Sub-theme 31: Theorizing the Network Organization

Josh Whitford, Columbia University, New York, USA
Francesco Zirpoli, Ca' Foscari University Venice, Italy
Session I: Thursday, July 03, 11:00 to 12:30, L1-070
Innovation Networks
Chair: Mike Bresnen
Lars Heide
Conceptualizing individual actors' role in innovation: The case of John P. Eckert and John W. Mauchly's innovation of computers, 1942–1951
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Mike Bresnen
Yasushi Hara
How star scientist make high performance? Empirical study for destructive innovation in pharmaceutical industry
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Anna Moretti
Damian Hodgson, Simon Bailey, Mike Bresnen, Paula Hyde and John Hassard
In search of networked professionalism: Multiplex practices of networking among healthcare managers
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Lars Heide
Session II: Thursday, July 03, 14:00 to 15:30, L1-070
Network Structure
Chair: Lars Heide
Andrew Delios and Tianyou Hu
The resonance of asymmetry: How network embeddedness modifies the dyadic relationships in alliance
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Federica Brunetta
Federica Brunetta, Paolo Boccardelli and Andrea Lipparini
No pain, no gain: Network structure in highly-regulated settings. Evidences from clinical research
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Anna Moretti
Giovanni Battista Dagnino, Gabriella Levanti and arabella mocciaro li destri
The power of weak ties: Leveraging weak ties in the evolution of alliance networks
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Tianyou Hu
Session III: Thursday, July 03, 16:00 to 17:30, L1-070
Network Structure and Institutions
Chair: Damian Hodgson
Pia Hurmelinna-Laukkanen, Satu Nätti and Satu Helin
Innovation network orchestrators – Distinction between types and roles
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Damian Hodgson
Anna Moretti
A dynamic theory of network failure
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Hans Rämö
Federica Brunetta, Paolo Boccardelli and Luca Giustiniano
Institutional frameworks and R&D location choices. Seeking an equilibrium between jurisdiction shopping and institutional entrepreneurship
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Pia Hurmelinna-Laukkanen
Session IV: Friday, July 04, 09:00 to 10:30, L1-070
Network Governance
Chair: Pia Hurmelinna-Laukkanen
Ming-Chang Huang, HSIANGLIN CHENG, Lin Wen-Ting, Ya-Ping Chiu and Tsai-Ling Chen
The relationship between governance mechanisms and collaborative performance: A relational life-cycle perspective
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Frederik M. Metzger
Frederik M. Metzger, Henning Staar and Monique Janneck
How participatory are participant-governed networks? Exploring the decision-making of a medical network
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Moheeb Abu Abualqumboz
Moheeb Abu Alqumboz and Paul W. Chan
To reciprocate or not to reciprocate: Exploring temporal qualities in reciprocal exchanges in networks
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Gabriella Levanti
Session V: Friday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30, L1-070
Network Relationships Dynamics
Chair: Federica Brunetta
Kerttu Kettunen, Kimmo Alajoutsijärvi and Sauli Sohlo
Network perspective on accreditation: Inertia and change within a multidisciplinary university
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Lapo Mola
Gabriella Levanti and Pasquale Picone
The role of leadership in complex strategic networks: Enabling effect versus emergence
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Kerttu Kettunen
Alessandro Zardini, Cecilia Rossignoli, Francesca Ricciardi and Lapo Mola
The e-intermediaries: A network based exploratory study
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Pasquale Picone
Session VI: Saturday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, L1-070
Network Dynamics in Innovation Clusters
Chair: Alexandrino Lucas
Hans Rämö and Brita Hermelin
Intermediary activities and agendas in regional cleantech networks in Sweden
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Véronique Bossard-Préchoux
Véronique Bossard-Préchoux
The construction process of a cluster: Reimagining, rethinking and reshaping the cluster to adapt to new problems
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Alexandrino Lucas
Mette Vedel
Re-describing connectedness as a subjectively perceived value function of network relations: Insights from a study of triadic business relations
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Alexandrino Lucas dos Santos
Session VII: Saturday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, L1-070
Network Governance and Policy
Chair: Hans Rämö
Sandra Nicolle and Maya Leroy
The importance of multi-scalar networks in the strategic construction of environmental protected areas
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Mette Vedel
Alexandrino Lucas dos Santos and Abraham Sin Oih Yu
Issue processing and attention in policy networks: Insights from setbacks in biofuel supply
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Sandra Nicolle
Florian Täube, Michael Cummings, Paul Vaaler and Florian Täube
Migrant diasporas: New organizational forms for understanding business venturing and underlying business norms in developing countries
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Maya Leroy