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  • 1. Backlund, Fredrik
    et al.
    Hallin, Anette
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Understanding "the PhD-project" - applying narrow and broad perspectives on doctoral studies2016Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 2.
    Berglund, Karin
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Innovation, Design and Engineering.
    Hallin, Anette
    Entrepreneuring - a question of space and place:: A longitudinal study of entrepreneuring2010Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 3.
    Cozza, Michela
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Crevani, Lucia
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Hallin, Anette
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Schaeffer, Jennie
    Mälardalen University, School of Innovation, Design and Engineering, Innovation and Product Realisation.
    Ageing and Assistive Technologies: An Epistemological Framework2016In: Beyond Interpretivism? New Encounters with Technology and organisation, 2016Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 4.
    Crevani, Lucia
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Hallin, Anette
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Discourses of gender and inclusion: Using women to make peace sustainable2011In: Nordic Academy of Management conference 2011, 2011Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 5.
    Crevani, Lucia
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Hallin, Anette
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Narcissistic organization: or business as usual?2009Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 6.
    Crevani, Lucia
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation. Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Future Energy Center.
    Hallin, Anette
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Performative narcissism: When organizations are made successful, admirable, and unique through narcissistic work2017In: Management Learning, ISSN 1350-5076, E-ISSN 1461-7307, Vol. 48, no 4, 431-452 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Dramatic stories of corporate crises appear in newspapers and magazines all over the world; one explanation offered by scholars has been that the affected organization suffered (literally) from narcissism. As responsible, ethical, non-narcissistic behavior is claimed to be crucial for management, the purpose of this article is to advance our knowledge about narcissism in organizations by developing an understanding of which organizational work enacts organizations as successful, admired, and unique. The dominant use of narcissism as a pathological condition limits the possibility to learn about organizing processes since it provides simplistic explanations. By introducing the notion of performative narcissism, we re-focus attention from the pathological condition of organizations to potentially pervasive organizational practices. Thus, we see that narcissistic work is a sociomaterial process not limited to organizational borders, but connecting and enrolling people, artifacts, animals, and places into mutually dependent, shifting, and composite assemblages that emerge through practices reproducing the organization as successful and unique.

  • 7.
    Crevani, Lucia
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Hallin, Anette
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Lindell, Eva
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Ledarskap i en digitaliserad värld2016Other (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
    Abstract [sv]

    Tre trender – idén om ledarskap som praktik, projektifieringen och flexibiliseringen – påverkar framtidens ledarskap i en digitaliserad värld och leder till flera utmaningar. Det nya ledarskapsidealet skapas i spänningsfältet mellan å ena sidan större frihet och inkludering och å andra sidan större segregering, kontroll och övervakning.

  • 8.
    Crevani, Lucia
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Hallin, Anette
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Lindgren, Monica
    KTH, Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Inst.).
    Entrepreneurship, gender and profession: A research agenda2010Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 9. Diedrich, Andreas
    et al.
    Eriksson-Zetterkvist, Ulla
    Ewertsson, Lena
    Hagberg, Johan
    Hallin, Anette
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Lavén, Fredrik
    Lindberg, Kajsa
    Raviola, Elena
    Rindzeviciute, Egle
    Walter, Lars
    Exploring the Performativity Turn in Management studies2013Report (Other academic)
  • 10.
    Dobers, Peter
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business.
    Hallin, Anette
    KTH, Sweden.
    Slipping into Darkness: A Study of the Role of ICTs in the Making of Stockholm’s Image2006In: The Journal of urban technology, ISSN 1063-0732, E-ISSN 1466-1853, Vol. 13, no 3, 119-127 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
  • 11.
    Dobers, Peter
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Hallin, Anette
    The use of internet in building the brand of 'Stockholm - the capital of Scandinavia'2009In: Information communication technologies and city marketing: Digital opportunities for cities around the world / [ed] Gascó-Hernández, M & Torres-Coronas, T., Hershey, USA: Idea Group Publishing, 2009, 264-293 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 12.
    Dobers, Peter
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Hallin, Anette
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    The Use of Internet in Building the Brand of "Stockholm: The Capital of Scandinavia”2009In: Information Communication Technology and City Marketing: Digital Opportunities for Cities around the World / [ed] Gascó-Hernández, Mila & Torres-Coronas, Teresa, Idea Group Publishing, 2009, 265-294 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 13.
    Hallin, Anette
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Att skriva process2015In: Skrivande om skrivande: Skrivande som en utforskande process / [ed] Borgström Benedict; Helin Jenny; Norbäck Maria; Raviola Elena, Lund: Studentlitteratur AB, 2015, 197-214 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 14.
    Hallin, Anette
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Between Materiality and Agency: mCity and the size of organizations2008In: What is an Organization? Materiality, Agency and Discourse. A Tribute to James Taylor: Proceedings of the First International Conference of the Language, organization and Governance Research Group / [ed] Benoit-Barné et al., 2008, 189-191 p.Conference paper (Other academic)
  • 15.
    Hallin, Anette
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Hervé Corvellec (2013), What is theory? Answers from the social and cultural sciences, Copenhagen: Copenhagen business school press2014In: Management, ISSN 1331-0194, Vol. 17, no 5, 410-416 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The unplugged section edits some book reviews special forums dedicated to a topic, an author or a theoretical perspective. This first forum considers three very stimulating and rejuvenating volumes for academics in organization and management studies about research methods. They offer some new insights about problematizing, theorizing and academic writing which may contribute to regain scientific imagination.

  • 16.
    Hallin, Anette
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Ledning för innovation i tjänsteföretag2010Report (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
    Abstract [sv]

    Syftet med studien är att undersöka hur ett antal tjänsteföretag ser på affärsutveckling och att ta reda på hur de organiserar sin verksamhet för att utveckla sina affärsmodeller. Studien baseras på 20 intervjuer med representanter för sex kunskapsintensiva tjänsteföretag. Rapporten är ett underlag till redovisningen av regleringsbrevsuppdraget Kunskap och statistik om tjänstesektorn.

  • 17.
    Hallin, Anette
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Polyphonic accounts – exploring the drama as a narrative mode for process studies2015Conference paper (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore the drama as a possible mode of presenting an empirical story from a performative perspective.

    Design/methodology/approach – The paper presents an empirical case that was originally studied in order to develop an understanding of sustainable co-operation in the construction industry in a globalized context. Presenting the case in the form of a Greek tragedy, it is argued that the polyphony of voices in an empirical study is acknowledged.

    Findings – The paper concludes that the drama has a special ability to give voice to multiple actors in an empirical study, as opposed to the traditional empirical narrative where one perspective is often given priority over other.

    Research limitations/implications – This paper explores and discusses the potential in using the drama (the Greek tragedy) to tell an empirical story. It does not delve into other forms of empirical narratives.

    Practical implications – The paper offers an example of how the drama can be used as a methodological tool in order to present an account of empirical material.

    Originality/value – The paper contributes to the very limited discussion in qualitative research in organization- and management-studies on how empirical studies could be presented.

    Keywords – performativity, performance, polyphony, drama, empirical account, construction industry

    Paper type Research paper

  • 18.
    Hallin, Anette
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Process, Sensemaking and Organizing2012In: Scandinavian Journal of Management, ISSN 0956-5221, Vol. 28, no 4, 352-353 p.Article, book review (Other academic)
  • 19.
    Hallin, Anette
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Projekt i Skolan2015In: Skolledning: Scener i den organiserande vardagen / [ed] Jan Löwstedt, Lund: Studentlitteratur AB, 2015, 129-148 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 20.
    Hallin, Anette
    KTH.
    Size Matters: Ostensive and performative dimensions of organizational size2009Doctoral thesis, monograph (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    Organizational size is a common way to describe and understand organizations invarious settings: in every-day situations as well as in organizational research. Withinorganization theory, organizational size has been seen variously as a basic feature ofthe organization (an independent variable); as a result of a reaction to the environmentof the organization (a dependent variable); or as a basic criterion for the selectionand categorizing of empirical cases (a selective variable). Often, organizationalsize is measured through the number of employees, budget or turnover; but linked toit are also associations that might not always match the organizational reality as experiencedby those managing and working in the organization. "is mismatch can causeproblems for the organization as for its members, and illustrates that organizationalsize is not only a variable that can be operationalized quantitatively, but a figure ofthought, affecting our expectations of the organization. "e purpose of this thesis isto develop the understanding of organizational size as a figure of thought by describinghow it has been used traditionally and by developing an alternative definition ofthe concept.

