Dr Bernadette Loacker



Bernadette joined the Department of Work, Organisation and Technology in August 2015. Previously, she worked at the Department of Business Administration at Lund University (Sweden), the Department of Management at WU Vienna and the Department of Organization and Learning at Innsbruck School of Management (Austria), where she is still a visiting scholar.

Complexities, challenges and implications of collaborative work within a regime of performance measurement: the case of management and organisation studies
Jeanes, E., Loacker, B.I., Sliwa, M. 26/03/2018 In: Studies in Higher Education. 16 p.
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The liminality of branding: interweaving discourses 'making up' a cultural intermediary occupation
Loacker, B.I., Sullivan, K. 09/2016 In: Marketing Theory. 16, 3, p. 361-382. 22 p.
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Beyond bureaucracy and entrepreneurialism: examining the multiple discursive codes informing the work, careers and subjectivities of management graduates
Loacker, B.I., Sliwa, M. 11/04/2016 In: Culture and Organization.
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Mobilities in contemporary worlds of work and organizing
Jeanes, E., Loacker, B.I., Sliwa, M., Weiskopf, R. 1/12/2015 In: Ephemera : Theory and Politics in Organization. 15, 4, 19 p.

'Moving to stay in the same place?': academics and theatrical artists as exemplars of the 'mobile middle'
Loacker, B., Sliwa, M. 09/2015 In: Organization. 23, 5, p. 657-679. 23 p.
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‘Come on, get happy!’: exploring absurdity and sites of alternate ordering in Twin Peaks
Loacker, B., Peters, L. 09/2015 In: Ephemera : Theory and Politics in Organization. 15, 3, p. 621-649. 29 p.
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Conceptions of process in organization and management: the case of organizational identity
Sandberg, J., Loacker, B., Alvesson, M. 2015 In: The emergence of novelty in organizations. Oxford : Oxford University Press p. 318-343. 26 p. ISBN: 9780198728313.

A quarter of a century of job transitions in Germany
Kattenbach, R., Schneidhofer, T., Lücke, J., Latzke, M., Loacker, B., Schramm, F., Mayrhofer, W. 02/2014 In: Journal of Vocational Behavior. 84, 1, p. 49-58. 10 p.
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Researcher collaboration: learning from experience
Jeanes, E., Loacker, B., Sliwa, M. 2014 In: Critical management research. London : Sage p. 59-89. 31 p. ISBN: 9781446257432.

Becoming culturpreneur: how the neoliberal ‘regime of truth’ affects and redefines artistic subject positions.
Loacker, B. 2013 In: Culture and Organization. 19, 2, p. 124-145. 22 p.
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Modulated power structures in the arts and their subjectivity-constituting effects: an exploration of the ethical self-relations of performative artists
Loacker, B. 2013 In: Business and Professional Ethics Journal. 32, 1-2, p. 21-48. 28 p.
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The commons and their im/possibilities
Hoedemaekers, C., Loacker, B., Pedersen, M. 2012 In: Ephemera : Theory and Politics in Organization. 12, 4, 8 p.

'Be Creative!‘ – Kulturorganisationen und Künstler als ‘Vorreiter‘ deregulierter Arbeits- und Lebenswelten
Loacker, B. 2011 In: Report Darstellende Künste. Wirtschaftliche, soziale und arbeitsrechtliche Lage der Theater- und Tanzschaffenden in Deutschland.. Essen : Klartext p. 341-394.

kreativ prekär: künstlerische Arbeit und Subjektivität im Postfordismus
Loacker, B. 2010 Bielefeld : transcipt. 447 p. ISBN: 9783837614183 .

How can I become a responsible subject?: towards a practice-based ethics of responsiveness
Loacker, B., Muhr, S.L. 12/2009 In: Journal of Business Ethics. 90, 2, p. 265-277. 13 p.
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Künstler, Vorbilder einer dekonstruierten Arbeitswelt? – Arbeits- und Organisationspraktiken eines Theaterensembles
Loacker, B. 2009 In: Führung in belastenden Situationen erfahren. Innsbruck : Innsbruck University Press p. 25-50. 26 p. ISBN: 9783902652089.

Performance and creativity: practices of organizing work within an independent theatre
Loacker, B. 2008 In: Performance in context. Innsbruck : Innsbruck University Press p. 105-126. 22 p. ISBN: 3783902571830.

Spannungsfelder der Personalpolitik an Universitäten – das Beispiel der Österreichischen Universitätsreform
Loacker, B., Weiskopf, R., Auer, M. 2007 In: Zeitschrift für Hochschulmanagement. 3, 1, p. 57-62. 6 p.
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‘A snake’s coils are even more intricate than a mole’s burrow’: individualization and subjectivation in postdisciplinary regimes of work
Weiskopf, R., Loacker, B. 2006 In: Management Review. 17, 4, p. 395-419. 25 p.
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