4:15 to 5:40pm EDT 

Presider: Sharla N. Alegria, University of Toronto 

Are Organizational Gender Diversity Management Practices Effective?- Sanjana Singh, Eva Jaspers, and  Tanja van der Lippe, Utrecht University 

Doing Diversity Like an Ideal High-Tech Worker: Avoiding and Making Compromises About Claims on  Diversity – Annika M. Wilcox, North Carolina State University 

Maverick Management: Uneven Accountability in Performances of Trust – Sarah Elizabeth Mosseri,  University of Virginia 

Two-Tiered Labor Market and the “Glass Moving Walkway:” Gender, Job Mobility, Segregation, and  Wages – Emma Williams-Baron, Stanford University 

Will it be #MeToo? Occupational Choices and the Specter of Sexual Harassment – Emma Tsurkov,  Stanford University 

OOW Roundtables 

Tue, August 10, 3:00 to 3:55pm EDT 

Table 1. Work during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Crises Times 

Categories and Crisis: Definitions of Essential in the COVID-19 Pandemic. – Joshua M. Hurwitz, Stanford  University 

Essential but Ill-Prepared: Mental Health Effects among Grocery Store Workers during COVID-19’s First Wave in Arizona. – Brian Mayer, University of Arizona; Mona Arora, University of Arizona; Sabrina Helm,  University of Arizona; Melissa Barnett, University of Arizona 

Meat Racism During SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic in 2020. – Moses Seenarine 

Priming and Resonance Institute Institution in Crisis Practice. – Yuanhao Liu, Nothwestern University; Xiao Tang,  Tsinghua University 

Teaching in the Time of COVID-19: Gender and Race Differences in Emotional Labor. – Catherine White  Berheide, Skidmore College; David A. Cotter, Union College; Megan Carpenter, Saint Lawrence  University 

Why Zoom Is Not Doomed Yet: Privacy and Security Crisis Response in the COVID-19 Pandemic. – Wenhong  Chen, University of Texas-Austin; Yuan Zou 

Work and Family Conflict for Parents in Professional Occupations During the COVID-19 Pandemic. – Angela  Clague, University of California, Los Angeles; Chaitra Hardison, RAND 

Table 2. Gender and Work – 1 

Access to Work-Family Resources in the Gender-Segregated Labor Market. – Kaitlin Johnson, Indiana University Cohort Differences in the Effect of Children and Domestic Labor on Women’s Labor Outcomes. – Angela Clague,  University of California, Los Angeles 

Constraints or Commitment? Insider Partners and the Mobility of Women Out of Low-Wages. – Michael A  Schultz, University of Texas-Austin 

Female Perceptions of Bias and Obstacles Toward Advancement in the Department of Defense. – Dianna Lynn  Black, University of Phoenix

From Organization Men to Career Men: Job Choice as Career Crafting. – Dominika Kinga Sarnecka, Harvard  University 

Table 3. Gender and Work – 2 

Gender and Success in Gaining Future “Gigs”: The Social Networks of Film Composers in Hollywood, 2000- 2009. – Ju Hyun Park, Emory University 

Gender Differences in Fairness Perceptions of Own Earnings in 26 European Countries. – Jule Adriaans, German  Institute for Economic Research; Matteo Targa, German Institute for Economic Research

Gendered Work Experiences in a Hyper-Masculine Organization: Differences Between Cohorts. – Chelli  Plummer, Providence College 

The Unequal Joy of Cooking: Sex Discrimination in Cook’s Wages. – Jessie Himmelstern, University of  Minnesota 

Within occupational gender-segregation: Dynamics of competition between sub-occupations shape and re-shape  job queues. – Livia Baer-Bositis, Stanford University 

Table 4. Race, Ethnicity, and Work 

Enduring Racism: The Persistence of Racial Inequality in American Law Firms. – Vitor Dias, Indiana University Bloomington 

Racialized Expertise and the Character of Organizations: The Case of University DEI Personnel. – Sandra  Portocarrero, Columbia University 

Racializing Institutional Boundaries: The Case of the CHAZ/CHOP. – Aliyah Turner, University of Washington;  Maxine Wright, University of Washington 

“So, You Are the Wise Latina They Hired”: Workplace Discrimination in the Legal Profession. – Fitore Hyseni,  Syracuse University; Fatma Altunkol Wise, Syracuse University 

