Dr. Michael Grothe-Hammer

Address
Helmut Schmidt University
Institute of Social Sciences
Holstenhofweg 85
22043 Hamburg
Germany

Building: H1, Room: 2375

Phone: +49-40-6541-3583
E-mail: michael.grothe-hammer@hsu-hh.de

Personal Homepage: www.grothe-hammer.com

Michael Grothe-Hammer

 

 

 

  • Organizational Sociology
  • Sociological Theory
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Digitalization & Organization
  • New Forms of Organization & Society
  • Partial organization & Communicative Constitution of Organization (CCO)
  • Modern Systems Theory
  • High-reliability organizations (HRO) and networks (HRN)

Journal Articles

Grothe-Hammer, M. (in press). Organization without actorhood: Exploring a neglected phenomenon. European Management Journal. You can access the final postprint version here.

Grothe-Hammer, M., & Berthod, O. (2017). The programming of decisions for disaster and emergency response: A Luhmannian approach. Current Sociology, 65(5), 735-755. doi:10.1177/0011392116640592

Berthod, O., Grothe-Hammer, M., & Sydow, J. (2017). Network Ethnography: A Mixed-Method Approach for the Study of Practices in Interorganizational Settings. Organizational Research Methods, 20(2), 299-323. doi:10.1177/1094428116633872

Berthod, O., Grothe-Hammer, M., Müller-Seitz, G., Raab, J., Sydow, J. (2017). From High-Reliability Organizations to High-Reliability Networks: The Dynamics of Network Governance in the Face of Emergency. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 27(2), 352-371doi: 10.1093/jopart/muw05

Apelt, M., Besio, C., Corsi, G., von Groddeck, V., Grothe-Hammer, M., & Tacke, V. (2017). Resurrecting organization without renouncing society: A response to Ahrne, Brunsson and Seidl. European Management Journal, 35(1), 8-14. doi:10.1016/j.emj.2017.01.002

Grothe-Hammer, M. (2017). Preparing for the Field by Topics: A Systems Theory inspired Strategy for Improving Social AccessSystems Research and Behavioral Science, 34(1), 41-50. doi:10.1002/sres.2393

Berthod, O., Grothe-Hammer, M., & Sydow, J. (2015). Some Characteristics of High-Reliability Networks. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, 23(1), 24–28. doi:10.1111/1468-5973.12069

Grothe-Hammer, M. (2015). “You watch that the maniac finishes in time.” On the balance of power between the director and production manager in film projects. Studies in Communication | Media, 4(3), p.189-247. doi: 10.5771/2192-4007-2015-3-189 . [PDF External Link: PDF (http://www.scm.nomos.de/fileadmin/scm/doc/SCM_15_03_00.pdf)]

Articles in Edited Volumes

Grothe-Hammer, M. (forthcoming). Membership or Contributorship? Managing the inclusion of individuals into organizations. In G. Ahrne & N. Brunsson (Eds.), Organization outside organizations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Berthod, O., Grothe-Hammer, M., & Sydow J. (in print). Inter-organizational ethnography. In A. Bryman, & D.A. Buchanan (eds.), Unconventional Methodology in Organization and Management Research. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Conference contributions

Grothe-Hammer, M. (2018, October). Die De-Organisation von Organisation? Zu den Konsequenzen des Ersetzens menschlicher Entscheider durch Algorithmen in Organisationen. [The de-organization of organization? On the consequences of replacing human decision-makers by algorithms in organizations.] German Sociological Association, Ad-hoc Group „Macht Digitalisierung Organisationen überflüssig?“ [Does digitalization render organizations expandable?]. 39th Congress of the German Sociological Association, Göttingen.

Grothe-Hammer, M., & Schoeneborn, D. (2018, July). The Project-Based Organization (PBO) as the “honeybee queen”: A Luhmannian perspective on the enduring and fading away of organization. European Group for Organizational Studies. 34th EGOS Colloquium, Tallinn.

Besio, C., Grothe-Hammer, M., & Fedtke, C. (2018, July). Big Data and Decision-Making in Insurance Organizations. International Sociological Association. XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology, Toronto.

Grothe-Hammer, M., & Kohl, S. (2018, July). The Decline of Organizational Sociology? An Empirical Analysis of Research Trends in Leading Journals across Half a Century. International Sociological Association. XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology, Toronto.

Grothe-Hammer, M. (2018, May). The consequences of replacing decision-makers by algorithms: On shifts in responsibilities and the de-organization of organizations. Workshop of the Working Group “Digitalization & Organization” of the Section on Organizational Sociology of the German Sociological Association, Berlin.

