Sub-theme 24: Innovating towards Sustainable Organizations: The Role of Power, Dependence and Stakeholder Expectations

Convenors:
Stefano Brusoni, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Kerstin Neumann, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy
Maurizio Zollo, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy
Session I: Thursday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, F1
Implementing CSR
Chair: Kerstin Neumann
David Risi
Time is critical: Longitudinal comparison of CSR implementation and CSR function's resource access
Discussant(s): Anne Jacqueminet
Anne Jacqueminet
Local CSR embeddedness and CSR implementation strategies in MNEs
Discussant(s): Michael Hunoldt
Michael Hunoldt and Simon Oertel
Implementing CSR successfully: The interplay of intra-organizational commitment and power
Discussant(s): David Risi
Session II: Thursday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, F1
Learning and Sustainability
Chair: Maurizio Zollo
Inês Peixoto and Liisa Valikangas
Sustained evolvability as an industrial innovation strategy
Discussant(s): Seyedesmaeil Mousavi
Seyedesmaeil Mousavi, Bart Bossink and Mario van Vliet
Firms’ capabilities for sustainable innovation: The case of biofuel for aviation
Discussant(s): François Maon
Zeynep Fortis, François Maon and Jeff Frooman
Conceptualizing the role of organizational learning in CSR implementation processes: A multiple case study research
Discussant(s): Ines Peixoto
Session III: Thursday, July 07, 16:00 to 17:30, F1
Organizational Evolution towards Sustainability
Chair: Stefano Brusoni
Joel Malen and Alfred Marcus
Transforming clean energy technologies into viable business opportunities: Local attention and financial rewards as moderators of clean energy entrepreneurship in US States
Discussant(s): Nicola Dragonetti
Nicola Dragonetti and Frédéric Dalsace
Virtue out of necessity: Organisational renewal through hybrid projects
Discussant(s): Chiara Civera
Chiara Civera, Simone de Colle and Cecilia Casalegno
Integrated Corporate Social Responsibility approach and its implications for critical stakeholders empowerment: The case study of an Italian leader in the coffee industry
Discussant(s): Alfred Marcus
Session IV: Friday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, F1
Implementing Sustainability and Stakeholder Demands
Chair: Kerstin Neumann
Toloue Miandar and Marco Guerci
The role of middle managers in development and implementation of CSR/sustainability
Discussant(s): Arthur Posch
Gerhard Speckbacher and Arthur Posch
The role of middle management in the implementation of sustainability strategies
Discussant(s): Peter Snoeren
Emanuele L.M. Bettinazzi and Peter Snoeren
Toward a comprehensive model of organizational evolution: Dynamic capabilities for innovation and adaptation of the enterprise model
Discussant(s): Toloue Miandar
Session V: Friday, July 08, 14:00 to 15:30, F1
Organizational Adaptation and Innovation
Chair: Stefano Brusoni
Karl-Erik Sveiby, Beata Segercrantz and Karin Berglund
The academic discourse of innovation and the self-reinforcing circle: A research framework
Discussant(s): Lesya Dymyd
Lesya Dymyd and Patrick Llerena
Organizational ambidexterity: Fractal and dynamic by nature
Discussant(s): Wolfgang H. Güttel
Wolfgang H. Güttel and Sylvia Schweiger
When aspirations collide: Studying a change process in a public authority
Discussant(s): Karl-Erik Sveiby
Session VI: Saturday, July 09, 09:00 to 10:30, F1
Sustainability in the Global Economy
Chair: Maurizio Zollo
Luciana Cezarino, Milena Melo, Lara Liboni, Marlon Fernandes and Adriana Caldana
Longitudinal study of global reporting initiative in Brazilian context
Discussant(s): Franz Wohlgezogen
Franz Wohlgezogen, Joerg Hofstetter, Frank Brück and Ralph Hamann
Enabling, not coercing partner sustainability: A field experiment on formalization in buyer-supplier relationships
Discussant(s): Sami El Omari
Sami El Omari, Wafa Khlif and Olfa Zramdini
The hidden agendas of stakeholders in Tunisia: contextualisation of the environmental voluntary disclosure
Discussant(s): Luciana Cezarino
Session VII: Saturday, July 09, 11:00 to 12:30, F1
Sustainability Evolution: The Role of Communities and Power Structures
Chair: Stefano Brusoni
Sharon L. O'Sullivan, Magda Donia, Taylor Davidson, Wamai Joshua Wamanga and Hillary McDougall
Participant experiences in an environmental community of practice: Implications for members' eco-role identity and transfer of learning
Discussant(s): Cristyn Meath
Cristyn Meath
Enabling organizational innovation in response to severe natural capital decline: Strategic decision making, context setting and understanding power and dependence
Discussant(s): Simone R. Barakat
Simone R. Barakat, José Guilherme F. de Campos and Renato J. Orsato
‘Communities of practice’ for social learning: A study about organizational adaptation to climate change'
Discussant(s): Sharon O'Sullivan