Sub-theme 27: The Social Structure of Radical Innovations

Simone Ferriani, University of Bologna, Italy
Charles Baden-Fuller, City University London, UK
Gino Cattani, New York University, USA
Session I: Thursday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:45, H-D31
Opening Session
Chair: Gino Cattani, Simone Ferriani and Charles Baden-Fuller
Raghu Garud and Joel Gehman
Metatheoretical perspectives on sustainability journeys: Evolutionary, relational and narrative
Discussant(s): Filippo Carlo Wezel
Victor Seidel and Siobhan O'Mahony
Translating novel concepts to novel products: Coordination totems in practice
Discussant(s): Vincent Mangematin
Session II: Thursday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, H-D31
Network Analysis of Social Structure of Innovations
Chair: Simone Ferriani
Dirk Deichmann and Jan van den Ende
Dynamics of social network structures across multiple idea proposals
Discussant(s): David Geiger
Yi Tang and Filippo Carlo Wezel
Standing out: Category contrast and coherence in the Hong Kong film industry, 1975–1997
Discussant(s): Shuyuan Wu
Floor van den Born
Exploration and exploitation through co-membership ties: The moderating role of debuting groups
Discussant(s): Jan van den Ende
Session III: Thursday, July 07, 16:00 to 17:30, H-D31
Case Studies
Chair: Gino Cattani
Gudrun Rudningen
Punk production: Enacting radical innovation by breaking norms in organisational idea work
Discussant(s): Niki Panteli
Yutaka Yamauchi and Yasuo Sugiyama
Reflexivity and the duality of continuity and discontinuity in research and development
Discussant(s): Stephen Walsh
Fanny Simon and Albéric Tellier
The social acceptance of a new technology: Lessons from the monoplane/biplane paradox
Discussant(s): Thierry Viale
Session IV: Friday, July 08, 09:00 to 11:00, H-D31
Interactive Poster Session with Discussants
Chair: Charles Baden-Fuller
Philipp Hermanns
Organizational identity, basic assumptions and radical innovations – The German worship of airships: Thinking incremental while striving radically
Discussant(s): Joel Gehman
Shuyuan Wu and Frank Bradley
A black swan is still a swan: Radical innovations down to the kene level
Discussant(s): Hui-Fen Chen
Niki Panteli and Steve Conway
Radical innovations for the aging populations: The case of smart house technologies
Discussant(s): Charles Baden-Fuller
Yves Gendron, Roy Suddaby and Thierry Viale
The social structure of the internet revulution in the French communication consultancy
Discussant(s): Fanny Simon
Benjamin Weaver and Markus Lahtinen
Technological change and users: An actor-network perspective on the digitalization of video surveillance
Discussant(s): Dirk Deichmann
Sebastian Vogl
The context for innovation – Two generic patterns
Discussant(s): Erik Aadland
Gerhard Fuchs
Radical innovations in coordinated market economies – Social embedding and concertation
Discussant(s): Yasuo Sugiyama and Yutaka Yamauchi
Session V: Friday, July 08, 14:00 to 16:00, H-D31
Statistical Work on Creativity
Chair: Charles Baden-Fuller
Erik Aadland
Status decoupling: Individual and organizational level variance in emerging category entry
Discussant(s): Gudrun Rudningen
Hui-Fen Chen
'Robust' design: Leveraging institutional constraints into opportunities for innovation
Discussant(s): Albéric Tellier
Session VI: Saturday, July 09, 09:00 to 10:30, H-D31
New Ideas and New Approaches
Chair: Simone Ferriani
Vincent Mangematin, Stephen Walsh and Jie Yan
The academic cartel: The evolution of research in management from 1992
Discussant(s): Victor P. Seidel
Johannes M. Lehner and Daniel Geiger
Selecting radical projects or radical agents? The influence of status behavior on the selection of radical innovations
Discussant(s): Siobhan O'Mahony
Closing Round Table
Session VII: Saturday, July 09, 11:00 to 12:30, H-D31
Closing Round Table (continued)
Chair: Simone Ferriani and Gino Cattani