Institut for Organisation

  • Centre for Public Organization, Value and Innovation (POVI)

Kontor: KIL/14.A-4.51
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+45 3153 8844
E-mail: nmm.ioa@cbs.dk

I hold a MA in Anthropology and a PhD in Sociology from the University of Copenhagen. My main areas of research are identity work in organizations, gender and risk processes, the sociology of professions and power, and qualitative methodology and analysis. I am a member of the Independent Research Fund Denmark (FSE) as well as research coordinator at the department.

A recent research project concerns the way in which principles of the bureaucracy, values of the market and norms of psychology influence the encounter between cititzens and professionals in public organizations. This project has resulted in the book The power of citizens and professionals in welfare encounters: the influence of bureaucracy, market and psychology and is part of Manchester University Press' book series: Social and Political Power. Read more here

I am currently working on the research project Governance, co-production an vulnerability: citizen-staff interaction in homeless shelters that uses 24 video recorded meetings between municipality caseworkers, shelter staff and homeless people. Together with Prof. Silverman and Prof. Haugaard, I investigate the many organizational dilemmas that affect the talk and interactions of the three participating parties. Read more here.

Primære forskningsområder
  • Identities & Organization
  • Organization & Work
  • Organization & Gender
  • Risk
  • Professions and Power
  • Governance
  • Micro Sociology
  • Qualitative Methodology and Analysis
Curriculum Vitae
Sociale medier
Link til denne hjemmeside
  • Analysis of qualitative data (PhD)
  • Methdologies in Social Science (MPG)
  • A series of workshops for Master students at HRM and Cand merc psyk 

PhD Supervision:

  • Alexandrina Schmidt (Department of Organization, CBS) (ongoing)
  • Anne Bitsch, (Center for Gender Research, University of Oslo) (completed)
  • Maria Bøgeskov (Department of Sociology, Copenhagen University/SFI) (completed in 2018)
  • Maya Christiane Flensborg Jensen (Department of Organization, CBS) (completed in 2017)
  • Ida Helene Asmussen (Faculty of Law, Copenhagen University) (completed in 2013)
  • Kristian Fahnøe (Department of Society and Globalization, Roskilde University) (completed in 2013)
  • Anette Lykke Hindhede (Danish School of Education, Aarhus University) (completed in 2010)


PhD Assesment Committees:

