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Dr. Birke Dorothea Otto

Birke Dorothea Otto, PhD

Research Associate

Tel:  +49 (0)335 5534 2511

Fax: +49 (0)335 5534 2519

E-Mail: botto@europa-uni.de

Main Building, Room HG 038

Office Hours

By appointment.

Academic Appointments

2016 –

Research Associate/Postdoc Project: ‘Secrecy as Organizing Uncertainty in Creative Processes’ (DFG-Research Unit 2161‚Organized Creativity’), Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, European University Viadrina;

Visiting Researcher, Department for Philosophy, Politics and Management, Copenhagen Business School.

2014-2016

External Lecturer in Organizational Analysis and Organizational Behaviour, Department of Organization, Copenhagen Business School

2014

Research Fellow, Forum Transnational Studies, Berlin

2012-2014

Postdoc, Research Project ‚Low-Budget Urbanity’, HafenCity University Hamburg

2011-2012

Research Associate, Chair for Economic and Social Geography, European Universität Viadrina

Other Appointments

2014 -            
Associated Consultant, Water Integrity Network (WIN)

2007-2010
Communications and Research Coordinator, WIN/ Transparency International

Education

2012
PhD, Essex Business School, University of Essex
2007
Social and Cultural Studies (Diplom), European University Viadrina
2005
M.A. in Management Studies, Essex Business School, University of Essex

Publications

Otto, B (2012): Politics and Management in Water Governance. Networks, Knowledge and Capacities. Thesis for Doctor of Philosophy, Essex Business School, University of Essex.

 

Book Chapters

Otto, B (2016): Selbstorganisierte Infrastrukturen in der Stadt. Das Beispiel EcoSan, in: Matern, Antje (eds): Beyond modernity – Urbane Infrastrukturlandschaften und ihre Transformation, Bielefeld: transkript.

Otto, B mit Färber, A (2016): Saving Practices in a Common World. Studying Urban Assemblages from the Perspective of Low-Budget Urbanity, in: Farias, Ignacio/ Blok, Anders (eds): Urban Cosmopolitics: Agencement, Assemblies, Atmospheres. Studies in Urban and Social Change Book Series, Wiley-Blackwell

Otto, B mit Terhorst, P (2011): Challenges in Activist Research. Bridging differences among the mobile/immobile divide, in: Motta, S/ Nielsen, A (2010): Social Movements and/in the Postcolonial: Dispossession, Development and Resistance in the Global South, London: Palgrave, pp. 200-227.

Otto, B mit Gaber, K (2008): Manager der Marginalität. Kultur und Sozialarbeit in den Favelas von Rio de Janeiro, in: Lanz, S/ Dorner, G,/ Otto, B et al (eds): Funk the City. Sounds und städtisches Handeln aus den Peripherien von Rio de Janeiro und Berlin, bbooks, Berlin, pp.  132-152.

Otto, B (2008): ‘Die Hamburger Wasserwerke sind Ausdruck des Bürgersinns’ – Lokale Proteste in Zeiten sich wandelnder Staatlichkeit, in: Wasserkolloquium (2008): Wasser. Die Kommerzialisierung eines öffentlichen Gutes, Karl Dietz Verlag, Berlin, pp.75-88

Journal Articles (peer-reviewed)

Otto, B with Bialski, P (2015): Collective low-budget organizing and low carbon futures: An interview with John Urry, in: ephemera. Theory and politics or organisation. Volume 15(1). 221-228.

Otto, B with Bialski, P (2015): Editorial, in: ephemera. Theory and politics or organisation. Volume 15(1), 1-19.

Otto, B with Butler, N/ Jeanes, E (2014): The diagrammatics of organisation, in: ephemera. Theory and politics or organisation. Volume 14(2).

Otto, B with Beverungen, A/Spoelstra, S (2013): Free Work, in: ephemera. Theory and politics of organization. Volume 13(1), 1-9.

Otto, B with Böhm, S (2006): ‘The people’ and resistance against international business: The case of the Bolivian ‘water war’, in: Critical Perspectives on International Business, Vol. 2(4), pp. 299-321. (received Highly Commended Award from the Emerald LiteratiNetwork)

 

Edited Volumes

Otto, B mit Bialski, P/ Derwanz, H (2015): Saving the City. Collective low-budget organising and urban practice. Special issue of ephemera. Theory and politics in organisation, 15(1).

Otto, B mit Beverungen, A/Spoelstra, S (2013): Free Work. Special Issue of ephemera. Theory and politics of organization. Volume 13(1).

Otto, B mit Lanz, S/ Dorner, G/ et al (2008): Funk the City. Sounds und städtisches Handeln aus den Peripherien von Rio de Janeiro und Berlin, bbooks, Berlin.

Wasserkolloquium (2008): Wasser. Die Kommerzialisierung eines öffentlichen Gutes, Karl Dietz Verlag, Berlin.

 

Further Publications

Otto, B  mit Venot, J.-P. (2012): The circumstances of corruption in planning small reservoirs in sub-Saharan Africa. Water Integrity Brief, International Water Management Institute.

Otto, B mit Castellan, M (2009): Special Feature: Water Integrity - Keeping Water Clean, in: Asian Water, Vol. 25 (6), 19-21.

Costas, J. & A. Taheri (2012) "The Return of the Primal Father" in Postmodernity? A Lacanian Analysis of Authentic Leadership. Organization Studies, 33 (9), 1195-1216.

Costas, J. (2012) "We Are All Friends Here" – Reinforcing Paradoxes of Normative Control in a  Culture of Friendship. Journal of Management Inquiry, 21 (4), 377-395.

Costas, J. & P. Fleming (2009) Beyond Dis-identification – Towards a Discursive Approach to Self-alienation in Contemporary Organizations. Human Relations, 62 (3), 353-378.

Costas, J. (2009) On Mystifications of Power – Some Reflections on Lars von Trier’s ‘The Boss of It All’. Ephemera – Theory and Politics in Organizations, 9 (1), 52-60.


Buchrezensionen

Costas, J. (2010) Unveiling the Masks: Critical Management Studies. Rezension des Buches: Alvesson, M., Bridgman, T. & Willmott, H. (eds) (2009) The Oxford Handbook of Critical Management Studies. Organization, 17 (6), 789-792.

Costas, J. (2009) Organizing Identity of du Gay, P. (2007) Work, Employment and Society, 23 (1), 197-199.


Weitere Publikationen

Costas, J. & G. Kunda (2015) The Future of Work: Worlds Apart. Pacific Standard. http://www.psmag.com/business-economics/the-future-of-work-worlds-apart