2011 in Gothenburg, Sweden: The Actor-Reality Perspective - On-going research and future prospects

OCTOBER 27-28th 2011

See the original call for papers here

Presentations in the conference

Thursday 27th October

On generalization, Professor Lennart Nørreklit

Managing individuality, Professor Hanne Nørreklit

Being and doing in organizations: agents, actors or persons? Professor Sue Llewellyn

The construction of reality and management control, Professor Will Seal

Indicators as technology: Debates on the link between indicators and action, Bino Catasús & Sofi Ersson

Formal incentive systems in organization with a Swedish management style: Conflict or interaction?, Mikael Cäker

What is the problem with ‘traditional’ budgeting control? – A literature review of the critique of budgets, Hildegunn Sandal & Katarina Kaarbøe

When prices for land lost its grounding and budget set-aside, Morten Jakobsen

Methodologies for managing performance measurement, Lino Cinquini

Friday 28th October

Management control and trust – evidence from the field of Mergers & Acquisitions, Peter Beusch

The value of trust: Accounting facts and organisational change, Gudrun Baldvinsdottir

Research project: Why are people avoiding the position as middle managers, Nikolaj Kure

Relive organizational management organization -a philosophical argument in favor of purposeful, processuel dynamics between all levels of formal  organizational practice, Anders FB Jensen

Information on IR websites – how to study its usefulness? – A research proposal, Svetlana Sabelfeld

The Process of Producing Annual Reports – models derived from consultants narratives, Kristina Jonäll & Gunnar Rimmel

Stewards in Action, Caroline Teh

Research project: Accountability as an ethical practice – A study of the introduction of person centered care, Inga-Lill Johansson