Muster, J., Grothe-Hammer, M., & Berthod, O. (2018, March). Fear and Loathing at the Workplace: Nature and Effects of Loophole Decoupling. 14th Workshop on New Institutionalism in Organization Theory, Milan.

Besio, C., Fedtke, C., & Grothe-Hammer, M. (2017, December). Big Data und Entscheidungsprozesse: Wandel in der Versicherungsbranche. [Big Data and decision processes: Changes in the insurance sector.] Sections on Organizational Sociology and on Science and Technology Studies of the German Sociological Association. Joint Autumn Conference “Digitalisierung und Reorganisation”, Stuttgart.

Grothe-Hammer, M. (2017, July). From membership to contributorship: Managing the inclusion of individuals into organizations. European Group for Organizational Studies. 33rd EGOS Colloquium, Copenhagen.

Berthod, O., & Grothe-Hammer, M. (2017, July). Cascading Doubt into Individual Responsibilities: How Emergency Responders Harness Profession and Organizational Structure for Continuous Adaptive Sensemaking. European Group for Organizational Studies. 33rd EGOS Colloquium, Copenhagen.

Sydow, J., Berthod, O., Grothe-Hammer, M., & Müller-Seitz, G. (2016, August). Interorganizational Coordinating for Reliability: An Ethnography of a High-Reliability Network. Academy of Management. Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim.

Besio, C., & Grothe-Hammer, M. (2016, July). From Micro to Meso to Macro and Back: A Systems-Theoretical Framework for Understanding the Relation Between New Organizational Forms (NOFs) and Society. International Sociological Association. 3rd ISA Forum of Sociology, Vienna.

Grothe-Hammer, M. (2016, July). The Non-Addressable Meta-Organization and Its Contribution to High Reliability. International Sociological Association. 3rd ISA Forum of Sociology, Vienna.

Sydow, J., Berthod, O., Grothe, M., & Hagen, R. (2016, July). Does network design matter?: How interorganizational networks balance mandated structures and situatedness in crisis situations. European Group for Organizational Studies. 32nd EGOS Colloquium, Naples.

Berthod, O., Grothe-Hammer, M., Müller-Seitz, G., & Sydow, J. (2015, August). From HRO to HRN: Dynamics of Network Governance in the Face of Emergency. Academy of Management. Academy of Management Meeting, Vancouver. doi: 10.5465/AMBPP.2015.11138a

Sydow, J., Berthod, O., Grothe-Hammer, M., & Müller-Seitz, G. (2015, July). Coordinating for reliability? A practice-based perspective on high-reliability networks. European Group for Organizational Studies. 31th EGOS Colloquium, Athens.

Berthod, O., Grothe-Hammer, M., Müller-Seitz, G., & Sydow, J. (2014, July). From high-reliability organizations to high-reliability networks? Collective organizing in the face of emergency. European Group for Organizational Studies. 30th EGOS Colloquium, Rotterdam.

Grothe-Hammer, M., & Sydow, J. (2014, May). Network Ethnography? – Analysing a Multi-organisational Emergency Response Network using a Mixed Method Approach. Social Network Analysis Study Group (SNAG) of the British Sociological Association (BSA), Middlesex University, & University of Greenwich. Conference: Mixed-method approaches to social network analysis, London.

Since 09/2015 Research Associate at the Chair for Sociology, especially Sociology of Organizations, Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg.

02/2017 – 04/2017 Guest Researcher at Score (Stockholm centre for organizational research).

12/2013 – 11/2016 Research Associate at the Chair for Inter-Firm-Cooperation (Prof. Jörg Sydow), Department of Management, Freie Universität Berlin.

03/2018 Doctor in Sociology (Dr. rer. pol.), Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg.

10/2009 – 11/2013 M.A. Sociology, Bielefeld University.

02/2011 – 05/2011 Studies in European Societies, Saint Petersburg State University.

10/2006 – 09/2009 B.A. Sociology, Bielefeld University.

Ad-hoc Peer Review Service

Organization Studies

International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction

International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy

Kybernetes

Social Sciences

Systemic Practice and Action Research

Systems Research and Behavioral Science

Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (2016, 2017, 2018)

Memberships

International Sociological Association (ISA), Research Committee “Sociology of Organizations” (Secretary)

German Sociological Association (DGS), Section on Organizational Sociology

European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS)

Substitute member of the Academic Senate at Helmut Schmidt University/University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg

HSU

Letzte Änderung: 17. October 2018