Iiris Aaltio is Professor of Management at the Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland. Her research interests focus on organizational culture, gender issues in management and entrepreneurial organization cultures. Her background is in business administration and organization psychology. She is the author of several books, book chapters and her work has been published in journals such as Organizational Change Management, Journal of Management Inquiry, Human Relations and Scandinavian Journal of Management Studies.
Elizabeth C. Dunn is an anthropologist who is currently Assistant Professor of Geography and International Affairs at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Her work centres on global processes of rulemaking and their effects on industries, particularly in Eastern Europe. She is particularly interested in how systems of rules, from accounting to quality control, affect workers' and managers' ideas about personhood. Her most recent work focuses on the European Union's food safety and hygiene regulations and their effects on the Polish meatpacking industry.
Bruno Grancelli is Associate Professor of Political Sociology at the University of Trento. His publications are in the fields of organizational behaviour, management training, entrepreneurship and local development in Russia and Eastern Europe. He is currently involved in a comparative research on the accession strategies to the EU of east-European elites.
Herbert Kalthoff studied sociology at the University of Hannover and University of Bielefeld (both Germany), and at École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (Paris). He currently holds a research position at Frankfurt Institute for Transformation Studies at the European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder). His publications include: Wohlerzogenheit. Eine Ethnographie deutscher Internatsschulen and Facts and figures. Economic representations and practices (edited with Richard Rottenburg and Hans-Jürgen Wagener). His research interests are the sociology of banking and financial knowledge and ethnographic school research.