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Dr. Elizangela Valarini

Max-Weber-Institut für Soziologie
Universität Heidelberg
Bergheimer Str. 58
69115 Heidelberg
Room: 02.003

Phone: +49 (6221) 54 2970
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Current Teaching Activity

Master-Research Seminar 2020/2021: Challenge for organizations in the digital age

Fields of Research Interests

Organizational, Management and Economic Sociology, Globalization, Digitalization, Corporate Crime, Corruption and Themen about Brazilian development

Research Projects

Publication

Pohlmann, Markus, Gerhard Dannecker and Elizangela Valarini (2020): Bribery, Fraud, Cheating. How to Explain and to Avoid Organizational Wrongdoing. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

Pohlmann, Markus, Elizangela Valarini, Maria Trombini and Mario Jorge (2019): Systemic Corruption in Brazil: An Autopsy of the Odebrecht Case. In: Journal of Self-Regulation and Regulation, Vol. 5, S. 55-78.

Valarini, Elizangela and Markus Pohlmann (2019): Organizational crime and corruption in Brazil a case study of the “Operation Carwash” court records. In: International journal of Law, Crime and Justice, Vol. 59, S. 100340.

Valarini, Elizangela and Marcio Carvalho (2018): Special Issue “Pensamento Social Alemão” [German social thought]. In: Revista em Tese, v. 15, n. 2.

Valarini, Elizangela and Marcio Carvalho (2018): Apresentação: A história da sociologia alemã e sua recepção no contexto brasileiro [Introduction: The history of German sociology and its reception in the Brazilian context]. In: Vol. 15, N. 2, S. 7-18.

Valarini, Elizangela (2018): Entrevista com Prof. Dr. rer. pol., Dr. h.c. Wolfgang Schluchter: O pensamento de Max Weber na Sociologia contemporânea [Interview with Prof. Dr. Rer. Pol., Dr. H.c. Wolfgang Schluchter: Max Weber in contemporary sociology]. In: Vol. 15, N. 2, S. 221-234.

Valarini, Elizangela (2018): Management in Brasilien. Karriereverläufe und Handlungsorientierungen im Zuge der Globalisierung. [Management in Brazil. Careers and action orientations in the course of globalisation].Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

Valarini, Elizangela and Markus Pohlmann (2016): Há um novo espírito capitalista na conduta de vida dos executivos brasileiros? Análise da orientação da ação à partir da reconstrução do padrão coletivo de interpretação social [A new spirit of capitalism in the life’s conduct of Brazilian managers? Analysis of the action orientation on the basis on the reconstruction of collective mindset], Revista de Teoria da História, V. 16, N. 2, 30-59.

Valarini, Elizangela, Friederike Elias and Markus Pohlmann (2015): The neoliberal capitalist spirit in Latin America. The role of the finance market orientation in Argentina and Brazilian large companies, Revista PLURAL, V. 22, N. 2, 37-80.

Pohlmann, Markus, Stefan Bär and Elizangela Valarini (2014): The analysis of collective mindsets:Introducing a New Method of Institutional Analysis in Comparative Research, Revista de Sociologica e Politica, V. 22, N. 52, 7-25.

Pohlmann, Markus and Elizangela Valarini (2013): Elite econômica no Brasil: discussões acerca da internationalização da carreira de executivos brasileiros [Economic elite in Brazil: discussions about the internationalization of the career of Brazilian managers]. Rev. de Sociologia e Politica. V. 21. N. 47.

Presentations

  • A neoliberal spirit of capitalismus? An empirische study about the finance market orientation of Brazilian economic elite. Tagung Weber2020: Wissenschaft, Politik und Gesellschaft mit Leidenschaft und Augenmaß, Darmstadt, Juli 2020.
  • Collective mindset and the narrative of corruption: International benchmark and Brazilian practice, with Maria Eugenia Trombini; XXXVIII International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association Congress – LASA2020, April 2020.
  • Collective mindset of digital organizations, with Dr. Friederike Elias. Arbeitskreis: Organisation und Digitalisierung in der Sektion Organisationssoziologie der DGS. Workshop „Theoretische und empirische Grundlagen einer soziologischen Digitalisierungsforschung“, Berlin, Mai 2018.
  • Corruption in Brazil, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Januar 2018.
  • Globalization, Management and the role of the State. Action orientation of Brazilian and Argentinian managers, with Dr. Friederike Elias. Heidelberg University, November 2016.
  • Globalização neoliberal e recuo do papel do Estado? Uma analise da orientação da ação de executivos argentinos e brasileiros em perspectiva comparada, with Dr. Friederike Elias. Federal University of Parana (UFPR), Brazil, October 2016.
  • Global management? Action orientation of Brazilian and Argentinien Managers, with Dr. Friederike Elias. Federal University of ABC, Brazil, October 2016.
  • Corruption and Cheating in Germany and Brazil, with Prof. Markus Pohlmann. University of Sao Paulo; Federal University of Parana (UFPR) and Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil, October 2016.
  • Globalization and its effects on career patterns and action orientations of top managers in Brazil. Max-Weber-Institute of Sociology, Heidelberg University, June 2015.
  • Economic Elite in Brazil: social background, career patterns and action orientation. IX Workshop: Enterprises, Entrepreneurs and Society, Niterói, Brazil, September 2014.
  • Methods to Research on Economic Elites - The research design of the project International Management Studies. University of Vila Velha, Brazil, August 2014.
  • The Analysis of Social Interpretation Patterns. Introducing new methods in comparative research, with Dr. Stefan Bear. Conference Elites em diferentes escalas, Teoria e metodologia no estudo de grupos dirigentes, Curitiba, Brazil, September 2013.

Conferences & Workshops

  • Serie of lectures "Jenseits der Moral", with Markus Pohlmann. Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, 2018-2019.
  • International Conference "How to Analyze and Prevent Corporate Crime? The Failures of Regulation and Self-Regulation", with Markus Pohlmann. Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, December 2016.
  • Workshop "Collective Mindset Analysis". Federal University of Santa Catariana (UFSC), October 2016.
  • International Conference "Max Weber and the New Spirit of Capitalism: Self-regulation and corporate governance in a Global Economy", with Jivanta Schöttli. Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, December 2014.
  • Worshop "How to Interpret Interviews: Making use of the collective mindset analysis in the interpretation pattern of Brazilian magazines". Federal University of Paraná (UFPR), September 2014.
  • Workshop "Intercultural Leadership and Organization: Corporate governance in Brazilian Enterprises". Audi AG, August und October 2014.

Curriculum Vitae

  • April 2016 - Postdoctoral researcher and teaching assistant at the Max-Weber-Institute of Sociology, Heidelberg University
  • 2014-2016 - Doctorate at the Heidelberg University on "Globalization and its effects on career patterns and action orientations of top managers in Brazil"
  • 2011-2016 - Researcher at the Max-Weber-Institute of Sociology at the Heidelberg University - Coordination and implementation of the Ssubproject  about"Career patterns and action orientations of top managers in Brazi" in the international research project International Management Studies
  • 2014 - Master of Arts in Sociology: "Organizational and personnel development" at the Max-Weber-Institute of Sociology, Heidelberg University
  • 2002 - Bachelor and licentiate in Psychology with emphasis on organizational and clinical psychology at the Institute of Psychology, Universidade Estadual de Maringá (UEM)