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Sub-theme 25: Institutional Theory and Problem-driven Research: The Challenge of Normativity

Convenors:
Florian Überbacher, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Giuseppe Delmestri, WU – Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria
Emilio Marti, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, LB - G.13
Introductory Session
Chair: Florian Überbacher
David Risi, Laurence Vigneau and Stephan Bohn
How values promote action in institutions: A systematic review of new institutionalist research on corporate social responsibility
Discussant(s): Mikołaj Pawlak, Adriana Mica and Jan Hermes
Mikołaj Pawlak, Adriana Mica and Jan Hermes
Normativity in and of institutional work: Making the case for Public Organizational Studies
Discussant(s): David Risi, Laurence Vigneau and Stephan Bohn
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30, LB - G.13
Inequality and Poverty 1
Chair: Giuseppe Delmestri
Ismail Abushaikha, Zhaohui Wu and Theodore Khoury
The entanglement of humanitarian relief actors and the emergence of supply chain operations within Za’atari refugee camp
Discussant(s): Maggie Cascadden, Kylie M. Heales, Emily S. Block, Angelique Slade Shantz and P. Devereaux Jennings
Maggie Cascadden, Kylie Heales, Emily S. Block and P. Devereaux Jennings
Not without you: The impact of logics and power differentials among indigenous groups and Canadian mining firms on negotiations
Discussant(s): Hemalatha Venkataraman, Jana Vyrastekova, Jeroen Smits, Marieke van den Brink and Patrick A.M. Vermeulen
Hemalatha Venkataraman, Jana Vyrastekova, Jeroen Smits, Marieke van den Brink and Patrick A.M. Vermeulen
A boon or a bane? Rural women’s entrepreneuring, social structures and gender norms in India
Discussant(s): Ismail Abushaika, Zhaohui Wu and Theodore Khoury
Session III: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, LB - G.13
Inequality and Poverty 2
Chair: Emilio Marti
Gloria Kutscher
Illustrating value-driven institutional research: Social mobility work – A multilevel perspective
Discussant(s): Myrto Chliova
Myrto Chliova and Farah Kodeih
Inequality in context
Discussant(s): Katy Gordon, Juliette Wilson, Eleanor Shaw and Andrea Tonner
Katy Gordon, Juliette Wilson, Eleanor Shaw and Andrea Tonner
Challenging the norms of tackling food poverty: The role of the community food sector
Discussant(s): Gloria Kutscher
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, LB - G.13
Public Management and Public Policy
Chair: Florian Überbacher
Helen Etchanchu, Guillaume Coqueret, Dror Etzion and Joel Gehman
Can modern bureaucracy effectively tackle environmental problems?
Discussant(s): Maria Laura Frigotto and Xavier Castañer
Maria Laura Frigotto and Xavier Castañer
Organizational reception of and resistance to New Public Management: Attempts at institutional change and structuring dynamics across territorial levels in the case of the Italian opera field
Discussant(s): Magnus Gulbrandsen
Gry Cecilie Høiland and Magnus Gulbrandsen
An easy match? Evidence-based policy meets science-based impact
Discussant(s): Helen Etchanchu, Guillaume Coqueret, Dror Etzion and Joel Gehman
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, LB - G.13
Responsible Finance, Banking, and Investment
Chair: Emilio Marti
Stephanie Giamporcaro, Jean-Pascal Gond and Céline Louche
Mobilizing financial markets to tackle societal grand challenges in Europe: How competing normativities shape collective institutional work
Discussant(s): Salome Zimmermann
Salome Zimmermann
Setting the norm for a better world: Banking for or against the climate
Discussant(s): Timo L. Fiorito and Michel L. Ehrenhard
Timo Fiorito, Michel L. Ehrenhard and Richard Hoff
Settle down or the struggle within? On organizational character in the Dutch financial services industry
Discussant(s): Stephanie Giamporcaro, Jean-Pascal Gond and Céline Louche
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, LB - G.13
Finance (continued), Misconduct, Irresponsible Behavior
Chair: Florian Überbacher
Yifan Wei and Milo Shaoqing Wang
Generational imprint: How does corruption affect entrepreneurial firm performance differently
Discussant(s): Rachelle Belinga and Jean-Pascal Gond
Rachelle Belinga and Jean-Pascal Gond
On the performativity of contested theories: Exploring the boundaries conditions of performative entrepreneurship through the ‘Shareholder Rights Project’
Discussant(s): Lee C. Jarvis
Lee C. Jarvis
Lying and institutional hegemony
Discussant(s): Yifan Wei and Milo Shaoqing Wang
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, LB - G.13
Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship
Chair: Giuseppe Delmestri
Ali Aslan Gümüsay
New hybrid organizational forms and their liability of novelty
Discussant(s): Shivaang Sharma, Rajshree Prakash, Raymond Paquin and Winston Kwon
Shivaang Sharma, Rajshree Prakash, Raymond Paquin and Winston Kwon
Institutions, innovation and impact: A study of social innovators
Discussant(s): Ali Aslan Gümüsay