Sub-theme 55: Open Organizing for an Open Society? Connecting Research on Organizational Openness

Leonhard Dobusch, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Georg von Krogh, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Richard Whittington, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, LB - 3.3
Introduction: Open Organizing between Transparency and Inclusion
Chair: Leonhard Dobusch
Georg Reischauer and Leopold Ringel
Openness in practice: Insights from voluntary transparent organizations
Marisa K. Smith
Inclusive design as a precursor of openness – Capturing the ‘sparkle’ of strategy making in a children’s hospice
Paolo Vincenzo Leone, Samer Faraj and Saku Mantere
Open theorizing: Lessons from open science
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30, LB - 3.3
Open Organizing the the Context of Communities
Chair: Ann-Kristin Zobel
Anne Berthinier-Poncet, Luciana Castro Gonçalves, Sandra Dubouloz, Emilie Ruiz and Catherine Thévenard-Puthod
Understanding the role of innovation communities through a processual approach: The case of the outdoor sport industry
Aljona Zorina and Joana Pereira
Coordinating openness to diverse and contesting contributions in online communities
Andreas Streiter
The community, that’s us: Achieving organizationality by abandoning elements of formal organization
Session III: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, LB - 3.3
Open Strategizing within Established Hierarchies
Chair: Josh Morton
Gergana Romanova
Formulating Open Strategies in a University Setting: A Response to Increased Societal Expectations and Stakeholder Demands
Anna Plotnikova, Krsto Pandza and Saeed Khanagha
The process of open strategy orchestration in established hierarchical organization
Deniz Philipp Kruse, Golo Roevekamp and Christiana Weber
The generation of relational rewards via non-organizational types
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, LB - 3.3
Opening up to External Actors
Chair: Violetta Splitter
Josh Morton, Alireza Amrollahi and Alex Wilson
Open strategy intermediaries: The digital work of social and material facilitators in open strategy
Jarryd Daymond
Enabling external actors’ participation in open strategy through skillful arrangements of material, bodily and discursive resources
Fleur Deken, Maaike Kleinsmann and Gerda Gemser
Wayfinding in the dark: Inventing novel strategies through the process of purposeful redirecting
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, LB - 3.3
Organising Crowds for Peer Production
Chair: Richard Whittington
Nicole Rosenkranz and Elia Giovacchini
Straddling the fence: The effect of hybrid organizational identity on strategy formation and change in a commercial open-source community
Miłosz Miszczyński
Open organising in the music industry: Commons-based labour and the consciousness of the commons
Tengjian Zou, Gokhan Ertug and Gianluca Carnabuci
Hierarchical differentiation, status ambiguity, and performance in crowdsourcing teams
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, LB - 3.3
New Forms of Organizing Openness
Chair: Georg von Krogh
Violetta Splitter, David Seidl and Richard Whittington
Getting heard? How Employees Gain Attention in Open Strategy Processes
Gianluca Miscione and Donncha Kavanagh
A claim upon what? Cryptocurrencies as ‘scene’
Ann-Kristin Zobel and Stephen Comello
How to organize meta-organizations when there is no central architect? New mechanisms of heterarchical design
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, LB - 3.3
Reflecting on Openness in and beyond Organizations
Chair: Leonhard Dobusch, Georg von Krogh, Richard Whittington
Olga Kokshagina
Open organising of research in chronic risks: Multiple perspectives on formulating questions for crowd science program
Thomas Lopdrup-Hjorth
The vocabulary of the outside – Towards a genealogy of openness in organizational theorizing