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  • PB 16 (Snellmansgatan 12)

    00014

    Finland

20022019

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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Beata Segercrantz Ph.D. (Management and organization, Hanken School of Economics) is University Lecturer in social psychology at the Swedish School of Social Science at the University of Helsinki. Her current research mainly contributes to critical studies of care work and innovation. She is in particular interested in questions around quality in institutional living (e.g. in elderly care, child protection and mental health), but also in how innovation is discursively constructed in management research, in EU social innovation policy and during technology implementation projects in care organizations. Her analyses focus mainly on (un)desirable effects of innovation, subjectivity, identity, interpersonal relations and power relations from a discursive perspective. Her work has been has been published as book chapters and in international journals. She is co-editor of the book “Challenging the innovation paradigm” and Associate Editor for the journal Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management (QROM).

Education/Academic qualification

Management and Organization, Ph.D., Hanken School of Economics

1 Oct 200121 Jun 2011

Fields of Science

  • 5144 Social psychology
  • organizational psychology
  • innovation
  • organizational change
  • subjectivity
  • identity
  • discourse analysis
  • health care
  • gender

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications

Professionella identiteter i projektifierade miljöer: Exemplet teknologi i äldreomsorg

Translated title of the contribution: Professional identities in a project context: Technology in elderly careSegercrantz, B. U. & Forss, M., 2019, Innovation och projektifiering : Att styra och leda handlingskapaciteten i moderna offentliga organisationer. Godenhjelm, S., Jensen, C. & Sjöblom, S. (eds.). Lund: Nordic academic press, p. 185-212 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Technology Implementation in Elderly Care: Subject Positioning in Times of Transformation

Segercrantz, B. & Forss, M., Oct 2019, In : Journal of Language and Social Psychology. 38, 5-6, p. 628-649 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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A critical reading of the European Union’s social innovation policy discourse: (Re)legitimizing neoliberalism

Fougére, M., Segercrantz, B. U. & Seeck, H., 2017, In : Organization. 24, 6, p. 819-843 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File

A discourse analysis of innovation in academic management literature

Segercrantz, B. U., Sveiby, K-E. & Berglund, K., 2017, Critical studies of innovation: Alternative approaches to the pro-innovation bias. Godin, B. & Vinck, D. (eds.). First ed. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Edgar, p. 276-295 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Open Access
File

The academic discourse of innovation and the self-reinforcing circle: A research framework

Segercrantz, B. U., Sveiby, K-E. & Berglund, K., 2016, p. 1-29. 29 p.

Research output: Conference materialsAbstract

Activities

Jean Helms Mills

Beata Segercrantz (Host)
8 Nov 201917 Nov 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

Jean Helms Mills

Beata Segercrantz (Host)
2 Feb 201917 Feb 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management: An International Journal (Journal)

Beata Segercrantz (Editor)
2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of research journal

Consultancy

Beata Segercrantz (Participant)
2019

Activity: Other activity typesTypes for other activities - Other

Att främja innovation och förändring: projektdrivna innovationer i nordisk förvaltning (Inno-Nord)Projektmöte III, Köpenhamn

Beata Segercrantz (Attendee)
14 Aug 201815 Aug 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars