Project Update: Algorithmic Accountability in NYC

Project Update: Algorithmic Accountability in NYC

A few days ago I arrived at Columbia University, where I’m kindly hosted by David Stark and affiliated as a Visiting Scholar with the Center on Organizational Innovation for the next three month. In the weeks to come I will…

New Release: Open(ing up) for the future

New Release: Open(ing up) for the future

Together with Georg Reischauer (WU Vienna & Hertie School of Governance), I contributed a chapter to the upcoming edited volume How Organizations Manage the Future: Theoretical Perspectives and Empirical Insights by Hannes Krämer and Matthias Wenzel (both Viadrina European University)….

New Project: Textbook on "Open Organizing"

New Project: Textbook on “Open Organizing”

Every year, Wikimedia Germany together with two partners (VolkswagenStiftung and Stifterverband) supports a small number of young scholars who are interested in the idea of open science. For eight months, these “Open Science Fellows” receive support to realize their own…

NEW RELEASE: Temporal talk and institutional work

NEW RELEASE: Temporal talk and institutional work

Heimstädt, M., & Möllering, G. (2017) Let’s talk about time! Temporal talk as a coordination mechanism in institutional work Abstract: Agency is a focal and contested issue in studies on institutional change. One aspect that is not understood very well…

NEW RELEASE: "Openwashing: A decoupling perspective on organizational transparency"

NEW RELEASE: “Openwashing: A decoupling perspective on organizational transparency”

Abstract: With the rise of digital technologies, organizations are able to produce, process, and transfer large amounts of information at marginal cost. In recent years, these technological developments together with other macro-phenomena like globalization and rising distrust of institutions has…

Neuerscheinung: "Erst Offenheit gibt digitaler Bildung Richtung"

Neuerscheinung: “Erst Offenheit gibt digitaler Bildung Richtung”

Gemeinsam mit Leonhard Dobusch durfte ich für die aktuelle Ausgabe von “Forum Wissenschaft”, der Zeitschrift des Bunds demokratischer Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler (BdWi) einen Einstiegstext zum Thema digitale Bildung beisteuern. Der Lead-Text stammt zwar nicht von uns, trifft aber ziemlich gut, worum es uns…

Updates (2/2): Postdoc in Witten

Updates (2/2): Postdoc in Witten

Although it feels like I just unpacked my bags from Ithaca, another move is looming: In September I will join the Reinhard-Mohn-Institute for Management at Witten/Herdecke University as a postdoctoral researcher. The RMI just recently relaunched under the auspices of Guido…

Updates (1/2): Ithaca, NY

Updates (1/2): Ithaca, NY

After 9 months in NYC and Ithaca I am back in Berlin and slowly readjusting to shorter working days and longer commutes. Abroad, most of my time went into writing up my dissertation. However here and there I found time…