Sub-theme 20: The Rationalization and Professionalization of the Nonprofit Sector

Walter W. Powell, Stanford University, California, USA
Liesbet Heyse, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Hokyu Hwang, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Session I: Thursday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, C501 – Casa Academica
How Do I Count Thee?
Chair: Peter Roberts
Wendy Espeland
Narrating numbers
Michael Power
Accounting for the impact of research
Carrie Oelberger, Achim Oberg, Karina Kloos, Valeska Korff and Walter W. Powell
Co-exist, colonize, or combine? Accounting for patterns of discourse on nonprofit evaluation
Matthew Hall
Evaluation logics in the third sector
Discussant: Walter W. Powell
Session II: Thursday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, C501 – Casa Academica
Measure for Measure
Chair: Raimund Hasse
Alnoor Ebrahim
Performance measurement in the social sector: a contingent accountability perspective
Alina McCandless Baluch
Managing tensions in change: A case study of invoking values in a nonprofit sport organization
Emily Barman and Heather MacIndoe
The heterogeneous implementation of performance measurement in the nonprofit sector
Chris Moos
Do rankings trigger isomorphic change in the higher education field?
Florentine Maier, Martin Steinbereithner and Michael Meyer
The rationalization of nonprofit organizations: A systematic review
Discussants: Joe Galaskiewicz and Liesbet Heyse
Session III: Thursday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, C501 – Casa Academica
Categories and Chimeras
Chair: Danielle Logue
Joseph Galaskiewicz and Sondra N. Barringer
Social enterprises and social categories
Johanna Mair, Julie Battilana and Alnoor Ebrahim
Neither for-profit nor not-for-profit: Governance challenges within hybrid organizations
Wesley Longhofer, Peter Roberts and Justin Koushyar
A comparative analysis of company-sponsored and independent foundations
Nathalie Lallemand-Stempak
Strategic rationalization and institutional work in the nonprofit sector: The case of a French mutual insurance company
Discussant: Anne-Claire Paché
Session IV: Friday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, C501 – Casa Academica
Markets and Morals
Chair: Alnoor Ebrahim
Hokyu Hwang and David Suárez
Institutions and nonprofit growth: The influences of institutional logics, professionalism and organizational rationalization among U.S. charities, 2000–2008
Julie Battilana, Anne-Claire Pache, Metin Sengul and Jacob Model
Understanding the determinants of social performance in socioeconomic hybrid organizations
Alireza Ahmadsimab
Firm-NGO partnerships: substitution, hybridization or co-existence of logics
Discussant: Wendy Espeland
Session V: Friday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, C501 – Casa Academica
'New' Manifestations
Chair: David Suarez
Arthur Gautier, Imran Chowdhury and Anne-Claire Pache
The emergence of non-profit functions within for-profit organizations: Corporate philanthropy in France, 1979–2011
Laure Muselli and Stéphane Tywoniak
From not-for-profit to profit: The case of free/open source software
Tone Alm Andreassen, Eric Breit and Sveinung Legard
The making of 'professional amateurs': How movement organizations shape and are shaped by government collaboration
Marek Hudon and Céline Louche
Transforming social enterprises: The case of Kenyan and Vietnamese microfinance institutions
Discussant: Hokyu Hwang
Session VI: Saturday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, C501 – Casa Academica
As the World Turns
Chair: Michael Power
Danielle Logue
Creating social finance markets: The translation of naturalizing analogies
Cristina Besio and Uli Meyer
NPOs' responses to the heterogeneous rationality of modernity
Patricia Bromley and John Meyer
The worldwide expansion of "Organization"
Raimund Hasse and Georg Krücken
Competition and actorhood in the non-profit and public sector: A neo-institutional agenda
Discussant: Julie Battilana
Session VII: Saturday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, C501 – Casa Academica
Lessons and Directions
Chair: Walter W. Powell
Panelists: Alnoor Ebrahim, Joseph Galaskiewicz, Emily Barman and Michael Power