Sub-theme 34: Organized Creativity: Harnessing Serendipity and Surprise

Patrick Cohendet, HEC Montréal, Canada
Elke Schüßler, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Jörg Sydow, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Session I: Thursday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, TLÜ, Terra, T-304
Fostering Serendipity in Organizations
Chair: Jörg Sydow
Raghu Garud, Marja Turunen and Arvind Karunakaran
Organizing for serendipity at work
Discussant(s): Philipp D. Schaller
Philipp D. Schaller, Nicole Alexy and Arjan Kozica
Harnessing serendipity through organizational experiments: Introducing an experimental approach to organized creativity
Discussant(s): Anna Grzelec
Anna Grzelec
Capturing creativity with nets and bubbles - industrial and inspirational orders of worth in a high-tech company
Discussant(s): Raghu Garud
Session II: Thursday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, TLÜ, Terra, T-304
Modes of Organizing Creativity
Chair: Patrick Cohendet
Rotem Rittblat and Amalya L. Oliver
Teaching creativity and innovative thinking in organizations as a structured methodology
Discussant(s): Ignasi Capdevila
Ignasi Capdevila and M. Pilar Opazo
Knowledge codification as the evolutive process of organizational creativity. The case of Chef Ferran Adrià and elBulli restaurant.
Discussant(s): Joanna Karmowska
Joanna Karmowska and John Child
Constrained creativity: a model for future organizations?
Discussant(s): Amalya L. Oliver
Session III: Thursday, July 05, 16:00 to 17:30, TLÜ, Terra, T-304
Coping with Creative Tensions and Uncertainty
Chair: Elke Schüßler
Giovanni Formilan and David Stark
Moments of identity. Artists and their aliases in electronic music
Discussant(s): Lukas Vogelgsang
Margot Leclair and Cédric Dalmasso
Trade-offs with economy: How creative workers engage with market-based roles
Discussant(s): David Stark
Oliver Ibert, Gregory Jackson, Tobias Theel and Lukas Vogelgsang
Uncertainty as an asset for creativity? Dynamic shifts between embracing, ignoring and fixing uncertainty: the cases of music and pharma
Discussant(s): Margot Leclair
Session IV: Friday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, TLÜ, Terra, T-304
Dynamics of Creativity in Organizations
Chair: Patrick Cohendet
Anup Nair and Robert C.H. Chia
Disentangling dynamics of the innovation journey: A becoming perspective
Discussant(s): Albrecht Söllner
Sarah Stanske, Albrecht Söllner and Markus Vodosek
Born out of boredom: The journey of a discontinuous idea in an incumbent organization
Discussant(s): Birke Otto
Birke Otto
Performative secrecies: unfolding the process of idea development. A case study in pharmaceutical innovation
Discussant(s): Robert C.H. Chia
Session V: Friday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, TLÜ, Terra, T-304
Creative Leaders and Leadership
Chair: Jörg Sydow
Silviya Svejenova
Creative leadership for artistic innovation: A temporality perspective
Discussant(s): Nicole Flocco
Paul Muller and Thierry Burger-Helmchen
The evolution of creative fields’ social structures, between local buzz, translocal and global pipelines: the case of Krautrock (1964-1989)
Discussant(s): Silviya Svejenova
Nicole Flocco, Filomena Canterino and Raffaella Cagliano
Plural leadership: Exploring the role of formal and informal leaders within the innovation process
Discussant(s): Paul Muller
Session VI: Saturday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, TLÜ, Terra, T-304
Spaces for Creative Work
Chair: Elke Schüßler
Maxime Mellard and Guy Parmentier
Creativity in coworking spaces: A case study ofhow “La Cordée” promotes creativity of coworkers
Discussant(s): Monika Müller
Monika Müller, Viktorija Kalonaityte and Anna Alexandersson
Harnessing serendipity through office space
Discussant(s): Valérie Mérindol
Valérie Mérindol and David W. Versailles
Open labs as organizational intermediaries: Creating the conditions for serendipity in innovation networks
Discussant(s): Guy Parmentier
Session VII: Saturday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, TLÜ, Terra, T-304
Artefacts in Creative Organizing
Chair: Jörg Sydow
Catherine Archambault and Xavier Lecocq
Business model innovation in mature companies. Design thinking and the creation of artefacts
Discussant(s): Marta Camacco
Martine Seville and Bérangère L. Szostak
Understanding the antecedents of intention to implement Design Thinking in SME: toward a conceptual model based on a SME’s creative dynamic capability
Discussant(s): Catherine Archambault
Marta Caccamo
Socio-material dimensions of design-led innovation
Discussant(s): Bérangère L. Szostak