    This is done with the help of a case study of an organization that was perceived as differentin size compared to what it was when measured traditionally. An ethnographicapproach, including shadowing, semi-structured interviews, and the collection ofprinted and digitally stored material related to the case, has generated the empiricalmaterial which has been analyzed through a narrative approach.

    Understanding organizational size as a figure of thought makes it apparent that thetraditional view of organizational size builds on certain implications regarding theorganization, implications not acknowledging the ongoing organizing aspects. "eempirical case illustrates that the size of the organization is not only a question ofwhere the borders around “the organization” are drawn, but when they are drawn,since it can be seen to be a continuously constructed action net. Two types of actionsare identified: actions of narrativization and actions of realization. Whereas the firsttype involves actions that lead to the emergence of narratives about the organization,the second type constitutes actions that inscribe the organization into differentmaterialities. "ese two types of actions illustrate how the borders around “theorganization” are drawn and help explain the mismatch between expectations of theorganization based on perceptions of its size. "e conclusion is that “organizationalsize” is not only something that is, but something that is done. "ese two dimensionsof the concept are called “the ostensive” and “the performative”, respectively. Eventhough “organizational size” makes “the organization” present, it has limitations as atheoretical concept if its performative dimensions are not acknowledged, since it createsa simplified impression of “the organization” as being a static entity.

  • 21.
    Hallin, Anette
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Time for space in projects – re-conceptualizing the temporary organization2015Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 22.
    Hallin, Anette
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Utmaningar och möjligheter för digitaliserat arbete och organisering: Delstudie 22017Report (Other academic)
    Abstract [sv]

    Denna rapport återger resultaten av en delstudie inom DAO-projektet; ett forskningsprojekt finansierat av Vinnova som ytterst syftar till att stärka innovationsförmågan hos företag inom SIP Metalliska Material genom att öka deras möjligheter att dra nytta av digitaliseringens potential.

    Denna delstudie är genomförd på en avdelning i ett stort, internationellt tillverkningsföretag som under de senaste 15 åren genomgått en automatisering och som nu har påbörjat ett arbete för att skapa den ”smarta fabriken”.

    Sex aspekter, viktiga för fortsatt teknikutveckling och digitalisering, har identifierats i ett material som består av 21 intervjuer, observationer och en workshop med företrädare för företaget. De anställdas relation till företaget och gruppen är god och för att tillvarata möjligheterna och möta utmaningarna med detta är det viktigt med ett gott ledarskap som stöttar förändringsdriv och öppenhet. Operatörernas inställning till teknik och teknikutveckling är positiv, vilket är en konkurrensfördel för företaget. Att säkerställa att alla involveras vid teknikutveckling är emellertid viktigt, t ex genom att planera i god tid för utbildning. Automatiseringens konsekvenser är en aspekt som belyser hur man kan lära av den automatisering som redan ägt rum på företaget, exempelvis vad gäller teknisk förändring/utveckling relativt arbetspraktiker och förändrade villkor för yrkesstolthet. Ledningssystemets konsekvenser handlar om att företaget redan i dag har ett väl fungerande ledningssystem som innebär att man kontinuerligt jobbar med förbättringar. Detta fungerar emellertid inte mellan avdelningar och mellan produktion och IT-avdelningen. Att jobba med IT och OT (produktionsteknik) är något man gör sedan länge. Det är emellertid en integrering av dessa båda typer av system som de stora digitaliseringsvinsterna finns vad gäller produktion. En sådan förändring kan emellertid även kräva ett nytänk, där IT se som en del av produktionen, snarare än som ett stödsystem och kan således innebära organisatoriska förändringar. Slutligen är skiftgång en aspekt som man också behöver beakta i det fortsatta digitaliseringsarbetet eftersom skiftgång innebär utmaningar vad gäller information och kommunikation

