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Personal information

Amanda Porter is an Assistant Professor at the VU University Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, in the Knowledge, Information, and Innovation (KIN) group. She holds a PhD in Organizational Communication from the University of Colorado at Boulder and an MA in Organizational Communication from the University of Texas at Austin.

Research

Her research examines how digital technologies can support open, multi-stakeholder, problem-centered forms of organizing. Her current project examines the role of crowdsourcing to solve grand societal challenges. She has published research in Organization Studies, the Journal of Computer Mediated Communication, Management Communication Quarterly, the International Journal of Environmental Communication and in various conference proceedings in Communication and Organization Studies.

Teaching

Amanda teaches courses on qualitative research methods in bachelor and graduate levels, new ways of organizing, and sustainable innovation. Amanda is also the program coordinator of the BSc International Business Administration.

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Keywords

  • Digital technology
  • Sustainability
  • Crowdsourcing
  • Organizational Communication
  • Stakeholders

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comparative study Earth & Environmental Sciences
narrative Social Sciences
organization Social Sciences
participation Social Sciences
international agreement Earth & Environmental Sciences
climate change Earth & Environmental Sciences
United Nations Earth & Environmental Sciences
disaster Social Sciences

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Research Output 2008 2018

Narrative “End States” and the Dynamics of Participation in Civic Crowdfunding

Porter, A. J. & Veenswijk, M. B., 1 Apr 2018, In : International Journal of Communication. 12, p. 2367-2386 19 p., 20180005.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

narrative
participation
community
Netherlands

Organizing authority in the climate change debate: IPCC controversies and the management of dialectical tensions

Porter, A. J., Kuhn, T. & Nerlich, B., 2018, In : Organization Studies. 39, 7, p. 873-898

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access

Saving our oceans: Tackling grand challenges through crowdsourcing.

Porter, A. J., Tuertscher, P. & Huysman, M., 2018, Proceedings of the 34th European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium. EGOS

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

CCO in Practice

Porter, A. J., 2017.

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePosterProfessional

The Management of Crowdsourcing to Solve Grand Societal Challenges

Porter, A. J. & Tuertscher, P., 2017, Academy of Management Proceedings. 1 ed. Academy of Management, Vol. 2017. 15929

Research output: Chapter in Book / Report / Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Activities 2015 2016

  • 4 Lecture / Presentation

Crowdsourcing for "wicked problems" solving: The Ocean’s Challenge (Collective Intelligence 2016, NYU Stern School of Business, New York)

A.J. Porter (Speaker), P.R. Tuertscher (Speaker), M.H. Huysman (Speaker)
1 Jun 2016

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

The dual role of mobile technology in relation to autonomy and control

A.J. Porter (Speaker), T. Wijman (Speaker), C. Van der Harten (Speaker), B. Van den Hoff (Speaker)
9 Jun 2016

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Coping with Complexity: Connections and Breakdowns in Distributed Crowdsourcing (Annual Conference of the European Group for Organization Studies, Athens)

A.J. Porter (Speaker), P.R. Tuertscher (Speaker), M.H. Huysman (Speaker)
4 Jul 2015

Activity: Lecture / PresentationProfessional

Mobile Sales Force Automation and the Balance between Control and Autonomy

T. Wijman (Speaker), A.J. Porter (Speaker), B.J. van den Hooff (Speaker)
24 May 2015

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic