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Quadrangular Conference 2015

The Quadrangular Conference 2015 is the continuation of the yearly colloquia organised jointly by Lancaster University, University of Cambridge, University College Dublin, and London School of Economics and Political Science. This year’s colloquium will take place on September 14th of Organisation, Work and Technology, Management School at Lancaster University. -15th , 2015, and will be hosted by the Department

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Sep 14, 2015 09:00 AM to
Sep 15, 2015 05:00 PM


Lancaster University, UK.

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The purpose of the Conference is that of constituting an interactive research symposium bridging the domains of management, information systems and organisational studies. Scholars in these domains are invited to submit contributions pertaining to prospective research, preliminary findings, or completed research work.

The Conference aims, as per the tradition established over the past colloquia, to constitute an informal setting in which to discuss the themes at the centre of academic debate in our disciplines.

The theme of the Conference for this year is Organisational practices within contemporary landscapes. Focus will be on organisational settings as complex entangled networks, and how these manifest in different contemporary landscapes.

This encompasses not only private and public sectors but also encapsulates organisational practices at a societal level. In this domain, intercultural perspectives on organisational dynamics are particularly relevant to discussion, as well as reflections on how the very concepts of knowledge generation and learning processes evolve as a result of the new globalising landscape.

Possible topics for contributions include, but are not limited to:

  • Sociological approaches to the construction of self in organisational practices;
  • Intercultural perspectives on spaces and places of identity in organisational settings;
  • Entanglement of learning and knowledge generation in organisations;
  • Work and employment in contemporary organisations;
  • Interdisciplinary studies of management, information systems and organisations;
  • Materiality and organisations: sociotechnical arrangements and practices.

For more see the call for papers (here)