  • 23.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Adolfsson, P.
    Dobers, Peter
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Competition, Cooperation or Coopetition: Municpal Darwinism in the 21st century2009Conference paper (Other academic)
  • 24.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Blomkvist, Pär
    KTH, Sweden.
    Metod för teknologer: Examensarbete enligt 4-fasmodellen2014Book (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
  • 25.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Crevani, Lucia
    Introducing the multi-spatial study2015Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 26.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Crevani, Lucia
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Introducing the multi-spatial study: Taking process ontology seriously in organisation studies2016Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 27.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Crevani, Lucia
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Lychnell, Lars-Olof
    Stockholm School of Economics.
    Introducing the multi-spatial study: Taking process ontology seriously in organization studies2013In: Proceedings of the 22nd Nordic Academy of Management Conference (NFF) 21-23 August, 2013, Reykjavik, Iceland, 2013Conference paper (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    This research note argues for a new method in organization studies: the multi-spatial study. Intended as a way to take the call for new methods in a fluid world seriously (Law, 2004), the multi-spatial study is a way of taking process ontology seriously by studying multiple trajectories (Massey, 2005). Methodologically, the multi-spatial study may be described as the involvement of a large number of researchers who study an organizational phenomenon from various perspectives at different places, but at the same point in time. By focusing the research efforts into a single point in time, directing attention to everything that happens in relation to the organization/al phenomenon/, a deeper understanding may be developed of how various trajectories that take form at the same time but at different physical places are related. This paper describes the rationale for the multi-spatial study as an alternative to the traditional, representational and linear ways of studying organization.

  • 28. Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Dobers, Peter
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Producing Stockholm through guided tours2009In: Guiding and guided tours / [ed] Adolfsson, P., Dobers, P. & Jonasson, M., Göteborg: BAS Publishers , 2009, 147-175 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
  • 29.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Dobers, Peter
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Representing place: Uncovering the Political Dimension of Guided Tours2012In: Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, ISSN 1502-2250, E-ISSN 1502-2269, Vol. 12, no 1, 8-26 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The aim of this article is to explore the relation between place and its representations through a comparative discourse analysis of two different guided tours of Stockholm. The comparison sheds light on what may otherwise remain blind spots of mainstream guided tours. Applying Lefebvre's notion of representations of space and Bourdieu's ideas on symbolic power the contribution of this article is to show how all guided tours, regardless of their intention, create political, conceived spaces. Hence this article opens up for a debate on a critically aware reading of the verbal (re) presentation of the particular character of sites in and through guided tours.

  • 30.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Dobers, Peter
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Stockholm in music: An exploration into the relations between Lyrics and Place2008Conference paper (Other academic)
  • 31.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Dobers, Peter
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    The Commodification of the City2008Conference paper (Other academic)
  • 32.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Dobers, Peter
    Södertörns högskola.
    The mutual constituting of organizations – the case of NK department store and Stockholm2015Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 33.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Guziana, Bozena
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Future Energy Center.
    Hoppe, Magnus
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Mörndal, Marie
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Styrning och samverkan för hållbar stadsutveckling - förstudierapport2014Report (Other academic)
  • 34.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Hansson, Claes
    KTH.
    Industrial Involvement in Engineering Education and Industrial Structural Change2012Conference paper (Other academic)
  • 35.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Hoppe, Magnus
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Overcoming empty spaces: understanding co-operation between organizations as value-creation spaces2015Conference paper (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    The purpose of this paper is to explore the theoretical potential of space in relation to organizational co-operations and to probe what kind of ideas the use of the space concept brings forward applied on an empirical material. We do this by analyzing the habits of thought through which public servants in four different public organizations construct their organizations abilities for co-operation. Showing that they perceive their organizations as different, threatened and important based on their experiences of previous co-operations, we propose that such constructs contribute to their “empty space”-understanding of co-operations; i.e. their idea that it is difficult to overcome spaces created in-between co-operating organizations. Shifting the focus from the organizations participating in the cooperation, to the joint organizing of actions will enable us to redefine experienced difficulties as potential generative spaces, we argue, which creates better conditions for successful co-operation.

  • 36.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Ivory, Chris
    Animals, social interaction and projects management2016Conference paper (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Latour (1996) observes, drawing on Simian sociology, that the social, in its purest form, is a matter of engaging in face-to-face interaction. Rules, daily plans, relationships and social structures such as power, sexual relationships and alliances are established, interactively and collectively, and have to be constantly renewed through the ongoing work grooming, posturing and acting.

