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Mona Florian

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Mona Florian, M.A.

Research Assistant

Phone: +49 (0)335 5534 2506

Fax: +49 (0)335 5534 2519

E-Mail:florian@europa-uni.de

Hauptgebäude, Room HG 040

 

Student Office Hours

By appointment. Prior registration by email outlining topic of discussion for meeting necessary.

Interest of Research

voluntary work, non-profit organisations, flight and migration, organisational in-and exclusion and diversity and management, alternative organisations.

Dissertation Project

Voluntary work in the context of refugee aid: self-organisation and meaningfulness of volunteers in a Berlin emergency shelter

Publications

2018. ‘Unlikely allies. Bureaucracy as a cultural trope in a grassroots volunteer organization’. Scandinavian Journal of Management, 34, 151-161, doi: 10.1016/j.scaman.2018.03.002.

Conference Presentations & Workshops

2018 Florian, M. Prison, bureaucracy or home? Spacing the refugee camp from a volunteers' perspective, LAEMOS, Buenos Aires, Argentinia.
2018 Florian, M., Costas, J. & Kärreman, D. Struggling with meaningfulness. Volunteer work in a German refugee shelter, invited talk at the FGV-EASP, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
2018 Florian, M., Costas, J. & Kärreman, D. Struggling with meaningfulness. Volunteer work in a German refugee shelter, WK ORG, February, Hamburg, Germany.
2017 Florian, M., Costas, J. & Kunda, G. Organizing outsiders and their spaces. Stream convenors on 12th Annual International Ethnography Symposium, August, Manchester, UK.
2017 Florian, M., Costas, J. & Kärreman, D. Too much of a good thing? Excessive meaningfulness in voluntary work in a German refugee shelter, 77th Acadamy of Management Annual Meeting, August, Atlanta, United States.
2017 Florian, M. Exclusion or inclusion? Spacing the refugee camp through the prism of a volunteer experience, 33rd EGOS Colloquium, July, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2016 Florian, M., Costas, J. & Kärreman, D. Too much of a good thing? Excessive meaningfulness in voluntary work in a German refugee shelter, 2nd Symposium on Meaningful Work, December, Auckland, New Zealand.
2016 Florian, M. Exclusion or inclusion? Spacing the refugee camp through the prism of a volunteer experience, Organization Workshop, November, Manchester, UK.
2016 Florian, M. Zu viel des Guten? Sinnerleben in freiwilliger Arbeit mit Geflüchteten, 1. Konferenz des Netzwerks Flüchtlingsforschung, Oktober, Osnabrück, Germany.
2016 Florian, Mona. Breakdowns of meaningfulness in work. Insights from voluntary work in a German refugee centre, 32nd EGOS Colloquium, July, Naples, Italy.
2015 Florian, Mona. Freiwillige Arbeit - (K)eine Alternative? 4. Workshop des Forums Kritische Organisationsforschung, Oktober, Chemnitz, Germany.

Academic Appointments

2015 - present

Research Assistant at the Chair in Business Administration (Human Resource Management), Prof. Dr. Jana Costas, Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)

2014

Research Assistant at the Chair in Intercultural Communication, Prof. Dr. Stefan Strohschneider, Faculty of Philosophy, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

 

Other Activities

Shortlisted for the EGOS best student paper award 2017

Scholarships: Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (2007-2013), DAAD-lecture travel program (2017), VIP-sponsorship of a stay abroad at Copenhagen Business School (09/17-10/17)

Magazine-article: Nach der Euphorie, ENORM 02/16

Reviews for WK ORG, Industrielle Beziehungen, Management Revue, Organization, Acadamy of Management Annual Meeting, Journal of Organizational Ethnography