Proceedings of Pragmatic Constructivism Aarhus University School of Business and Social Sciences en-US Proceedings of Pragmatic Constructivism 2246-2821 <h2>Previous and future use of the work</h2> <p>ProPraCon assumes the non-exclusive rights to publish and store the work of its authors, once they have consented to a publication. Since the rights to publish are non-exclusive, authors are free to re-use their work, e.g., to publish it in other media (as ProPraCon aims at publishing proceedings). Hence, it is explicitly allowed that works submitted to ProPraCon may be published in a somehow similar form in other media. Yet, submitting authors warrant that the work is not an infringement of any existing copyright and will indemnify the publisher against any breach of such warranty.</p> <h2>Permissions</h2> <p>By submitting work to ProPraCon, the authors declare that they have permission to use any content that has not been created by them. Specifically, when using tables, figures or excerpts of more than 400 words, it is expected that the authors…</p> <ol start="1"> <li class="show">…obtain written permission of copyright for the use in print and electronic formats of any of their text, illustrations, graphics, or other material, in their work.&nbsp; This includes any minor adaptations.</li> <li class="show">…acknowledge the original source in captions and in the reference list.</li> </ol> Editorial: How can we understand language games? Morten Jakobsen Tuomas Korhonen Teemu Laine ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2020-03-13 2020-03-13 10 1 1 2 Perspectives to management language games and social interaction in self-managing organizations <p>This essay identifies a theoretically interesting area, i.e. language and social interaction in self-managing organizations. By building upon earlier work in Wittgensteinian language games, we show that despite some existing research on management language games (inside and outside pragmatic constructivism), not much is known about language games in self-managing organizations. The essay brings together ideas concerning language games in general management and pragmatic constructivism, making a novel contribution in the area. Furthermore, we present an ethnomethodological perspective on analysing language and social interaction: conversation analysis (CA). We suggest that CA could be utilized to analyse social interaction within self-managing organizations in more detail, showing how the specific institutional characteristics of this type of organization are talked into being in this particular context. Several further research questions are proposed for future studies in management language games and language and social interaction.</p> Tuomas Korhonen Teija Ahopelto Teemu Laine Johanna Ruusuvuori Sanni Tiitinen ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2020-03-13 2020-03-13 10 1 3 10 A Pragmatic Constructivist Perspective on Language Games Lennart Nørreklit ##submission.copyrightStatement## 2020-03-13 2020-03-13 10 1 11 28