    Our question is whether this pure simian interactionism can provide a useful basis for shedding light on the nature and use of project tools. From a simian interactionist perspective, project tools substitute for, and in theory improve, the effectiveness of face- to-to face interactions; they create a turbo-charged interactionism. For example, the mere act of committing to writing an agreed work schedule, extends the durability of the 'structuring effects' of that initial interaction. This is because the interaction can be re- invoked without actually needing to 'reproduce' the meeting itself. However, creating something like a contract to replace on-going interaction also carries dangers – unanticipated effects. A simian group, by being in more or less constant line-of-sight of one another, will have an opportunity to monitor the behaviour of others and so will have on-going opportunities to re-assess whether a present action is appropriate or not. Circumstances, other unanticipated interactions, can render a written agreement ridiculous to some of the signatories. In the case of the simians, the arrival of a predator in that part of the forest may trigger a re-think about being there. A sudden change in behaviour in one monkey will trigger that re-think - even if they have not actually seen the predator themselves. However, in the human world, changing economic circumstances (for example a shift in the cost of labour or the cost of a service) can see

    1 Professor Chris Ivory, Acting Director of Institute of International Management Practice, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. chris.ivory@anglia.ac.uk

    2 Associate Professor Anette Hallin, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Mälardalen University, Västerås. anette.hallin@mdh.se

    1

    Abstract submitted to SCOS workshop, 11-14 July, Uppsala University, Sweden

    some firms bankrupted while others make fortunes; as their fortunes are 'bound' to the original, now out-dated agreement. Simians would not allow such a state of affairs. In a sense they are more, not less, rational. From this perspective it is ironic that project management tools are generally framed as a form of über-rationalism (Hodgson & Cicmil, 2006).

    Our paper will examine the effects of project tools by contrasting them against the less encumbered, and potentially more rational, world of simian ordering. To do so, we draw on Latour's ANT, Simian sociology and our own empirical research of a newly emerging project tool call Prindit. This is a tool which tries, at its root, to bring more line-of-sight between managers and the rest of the project. Prindit was developed with the aim of helping organizations to “move beyond traditional result-oriented measurements”3 by identifying and visualizing the status of the project on a weekly basis. It is a cloud-based B2B service developed by SICS; a Swedish research institute for applied information- and communication technology. Not only does the example of Prindit provide a nuanced understanding of tools in project management, highlighting the need, as with simian groups, for constant feedback; it also highlights how the social is constantly re- negotiated through, and mediated through, project tools.

    Reference

    Hodgson, D., & Cicmil, S. (Eds.). (2006). Making projects critical. New York: Palgrave. Latour, B. (1996). On Interobjectivity. Mind, Culture and Activity, 3(4), 228-245. 

  • 37.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Jakkola, Elina
    Turku School of Economics.
    Jerbrant, Anna
    KTH .
    How is service innovation organized in KIBS firms?: Towards a typology of service innovation practices2012In: Proceedings of the 19th International Product Development Management Conference, Manchester, June 17-19, 2012., 2012Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 38.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Jerbrant, Anna
    KTH, Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Avd.).
    Engwall, Mats
    KTH, Industriell ekonomi och organisation (Avd.).
    Innovativity or industrialization?: Service managers’ views on competitive service work2009In: Nordic academy of Management: Business as usual, 2009Conference paper (Other academic)
  • 39.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Karrbom Gustavsson, Tina
    KTH.
    Artifacts as narratives and Narratives as artifacts – the touchable and the thinkable in organizing2001Conference paper (Other academic)
  • 40.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Karrbom Gustavsson, Tina
    KTH.
    Digging wider and deeper: A critical approach to the study of project management2008Conference paper (Other academic)
  • 41.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Karrbom Gustavsson, Tina
    KTH, Projektkommunikation.
    Digging wider and deeper: Revealing the hegemony of project studies2010In: International Journal of Project Organisation and Management, ISSN 1740-2891, Vol. 2, no 1, 1-15 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Building on a brief illustration, this article discusses the need for new empirical fields and methods in project management research. This would not only provide novel insights into project practices and management, but would also entail questioning the hegemony (Gramsci, 1988) of project management and project research. We argue that the hegemony is upheld by, or perhaps even constructed through, the language and the ideal images of the area, developed by project researchers and used by project practitioners; adding to what could be called 'the social power' (Bourdieu, 1991) of those involved in what are called 'projects' and 'project management'. It is also argued that the social power of those familiar with 'projects' and 'project management' is sustained by the silence of all those involved in similar practices, but who do not master the terminology of project work.