“Trump Gave Them Wings”: Immployment, Legal Status, Citizenship, and Racism on La Esquina. – Nancy  Plankey-Videla, Texas A&M University-College Station; Cynthia Luz Cisneros Franco, Texas A&M  University 

Table 5. Well-Being in the Workplace 

Algorithmic Management, Nonstandard Schedules, and Gig Worker Wellbeing. – Katherine Hill, University of  Texas 

Avoiding, Resisting, Enduring: Responses to Workplace Violence in Professional Kitchens. – Ellen T. Meiser,  University of Hawaii at Manoa; Eli R. Wilson, University of New Mexico-Albuquerque

Sociability Between Coworkers and Social Fit at Work. – Thomas Lyttelton, Yale University

Student Culture and the Normalization of Deviance in an Allopathic Medical School. – Judson G. Everitt, Loyola  University-Chicago; James M Johnson, Loyola University Chicago; William H Burr, Loyola University  Chicago; Stephanie H Shanower, Loyola University Chicago 

The pain and possibility of departure: How experiences of meaningful work shape leader exit. – Krystal Laryea,  Stanford University; Elizabeth Trinh, University of Michigan 

Tradeoffs in the Spotlight: The impact of creative core residence on artists’ career satisfaction. – Adam Kaelin  Schoenbachler, Vanderbilt University 

Table 6. Inequality and Work 

Empathy as a Tool for Inclusion in Organizations. – Christianne Corbett, Stanford University Employment and Unemployment Among Refugees in the United States. – Mehr Mumtaz, Ohio State University;  Katherine Sobering, University of North Texas; Vincent J. Roscigno, Ohio State University

Inequality in medical education and implications for trainees’ career plans: an intersectional approach. – Alyssa  Browne, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill 

Managing Power Dependence to Innovate Diversity Work: Tailor-Made versus Turnkey Institutional Practices. – Vic Marsh, University of Colorado Boulder 

Occupational Specialization as a Roadblock to Professionalization. – Lisa M. Lipscomb, The New School for  Social Research 

Who gets a back door to success?: Informal processes and the reproduction of inequality at work. – Britiny Cook,  Stanford University; Erin Macke, Stanford University; Shannon Gilmartin, Stanford University 

Table 7. White-Collar and Nonstandard work 

Getting a Job in the Arts. Merit, Mindset and Network in Precarious and Taste-Based Markets. – Anna Gromada,  Sciences Po 

Interprofessional collaboration and boundary-work Care support workers in residential homes for the elderly in  Germany – Isabelle Zinn, University of Lausanne 

Making Bad Jobs Worthwhile: How Educational Trajectories Shape Low-Status Workers’ Identity Work  Strategies. – Yingjian Liang, Indiana University 

Not Over ‘til it’s Over: Interorganizational Relationship Resilience in the Contingent Staffing Industry. – Laureen  K. O’Brien, Independent Researcher 

Telework in a Land of Overwork: It’s Not that Simple, Or Is It?. – Hiroshi Ono, Hitotsubashi University Business  School 

The White-Collar Opt-Out. – Mustafa Yavas, New York University-Abu Dhabi 

Table 8. Organizational Success and Employment Relations 

From Dictator to Educator: The Emergence of a New Management Style in Global Fine Dining. – Daphne  DemetryMcGill University; Gillian Gualtieri, Vanderbilt University 

Head in the Books, Heart on the Beat: Understanding College Students’ Motivations for Entering Policing. – Nidia Isabel Banuelos, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Jordan Waldron, University of Indianapolis;  Laura Zinkan, University of Indianapolis; Samantha Hupp, University of Indianapolis 

Latent Structure and Observed Structure of Employment Relations: A Network Approach. – Xingyun Wu, Johns  Hopkins University 

Lexicons into Categories: A Computational Approach to Category-Spanning Identity in Organizational Fields. – Zhuofan Li, University of Arizona 

Locating Decline and Growth of Civic Associations in Communities: The Case of the YMCA, 1950-2000. – David C Joseph-Goteiner, University of California, Berkeley 

Network Embeddedness and Team Collaboration in the GitHub Community. – Chao Liu, North Carolina State  University

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