Sub-theme 41: Strategizing as Wayfinding: A Process Perspective

Simon Grand, RISE Management Research, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Robert C.H. Chia, University of Strathclyde Business School
Johannes Rüegg-Stürm, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Session I: Thursday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:45, H-E45
Introducing the Sub-theme
Chair: Simon Grand
Robin Holt and Robert C.H. Chia
Strategizing as wayfinding
Simon Grand and Johannes Rüegg-Stürm
Researching strategy as process
Session II: Thursday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, H-E45
Researching Strategy as Process
Chair: Mike Zundel
Tor Hernes and Gerhard Schjelderup
Organizational continuity and change as temporal interplay
Laurent Mirabeau and Steve Maguire
From autonomous strategic behavior to emergent strategy
Isabelle Bouty and Marie-Léandre Gomez
A relational approach to strategizing: Reasonable wayfinding at a gourmet restaurant
Session III: Thursday, July 07, 16:00 to 17:30, H-E45
Understanding Strategizing in Time
Chair: Jenny Helin
Mike Zundel and Andreas Paul Spee
Reconsidering the relation of time and space: Evidence from a strategy process
David Griesbach and Simon Grand
Managing (in) the present and beyond – A process study on managerial judgment and justification in a family-owned textile company
Mona Ericson and Björn Kjellander
In the temporal becoming of the entrepreneurial self
Session IV: Friday, July 08, 09:00 to 11:00, H-E45
Exploring Strategic Processes and Practices
Chair: Harald Tuckermann
Nicolas Arnaud, Céline Legrand and Eric Maton
Reconstructing a global strategic plan in a pluralistic context: How middle managers locally reconstruct strategy through the production of texts. A multi case study
Pedro Mendes dos Santos
Strategic agenda building in entrepreneurial-pluralistic contexts: The case of a newborn bilateral business association
Christine Räisänen, Ann-Charlotte Stenberg and Martin Löwstedt
"Two strides forward, one stride back": Strategy practice as chains of conversations
Thomas Schumacher and Christine Scheffler
Enabling strategic reflection in decentral organizations – A process view on a management learning program
Session V: Friday, July 08, 14:00 to 16:00, H-E45
Exploring Entrepreneurial Strategizing and Family Businesses
Chair: Saku Mantere
Olivier Germain and Jean-Louis Lacolley
The emergence of opportunity: An immanence perspective in strategy
Sandra Waddock and Erica Steckler
Look or leap? Vision development in the social entrepreneur
Lisa Bäckvall
A Bourdieusian view of strategizing in the context of a family business
Jenny Helin and Kajsa Haag
Knowing as we go in the living moment
Session VI: Saturday, July 09, 09:00 to 10:30, H-E45
Strategizing, Bootstrapping and Translation
Chair: Andreas Paul Spee
Harald Tuckermann and Matthias Mitterlechner
Stabilizing patterns of decisions in pluralistic organizations as "bootstrapping"
Anne Hatting and Mike Zundel
Implementation of an accreditation system in hospitals. Translation and construction of connections through enacting of new strategies for improving quality of care
Benedikte Borgström
Supply chain strategizing
Session VII: Saturday, July 09, 11:00 to 12:30, H-E45
Wayfinding, Emergence and Path
Chair: Robin Holt
Henrika Franck-Moller and Saku Mantere
Emergence of moral agency in a strategic change process
Reut Livne-Tarandach
Change resurrected: Examining how and why change initiatives re-emerge
Jochen Koch and Natalie Senf
When the way is a path: Strategic wayfinding under conditions of self-reinforcement