Research Committees

RC17 Sociology of Organizations


To establish contacts and to encourage collaboration among scholars working in the field of the sociology of organizations throughout the world; to enhance international cooperation and exchange in theoretical and empirical research in the sociology of organizations; to link theoretical and empirical research in the sociology of organizations with related specialist fields or disciplines such as economics, industrial relations, organizational behaviour, and management theory.

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Board 2018 - 2022. Extended 2023

President Robert VAN KRIEKEN, University of Sydney, Australia,
Vice-President Kathia SERRANO VELARDE, Heidelberg University, Germany
Treasurer Dean PIERIDES, University of Stirling, United Kingdom,
Secretary and Newsletter Editor Michael GROTHE-HAMMER, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway,
Board Members Inna BELL, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland (PhD Students Representative)
Heloise BERKOWITZ, CNRS, France
Cristina BESIO, Helmut Schmidt University, Germany
Stewart CLEGG, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Thiago DUARTE PIMENTEL, Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil (2021-2022, extended 2023)
Paul DU GAY, University of London, United Kingdom / Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Adam HAYES, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Robert JUNGMANN, Trier University, Germany
Daniel MUZIO, University of York, United Kingdom (2018-2021)
Leopold RINGEL, Bielefeld University, Germany
Karem SANCHEZ DE ROLDAN, Universidad del Valle, Colombia
Alan SCOTT, University of New England, Australia

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The Journal of Organizational Sociology is an open access journal published by De Gruyter in association with ISA RC17. It seeks to offer a specifically sociological perspective on organization(s) and regards itself as a vehicle for the promotion of the ISA’s general conception of a global sociology. Editors-in-chief: Michael Grothe-Hammer and Robert Jungmann.


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