Provided by Maximilian Heimstädt, Bielefeld University and Weizenbaum Institute
Guiding question: What are forms of organizing that can reduce epistemic uncertainty in times of armed conflict and war?
Knight, E., & Tsoukas, H. (2019). When fiction trumps truth: What ‘post-truth’ and ‘alternative facts’ mean for management studies. Organization Studies, 40(2), 183-197. PDF
Bauer, R. M., & Gegenhuber, T. (2015). Crowdsourcing: Global search and the twisted roles of consumers and producers. Organization, 22(5), 661-681. PDF
Contemporary news articles
Bellingcat Investigation Team (2022). Invasion of Ukraine: Tracking use of cluster munitions in civilian areas, Bellingcat, February 27, 2022.
Higgins, E. (2022). These are the cluster munitions documented by Ukrainian civilians, Bellingcat, March 11, 2022.
Visit the Bellingcat website and search for an example of their strategy of radical transparency. This can be a passage from a news article, a tutorial, or even a video. In not more than 400 words (one page) analyze what aspects of Bellingcat’s journalistic work become visible to you in this example. In what regards – if any – do you still need to trust the members of Bellingcat?
Buschow, C. (2020). Why do digital native news media fail? An investigation of failure in the early start-up phase. Media and Communication, 8(2), 51-61. PDF
Gegenhuber, T., & Dobusch, L. (2017). Making an impression through openness: how open strategy-making practices change in the evolution of new ventures. Long Range Planning, 50(3), 337-354. PDF
A great TEDX talk by Massimo Maoret (IESE Barcelona) on “The Social Construction of Facts“