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23rd EGOS Colloquium 2007  

General Theme


Postdoctoral pre-colloquium workshop

PhD pre-colloquium workshop

Roland Calori Prize

EGOS Best Paper Award
EGOS Best Student Paper Award

Colloquium program

Sub-theme programs

Panel discussions


Organizational details

Registration and hotel reservation


City maps


 Sub-theme program


Sub-theme 04 (SWG)

Social Responsibility in Action Research


Marc Bonnet
University of Lyon 3, France
Robert MacIntosh
University of Glasgow, UK




Session I: Thursday, July 5 – 11:00–12:30

Chair: Robert MacIntosh

Round-table Presentation of Participants

Pernille Solvik and Frank Heller
The limits of action research

Philip Kirk
Agency and action research: Reflections

Henri Savall, Michel Péron, Véronique Zardet, Marc Bonnet, Rickie Moore and François Ecoto
SEAM as an example of social responsibility in action research

Session II: Thursday, July 5 – 14:00–15:30

Chair: Marc Bonnet

Erik Lindhult
Comparative scientific advantage of AR

David Paul
The role of AR in organizational transformation

Olav Eikeland
Learning systems organizing reflection

Session III: Friday, July 6 – 9:00–10:30

Chair: Robert MacIntosh

Thierry Nobre and Caroline Merdunger-Rumpler
Long-term outcome of AR

Ragnvald Kalleberg
AR as constructive science

Peter Sorensen, Therese Yaeger and Ulf Bengtsson
AR in the USA: Interpreting case studies

Session IV: Friday, July 6 – 11:00–12:30

Chair: Robert MacIntosh

Zaid Hussain, Kevin Barber and Naveed Hussain
Usefulness of AR approach in making sense of organizational complexities

Sébastien Damart
Organizing participation to facilitate the structuration of complex strategic problems

Francisco Botto
Facilitating broadband-enhanced regional development

Session V: Friday, July 6 – 13:45–15:15

Chair: Marc Bonnet

Linda Twiname and Maria Humphries
Social responsibility through AR: It takes two to tango

Gilles Amado and Nora Grasselli
Results of an AR project in an educational institution

JC Garcia-Rosell and Johanna Moisander
Understanding social responsibility in theory and practice

Session VI: Saturday, July 7 – 9:00–10:30

Chair: Robert MacIntosh

Liisa Valikangas
The challenge of inventing experimentation to management research

François Pichault, Olivier Lisein, Giseline Rondeaux and Virginie Xhauflair
Can AR be socially responsible?

Jens Royrvik
The importance of being anthropologist

Session VII: Saturday, July 7 – 11:00–12:30

Chair: Michel Péron

Gorli Mara, Galuppo Mora and Kaneklin Cesare
An AR project on sustainability at work


Wrap-up Meeting and Farewell