Department of Business Humanities and Law

  • Entrepreneurship, Ethics & Leadership Unit
Justine Grønbæk
Associate professor
PhD, cand.soc.

Room: POR/18.B-4.140
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E-mail: jgp.bhl@cbs.dk
Justine Pors

My research explores new forms of organising, management and government and their adverse effects especially within the context of the welfare society. In my work, I strive to consider both broader policy developments as well as the professional practices and experiences in everyday organisational life. I am particularly interested in the contradictions and paradoxes inherent to contemporary policies and in subjectivity, affect and ghostly matters.

I have studied phenomena such as welfare reforms, education, public innovation, co-creation, gender, knowledge production and digital knowledge sharing. 

Primary research areas
  • Ghostly matters in organising
  • Welfare Management
  • Public policy and administration
  • Biodiversity policy and knowledge
  • Primary and Secondary education
  • Noise and organizing
  • Affect and embodiment
Administrative tasks
  • Phd Coordinator, BHL
Curriculum Vitae
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  • Politisk Kommunikation og Ledelse
  • Analysestrategi og metode
  • Samfundets kommunikative differentiering
  • Strategisk HRM i det moderne arbejdsliv
  • Politisk kommunikation og Ledelse (PKL)
  • Master in Public Governance 
  • PhD supervision: Jette Sandager & Anne Agerbak Bilde
Selected publications
  • Justine Grønbæk Pors / ‘It Sends a Cold Shiver down My Spine’ : Ghostly Interruptions to Strategy Implementation. I: Organization Studies, Vol. 37, Nr. 11, 11.2016, s. 1641-1659
  • Justine Grønbæk Pors / The Ghostly Workings of Danish Accountability Policies. I: Journal of Education Policy, Vol. 31, Nr. 4, 2016, s. 466-481
  • Niels Åkerstrøm Andersen; Justine Grønbæk Pors / Public Management in Transition : The Orchestration of Potentiality. Bristol: Policy Press 2016, 288 s.
  • Justine Grønbæk Pors; Lena Olaison; Birke Otto / Ghostly Matters in Organizing. I: Ephemera: Theory & politics in organization, Vol. 19, Nr. 1, 2019, 29 s., s. 1-29
  • Justine Grønbæk Pors; Niels Åkerstrøm Andersen / Kerneløse kerneopgaver : Skolen som potentialiseringsmaskine. I: At lede efter læring: Ledelse og organisationer i den reformerede skole. . red. /Helle Bjerg; Nana Vaaben. Frederiksberg: Samfundslitteratur 2015, s. 299-318


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Justine Grønbæk Pors; Signe Ravn / In Search of Non-linear Futures : Feminist Methodological-analytical Strategies for Reading Against the Grain.
In: Australian Feminist Studies, 29.1.2024
Journal article > peer review
Mie Plotnikof; Justine Grønbæk Pors / Let’s Dream Big! : Affecting Future Female Workers Through Governmental Atmospheres.
In: Organization, 14.2.2024
Journal article > peer review
Justine Grønbæk Pors; Sharon Kishik / Future-making in an Uncertain World : The Presence of an Open Future in Danish Young Women's Lives.
In: Sociology, Vol. 57, No. 2, 4.2023, p. 398-414
Journal article > peer review
Justine Grønbæk Pors / Jane Bennett : Marvelling at a World of Vibrant Matter.
In: Affect in Organization and Management. ed. /Carolyn Hunter; Nina Kivinen. New York : Routledge 2023, p. 61-75 (Routledge Focus on Women Writers in Organization Studies )
Book chapter > peer review
Morten Knudsen; Justine Grønbæk Pors; Tore Bakken / Organised Ignorance
In: Ephemera: Theory & politics in organization, Vol. 23, No. 1, 2023, 18 p., p. 1-18
Editorial > peer review
Sharon Kishik; Justine Grønbæk Pors / Planetary Concerns as Interruptions to Aspiration-raising Policy Discourses : Exploring Potentialities for Alternative Modalities of Aspiration.
In: Journal of Education Policy, 29.11.2023
Journal article > peer review
Sharon Kishik; Justine Grønbæk Pors / Resistance in Loss : Neoliberal Work Subjectivities, Lost Futures, and Young Women's Alternative Becomings .
In: The Human Relations 75th Anniversary Conference Proceedings. ed. /Meg Davies. London : Human Relations 2023, 5 p.
Conference abstract in proceedings > peer review
Niels Åkerstrøm Andersen; Justine Grønbæk Pors / Transformation and Potentialization : How to Extend the Present and Produce Possibilities?.
In: Kybernetes, Vol. 52, No. 12, 2023, p. 5893-5908
Journal article > peer review
Niels Åkerstrøm Andersen; Justine Grønbæk Pors / Transformation og potentialisering : At skaffe sig mere nutid og flere muligheder.
In: Transformationens politik: Ledelse af tidens udfordringer. . ed. /Niels Åkerstrøm Andersen; Dorthe Pedersen; Erik Mygind du Plessis; Jette Sandager. København : Nyt fra Samfundsvidenskaberne 2023, p. 41-58
Book chapter > peer review
Sharon Kishik; Justine Grønbæk Pors / “It Hits Me in the Weirdest Moments” : How Future Female Workers Experience Loss in Times of Planetary Crisis.
In: Gender, Work and Organization, 18.8.2023
Journal article > peer review
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Research Projects
Outside activities
  • Frederiksberg Kommune, 2018: Presentation of research
  • Dansk Magisterforening, 2019: Presentation of research
  • BUPL, 2019: Presentation of research
  • Esbjerg kommune, 2019: Presentation of research