Sub-theme 24: Organizing Business Collective Action

Charlene Zietsma, York University, Canada
Lærke Højgaard Christiansen, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Jochem Kroezen, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Session I: Thursday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, FG 1B13 (1st floor)
Introduction to Business Collective Action
Chair: Jochem Kroezen
Sara Soderstrom and Kathryn Heinze
Cultivating Detroit: Mobilizing good food entrepreneurs
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): José Carlos Marques
Jean-Baptiste Litrico, José Carlos Marques and
Pathways to industry change: Business-interest organizations and collective action in response to social activism
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Sara Soderstrom
Session II: Thursday, July 06, 14:00 to 15:30, FG 1B13 (1st floor)
Antecedents of BCA in the Construction of New Markets
Chair: Charlene Zietsma
Camille Meyer
Building commons in community institutions: The case of self-managed microfinance organizations in Brazil
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Jonathan Steyn
Wouter Stam and
Give or take? A study of collective action mobilization and firm survival in emerging industries
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Camille Meyer
Jonathan Steyn and Stephanie Giamporcaro
Unlocking pathways to markets: Organizing business collective action through authenticity work and trading zones
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Wouter Stam
Session III: Friday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, FG 1B13 (1st floor)
Antecedents of BCA at the Business-State Interface
Chair: Lærke Højgaard Christiansen
Johnny Boghossian and José Carlos Marques
Bridging the divide: Examining the state-led formation of a business interest association in the Canadian fur industry
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Esther Maier
Héloïse Berkowitz and Antoine Souchaud
When business collective action fills an organizational gap in public policymaking
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Johnny Boghossian
Esther R. Maier and Bixia Xu
Developing a communal strategy: Positioning Canada to compete in the global market for clinical trial research
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Héloïse Berkowitz
Session IV: Friday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, FG 1B13 (1st floor)
Governing BCA: Collective Strategy Formation
Chair: Charlene Zietsma
Laura Albareda and Ruth V. Aguilera
Business collective action coping with global commons: Towards a polycentric collective strategy
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Martha Rey-Garcia
Bruce Pinnington, Andrew Lyons and Joanne Meehan
Orchestration of business collaboration by third-party brokers
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Laura Albareda Vivo
Marta Rey-Garcia, Nuria Calvo and Vanessa Mato Santiso
Understanding the governance of cross-sector partnerships in the field of work integration: resource flows, strategic activities and implications for socially innovative business collective action
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Bruce Pinnington
Session V: Friday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, FG 1B13 (1st floor)
Governing BCA: The Role of Civil Society Organizations
Chair: Jochem Kroezen
Julia Parigot and Jérémy Morales
The role of collective identity in civil society alliances. The case of performing arts organizations from the third sector
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Haiying Lin
Valentina Mele and Alberto Asquer
In search of the common good? Exploring NPOs interactions with companies in global governance initiatives
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Julia Parigot
Haiying Lin, Lea Stadtler and Oana Branzei
Exploring the seeds of change: Transitions in firms environmental partnership engagement
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Valentina Mele
Session VI: Saturday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, FG 1B13 (1st floor)
Governing BCA: Meta Organizations
Chair: Lærke Højgaard Christiansen
Angel Saz-Carranza and Adrià Albareda
Thegovernance of meta-organizations: Determinants of the board size ofsupranational lobby groups
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Mário Aquino Alves
Valtteri Vähä-Savo, Jukka Syväterä and Leena Tervonen-Gonçalves
The authority of meta-organizations: Making the International Association of National Public Health Institutes attractive for prospective members
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Angel Saz-Carranza
Maria Paola Ometto and Mário Aquino Alves
Business political actions for good? Business funded civil society meta-organizations and positive consequences for public good
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Valtteri Vähä-Savo
Session VII: Saturday, July 08, 11:00 to 12:30, FG 1B13 (1st floor)
Governing BCA: Resource Acquisition + Closing Panel
Chair: Jochem Kroezen
Jochem T. Hummel, Hans Berends and Philipp Tuertscher
What do we have in common? Collective action among heterogeneous actors in a meta-organization
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Xavier Castañer
Xavier Castañer and Lea Stadtler
Governance choices for resource acquisition by social alliances
Discussant(s)Discussant(s): Jochem T. Hummel
CLOSING PANEL: Discussion of key points and future directions
– Panelists: José Carlos Marques, Sara Soderstrom, Valentina Mele and Wouter Stam –