The 5th Conference on Church Leadership and Management of Change

The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology | Lund University

Programme

The 5th Conference on Church Leadership and Management of Change

Wednesday April 20th      
12.00 Registration opens    
13.00-13.15 Opening of the Conference    
13.30-15.00 Plenary Session - Keynote 1 ”Post-heroic leadership - and the Management of Meaning” Mats Alvesson, Professor of Business Administration, Lund University
  Short Response   Per Pettersson, Professor of the Sociology of Religion, Karlstad University and Director of IMPACT project, Uppsala
15.00-15.30 Coffee    
15.30-17.00 Paper Session 1a (New) Theoretical Perspectives on Church Leadership  
  Paper Session 1b Management of Meaning in Processes of Organizational Change  
17.00 Hotel Check-in    
19.00 Dinner at LUX restaurant    
       
Thursday April 21st      
9.00-10.30 Plenary Session - Keynote 2 "Church and the Management of Meaning in a Multireligious Landscape" Ulla Schmidt, Professor (mso) in Practical Theology, Aarhus University
  Short Response   Harald Askeland, Professor of Diaconia and Leadership, ViD Diakonhjemmet Høgskole, Oslo
10.30-11.00 Coffee    
11.00- 12.30 Paper Session 2a New Public Management and its Consequences for Church Leadership  
  Paper Session 2b Value-based Leadership  
  Paper Session 2c Church Leadership and Working Environment  
12.30-13.30 Lunch at LUX restaurant    
13.30-15.00 Paper Session 3a Case Studies and Church Leadership  
  Paper Session 3b Ecclesiological Perspectives on Church Leadership and Management of Meaning  
15.00-15.30 Coffee    
15.30 Excursion to Copenhagen by train    
16.45 Vesterbro Parish ”Merging 10 Parishes – Consequences and Learnings”  
19.30 Restaurant in Copenhagen    
       
Friday April 22nd      
9.00-10.30 Plenary Session - Keynote 3 “Leadership for meaning in a glocal world” Elisabeth Gerle, professor of Ethics, Lund University
  Responses    
10.30-11.00 Coffee    
11.00-12.00 Plenary Session – Summing Up “Management of Meaning in Times of Organizational Change” Panel discussion and open floor, summarizing and searching future research agenda
12.00-12.30 Conference Evaluation and Goodbye