  • 42.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Karrbom Gustavsson, Tina
    KTH.
    Goal seeking and goal oriented projects - trajectories in the temporary organisation2015In: International Journal of Managing Projects in Business/Emerald, ISSN 1753-8378, E-ISSN 1753-8386, Vol. 8, no 2, 368-378 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to contribute to the theory development of “temporary organizing.” Design/methodology/approach – The paper advances the theory of the temporary organization by applying a process ontological-perspective.

    Findings – This research note conceptualizes “the temporary organization” as constantly changing across time and space; as shifting between two empirically driven modes: “goal seeking” and “goal oriented.” This is done through the shift of the trajectory of the particular “project” at hand. Practical implications – Based on the theoretical suggestions in the paper, further research is encouraged to find empirical support of and to develop its claims.

    Originality/value – Despite a call for taking the “organizing”-aspect of temporary organizations seriously, there is still a need for theory development of the area. By introducing the concept of “trajectories” into the studies of temporary organizations, the paper builds a theoretical framework through which such studies may be undertaken.

  • 43.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Karrbom Gustavsson, Tina
    KTH, Sweden.
    Is organizing in projects sustainable? Exploring the long term responsibiity of project management2016Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 44.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Karrbom Gustavsson, Tina
    Is organizing in projects sustainable? Exploring the long term-responsibility of project management2016Conference paper (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Despite calls for taking the “organizing”-aspect of temporary organizations seriously, there is still a need for theory development in this area. By applying the concept of “trajectories” to an empirical story of a project, this paper aims at re-conceptualizing “the temporary organization” as changing across time and space between two empirically driven modes; “goal seeking” and “goal oriented”. This is done, we argue, through shifts of the trajectory of the particular “project” at hand.

    Keywords Projects, Trajectory, Goal seeking, Goal oriented, Process ontology, Temporary organizations, Temporary organizing

  • 45.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Karrbom Gustavsson, Tina
    KTH, Projektkommunikation.
    Managing Death: Corporate Social Responsibility and Tragedy2009In: Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, ISSN 1535-3958, E-ISSN 1535-3966, Vol. 16, no 4, 206-216 p.Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Drawing on the true story of the actions of a middle manager in a major industrial company after the unexpected death of one of his employees, while participating in one of the most important social rituals to humans and society - the creation of meaning of death - we take an analytical approach to corporate social responsibility (CSR). This is done by discussing the overlap between CSR and human resource management (HRM). The story induces us to question the upholding of CSR an HRM as separate theoretical fields, since the managerial practice seems to indicate that these have merged into one. Also, the story indicates that the borders between the 'private' and 'public' roles in managerial practice are blurred and that to be a middle manager today is quite complicated. The article finishes with a discussion on why the writing of policies may not be the answer to this problem.

  • 46.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Karrbom Gustavsson, Tina
    KTH, Projektkommunikation.
    Narratives as artifacts and artifacts as narratives: The touchable and the thinkable2011Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 47.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Karrbom Gustavsson, Tina
    KTH, Projektkommunikation.
    Organisational Communication and Sustainable Development: ICT´s for mobility2009Book (Other academic)
  • 48.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Karrbom Gustavsson, TinaKungliga tekniska högskolan.
    Organizational Communication and Sustainable Development: ICTs for Mobility2009Collection (editor) (Other academic)
  • 49.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering, Industrial Economics and Organisation.
    Karrbom Gustavsson, Tina
    KTH.
    Project overflow and the projectification of society - taking a step back2015Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 50.
    Hallin, Anette
    et al.
    Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
    Karrbom Gustavsson, Tina
    Kungliga tekniska högskolan.
    Projektledning2012Book (Other academic)
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