  • Betina Riis Asplin, Department of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, BI Norwegian Business School, Norway (presently)
  • Cecilie Sudland, Faculty of Social Science, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway (grad. 2023)
  • Line Jenhaug, Department of Health, Social and Welfare Studies, University of South-Eastern Norway, Norway (grad. 2020)
  • Veronica Haug, Faculty of Social Science, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway (grad. 2018)
  • Mathilde Cecchini, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University (grad. 2018)
  • Lars E.F. Johannesen, Centre for the study of professions, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway (grad. 2018)
  • Jeanette Skoglund, RKBU, The Arctic University of Norway, Norway (grad. 2018)
  • Anne-Stine Røberg, HiOA, University of Oslo, Norway (grad. 2018)
  • Ida Solvang, sosialt arbeid og sosialpolitikk, HiOA, University of Oslo, Norway (grad. 2017)
  • Ingeborg Grønning, Institutt for sosiologi og statsvitenskab, Norges Teknisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet (NTNU), Norway (grad. 2017)
  • Tone Jørgensen, Fakultet for sammfundsvitenskab, Nord Universitet, Norway (grad. 2016)
  • Søren Skaarup, Department of Political Science and Public Management, University of Southern Denmark (grad. 2016)
  • Erik Eriksson, School of Social Work, Faculty of Social Sciences, Lund University, Sweden (grad. 2015)
  • Janne Solberg, Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo, Norway (grad. 2014)
  • Grit Niclasson, Department of Sociology and Social Work, Aalborg University (grad. 2014)
  • Gunhild Tøndel, Department of Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway (grad. 2014)
  • Jørgen Jeppesen, Health, Man and Society, University of Southern Denmark (grad. 2013)
  • Claus Brygger Jacobi, The Department of Society and Globalization, Roskilde University (grad. 2013)
  • Ninna Meier, Business and Social Science, Department of Business Administration, Aarhus University (grad. 2013)
  • Kjetil G. Lundberg, Department of Sociology, Bergen University (grad. 2012)
  • Anders Kruse Ljungdalh, Danish School of Education, Aarhus University (grad. 2011)
  • Turid Rødne, Department of Sociology, the Artic University of Norway, Norway (grad. 2009)
  • Marie Østergaard, Department of Political Science, Aarhus University (grad. 2009)
Udvalgte publikationer
  • Mik-Meyer, N. & Haugaard, M. (2019) The performance of citizen’s and organisational authority, Journal of Classical Sociology
  • Mik-Meyer, N. & Silverman, D. (2019) Agency and clientship in public encounters: Co-constructing ‘neediness’ and ‘worthiness’ in shelter placement meetings, British Journal of Sociology
  • Mik-Meyer, N. (2017) The Power of Citizens and Professionals in Welfare Encounters: The Influence of Bureaucracy, Market and Psychology. Manchester: Manchester University Press.
  • Mik-Meyer, N. (2016) Othering, ableism and disability: A discursive analysis of co-workers’ construction of colleagues with visible impairments, Human Relations, 69(6): 1341-1363.
  • Mik-Meyer, N. (2016) Disability and ‘care’: Managers, employees and colleagues with impairments negotiating the social order of disability, Work, Employment and Society, 30(6): 984-999. 
  • Mik-Meyer, N. (2015) Gender and disability: Feminising male employees with visible impairments in Danish work organisations, Gender, Work & Organization, 22(6): 579-595. 
Publications List
Publikationer sorteret efter:
Malene Lue Kessing; Nanna Mik-Meyer / Negotiating Mental Illness across the Lay-professional Divide : Role Play in Peer Work Consultations.
I: Sociology of Health and Illness, Vol. 44, Nr. 4-5, 4.2022, s. 815-829
Tidsskriftartikel > peer review
Nanna Mik-Meyer / Dilemmas in University Management : The Case of Copenhagen Business School.
I: How to Lead Academic Departments Successfully. red. /Adam Lindgreen; Alan Irwin; Flemming Poulfelt; Thyra Uth Thomsen. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing 2021, s. 211-225 (How To Guides)
Bidrag til bog/antologi > peer review
Nanna Mik-Meyer; Mark Haugaard / Performance of Agency in Real-life Encounters : Turning Unequal Power and Structural Constraint into Collaboration.
I: Symbolic Interaction, Vol. 44, Nr. 3, 8.2021, s. 504-532
Tidsskriftartikel > peer review
Nanna Mik-Meyer / Sensitizing Concepts in Studies of Homelessness and Disability
I: Doing Human Service Ethnography. red. /Katarina Jacobsson; Jaber Gubrium. : Policy Press 2021, s. 67-82
Bidrag til bog/antologi > peer review
Margaretha Järvinen; Nanna Mik-Meyer / Analysing Qualitative Data in the Social Science
I: Qualitative Analysis: Eight Approaches for the Social Sciences. . red. /Margaretha Järvinen; Nanna Mik-Meyer. London : SAGE Publications 2020, s. 1-28
Bidrag til bog/antologi > peer review
Nanna Mik-Meyer / Multimethod Qualitative Research
I: Qualitative Research. red. /David Silverman. London : SAGE Publications 2020, s. 357-374
Bidrag til bog/antologi
Nanna Mik-Meyer / Organisational Dilemmas, Gender and Ethnicity : A Video Ethnographic Approach to Talk and Gestures in Homeless Shelter Consultations.
I: The Routledge Companion to Anthropology and Business. red. /Raza Mir; Anne-Laure Fayard. New York : Routledge 2020, s. 319-336 (Routledge Companions in Business, Management and Marketing)
Bidrag til bog/antologi > peer review
Margaretha Järvinen (Redaktør) ; Nanna Mik-Meyer (Redaktør) / Qualitative Analysis : Eight Approaches for the Social Sciences.
London : SAGE Publications 2020, 392 s.
Antologi > peer review
Nanna Mik-Meyer / Symbolic Interactionism, Stigma and Othering
I: Qualitative Analysis: Eight Approaches for the Social Sciences. . red. /Margaretha Järvinen; Nanna Mik-Meyer. London : SAGE Publications 2020, s. 51-72
Bidrag til bog/antologi > peer review
Nanna Mik-Meyer; Mark Haugaard / The Performance of Citizen’s and Organisational Authority
I: Journal of Classical Sociology, Vol. 20, Nr. 4, 11.2020, s. 309-334
Tidsskriftartikel > peer review
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Universitetet i Sørøst Norge
Fakultet for humaniora, idretts- og utdanningsvitenskap
Lecture for staff - September 28 (1 hour)

Den Nordiske Familieterapi Kongres NC
Lecture - August 19 (1 hour)

Socialtilsyn København
Presentation (1 hour)

Presentation (1 hour)

Dissimination of research at conferences/professional events

Kommunernes Landsforening
Dissimination of research at conferences/professional events
Helsinge Væksthus, Danmarks Almene Boliger, Ungdommens Uddannelsesvejledning Danmark, Socialstyrelsen
Dissemination of research at conferences/professional events
Kommunernes Landsforening, Socialpsykiatrien i Slagelse, Center for Kommunikation og Velfærdsteknologi, Landsforeningen Arbejdet Adler, Region Syd, Fælleskommunalt Sekretariat (Hovedstaden), KABS, Reden, Socialstyrelsen, Socialpædagogerne, Dansk Socialrådgiverforening, Færøernes Landsdækkende Socialforvaltning, Københavns Kommune, Frederiksberg Kommune, Holstebro Kommune og Randers Kommune
Dissemination of research at conferences/professional events
Ældre Sagen, Landsforeningen for Hjemløse, Rehabiliteringsforum Danmark, Socialstyrelsen, Københavns Kommune
Consultancy regarding research design and interview guide
Det Nationale Sorgcenter