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Sub-theme 66: Temporality and Project-based Organizing

Convenors:
Timo Braun, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Jörg Raab, Tilburg University, The Netherlands
Iben Sandal Stjerne, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, UEBS - MBA Suite
Megaprojects
Chair: Timo Braun, Jörg Raab & Iben Sandal Stjerne
Jonas Søderlund and Sofia Pemsel
The dynamics of temporal shifts in project-based organizing: The case of a megachange project
Discussant(s): Jere Lehtinen
Jere Lehtinen, Giorgio Locatelli, Barbara Evans, Karlos Artto and Tristano Sainati
Stakeholder analysis in large infrastructure projects: Acknowledging the role of corruption
Discussant(s): Jonas Søderlund
Joachim Thiel, Gernot Grabher, Johannes Dreher and Lennart Fahnenmüller
Strong owners, weak clients? Client performance and innovation in two iconic architecture projects
Discussant(s): Jennifer Whyte
Jennifer Whyte, Ashwin Mahalingam, Mahesh Balasubramani and Ranjith K. Soman
Temporality, innovation and megaproject-to-megaproject learning across continents: The case of Crossrail and Nagpur Metro
Discussant(s): Joachim Thiel
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30, UEBS - MBA Suite
Projectification
Chair: Jörg Raab
Maria Magdalena Aguilar Velasco and Andreas Wald
The dark-side of projectification: A systematic literature review and research agenda
Discussant(s): Andranik Tumasjan
Andranik Tumasjan and Johannes Kaske
Time is on my side: How blockchain technology attenuates the constraints of temporary organizing
Discussant(s): Maria Magdalena Aguilar Velasco
Pål Nygaard and Tine Malonæs
Projectification of business and its implications for business history research
Discussant(s): Kate Gasparro
Kate Gasparro and Vedran Zerjav
Methodological considerations on research impact for project studies: The case of configurational approaches in infrastructure projects research
Discussant(s): Pål Nygaard
Session III: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, UEBS - MBA Suite
Timing Strategies
Chair: Iben Sandal Stjerne
Oskar J. Bronsgeest and Onno Bouwmeester
Timing strategies for employee participation in decision-making during organizational change projects
Discussant(s): Graham Winch
Graham Winch and Natalya Sergeeva
Narratives of temporal structuring in project organizing
Discussant(s): Oskar J. Bronsgeest
Stefan Sauer, Amelie Tihlarik and Manuel Nicklich
Project-based organizing and the desynchronization of acceleration
Discussant(s): Lorenzo Skade
Lorenzo A. Skade, Sarah Stanske, Jochen Koch and Matthias Wenzel
Temporary organizing and organizing temporality: On the multilayered architecture of accelerators
Discussant(s): Stefan Sauer
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, UEBS - MBA Suite
Tensions and Boundaries
Chair: Timo Braun
Matthias Engelmayer, Lennart Fahnenmüller and Cornelius Herstatt
The tensions of managing innovation in a project-based environment: The case of small and medium-sized architectural firms
Discussant(s): Lloyd Fletcher
Lloyd A. Fletcher and Andrew Sturdy
The subjectivity of boundary spanning – Composite, emergent boundaries in project working
Discussant(s): Matthias Engelmayer
Tor Hernes, Therese Dille and Anne Live Vaagaasar
The temporal challenges of coordinating multi-stakeholder projects
Discussant(s): René Abel
René Abel, Suleika Bort, Indre Maurer, Clarissa E. Weber and Hendrik Wilhelm
Tensions between unknown and familiar alliances: The moderation effect of alliance portfolio maturity
Discussant(s): Anne Live Vaagaasar
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, UEBS - MBA Suite
Interconnections, Portfolios, and Platforms
Chair: Jörg Raab
Dianka Zuiderwijk and Kees Boersma
Operational reliability in complex temporary organizations: Resilience and governance in the context of temporal interconnectivity
Discussant(s): Johan Munck af Rosenschöld
Alfons Marrewijk and Leonore van den Ende
Interorganizational collaboration between temporary subsurface projects and permanent organizations
Discussant(s): Miia Martinsuo
Miia Martinsuo and Joana Geraldi
Managing project portfolios in their external context
Discussant(s): Alfons van Marrewijk
Johan Munck af Rosenschöld, Martina Merz and Mikko Salmela
Fostering interdisciplinarity through temporary research platforms? Institutional work as mediating organizational innovations in universities
Discussant(s): Dianka Zuiderwijk
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, UEBS - MBA Suite
Temporal and Social Embeddedness
Chair: Iben Sandal Stjerne
Erik Söderberg
Can we improve health on a project-by-project basis?
Discussant(s): Ehsan Samimi
Ehsan Samimi
Walking at the edge: Human resource management routines in project-based organizations
Discussant(s): Erik Söderberg
David Cross and Juani Swart
Tempo(rality) in project-network organisations
Discussant(s): Sophie M. Cappelen
Sophie Cappelen
Temporally sustaining the temporary
Discussant(s): David Cross
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, UEBS - MBA Suite
Events as Temporary Organizations
Chair: Timo Braun
Joseph Lampel, Aneesh Banerjee and Ajay Bhalla
Emergence and spread of unconferences as new temporary organizational form
Discussant(s): Iben Stjerne
Iben Sandal Stjerne and Silviya Svejenova
“Act Now”: Pursuing narrative commitment through temporariness and temporality in a global food movement
Discussant(s): Joseph Lampel
Sorin Piperca
Disruptive events in interorganizational projects
Discussant(s): Viktoriia Pisotska
Viktoriia Pisotska and Kerem Gurses
Understanding the interplay of temporary and permanent structural mechanisms in field-configuring events: A case study of the Venice Biennale
Discussant(s): Sorin Piperca