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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 32

Professions, Institutions and Change


Roy Suddaby
Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta, Canada

Royston Greenwood
Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta, Canada


Kerstin Sahlin-Andersson
Uppsala University, Sweden



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

Convenors: Introductory comments

Charlene Zietsma, Peter Groenewgen, Jakomijn van Wijk, Frank de Bakker and Frank den Hond
Consolidating institutional entrepreneurship in professional vs issue and industry fields
Discussant: Walter W. Powell

Staffan Furusten
New professionalism – The institutionalization of a new system for authorization of experts
Discussant: Jennifer Bartlett

Michael Smets
Microprocesses of transposition and translation: Institutional work of international banking lawyers
Discussant: Rajshree Prakash

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

Eivor Oborn
Contested legitimacy: A case in hospital closures
Discussant: Forrest Briscoe

Maja Korica and Eamonn Molloy
How medical professions change from within
Discussant: Marvin Washington

Karen D.W. Patterson and Marvin Washington
The struggle within: The role of internal conflict in defining industry norms
Discussant: Tim Morris

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

Katherine C. Kellogg
Profession based micro institutional change: Changing institutions through collective action in everyday encounters across professional segments
Discussant: Staffan Furustan

Forrest Briscoe
Demographic change and institutional transgression: A case study of doctors and the rise of HMOs
Discussant: Eva Boxenbaum

Mary Dunn and Candace Jones
Professional schizophrenia: Duelling logics in medical education 1965–2005
Dicusscant: Jozef Bátora

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

Hokyu Hwang and Walter W. Powell
The rationalization of charity: The manifestations of professionalization in the non-profit sector
Discussant: Katherine C. Kellogg

Patrick Vermeulen, Shahzad Ansari, Jorg Raab and Aafke Raaijmakers
Changing institutional templates: Theorization processes in the Dutch child care sector
Discussant: Michael Smets

Yvette Taminiau, Ragna Zeiss and Kristina Tamm Hallstrom
The struggle for dominant design between auditors and ISO professionals: The process of standardization in CSR assurance
Discussant: Charlene Zietsma

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

Julia Brandl
Playing with institutional logics: Legitimating low performance in a high performance context
Discussant: Karen D.W. Patterson

Eva Boxenbaum
Shifting institutional logics in the Danish construction industry: Co-evolution of professional and economic institutions
Discussant: Eivor Oborn

Silvia Dorado and Julie Battilina
Proto-professionalization in microfinance: Turning social workers into bankers or bankers into social workers? Neither
Discussant: Maja Korica

Narasimhan Anand, Heidi K. Gardener and Tim Morris
Pivotal transorganization and reconfiguration of professional fields: The case of private equity

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

Jozef Bátora
European diplomatic training as an institutional challenge to diplomacy
Discussant: Mary Dunn

Edmilson Alves de Moraes and Charles Kirschbaum
Tie formation among Jazz musicians: Institutional logics shift from 1930 to 1969
Discussant: Hokyu Hwang

Jennifer Bartlett and Stephane Tywoniak
Professionalizing the profession of institutionalizing legitimacy
Discussant: Yvette Taminiau

Convenors: Closing comments