Provided by Ali Aslan Gümüsay, University of Hamburg/Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society
Guiding question: How are institutions created, maintained and disrupted in times of conflict?
Hampel, C. E., Lawrence, T. B., & Tracey, P. (2017). Institutional work: Taking stock and making it matter. In: Greenwood, R., Oliver, C., Lawrence, T.B., & Meyer, R. (Eds.) The Sage Handbook of Organizational Institutionalism (2nd ed.). Sage, 558–590. PDF
Contemporary news article
Cieslak, M., & Gerken, T. (2022). Ukraine: How crowdsourcing is rescuing people from the war zone. BBC News, March 19.
Identify an organization in any current conflict or war situation and describe how this organization does ‘institutional work’ (300-400 words).
Gkeredakis, M., Lifshitz-Assaf, H., & Barrett, M. (2021). Crisis as opportunity, disruption and exposure: Exploring emergent responses to crisis through digital technology. Information and Organization, 31(1). PDF
Gümüsay, A. A., Marti, E., Trittin-Ulbrich, H., & Wickert, C. (2022). How organizing matters for societal grand challenges. Research in the Sociology of Organizations, 1–14. PDF
Gümüsay, A. A., Raynard, M., Albu, A., Etter, M., & Roulet, T. (forthcoming). Digital technology and voice: How platforms shape institutional processes through visibilization. Research in the Sociology of Organizations. PDF
Scheidgen, K., Gümüsay, A. A., Günzel-Jensen, F., Krlev, G.,& Wolf, M. (2021). Crises and entrepreneurial opportunities: Digital social innovation in response to physical distancing. Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 15, e00222. PDF