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Sub-theme 20: Shedding Light on the Dark Sides of Creativity and Innovation

Convenors:
Oliver Ibert, Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space, Germany
Birke Otto, European University Viadrina, Germany
Elke Schüßler, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, UEBS - Conference Room
Theorizing (Dark Sides of) Creativity and Innovation
Chair: Oliver Ibert
Mariel N. Jurriens and Sierk Ybema
The mythology of innovation
Stefan Meisiek and Daved Barry
Selling innovation in house: Creativity, innovation, and the struggle for organizational adoption
Frédérique Chédotel, Cathy Krohmer, Justine Arnoud, Isabelle Vandangeon-Derumez, François Jaujard and Marie-Laure Buisson
The dynamics of creativity dancing in bright- and darkness
Session discussants: Alice Lam and Amalya Oliver
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30, UEBS - Conference Room
(Mis-)Managing Innovation Processes
Chair: Birke Otto
Rotem Rittblat and Amalya L. Oliver
Ambiguity zones as the dark side for “innovation experts”
Lukas Vogelgsang
Tension with(out) spark: Approaching contradictions in relational creative processes of pharmaceutical development
Izabelle Bäckström
Power struggles in employee-driven innovation: Insights for research and management
Session discussants: Jana Costas and Oliver Ibert
Session III: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, UEBS - Conference Room
Constraints as Barriers and Enablers for Creativity
Chair: Birke Otto
Raimund Hasse and Judith Nyfeler
The unintended consequences of creativity: Between technological constraints and narrative creation
Tobias Theel, Elke Schüßler and Benjamin Schiemer
Organizing mutual awareness as a basis for collaborative creativity: A comparison of physical and virtual songwriting spaces
Giovanni Formilan
Erraticism and stability in early-career creative production. A sequence analytic study in underground electronic music
Konstantin Hondros
Creativity, constraints, and copyright – Hired music guns and the case of soundalikes
Session discussants: Verena Krause and Stefan Meisek
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, UEBS - Conference Room
Feedback: On Rejected Ideas and Constructive Critique
Chair: Oliver Ibert
Guy Parmentier and Séverine Le Loarne
Opening the black box of idea Evaluation: Impact of the presentation during idea pitches
Birke Otto and Jana Costas
‘We did not pay any attention to them’: Practices and implications of deliberate ignorance in creative processes in pharmaceutical innovation
Maxime Mellard
The dark side of organizational creativity: A QCA approach applied to the videogame industry
Michael Hartmann and Jochen Koch
Thank you, but… Responding to feedback in creative work
Session discussants: Heather Round and Raimund Hasse/Judith Nyfeler
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, UEBS - Conference Room
Risks and Side-effects of Creativity
Chair: Elke Schüssler
Rossella Salandra and Jan-Michael Ross
Does rivalry influence selective reporting in scientific publications? The role of dyadic relationships and prior interactions in head-to-head clinical studies
Verena Krause, Lynne Vincent and Jack Goncalo
Fat, drunk, and lazy: How engaging in creative tasks can cause unhealthy choices
Hye Jung Eun, Marko Pitesa and Roy Chua
The Creativity Divide: A Social Sampling Account Explaining How and Why Coming From a Low Socioeconomic Background Hinders Creativity and Constrains Mobility
Session discussants: Frédérique Chédotel and Guy Parmentier
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, UEBS - Conference Room
Identity Struggles in Creative Processes
Chair: Elke Schüßler
Alice Lam
Oganizational misfits as creative agents of change
Heather Round
When supporting turns to threatening: Creative identity work in the face of ambiguity
Brad Aeon and Joel Bothello
Turn on, tune in, start up: A critical investigation of biological self-optimization
Yasaman Sadeghi
Understanding creative deviance through identity work as cleanse: Evidence from dogme95 filmmaking movement
Session discussants: Cathy Krohmer and Michael Hartmann
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, UEBS - Conference Room
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