Journal Articles

Grothe-Hammer, M. (2019). Organization without actorhood: Exploring a neglected phenomenon. European Management Journal, 37(3), 325-338. doi:10.1016/j.emj.2018.07.009 . You can access the final postprint version here.


Grothe-Hammer, M., & Berthod, O. (2017). The programming of decisions for disaster and emergency response: A Luhmannian approach. Current Sociology, 65(5), 735-755. doi:10.1177/0011392116640592


Berthod, O., Grothe-Hammer, M., & Sydow, J. (2017). Network Ethnography: A Mixed-Method Approach for the Study of Practices in Interorganizational Settings. Organizational Research Methods, 20(2), 299-323. doi:10.1177/1094428116633872


Berthod, O., Grothe-Hammer, M., Müller-Seitz, G., Raab, J., Sydow, J. (2017). From High-Reliability Organizations to High-Reliability Networks: The Dynamics of Network Governance in the Face of Emergency. Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 27(2), 352-371. doi: 10.1093/jopart/muw05


Apelt, M., Besio, C., Corsi, G., von Groddeck, V., Grothe-Hammer, M., & Tacke, V. (2017). Resurrecting organization without renouncing society: A response to Ahrne, Brunsson and Seidl. European Management Journal, 35(1), 8-14. doi:10.1016/j.emj.2017.01.002


Grothe-Hammer, M. (2017). Preparing for the Field by Topics: A Systems Theory inspired Strategy for Improving Social Access. Systems Research and Behavioral Science, 34(1), 41-50. doi:10.1002/sres.2393


Berthod, O., Grothe-Hammer, M., & Sydow, J. (2015). Some Characteristics of High-Reliability Networks. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, 23(1), 24–28. doi:10.1111/1468-5973.12069


Grothe-Hammer, M. (2015). “You watch that the maniac finishes in time.” On the balance of power between the director and production manager in film projects. Studies in Communication | Media, 4(3), p.189-247. doi: 10.5771/2192-4007-2015-3-189 . You can access the paper here:

Articles in Edited Volumes

Grothe-Hammer, M. (forthcoming). Membership or Contributorship? Managing the inclusion of individuals into organizations. In G. Ahrne & N. Brunsson (Eds.), Organization outside organizations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Grothe-Hammer, M. & Schoeneborn, D. (2019). The queen bee outlives her own children: A Luhmannian perspective on project-based organizations (PBOs). In: C. Vásquez & T. R. Kuhn (Eds.), Dis/organization as communication: Exploring the disordering, disruptive and chaotic properties of communication (pp. 60-79). New York: Routledge. 


Berthod, O., Grothe-Hammer, M., & Sydow J. (2018). Inter-organizational ethnography. In A. Bryman, & D.A. Buchanan (eds.), Unconventional Methodology in Organization and Management Research (pp. 212-230). Oxford: Oxford University Press.