Sub-theme 08: (SWG) The Handling of History: Methods and Theories

Convenors:
Lars Engwall, Dept. of Business Studies, Uppsala University, Sweden
Michael Rowlinson, Queen Mary University of London, UK
R. Daniel Wadhwani, Eberhardt School of Business, Pacific University, USA
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 09:00 to 10:30, CSC, 1st floor, Yellow Section, Québecor
Methods
Chair: Lars Engwall
Diego M. Coraiola, William M. Foster and Roy Suddaby
Useful history: An ideographic analysis of the online histories of Fortune 500 corporations
Discussant(s): Paolo Quattrone
Hamid Foroughi
Collective memory, silence, and deconstruction of self-identity
Discussant(s): Gabrielle Durepos
Stephanie Decker
How to present historical analysis for organisation studies journals
Discussant(s): Ronald Kroeze
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, CSC, 1st floor, Yellow Section, Québecor
Accounting for Capitalism
Chair: Michael Rowlinson
Alistair Mutch
Religion and the development of accounting - Practice and Scotland
Discussant(s): Wim van Lent
Brian Hilton and Andrea Bernardi
Spending well or spending properly? On the trade-off between form and performance in the history of British Public Sector.
Discussant(s): Simona Spedale
Patrizio Monfardini, Pasquale Ruggiero and Paolo Quattrone
Accounting, organizations and the Italian society: The Istituto per la Ricostruzione Industriale (IRI) and the search for alternatives to US corporate capitalism (1948-1973)
Discussant(s): Diego Maganhotto Coraiola
Session III: Thursday, July 04, 16:00 to 17:30, CSC, 1st floor, Yellow Section, Québecor
Strategy and History
Chair: R. Daniel Wadhwani
Lars Heide
John T. Parsons, MIT and the emergence of programmed machine tools: How to conceptualize innovation?
Discussant(s): Jarmo Seppälä
Albéric Tellier and Fanny Simon
Revisiting an old story with a new method to better understand the selection of a dominant design: Lessons from the aeronautic industry from 1890 to 1935
Discussant(s): Talia Pfefferman
Carole Donada, Gwenaëlle Nogatchewsky and Anne Pezet
It takes a quarter of a century to build a dynamic capability. Supplier relations management at Renault (1975–1999)
Discussant(s): Nora Lohmeyer
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, CSC, 1st floor, Yellow Section, Québecor
Entrepreneurship and Change
Chair: Lars Engwall
Talia Pfefferman
A business of one's own - Gender, entrepreneurship and the state in Israeli society 1930-1960
Discussant(s): Brian J. Hilton
Simona Spedale
Organisational change, institutional logics and the meaning of work:The transformation of the Sheffield Workhouse and the birth of the Fir Vale Hospital (1834-1906)
Discussant(s): Albéric Tellier
Wim van Lent
How workforce diversity affected the Dutch East India company’s shipping business
Discussant(s): Carole Donada
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, CSC, 1st floor, Yellow Section, Québecor
Histography and Methods
Chair: Michael Rowlinson
Eric Godelier
Describe and understand multicultural management: From essentialism to the history and anthropology of business cultures and practices
Discussant(s): Stephanie Decker
Sarah Robinson, Ron Kerr and Carole Elliott
Towards an organizational-historiographical methodology: A historical study of corporate power and architecture – The case of the 'corporate campus'
Discussant(s): Lars Heide
Matthieu Mandard
Mirages of organizations. From the historiography of management to the management of historiography
Discussant(s): Hamid Foroughi
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, CSC, 1st floor, Yellow Section, Québecor
Histographical Accounts
Chair: R. Daniel Wadhwani
Nora Lohmeyer
The puzzling history of corporate social responsibility in Germany – Insights from a systematic historical discourse analysis
Discussant(s): Alistair Mutch
Jarmo Seppälä
A blast from the past: Perspectives of past in management and organization studies
Discussant(s): Sarah Robinson
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, CSC, 1st floor, Yellow Section, Québecor
Narrative and Rhetorical History
Chair: Lars Engwall
Gabrielle Durepos and Terrance Weatherbee
Performing history: The golden years at Nova Scotia Museums
Discussant(s): Sjoerd Keulen
Ronald Kroeze
The sources and narrative structure of organizational history. The corporate historical narrative of HSBC and Deutsche Bank on their websites
Discussant(s): Eric Godelier
Sjoerd Keulen
History as a dog and pony show: The (mis)uses of history for marketing by Wells Fargo & Company
Discussant(s): Matthieu Mandard