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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 36

Innovation and Institutions


Michael Lounsbury
University of Alberta School of Business, Canada

Sarah Kaplan Wharton
University of Pennsylvania, USA

Nelson W. Phillips
Tanaka Business School, Imperial College London, UK



Location: UZA 1, Room: Großer Sitzungssaal


Ground rules: Each session will have a chair/discussion leader who will make short comments at the beginning of each session and seed discussion throughout; Each presenter should take no more than 15 minutes and use no more than 5 overhead slides to tantalize the group with provocative ideas and findings. We will allow approximately 10 minutes for discussion after each presentation, freeing more time for cumulative discussions at the end of each session. While most of you will not be formally charged with discussant duties, we still encourage you to read all the papers and come with youthful energy to engage in dialogue and help construct knowledge. We aim to make this a collaborative and participatory happening!



Session I: Thursday, July 5 – 11:00–12:30
Opening Salvos: Perspectives on Institutional Change

Chair/Discussion Leader: Michael Lounsbury

Michael Lounsbury
Welcome and Introduction

Tammar B. Zilber
Maintaining the institutional order: Reconstructing the field of Israeli hi-tech after the bubble

Marc Schneiberg
Local innovation in response to multiple, competing logics: Neoliberalism and change
of form in the US savings and loan field

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

Chair/Discussion Leader: Ann Westenholz

Meng Zhao and Marc J. Ventresca
Institutional innovation: Beyond 'novelty with consequence' to 'clumsy solution'

Miia Martinsuo and Päivi Lehtonen
Institutional transformation through temporary organizing: Comparison of two approaches

Bas Koene and Shahzad Ansari
Institutional entrepreneurship in an evolving organizational field – A longitudinal perspective. The development of temporary work industry in The Netherlands from
1960 to 2005

Session III: Friday, July 6 – 9:00–10:30
Emergence of New Technologies in Health Care

Chair/Discussion Leader: Peer Fiss

Kim Field
When incremental innovation is radical: The 'access to medicines' campaign and the case
of Indian generic drugs

Sanjay Jain
Building legitimacy for novel technologies: The case of WARF and human embryonic stem cell technology

Stéphane Guérard and Ann Langley
Shifting logics of legitimation in the diffusion of complex onnovations

Session IV: Friday, July 6 – 11:00–12:30
Emergence of New Technologies in Other Settings

Chair/Discussion Leader: Rudolphe Durand

Claire Auplat
Innovation and institutional entrepreneurship in nanotechnology

Kamal Munir, Matthew Jones, Wanda Orlikowski, Jochen Runde and Lynne Nikolychuk
From photos to pixels: Re-conceptualizing innovation in institutional theory

Bettina Wittneben and Danang Voestermans
Framing the need to innovate – The case of the European Union Strategy on Biofuels

Session V: Friday, July 6 – 13:45–15:15
Value Creation: The Symbolic Dimension

Chair/Discussion Leader: Marc Ventresca

Micki Eisenman
Aesthetic innovation: Changing institutional logics in standardized high-technology industries

Davide Ravasi and Violina Rindova
Building and deploying intangible assets in symbolic value creation

Peer C. Fiss and Mark Thomas Kennedy
The framing of new markets

Session VI: Saturday, July 7 – 9:00–10:30
Inside Organizations and Institutions

Chair/Discussion Leader: Sarah Kaplan

Kenneth Amaeshi, Harry Scarbrough and Robert Moore
Institutionalisation process of collaborative product development practices in EU aerospace sector: A discourse analytic perspective

M. Barrett, P. Constantinides and E. Oborn
Institutional working and service Innovation in UK cancer care delivery

Rodolphe Durand and Berangere Szostak-Tapon
When firms reinforce institutional orders?

Session VII: Saturday, July 7 – 11:00–12:30
Creating New Institutions and Finale

Chair/Discussion Leader: Nelson Phillips

Jeannette Colyvas
Emergence of technology transfer at Stanford

Ann Westenholz
Cannibalizing your own business? Commercialization of an open source software 'TYPO3'


Final Discussion
Seeded by Zilber & Schneiberg