Sub-theme 31: The Agency-ing of Agency: Linking Actors and Institutions

Hans Hasselbladh, Örebro University, Sweden
Jannis Kallinikos, London School of Economics, United Kingdom
Samer Abdelnour, University College London, United Kingdom
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, DSB - 3.11
Institutions and Affordances
Chair: Jannis Kallinikos
Maya Mitre and Hamid R. Ekbia
Agency in the age of AI: a comparison between different approaches to governing autonomous systems
Annmarie Ryan, Gillian C. Hopkinson, Ingrid Stigzelius, Olfa Bardet and Fairouz Hussein
Agencing the digital marketer: Digital marketing analytics as a device for constituting marketer-consumer agencements
Mahmood Shafeie Zargar
Agency and its smartphone: 
Technology affordances as material structure
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30, DSB - 3.11
Agency Forms and Institutional Change
Chair: Hans Hasselbladh
Pouya Seifzadeh and Maria Carolina Saffie Robertson
Disruptive institutional change and the ‘agentic turn’
Andrea Fried, Diana Karadzhova-Beyer, Sarah Langer and Agnieta Pretorius
The nexus between standards and innovation – an explanation of conflicting results through the concept of social agency
Rasmus Nykvist
Unbundling the agency of discontinuous platform emergence: The role of context, materiality and temporality
Session III: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, DSB - 3.11
A Discussion with Trish Reay – Roles, Actors and Institutions
Chair: Jannis Kallinikos
In this curated Q&A-style session, special guest Trish Reay will speak to the concepts of roles, actors and institutions.
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, DSB - 3.11
Roles and Interactions in Context
Chair: Samer Abdelnour
Arina Tsirkuleva
What’s in a role? Intentions for change in the context of the Economic and Monetary Union
Patricia Murtaugh, Mike Rowe and Liz Turner
An ethnographic study of the interplay between police officer discretion and the police force institution
Rose Hiquet
From the field to the individual and back: The role of community building in the transmission of agency
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, DSB - 3.11
Fields and Agency Forms
Chair: Hans Hasselbladh
Paul C. van Fenema and Harry Sminia
Agency-ing in interorganizational collaboration
Tim Kröber
The dynamic construction of agency as a legitimacy-conveying mechanism across ambiguous institutional fields of corporate- and start-up ecosystems
Kutay Günestepe and Deniz Tunçalp
Institutional change and organizational practices: Sociomaterial ramifications of the Healthcare reform in the Turkish healthcare field
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, DSB - 3.11
Interventions to Create and Transform Agency
Chair: Hans Hasselbladh
Russ McBride
Deontnic binding: Imposed, voluntary, and autogenic
Njod Aljabr, Petros Chamakiotis, Dimitra Petrakaki and Sue M. Newell
Rethinking connectivity management practices: The role of sociomateriality within institutions
Theodore Khoury and Samer Abdelnour
Beyond the bazaar: Projected institutions in the ideas of prospective entrepreneurs in Morocco
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, DSB - 3.11
Emotions and Micro Agency-ing
Chair: Samer Abdelnour
Firdevs Oktay
Institutionalization of attachment parenting practices in Turkey, formation of an institutional field
Ida Okkonen and Tuomo Takala
“You should be able to trust that no one is sent to die” - Moral emotions and agency in the context of immigration
Anna Dziuba
Experiencing life in an institutional complexity setting: case in the higher education sector