Prof. Dr. Jana Costas

Prof. Dr. Jana Costas

Management Department

School of Business and Economics

Freie Universität Berlin

Juniorprofessorin

Adresse
Boltzmannstr. 20
Raum 408
14195 Berlin

Sprechstunde

Nach Vereinbarung

Award

EU 7th Framework Intra-European Marie Curie Fellowship

 

Teaching

- Leadership & Innovation: ‘Organizational Culture, Identity and Leadership’ 

- Qualitative Forschungsmethoden

- Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility: 'Ethics, Organizational Culture and Corruption'

 

- Betreuung von Qualifikationsarbeiten im Gebiet Organisationstheorie, insbesondere zu  den Themen Organisationskultur, CSR und Unternehmensethik

 

 

Education

- PhD, University of Cambridge, Judge Business School, 11/2009

- MPhil, University of Cambridge, Judge Business School, 2006

- BSc Management, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2004

 

Research Interests

- Organization, culture,  power, CSR, leadership, knowledge work, service work, social and psychoanalytic theory

 

Publications

 

Book (work in progress)

Costas, J. and Grey, C. Secrecy at Work: The Hidden Architecture of Organizations. Stanford University Press.

 

Journal Articles

Costas, J. & C. Grey. Bringing Secrecy into the Open: Towards a Theorization of the Social Processes of Organizational Secrecy. Organization Studies (forthcoming).

Costas, J. & C. Grey. The Power of Temporality and the Temporality of Power: Imaginary Futures Selves in Professional Service Firms. Organization Studies (forthcoming).

Bewernick, M., Schreyögg, G. & J. Costas (2013) Charismatische Führung: Die Konstruktion von Charisma durch die deutsche Wirtschaftspresse am Beispiel von Ferdinand Piëch. Zeitschrift für betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung, August/September, 434-465.

Costas, J. (2013) Problematizing Mobility: A Metaphor of Stickiness, Non-places and the Kinetic Elite. Organization Studies, 34 (10), 1467– 1485.

Costas, J. & D. Kärreman (2013) Conscience as Control: Managing Employees through CSR. Organization, 20 (3), 394-415.

Costas, J. & C. Grey (2013) Outsourcing Your Life - Separating Exploration and Exploitation in the 4-Hour Workweek. Research in the Sociology of Organizations, 37, 221-247.

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.

 

Reviews/ Essays

Costas, J. (2010) Book review of Alvesson, M., Bridgman, T. & Willmott, H. (2009) The Oxford Handbook of Critical Management Studies. Organization, 17 (6), 789-792.

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

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